http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/21 en Swift court process in Ethiopia after ivory seizure http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/swift-court-process-ethiopia-after-ivory-seizure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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, 07/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The seized ivory from a Rwandese traveller in Bole International Airport was packed in three ordinary travelling bags." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_28_16_court.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The seized ivory from a Rwandese traveller in Bole International Airport was packed in three ordinary travelling bags." />A Rwandese national who was arrested at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in possession of 103 kilograms of ivory on June 22 has been found guilty of illegal possession of ivory and jailed for one yea</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/swift-court-process-ethiopia-after-ivory-seizure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa crime criminal elephants Ivory smuggling tenBoma trinkets tusks wildlife trade Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:04:36 +0000 Kelvin Alie 108387 at http://www.ifaw.org Oregon bill to ban wildlife products on November ballot http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/oregon-bill-ban-wildlife-products-november-ballot <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/mark-hofberg">Mark Hofberg</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, 07/27/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Save Endangered Animals Oregon hand-delivered more than 150,000 signed petitions to the Secretary of State’s office in Salem to get a voter initiative on the ballot to ban the trade of wildlife products including ivory and rhino horn." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_27_16_signatures.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Save Endangered Animals Oregon hand-delivered more than 150,000 signed petitions to the Secretary of State’s office in Salem to get a voter initiative on the ballot to ban the trade of wildlife products including ivory and r</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/oregon-bill-ban-wildlife-products-november-ballot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants America elephant Ivory law legislation petition policy trinket trophy tusk United States Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:48:39 +0000 Mark Hofberg 108337 at http://www.ifaw.org ACTION NEEDED: USDA again considering ban on big cat cub handling http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/action-needed-usda-again-considering-ban-big-cat-cub-handling <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, 07/26/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Urge USDA to bring an end to direct contact with dangerous animals, including big cats. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_26_16_usda.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Urge USDA to bring an end to direct contact with dangerous animals, including big cats.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/action-needed-usda-again-considering-ban-big-cat-cub-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats big cats captive cubs dangerous animals handling lion Tiger USDA wild animals Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:37:03 +0000 Carson Barylak 108319 at http://www.ifaw.org Petitioning US government to protect ALL leopards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/petitioning-us-government-protect-all-leopards <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, 07/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An Endangered listing would limit imports of leopard parts and products and better position the US to partner with range countries to promote the species’ conservation. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_25_16_leopard.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="An Endangered listing would limit imports of leopard parts and products and better position the US to partner with range countries to promote the species’ conservation. " /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/petitioning-us-government-protect-all-leopards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Africa Big Cat endangered spieces ESA Humane Society law leopard listing policy United States Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:17:38 +0000 Carson Barylak 108288 at http://www.ifaw.org Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ivory-kingpin-sentenced <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/faye-cuevas-esq">Faye Cuevas, Esq.</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, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_22_16_convicted.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during a 2014 law enforcement raid on the Kenyan coast.</p> <p><strong>He was sentenced to 20 years and ordered to pay a KS 20 million fine. Feisal had been listed by Interpol as one of the nine most wanted suspects for crimes against the environment.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ivory-kingpin-sentenced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants conviction crime criminal elephant Ivory law network punishment tusk Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:24:22 +0000 Faye Cuevas, Esq. 108245 at http://www.ifaw.org Membership cards to Kitenden elephant corridor association http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/membership-cards-kitenden-elephant-corridor-association <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/steve-njumbi">Steve Njumbi</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, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157671401871275" title="KCCA"><img alt="KCCA" height="343" src="https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8605/27857797414_c40992b5ba_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The Kitenden Corridor Conservation Association (KCCA) recently issued membership cards to the more than 1,400 landowners who collaborate with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to protect elephant habitat.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/membership-cards-kitenden-elephant-corridor-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa cards corridor elephants human elephant conflict Ivory Kitenden land lease membership migrating tusks Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:45:27 +0000 Steve Njumbi 108236 at http://www.ifaw.org