http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/16 en Q&A: World of Animals 2016 calendar photo contest winner http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/qa-world-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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, 12/07/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157677454979466" title="Contest Winner"><img alt="Contest Winner" height="343" src="https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5596/31375257551_17fd70fa35_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/qa-world-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Big Cats Elephants Africa beautiful contest image interview photographer picture Wildlife winner Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:27:39 +0000 Erica Martin 109940 at http://www.ifaw.org The making of an elite force: Kasungu’s Commando Unit http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/making-elite-force-kasungu%E2%80%99s-commando-unit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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, 12/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Equipping our rangers is an essential element of creating the team,” says Clifford Mwale, a ranger who quickly rose to a leadership position within the Kasungu Commando Unit." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_06_16_commando1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Equipping our rangers is an essential element of creating the team,” says Clifford Mwale, a ranger who quickly rose to a leadership position within the Kasungu Commando Unit." />Poaching has left Kasungu National Park Malawi&rsquo;s most depleted eco-system.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/making-elite-force-kasungu%E2%80%99s-commando-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos crime criminal elite team gun Kasungu military network Park poaching training Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:16:21 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 109916 at http://www.ifaw.org Open letter on climate change to President-Elect and Congress http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/open-letter-climate-change-president-elect-and-congress <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, 12/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare joins 120 organizations from across civil society, including conservationists, faith leaders, civil rights groups and development groups, in the following statement of unity and determination on climate change.</p> </div> Conservation Seals Whales Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales climate change conservation wildlife conservation Other Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:49:57 +0000 rbartlett 109921 at http://www.ifaw.org California court upholds state’s ivory ban http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/california-court-upholds-state%E2%80%99s-ivory-ban <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 11/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Superior Court of California rejected the Ivory Education Institute’s lawsuit and declared that the AB 96 ivory ban is constitutional." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_29_16_lawsuit.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The Superior Court of California rejected the Ivory Education Institute’s lawsuit and declared that the AB 96 ivory ban is constitutional." />California&rsquo;s ivory ban has withstood a legal challenge, further cementing the role of states in protecting elephants from extinction.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/california-court-upholds-state%E2%80%99s-ivory-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants bill California elephant endangered Ivory law legislation poaching trinket tusk Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:47:01 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 109861 at http://www.ifaw.org California Court Upholds Ban on State Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/california-court-upholds-ban-state-ivory-and-rhino-horn-trade <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, 11/29/2016</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="224" title="California Court Upholds Ban on State Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade " alt="California Court Upholds Ban on State Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/US_Ivory%20Crush_1_300px.jpg?1480451716" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Los Angeles Superior Court has <a href="https://www.nrdc.org/resources/ivory-education-institute-v-state-california-order-motions">upheld California&rsquo;s ban on trade in ivory and rhino horn</a>, rejecting claims that the ban was unconstitutional. The Ivory Education Institute &ndash; a group promoting ivory use &ndash; challenged the law in 2015.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/california-court-upholds-ban-state-ivory-and-rhino-horn-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:39:04 +0000 adintino 109862 at http://www.ifaw.org Responding to US election results: IFAW steadfast in protecting animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-animals <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">Wed, 11/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/political%20change%20blog-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />What&rsquo;s at stake</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales Animal welfare climate change Donald Trump election endangered global warming President Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:37:49 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109826 at http://www.ifaw.org