http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/39 en Conversation with the author: New graphic novel peers into climate change through an insect’s perspective http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/conversation-author-new-graphic-novel-peers-climate-change-through-insect%E2%80%99s-perspective <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/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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 12 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="rtecenter"><em>&ldquo;A potent, educational work&hellip;&rdquo;</em> &mdash; <strong>Kirkus Review</strong></p> <p class="rtecenter"><iframe allowtransparency="true" class="wistia_embed" frameborder="0" height="270" name="wistia_embed" scrolling="no" src="https://fast.wistia.com/embed/iframe/37hddcxnta" width="480"></iframe></p> <p class="rtecenter"><em>&ldquo;Once upon a time there were humans. They disappeared in 2150. Here&rsquo;s how it happened&hellip;&rdquo;</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/conversation-author-new-graphic-novel-peers-climate-change-through-insect%E2%80%99s-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Polar Bears climate change conversation with the author deadly harvest graphic novel IFAW literature Q&A Question and Answer tom ramey Video Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:39:28 +0000 Kerry Branon 112502 at http://www.ifaw.org Writer of new film tackling trophy hunting explains inspiration http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/writer-new-film-tackling-trophy-hunting-explains-inspiration <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/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Jun 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bCLNTmNj5bI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>What would you say if you were sitting across from the hunter who killed Cecil the lion at a dinner party?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/writer-new-film-tackling-trophy-hunting-explains-inspiration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:30:48 +0000 Kerry Branon 111656 at http://www.ifaw.org Rethinking Animals Summit: Humans’ best future includes thriving animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rethinking-animals-summit-humans%E2%80%99-best-future-includes-thriving-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">May 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Protecting elephants from poaching networks will not only save the lives of animals but make human communities safer." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_02_17_rethinking.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 396px;" title="Protecting elephants from poaching networks will not only save the lives of animals but make human communities safer." />In a few days, in the heart of New York City, I will join leading animal welfare advocates at the <a href="http://www.thinkinganimalsunited.org/summit/" target="_blank">Rethinking Animals Summit</a> to discuss the questi</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rethinking-animals-summit-humans%E2%80%99-best-future-includes-thriving-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Rhinos Tigers Whales conflict crime intelligence poaching policy protection tenBoma tracking trade Tue, 02 May 2017 20:55:41 +0000 Azzedine Downes 111264 at http://www.ifaw.org 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 Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers 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