http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/36 en When it comes to poaching, hate the crime, not the criminal http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/when-it-comes-poaching-hate-crime-not-criminal <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">Tue, 03/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Poachers who had been illegally fishing on the Shire River in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park retreat at the sight of park rangers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/_RIC7434_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 424px;" title="Poachers who had been illegally fishing on the Shire River in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park retreat at the sight of park rangers." />All poachers are not inherently evil.</p> <p>We know that in impoverished countries killing animals for their parts is often done out of economic desperation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/when-it-comes-poaching-hate-crime-not-criminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Raptors Tigers Turtles Africa crime development economy elephants jobs livelihoods poaching Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:49:19 +0000 Azzedine Downes 99443 at http://www.ifaw.org With a New Year in China comes a new campaign http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-year-china-comes-new-campaign <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">Thu, 01/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A collaboration between IFAW and SolarVista Media (Shanghai), the campaign features giant billboards that juxtapose a picture of a mother elephant with her calf next to an ivory bracelet linked to a handcuff, a visual metaphor for the moral and legal ramifications of ivory trade." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/solarvista_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 206px;" title="A collaboration between IFAW and SolarVista Media (Shanghai), the campaign features giant billboards that juxtapose a picture of a mother elephant with her calf next to an ivory bracelet link</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-year-china-comes-new-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Raptors Rhinos advertising agency attitudes billboard bono campaign change China hope pro welfare Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:51:50 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 99061 at http://www.ifaw.org China's Twitter, called Weibo, helps generate momentum for animal welfare http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinas-twitter-called-weibo-helps-generate-momentum-animal-welfare <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">Tue, 01/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Weibo message—calling for laws to combat animal cruelty—was retweeted 34,000 times and more than 2,600 netizens enthusiastically commented in support of the appeal." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/weibo_grab_web.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 262px;" title="The Weibo message—calling for laws to combat animal cruelty—was retweeted 34,000 times and more than 2,600 netizens enthusiastically commented in support of the appeal." />Word spread like wildfire when a group of police officers from a coastal city in southern China posted an appeal on their officia</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinas-twitter-called-weibo-helps-generate-momentum-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Raptors Tigers animal China enforcement law police progress welfare Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:59:41 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 98874 at http://www.ifaw.org The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Career Development Institute (CDI) Launch Animals in the Community http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-fund-animal-welfare-ifaw-and-career-development-institute-cdi-launch-animals-comm <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, 01/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) and Career Development Institute (CDI) are partnering to bring Animals in the Community to New Jersey.&nbsp; The community education project targets municipalities and classrooms and provides online resources aimed at increasing the health and welfare of wildlife, domestic animals and household pets throughout the state.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-fund-animal-welfare-ifaw-and-career-development-institute-cdi-launch-animals-comm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves aae Career Development Institute CDI community education. education New Jersey Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:10:23 +0000 adintino 98845 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight China: two hopeful rescue stories about owlets from Beijing http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-china-two-hopeful-rescue-stories-about-owlets-beijing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/non-staff/isobel-annan">Isobel Annan</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, 10/30/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><u>An Asian Barred Owlet&rsquo;s story</u></strong></p> <p><img alt="The Asian Barred Owlet in question." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_8207-Asian-Barred-Owlet_web.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 445px;" title="The Asian Barred Owlet in question." />A victim of the illegal wildlife trade, this Asian Barred Owlet was caught and transported a long way to be sold. Then given to someone in Beijing as a gift, the bird was not eating and so the owner called the <a href="/node/696" target="_blank">IFAW Beijing Raptor Rescue Centre</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-china-two-hopeful-rescue-stories-about-owlets-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors birds BRRC China owl rehabilitation rescue veterinary Recruitment Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:02:44 +0000 Isobel Annan 98093 at http://www.ifaw.org Demand for parts of endangered species is immoral http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/demand-parts-endangered-species-immoral <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">Wed, 08/28/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Seized ivory tusks, tiger skins and rhino horn at the Hong Kong Customs and Excise headquarters in Hong Kong, China, 08 August 2013. This large seizure of wildlife products bound from Nigeria was disguised as timber inside two containers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/HK_seizure_web.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 263px;" title="Seized ivory tusks, tiger skins and rhino horn at the Hong Kong Customs and Excise headquarters in Hong Kong, China, 08 August 2013.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/demand-parts-endangered-species-immoral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles Africa China crime enforcement horn Ivory Japan shells Taiwan trinkets Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:14:22 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 97448 at http://www.ifaw.org