http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/16 en Celebrities unite in IFAW campaign to save Endangered Species Act from attack http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrities-unite-ifaw-campaign-save-endangered-species-act-attack <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">Sep 20 2017</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="350" height="395" title="#OneActForAll" alt="#OneActForAll" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ifaw_protects_esa_oneactforall_350px.jpg?1505935993" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>#OneActForAll</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrities-unite-ifaw-campaign-save-endangered-species-act-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Whales Elephants Tigers Seals Big Cats Elephants Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves #OneActForAll Endangered Species ESA Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:45:24 +0000 adintino 112588 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW launches #OneActForAll to protect the ESA http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-launches-oneactforall-protect-esa <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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">Sep 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T4biEGS-Bkc" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>With the support of over two dozen celebrity advocates, IFAW is taking a stand to protect the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). Together we are launching the #OneActForAll campaign&mdash;and we need your help.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-launches-oneactforall-protect-esa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Elephants Tigers Wolves Bears Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Whales Wolves Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:38:06 +0000 Carson Barylak 112584 at http://www.ifaw.org Ivory Seizures in Europe 2006-2015 http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/ivory-seizures-europe-2006 <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">Sep 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>We have reached a critical point in time for elephants. The number of wild elephants across the world has fallen dramatically in recent years.</p> <p>The biggest threat to elephants today is poaching. Indeed, the African elephant population declined by more than 50% between 1979 and 1989, mainly due to poaching to supply the international ivory trade. Practically all ivory for sale in the world has come at the cost of an elephant&#39;s life.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/ivory-seizures-europe-2006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants cybercrime Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:17:25 +0000 aclark 112500 at http://www.ifaw.org Kasungu National Park’s wildlife is recovering after 25 years of poaching http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/kasungu-national-park%E2%80%99s-wildlife-recovering-after <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/deanne-gibbs">Deanne Gibbs</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">Sep 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The increase in scale and nature of the illegal wildlife trade combined with Malawi&rsquo;s previously undeveloped and ineffective law enforcement efforts has had a devastating effect on the nation&rsquo;s wildlife. Kasungu National Park, Malawi&rsquo;s oldest protected area was once a thriving ecosystem with an abundance of wildlife. Rhino and lion populations that were once flourishing have been completely wiped out, while elephant numbers went from 2,000 in the 1980&rsquo;s to just over 50 in 2015.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/kasungu-national-park%E2%80%99s-wildlife-recovering-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Rhinos elephant hippo IFAW Kasungu National Park leopard Malawi poaching rhino Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:20:21 +0000 Deanne Gibbs 112470 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW honors two staff members with Amboseli travel http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-honors-two-staff-members-amboseli-travel <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">Sep 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW staffers Angela Williams and Debbie Zinck were recipients of our organization-wide 2016 Barbara Fried Brand Ambassador Award, which recognizes two staff members who would not otherwise have the opportunity to visit an IFAW project.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-honors-two-staff-members-amboseli-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:09:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 112461 at http://www.ifaw.org India celebrates its wild elephants with Gaj Yatra http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/india-celebrates-its-wild-elephants-gaj-yatra <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/rupa-gandhi-chaudhary">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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">Aug 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="School children gather around Gaju, an inflatable Gaj Yatra mascot, at the Biodiversity Express during CBD. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/IFAW_WTI_Gaj_Yatra_Celebration_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="School children gather around Gaju, an inflatable Gaj Yatra mascot, at the Biodiversity Express during the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD). ©IFAW-WTI" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/india-celebrates-its-wild-elephants-gaj-yatra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Dia Mirza elephant corridors Gaj Yatra IFAW Indian elephants International fund for animal welfare New Delhi Wildlife Trust of India WTI Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:07:21 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 112348 at http://www.ifaw.org