http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/17 en How you can help protect elephants and rhinos in the Bay State http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-you-can-help-protect-elephants-and-rhinos-bay-state <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">Fri, 01/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Massachusetts is about to get a lot friendlier for elephants and rhinos." class="caption" longdesc="Massachusetts is about to get a lot friendlier for elephants and rhinos." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_23_15_ma_ban.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Massachusetts is about to get a lot friendlier for elephants and rhinos." />There aren&rsquo;t too many elephants or rhinos wandering the streets of Worcester or the Hub, but Massachusetts is about to get a lot friendlier for these big animals anyway: state lawmakers&nbsp;<strong>have introduced a bill to prote</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-you-can-help-protect-elephants-and-rhinos-bay-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants elephants Ivory policy protect tusks wildlife trade Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:14:25 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 102754 at http://www.ifaw.org Using Chinese technology innovations to protect wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/using-chinese-technology-innovations-protect-wildlife <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, 01/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="This screen grab above, translated with Google Translate, notes Sogou is working with IFAW to warn to anyone searching for &quot;ivory&quot; on their site that elephants die when they buy." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/sougo_grab_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 587px;" title="This screen grab above, translated with Google Translate, notes Sogou is working with IFAW to warn to anyone searching for &quot;ivory&quot; on their site that elephants die when they buy." />Vast throngs of Chinese are very technologically savvy.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/using-chinese-technology-innovations-protect-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants China Ivory sougo technology wechat Weibo whatsapp Wildlife Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:57:07 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 102746 at http://www.ifaw.org Stop senseless trophy hunting http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stop-senseless-trophy-hunting <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/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 01/22/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dallas Safari Club announced that a hunting package including an elephant kill would be withdrawn from its gala auction." class="caption" longdesc="Dallas Safari Club announced that a hunting package including an elephant kill would be withdrawn from its gala auction." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/1_22_15_ele.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Dallas Safari Club announced that a hunting package including an elephant kill would be withdrawn from its gala auction." />Late last week, the Dallas Safari Club announced that they would be&nbsp;<a href="http://dfw.cbs</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stop-senseless-trophy-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Political advocacy Elephants Dallas Safari Club auction elephants trophy hunting Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:09:55 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 102747 at http://www.ifaw.org New rule proposal brings hope for wolves in 2015 http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-rule-proposal-brings-hope-wolves <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">Tue, 01/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt=": The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has proposed delisting the gray wolf from the ESA throughout the continental U.S." class="caption" longdesc=": The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has proposed delisting the gray wolf from the ESA throughout the continental U.S." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_20_15_wolf.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title=": The U.S.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-rule-proposal-brings-hope-wolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Wolves Wolves animal management Delist U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wolf Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:24:56 +0000 Carson Barylak 102725 at http://www.ifaw.org Governor Quinn vetoes open season on bobcats in Illinois http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/govenor-quinn-vetoes-open-season-bobcats-illinois <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">Fri, 01/16/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Governor Pat Quinn rejected a measure, which would have established a statewide bobcat hunting season to “manage” an alleged abundance of the animals in Illinois." class="caption" longdesc="Governor Pat Quinn rejected a measure, which would have established a statewide bobcat hunting season to “manage” an alleged abundance of the animals in Illinois." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_16_15_bobcat.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 463px;" title="Governor Pat Quinn rejected a measure, which would have established a statewide bobcat hunting season to “manage” an alleged abundan</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/govenor-quinn-vetoes-open-season-bobcats-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Big Cats Bobcats hunting Illinois trapping Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:59:59 +0000 Carson Barylak 102719 at http://www.ifaw.org Why Japan won’t defy the World Court and resume high-seas whaling http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-japan-won%E2%80%99t-defy-world-court-and-resume-high-seas-whaling <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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, 01/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author predicts The Government of Japan will NOT defy international opinion and court order and send its fleet to kill whales in Antarctica later this year. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/japan_delegation_panama_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 468px;" title="The author predicts The Government of Japan will NOT defy international opinion and court order and send its fleet to kill whales in Antarctica later this year. " />New Year&rsquo;s Greetings, Whale Huggers and others,</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-japan-won%E2%80%99t-defy-world-court-and-resume-high-seas-whaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales future Japan's whaling predictions whales Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:53:59 +0000 Patrick Ramage 102689 at http://www.ifaw.org