http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/17 en Michigan voters will consider two harmful wildlife measures on November 4th http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/michigan-voters-will-consider-two-harmful-wildlife-measures-november <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">Mon, 10/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Wolf in Denali National Park, photo by Ken Miller" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/gray_wolf_on_the_move_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 363px;" title="Wolf in Denali National Park, photo by Ken Miller - Wikipedia" /></p> <p>On November 4, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on two measures&mdash; <strong>Proposals 1 and 2</strong>&mdash;that, if passed, would harm the state&rsquo;s small, vulnerable wolf population and prevent the public from weighing in on important wildlife protection and management decisions.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/michigan-voters-will-consider-two-harmful-wildlife-measures-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Wolves Wolves gray hunting legislation Michigan trophy Wolf Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:26:33 +0000 Carson Barylak 101746 at http://www.ifaw.org Animals are worth so much more than their economic value http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animals-are-worth-so-much-more-their-economic-value <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">Fri, 10/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/satao_mark_deeble_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 323px;" title="In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”" />World leaders have been gathering in a wide variety of forums lately to addr</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animals-are-worth-so-much-more-their-economic-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy biodiversity CBD change climate development Korea Wildlife Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:26:02 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101731 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler <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, 10/17/2014</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="300" height="200" title="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" alt="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/INTERPOL%20-%20IFAW_300px_0.jpg?1413564103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Interpol, the world&rsquo;s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert &ndash; similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants elephants illeagal ivory trade Interpol Ivory Ivory poaching ivory smuggling Wildlife crime Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:44:17 +0000 adintino 101740 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggl-0 <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, 10/17/2014</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="300" height="200" title="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" alt="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/INTERPOL%20-%20IFAW_300px_0.jpg?1413564103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Interpol, the world&rsquo;s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert &ndash; similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggl-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants elephants illeagal ivory trade Interpol Ivory Ivory poaching ivory smuggling Wildlife crime Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:44:23 +0000 adintino 101741 at http://www.ifaw.org Princess Alia—a new honorary board member—brings her courage and passion to IFAW http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/princess-alia%E2%80%94-new-honorary-board-member%E2%80%94brings-her-courage-and-passion-ifaw <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, 10/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="H.R.H. Princess Alia, seen here with Azzedine Downes - IFAW Chief Executive Officer – recently signed a partnership agreement with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to advance animal welfare in Jordan." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Princess_Alia_and_Azzedine_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 566px;" title="H.R.H.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/princess-alia%E2%80%94-new-honorary-board-member%E2%80%94brings-her-courage-and-passion-ifaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy HRH Princess Alia Al Hussein IFAW honorary board Jordan Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:53:32 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101683 at http://www.ifaw.org New honorary board member Jane Goodall will help us stay true http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true <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, 10/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/azzedine_downes_janes_goodall_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 453px;" title="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." />With all her wisdom and passion on a wide range of fronts, it is no surprise that Dr. Jane Goodall is the most preeminent voice in the animal welfare movement.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants Primates board elephants goodall honorary jane Tanzania Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:39:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101659 at http://www.ifaw.org