http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/39 en Killing for Trophies: An Analysis of Global Trophy Hunting Trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/killing-trophies-analysis-global-trophy-hunting-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">Mon, 06/13/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The result of a comprehensive analysis of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Trade Database, Killing for Trophies provides an in-depth look at the scope and scale of trophy hunting trade and isolates the largest importers of animal trophies worldwide. The report found that as many as 1.7 million hunting trophies may have been traded between nations between 2004 and 2014, with at least 200,000 of that being made up of categories of species, also known as taxa, that are considered threatened.</p> </div> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers trophy hunting wildlife trade Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:39:38 +0000 rbartlett 107796 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrate Biological Diversity! http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrate-biological-diversity <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">Sun, 05/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_22_16_biodiversity_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />May 22 is International Biological Diversity Day and this year&rsquo;s theme: Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods, gets to the heart of <a href="/node/106251" target="_blank">IFAW&rsquo;s work with communities</a> who live near wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrate-biological-diversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos biodiversity species Wildlife Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Fri, 20 May 2016 20:50:33 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107613 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum for People and Wildlife announces 34 global delegates http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces <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">Thu, 03/03/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world who have been selected as delegates for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/youthforum" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a>.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Raptors Tigers online community UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day youth forum Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Video Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:08:21 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106816 at http://www.ifaw.org Moscow visual exhibit imagines world without endangered animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/moscow-visual-exhibit-imagines-world-without-endangered-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/whales/elena-zharkova">Elena Zharkova</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, 02/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/160111261" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/160111261">Animals_3_3_3b</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/user48247101">wildperspective</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jk_wvfWvjYQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/moscow-visual-exhibit-imagines-world-without-endangered-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Wolves Bears Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Seals Tigers Wolves art gallery moscow painting photo realistic photography photos russia wild Video Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:41:42 +0000 Elena Zharkova 106737 at http://www.ifaw.org Recognizing a young wildlife artist, advocate http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/recognizing-young-wildlife-artist-advocate <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/kelly-johnston">Kelly Johnston</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">Tue, 02/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><h1 style="margin: 0px 0px 0.5em; padding: 0px; font-size: 28px; line-height: 1.1em; font-weight: normal; font-family: FranklinGothicURW-Dem, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(1, 56, 86);"> <img alt="IFAW’s Mark Hofberg toured the Exposure Gallery and Studios’ exhibit “Faces of the Endangered” by wildlife artist Bria Neff" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_16_16_Bria_Mark_SouthDakota2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW’s Mark Hofberg toured the Exposure Gallery and Studios’ exhibit “Faces of the Endangered” by wildlife artist Bria Neff" /></h1> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/recognizing-young-wildlife-artist-advocate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves Bria Neff Faces of the Endangered Tue, 16 Feb 2016 20:51:50 +0000 Kelly Johnston 106693 at http://www.ifaw.org Washington State: Voting to Protect Animals from Illegal Trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/washington-state-voting-protect-animals-illegal-trade <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">Fri, 09/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/WAivoryiniative_610px.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" />The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is proud to support a ballot measure in Washington state that would defend a wide range of species from illegal wildlife trade.</p> <p>Ballot initiative 1401 would prohibit trade in ten different threatened and endangered animals, including elephants, rhinos, lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs, marine turtles, pangolins, sharks and rays.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/washington-state-voting-protect-animals-illegal-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:03:04 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 105267 at http://www.ifaw.org