http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/16 en Keeping elephants wild: choosing not to intervene in the natural cycle of life http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life <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/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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, 08/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/31_Goodness-enjoying-a-mudbath-with-her-newborn-close-by%2C-March-2014_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." />One of the females from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) social disruption study in Amboseli National Park in Kenya is missing..</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/JOHw7lX3Gu4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/JOHw7lX3Gu4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOHw7lX3Gu4"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-JOHw7lX3Gu4_135.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli ATE conservation trust Wildlife Video Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:43:01 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 101171 at http://www.ifaw.org Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage <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, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ntubya_feeding_crate_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 484px;" title="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." />Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named &ldquo;Ntubya&rdquo; after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Africa calf elephant orphan orphanage rehabilitation rescue Zambia Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:10:58 +0000 Sarah Davies 101162 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 Spotlight Zambia: milestone event in 9 year old orphaned elephant Chodoba's life http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event <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">Thu, 08/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A milestone event was witnessed at Kafue National Park in Zambia last month.</p> <p>The 9-year-old rehabilitated orphaned elephant named Chodoba, one of the Elephant Orphanage Project herd, was seen socialising with wild elephants near a waterhole named Chintumba Pool,which is situated close to Camp Phoenix.</p> <p>Wild elephants frequent this area at night, but we were lucky enough to capture this encounter in the late afternoon light.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Africa elephant GRI orphanage partnership Zambia Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:57:10 +0000 Sarah Davies 101117 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Statement on Governor Cuomo Signing New York Ivory Ban http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-statement-governor-cuomo-signing-new-york-ivory-ban <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, 08/12/2014</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="2592" height="1936" title="Ivory figurines" alt="Ivory figurines" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ivory_crush.jpg?1407875539" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement on the signing of legislation by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo which bans the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horns:&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;New York is in the right state of mind with this ivory ban.</p> <p>An African elephant is slaughtered on average every fifteen minutes to feed the troublingly large consumer demand for ivory. The U.S. is among the largest ivory consumers in the world and New York is one its biggest sales hubs.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-statement-governor-cuomo-signing-new-york-ivory-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants ban Ivory Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:42:08 +0000 slajoie 101107 at http://www.ifaw.org Bidding against survival infographic http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/bidding-against-survival-infographic <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, 08/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>An infographic on the role of auctions in the U.S. ivory market.</p> </div> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants auctions elephants infographic Ivory poaching Other Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:19:17 +0000 jjones 101091 at http://www.ifaw.org