http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/39 en 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 Dramatic impacts of climate change on animals must be addressed http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dramatic-impacts-climate-change-animals-must-be-addressed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/political-advocacy/paul-todd">Paul Todd</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, 12/11/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="c. Alexey Neshin via FLICKR - UNDP in Europe and Central Asia c. Some Rights Reserved" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/climate_art_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="c. Alexey Neshin via FLICKR - UNDP in Europe and Central Asia c.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dramatic-impacts-climate-change-animals-must-be-addressed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Polar Bears change climate extreme IPCC UN weather Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:00:28 +0000 Paul Todd 98587 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-missed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 12/06/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/week_brief_feature_12_6_13_web.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 472px;" title="c. IFAW" />Another active week here at headquarters gathering, distilling and publishing news about IFAW team efforts for animals from around the world.</p> <p>We&#39;ve seen a host of news come in from animal welfare forums, events and animal specific rescues; below are only five you may have missed, be sure to sign up for IFAW Action Alerts and check in at our News section frequently for regular updates.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-missed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Polar Bears animals global list roundup welfare Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:42:34 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 98524 at http://www.ifaw.org International Polar Bear Forum: Range countries must commit to a conservation strategy with teeth http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-polar-bear-forum-range-countries-must-commit-conservation-strategy-teeth <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">Wed, 12/04/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="According to our best estimates, more than 400 polar bears are indiscriminately killed each year for their fur and parts. And every polar bear removed from the population is one less animal able to reproduce and help build the next generation. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/us-logo_web.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 771px;" title="According to our best estimates, more than 400 polar bears are indiscriminately killed each year for their fur and parts.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-polar-bear-forum-range-countries-must-commit-conservation-strategy-teeth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Polar Bears Antarctic bears endangered floe ice IUCN polar russia Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:28:47 +0000 Azzedine Downes 98510 at http://www.ifaw.org At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/moscow-polar-bear-forum-ifaw-calls-end-international-commercial-trade <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, 12/03/2013</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="200" title="At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial trade" alt="At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial tr" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/polar_Bears_300px_1.jpg?1386082680" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>At an international polar bear forum this week marking the 40th anniversary of the &ldquo;Agreement on the Conservation of the Polar Bear&rdquo;, the IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>) called on countries to go further in addressing the threats polar bears face today, by addressing climate change and corresponding loss of polar bear habitat, and by banning the international commercial trade in polar bear parts.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/moscow-polar-bear-forum-ifaw-calls-end-international-commercial-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Polar Bears climate change commercial trade Polar bear forum polar bears russia Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:05:08 +0000 adintino 98505 at http://www.ifaw.org More than 300 wildlife conservation advocates gather to celebrate ESA's 40th birthday http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/more-300-wildlife-conservation-advocates-gather-celebrate-esas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/tigers/tracy-coppola">Tracy Coppola</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, 11/14/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Attendees pose for a photo at the &quot;A Wild Success: Forty years of the Endangered Species Act&quot; gathering." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_0561_web.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 211px;" title="Attendees pose for a photo at the &quot;A Wild Success: Forty years of the Endangered Species Act&quot; gathering." />Last night, as a member of the Endangered Species Coalition, I was proud to represent IFAW at <em>A Wild Success: Forty years of the Endangered Species Act</em>, a gathering of more than 300 wildlife conservation advocates at the Library o</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/more-300-wildlife-conservation-advocates-gather-celebrate-esas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Polar Bears Tigers Act congress endangered ESA legislation species US Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:57:48 +0000 Tracy Coppola 98279 at http://www.ifaw.org