http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/15 en Shaping the future shapers: Animal Education teacher workshops begin in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shaping-future-shapers-animal-education-teacher-workshops-begin-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 09/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Participation of teachers, students, and even onsite construction workers illustrate the AAE’s teacher workshop’s broad community impact." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/AAE-teachers%27-workshop---Tiger-documentary-screening_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 453px;" title="Participation of teachers, students, and even onsite construction workers illustrate the AAE’s teacher workshop’s broad community impact." />A conscientious individual is an outcome of numerous factors.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shaping-future-shapers-animal-education-teacher-workshops-begin-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Animal Action Education India teacher workshop Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:16:33 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101357 at http://www.ifaw.org How education and a HELP partnership complete our projects in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-education-and-help-partnership-complete-our-projects-malawi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 08/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, and Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu, inaugurating a Fish Farm next to Liwonde National Park in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/_RIC7609_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 441px;" title="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, and Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu, inaugurating a Fish Farm next to Liwonde National Park in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale" />Liwonde National Park in Malawi is a special place for me.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-education-and-help-partnership-complete-our-projects-malawi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants community development Education farming fish Malawi Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:19:02 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101203 at http://www.ifaw.org Unique Malawi Education Partnership Launched to Help People and Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/unique-malawi-education-partnership-launched-help-people-and-animals <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 08/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="225" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/malawi_300.jpg?1409065623" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A unique conservation education partnership launched to great excitement at Liwonde National Park, Malawi today with hopes high the initiative will have a significant impact on improving school success rates in local communities who live daily with wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/unique-malawi-education-partnership-launched-help-people-and-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Animal Action Education Education HELP Malawi Liwonde National Park Malawi Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:07:34 +0000 adintino 101208 at http://www.ifaw.org On World Elephant Day in India, a “thumbs-up” for the elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Mayukh-with-the-kids_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." />In the sweltering humid heat of Delhi, Dr Mayukh Chatterjee, Achintya Tripathi and I were back in school. Figuratively speaking that is...</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Elephants Education elephants India kids slideshow WTI Slideshow Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:21:35 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101156 at http://www.ifaw.org More cameras observe more aggregation in White Sea beluga whales http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/more-cameras-observe-more-aggregation-white-sea-beluga-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Belugas-observation-point-2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore." /></p> <p><em>This update on IFAW funded beluga whale research, part of a larger multiyear survey of the Solovetsky beluga whale aggregation near Cape&nbsp;Beluzhi&nbsp;in Russia, was filed on behalf of the team by IFAW Russia staff member Mila Danilova. <strong>--MV</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/more-cameras-observe-more-aggregation-white-sea-beluga-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales aggregation belugas breeding Research russia whales white Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:46:56 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101144 at http://www.ifaw.org Living tortoises do not make good art http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/living-tortoises-do-not-make-good-art <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/dr-ian-robinson">Dr. Ian Robinson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An iPad glued to the shell of a tortoise does not indicate respect for the individual animal." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/2014-august-6-aspen-art-museum-tortoise-2_web.jpg" style="width: 640px; height: 458px;" title="An iPad glued to the shell of a tortoise does not indicate respect for the individual animal. Photo: Cai Guo-Qiang" />Using live animals for art goes against our animal welfare principles.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/living-tortoises-do-not-make-good-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Turtles art Aspect Cai cruelty ethics Guo-Qiang tortoise welfare Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:09:16 +0000 Dr. Ian Robinson 101143 at http://www.ifaw.org