http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/16 en Orphan elephants in Zambia rely on close friends to feel secure in travels http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/orphan-elephants-zambia-rely-close-friends-feel-secure-travels <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/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</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, 06/01/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-top:.1pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.1pt;margin-left:0in"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><img alt="Chodoba had no qualms in adventuring further afield with Chamilandu as his sidekick." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_27_15_EOP.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Chodoba had no qualms in adventuring further afield with Chamilandu as his sidekick." /></span></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/orphan-elephants-zambia-rely-close-friends-feel-secure-travels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants elephants Kafue National Park roaming The Elephant Orphanage Project Thu, 28 May 2015 13:50:45 +0000 Sarah Davies 104097 at http://www.ifaw.org Stopping ivory sales in California http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stopping-ivory-sales-california <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">Mon, 06/01/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="California is one of several states looking to do their part by passing ivory trade legislation." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_01_15_ca_ivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 403px;" title="California is one of several states looking to do their part by passing ivory trade legislation." />This week, the California State Assembly will vote on a bill designed to protect elephants and rhinos.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stopping-ivory-sales-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:53:08 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 104137 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese officials vow to halt ivory trade at Beijing crush http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinese-officials-vow-halt-ivory-trade-beijing-crush <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/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 05/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="China State Forestry Administration (SFA) and General Administration of Customs (GAC) crushed 662 kg confiscated ivory" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_29_15_ivorycrush.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="China State Forestry Administration (SFA) and General Administration of Customs (GAC) crushed 662 kg confiscated ivory" />In Beijing, it hadn&rsquo;t rained for days.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinese-officials-vow-halt-ivory-trade-beijing-crush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants endangered ivory ban ivory crush ivory trade poaching wildlife trade Fri, 29 May 2015 15:16:30 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 104124 at http://www.ifaw.org China Crushes More Ivory in Beijing http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china-crushes-more-ivory-beijing <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">Fri, 05/29/2015</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="China Crushes More Ivory in Beijing" alt="China Crushes More Ivory in Beijing" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/China_ivory-crush-300px.jpg?1432892957" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This morning, China State Forestry Administration (SFA) and General Administration of Customs (GAC) jointly crushed 662 kg confiscated ivory of all concluded cases since 2014 at Beijing Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china-crushes-more-ivory-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illegal ivory Illegal trade illegal trade in Ivory Ivory ivory crush Ivory poaching Thu, 28 May 2015 20:55:29 +0000 adintino 104109 at http://www.ifaw.org Earth Focus “Illicit Ivory” premiere features Kristin Bauer Van Straten http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/earth-focus-%E2%80%9Cillicit-ivory%E2%80%9D-premiere-features-kristin-bauer-van-straten <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, 05/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW’s Kristin Bauer Van Straten and Kelvin Alie appear on the latest installment of American television’s longest running environmental investigative series." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_27_15_illicit.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 485px;" title="IFAW’s Kristin Bauer Van Straten and Kelvin Alie appear on the latest installment of American television’s longest running environmental investigative series." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/earth-focus-%E2%80%9Cillicit-ivory%E2%80%9D-premiere-features-kristin-bauer-van-straten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants celebrities documentary Earth Focus elephants Ivory Kristin Bauer Van Straten poaching Video Wed, 27 May 2015 16:46:46 +0000 Azzedine Downes 104090 at http://www.ifaw.org Open letter to Africa’s leaders on Africa Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/open-letter-africa%E2%80%99s-leaders-africa-day <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/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 05/25/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Corruption is rife at every point along the trade chain and the lack of active and ethical governance practices directly threatens the tourism sector of many African countries." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_22_15_africaday.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Corruption is rife at every point along the trade chain and the lack of active and ethical governance practices directly threatens the tourism sector of many African countries." />Dear African Leader,</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/open-letter-africa%E2%80%99s-leaders-africa-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa day corridor elephants Ivory poaching Fri, 22 May 2015 17:12:57 +0000 Jason Bell 104068 at http://www.ifaw.org