http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/21 en Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Closure Proposal http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bloody-nose-namibia-cites-parties-reject-plan-drop-domestic-market-closure-proposal <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">Mon, 09/26/2016</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="200" title="Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Closure Proposal" alt="Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Clo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/African-Elephant0024_310px.jpg?1474890854" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Fifty-seven Parties to CITES have voted against a motion from Namibia claiming that a proposal to regulate domestic ivory markets is inadmissible as outside the scope of the Convention.</p> <p>The United States stated that &ldquo;Parties have addressed domestic markets where there is a clear nexus between domestic and international trade. There is no better example of this clear nexus than elephants. We reject that we&rsquo;re acting beyond the scope of the Convention.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bloody-nose-namibia-cites-parties-reject-plan-drop-domestic-market-closure-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory trade Ivory rhino rhino horn Tiger tiger bones Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:56:56 +0000 adintino 109098 at http://www.ifaw.org NYC ivory bust just days before CITES http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nyc-ivory-bust-just-days-cites <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">Sun, 09/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_01_15_ca_ivory.jpg" title="A recent bust in New York proves that ivory trade is still happening here in the US." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nyc-ivory-bust-just-days-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:06:56 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 109096 at http://www.ifaw.org High expectations from CITES conference in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa <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">Sat, 09/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos CITES convention cop17 elephants johannesburg lion list pangolin rhino South Africa vote Video Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:46:28 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109066 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW unites 34 young conservation leaders and CITES decision makers at VIP event http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-unites <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">Fri, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/184045208" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>At a standing room only event, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was delighted to bring together CITES decision makers and delegation members, global media and the 34 young conservation and animal welfare leaders together.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/184045208?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-unites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Rhinos conservation Forum protect save trade Wildlife young youth Video Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:31:53 +0000 Erica Martin 109074 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife cybercrime will be scrutinised at CITES http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-cybercrime-will-be-scrutinised-cites <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/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Leading government ministers, policy makers, enforcers, NGOs and other experts should develop solutions designed to protect endangered wildlife from being illegally caught or killed at CITES." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_23_16_cybercrime.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 429px;" title="Leading government ministers, policy makers, enforcers, NGOs and other experts should develop solutions designed to protect endangered wildlife from being illegally caught or killed at CITES." />The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Faun</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-cybercrime-will-be-scrutinised-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos CITES crime criminal illeagal online wildlife trade Internet law legal Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:49:38 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 109075 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum leaders find diversity, challenge, inspiration in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-leaders-find-diversity-challenge-inspiration-south-africa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157673078589331" title="YF_closing"><img alt="YF_closing" height="343" src="https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5162/29862000825_905795f64f_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/youth-forum-leaders-find-diversity-challenge-inspiration-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES Education future inspire South Africa youth forum Slideshow Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:25:27 +0000 Nancy Barr 109060 at http://www.ifaw.org