http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/15 en A musical celebration of whales in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/musical-celebration-whales-iceland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2535">Sigursteinn Masson</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, 08/30/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Icelandic musicians perform in Reykjavik in support of whale protection." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_30_16_iceland_concert.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 688px;" title="Icelandic musicians perform in Reykjavik in support of whale protection." />When the eight International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) volunteers stepped into the magnificent Whales of Iceland Exhibition in Reykjav&iacute;k for the first time last week, they were not only excited to see the various types of life-size whale models &ndash; but also because on that night they were</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/musical-celebration-whales-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education Political advocacy Whales commercial concert cruel food iceland music restaurant tourist whales Whaling Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:41:49 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 108738 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum delegate: Rising to meet challenges of environmental education http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-delegate-rising-meet-challenges-environmental-education <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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, 08/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Youth Forum for People and Wildlife delegate Connel Bradwell works in environmental education throughout the UK and Canada." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_29_16_conel.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Youth Forum for People and Wildlife delegate Connel Bradwell works in environmental education throughout the UK and Canada." />The following blog has been written by one of our Youth Forum for People and Wildlife delegates, Connel Bradwell.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-delegate-rising-meet-challenges-environmental-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education children CITES Disney Education johannesburg school South Africa student teach youth forum Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:45:54 +0000 Nancy Barr 108713 at http://www.ifaw.org Partnering with University of Winchester on animal welfare program http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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">Wed, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_winchester.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." />The International Fund for Ani</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education College Education programme students study United Kingdom Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:36:34 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 108614 at http://www.ifaw.org CLAW project teaches communities about wild owls, monkeys http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/claw-project-teaches-communities-about-wild-owls-monkeys <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/mandi-smallhorne">Mandi Smallhorne</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, 08/02/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Whenever a wildlife encounter comes to the attention of the CLAW staff, it’s seen as a great opportunity to do some education." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_02_16_clawowls1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Whenever a wildlife encounter comes to the attention of the CLAW staff, it’s seen as a great opportunity to do some education." />In the townships and suburbs of the West Rand, among the communities Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) serves, there are often encounters between humans and wild animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/claw-project-teaches-communities-about-wild-owls-monkeys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Education Primates bad luck birds cats dogs evil primates South Africa superstition township tradition Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:29:47 +0000 Mandi Smallhorne 108443 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum mentoring sessions to help aspiring advocates get started http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started <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">Fri, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_youthmentor.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." />Looking to get more involved in animal and environmental protection as part of your career?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education CITES elephant Jane Goodall JGI September wildlife trade youth forum Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:21:48 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108165 at http://www.ifaw.org Project Cecil: Save 1 for Me: Ohio students pay tribute, raise money http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/project-cecil-save <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/kelly-johnston">Kelly Johnston</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, 07/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_01_16_projectcecil_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famed black-maned African lion from Zimbabwe&rsquo;s Hwange National Park. Cecil&rsquo;s death at the hands of a trophy hunter from the United States caused outrage around the world, but it also <a href="/node/108006" target="_blank">prompted a range of people and entities to take steps to protect lions and other species from similar fates</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/project-cecil-save" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Cecil the lion students teachers Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:47:36 +0000 Kelly Johnston 108047 at http://www.ifaw.org