http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/39 en China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-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="7087" height="4134" title="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" alt="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/poster_0.jpg?1488554639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On this year&rsquo;s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the &lsquo;Protect Our Wildlife Star&rsquo; campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Junkai Wang and Xiaotong Guan to serve as the advocates for 2017 World Wildlife Day (WWD).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day WWD Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:36:26 +0000 adintino 110636 at http://www.ifaw.org Obama’s Arctic drilling ban: Conservation trumps oil http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/obama%E2%80%99s-arctic-drilling-ban-conservation-trumps-oil <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">Dec 22 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Arctic waters recently protected by President Obama are home to polar bears, bowhead whales, and walruses and constitute one of the world’s most important fisheries. PHOTO: © IFAW/U. Golman/www.urigolman.com " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_22_16_drilling.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The Arctic waters recently protected by President Obama are home to polar bears, bowhead whales, and walruses and constitute one of the world’s most important fisheries. PHOTO: © IFAW/U.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/obama%E2%80%99s-arctic-drilling-ban-conservation-trumps-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Polar Bears Whales Arctic Ocean Atlantic right whales climate change global warming polar bears President Obama protection Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:30:01 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 110113 at http://www.ifaw.org CBD: NGO-government collaborations driving conservation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cbd-ngo-government-collaborations-driving-conservation <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">Dec 20 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW collaborated with the UAE ministry to talk about collaborations between governments and NGOs." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/logoMesa%20de%20trabajo%201-100.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 344px;" title="IFAW collaborated with the UAE ministry to talk about collaborations between governments and NGOs." />Human activities are contributing to the decline of species and ecosystems around the world, and partnerships between governments and NGOs are crucial to address these conservation issues.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cbd-ngo-government-collaborations-driving-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Whales biodiversity cancun climate change environment global warming Mexico Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:35:09 +0000 Dr. Akram Darwich 110065 at http://www.ifaw.org Calling on Trump to reassess, continue important fight against climate change http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/calling-trump-reassess-continue-important-fight-against-climate-change <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">Dec 13 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="President-elect Trump is openly skeptical about the science behind climate change, and key members of his staff are long-time science deniers. © IFAW/U. Golman/www.urigolman.com." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_13_16_climatechange.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="President-elect Trump is openly skeptical about the science behind climate change, and key members of his staff are long-time science deniers. © IFAW/U. Golman/www.urigolman.com." />IFAW has added its voice to the call for climate action in the Trump era.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/calling-trump-reassess-continue-important-fight-against-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Political advocacy Polar Bears Whales extreme weather global warming natural disasters President Elect Trump The Donald Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:39:10 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 109987 at http://www.ifaw.org From CITES to CBD: Youth Forum delegates shine http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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">Dec 8 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="/node/109060" target="_blank"><img alt="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with IFAW Director of Education and Social Change Nancy Barr" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_16_cbdside1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with the author." />Delegates from the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a> , held just before the CITES conference of the parties a few months ago, are now making their presence at Cancun&#39;s United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity CoP13.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles Whales biology change climate conference ecology ecosystem speices student youth forum Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:37:44 +0000 Nancy Barr 109945 at http://www.ifaw.org Open letter on climate change to President-elect and Congress http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/open-letter-climate-change-president-elect-and-congress <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">Dec 6 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare joins 120 organizations from across civil society, including conservationists, faith leaders, civil rights groups and development groups, in the following statement of unity and determination on climate change.</p> </div> Conservation Seals Whales Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales climate change conservation wildlife conservation Other Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:49:57 +0000 rbartlett 109921 at http://www.ifaw.org