http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/38 en IFAW Disaster Response team heads to the island of Dominica http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-heads-island-dominica <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">Oct 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="ifaw kelvin alie travels to home island dominica after hurricane maria" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/kelvin_alie_wildlife_rescue_dominica-ifaw_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 432px;" title="IFAW Executive Vice President Kelvin Alie travels to his home island of Dominica after the devastation of Hurricane Maria." />It has been an excruciating month for me since Hurricane Maria slammed my home island of Dominica. There was almost no information coming out in the first few days after the disaster. I couldn&rsquo;t reach my family.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-heads-island-dominica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles Dogs & Cats animal rescue disaster response Dominica hurricane maria IFAW imperial parrot parrot wildlife rescue Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:22:18 +0000 Kelvin Alie 112810 at http://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria <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">Oct 20 2017</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="199" title="Imperial amazon parrot " alt="Imperial amazon parrot " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Parrot_300px.jpg?1508530153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife. IFAW has partnered with Jake Levenson of the Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization and Shane Gero of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project, two organizations with extensive ties to the island, to complete this essential mission.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Turtles Dogs & Cats amazon parrot cats companion animals Diaster Response dogs Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:10:07 +0000 adintino 112782 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrities unite in IFAW campaign to save Endangered Species Act from attack http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrities-unite-ifaw-campaign-save-endangered-species-act-attack <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">Sep 20 2017</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="350" height="395" title="#OneActForAll" alt="#OneActForAll" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ifaw_protects_esa_oneactforall_350px.jpg?1505935993" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>#OneActForAll</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrities-unite-ifaw-campaign-save-endangered-species-act-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Whales Elephants Tigers Seals Big Cats Elephants Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves #OneActForAll Endangered Species ESA Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:45:24 +0000 adintino 112588 at http://www.ifaw.org Hurricane Irma Disaster Response team assess damage to wildlife populations on Barbuda http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hurricane-irma-disaster-response-team-assess-damage-wildlife-populations-barbuda <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/erika-flores">Erika Flores</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">Sep 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="destruction in the aftermath of hurricane irma on the island of barbuda" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/hurricane_irma_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Hurricane Irma tore across the island of Barbuda, leaving destruction in her wake and forcing 1,600 people to evacuate. Our disaster response team was contacted by Antigua and Barbuda&#39;s Ministry of the Environment to assess&nbsp;wildlife and the destruction of habitats. Reports of the destruction and impact have been made, however, little is known about how Irma has impacted wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hurricane-irma-disaster-response-team-assess-damage-wildlife-populations-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles antigua barbuda disaster response hurricane irma IFAW wildlife rescue Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:45:28 +0000 Erika Flores 112534 at http://www.ifaw.org Six illegal wildlife smuggling photos that show the grim reality of this crime http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/six-illegal-wildlife-smuggling-photos-show-grim-reality-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/tracy-bain">Tracy Bain</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">Aug 28 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><ol> <li> </li></ol></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/six-illegal-wildlife-smuggling-photos-show-grim-reality-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Raptors Turtles capuchin monkey gyrfalcon illegal wildlife trade. IFAW pangolin peregrine falcons slow loris wildlife smuggling photos Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:32:36 +0000 Tracy Bain 112380 at http://www.ifaw.org Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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="1366" height="768" title="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " alt="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20WWD%20Collage_0.jpg?1488547316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Amidst the sixth mass extinction, wildlife conservation has never been more paramount. The UN World Wildlife Day, which takes place globally on the third of March each year, provides an opportunity to emphasize the importance of protecting wild animals and plants.</p> <p>This year, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) partnered to end rampant illegal wildlife trade and encourage active youth involvement in wildlife protection.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles #DoOneThingToday #ListenToYoungVoices #WWD2017 #Youth4Wildlife CITES conservation illegal wildlife trade wildlife protection world wildlife day WWD. WIldlife consevation Youth for Wildlife Conservation Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:20:23 +0000 adintino 110634 at http://www.ifaw.org