http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/38 en Critically Endangered Sea Turtles Get a Much Needed Lift http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/critically-endangered-sea-turtles-get-much-needed-li-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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, 11/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Any day you can help a critically endangered sea turtle is special" class="caption" longdesc="Any day you can help a critically endangered sea turtle is special" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_26_14_turtle1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 451px;" title="Any day you can help a critically endangered sea turtle is special" />Any day you can help one critically endangered sea turtle is special. Any day you can help 193 of them is amazing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/critically-endangered-sea-turtles-get-much-needed-li-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:56:41 +0000 Brian Sharp 102160 at http://www.ifaw.org Helping future leaders better understand today’s web of illegal wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime <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">Mon, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been at the forefront of the fight against wildlife trade and uncovering the links it has to terrorism around the globe.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles fighting terrorism illeagal wildlife trade Interpol Ivory policy Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:58:58 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101964 at http://www.ifaw.org 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 Stuffed in pants, suitcases, and other places: the Illegal U.S. reptile trade remains alive and well http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stuffed-pants-suitcases-and-other-places-illegal-us-reptile-trade-remains-alive-and-well <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">Thu, 10/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Turtles, like these sunning themselves by a pool of murky water, continue to be trafficking targets. © IFAW/P. Bronstein" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Turtles_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 297px;" title="Turtles, like these sunning themselves by a pool of murky water, continue to be trafficking targets. © IFAW/P. Bronstein" />Recently, Kai Xu &ndash; also known as &ldquo;Turtle Man&rdquo; &ndash; was apprehended at the Canadian border. His crime?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stuffed-pants-suitcases-and-other-places-illegal-us-reptile-trade-remains-alive-and-well" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Turtles repiles Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:23:21 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 101604 at http://www.ifaw.org Living tortoises do not make good art http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/living-tortoises-do-not-make-good-art <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/dr-ian-robinson">Dr. Ian Robinson</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, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An iPad glued to the shell of a tortoise does not indicate respect for the individual animal." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/2014-august-6-aspen-art-museum-tortoise-2_web.jpg" style="width: 640px; height: 458px;" title="An iPad glued to the shell of a tortoise does not indicate respect for the individual animal. Photo: Cai Guo-Qiang" />Using live animals for art goes against our animal welfare principles.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/living-tortoises-do-not-make-good-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Turtles art Aspect Cai cruelty ethics Guo-Qiang tortoise welfare Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:09:16 +0000 Dr. Ian Robinson 101143 at http://www.ifaw.org Seizure at Indian airport results in rescue of 440 endangered star tortoises http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/seizure-indian-airport-results-rescue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 06/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><object height="458" width="610"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2F&amp;set_id=72157644985245908&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=143270" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_s</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/seizure-indian-airport-results-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Wildlife trade Turtles Bangkok Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary customs Customs Act hatchlings immobilized India Star Tortoise hatchlings Indian Wildlife Protection Act IUCN Kerala Kerala Forest Department luck to the owner mangoes medical purposes pets sleeping pill solution Star tortoises Thiruvananthapuram International Airport Trivandrum Zoo Wildlife Trust of India WTI Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:17:00 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100682 at http://www.ifaw.org