http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/37 en Celebrate Biological Diversity! http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrate-biological-diversity <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">Sun, 05/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_22_16_biodiversity_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />May 22 is International Biological Diversity Day and this year&rsquo;s theme: Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods, gets to the heart of <a href="/node/106251" target="_blank">IFAW&rsquo;s work with communities</a> who live near wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrate-biological-diversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos biodiversity species Wildlife Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Fri, 20 May 2016 20:50:33 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107613 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered Species Day: A call to champion animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-animals <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, 05/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_20_16_endangered_species_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" />Perhaps it seems a little ironic that we celebrate Endangered Species Day, as the fact that so many animals are endangered in our world is universally tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa America endangered animals Endangered Species Act lions pangolin species USA Fri, 20 May 2016 13:49:59 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107610 at http://www.ifaw.org Saudi Arabia officials undergo training in detecting illegal wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/saudi-arabia-officials-undergo-training-detecting-illegal-wildlife <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/dr-akram-darwich">Dr. Akram Darwich</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, 05/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Display of confiscated samples" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_19_16_sauditraining_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Display of confiscated samples" />In cooperation with the Saudi Wildlife Authority (SWA), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has organized two DISRUPT trainings (Detecting Illegal Species Through Prevention Training) in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, and in Abha, a city in the southwest of the country near the Yemeni border. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/saudi-arabia-officials-undergo-training-detecting-illegal-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles DISRUPT Ivory poaching Saudi Arabia smuggling training wildlife trade Thu, 19 May 2016 15:58:33 +0000 Dr. Akram Darwich 107606 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating two decades of impact with Disney Conservation Fund http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-two-decades-impact-disney-conservation-fund <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, 04/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Disney logo featured on Youth Forum sign-up page" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/disney-youth-forum-01a.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 374px;" title="Disney logo featured on Youth Forum sign-up page" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-two-decades-impact-disney-conservation-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education Big Cats Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers convervation Disney youth forum Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:40:47 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107295 at http://www.ifaw.org Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Indian Wildlife Rescue Centre http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre <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">Tue, 04/12/2016</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="189" title="©IFAW - archive photo" alt="©IFAW - archive photo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ghajni-R-01_300px.jpg?1460483153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Trust of India (<a href="http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org">www.wildlifetrustofindia.org</a>) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), where they will witness first-hand orphaned Asian elephants and rhinos and other injured wildlife and meet the dedicated staff that rescue and care for these animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Asian Elephants Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation clouded leopards CWRC rhinos Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:47:01 +0000 adintino 107241 at http://www.ifaw.org VICTORY: Federal agencies announce long-awaited protections for captive big cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/victory-federal-agencies-announce-long-awaited-protections-captive-big-cats <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, 04/05/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Two recent US federal agency decisions will help both big cats and the public." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_05_16_cubhandling.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Two recent US federal agency decisions will help both big cats and the public." />Two recent US federal agency decisions bring promise for improving the welfare of big cats in the US and restricting the trade in these imperiled species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/victory-federal-agencies-announce-long-awaited-protections-captive-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers cubs cute handling lions the US Department of Agriculture This week tigers US Fish and Wildlife Service Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:54:09 +0000 Carson Barylak 107167 at http://www.ifaw.org