http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/36 en Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org 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