http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/publications/rss.xml/1/15 en Beyond the selfie: responsible tourism in today’s world http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110381 <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">Feb 4 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_04_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" />This year &ndash; 2017 &ndash; is the year of the rooster, the year of new US leadership and as the United Nations has declared, the year of sustainable tourism. The latter gives us added incentive to be thoughtful in our approach to travel.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Big Cats Dolphins Tigers camera cat elephant photo picture selfie Tiger tourism vacation Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:59:40 +0000 Kerry Branon 110381 at http://www.ifaw.org Look back 2016: Videos of our successes http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/look-back-2016-videos-of-our-successes <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/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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 30 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vs3td80Enb4" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Our video team has been fortunate enough to chronicle so many of our successes over the years. Here is a rundown of our year&rsquo;s projects in videos and trailers.</p> <p><a href="/node/109580" target="_blank"><strong>Manatee Rescue</strong></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/vs3td80Enb4?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/look-back-2016-videos-of-our-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Elephants Seals Whales accomplishments cat dog Ivory kitten list Noise ocean puppy tusks video Video Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:14:54 +0000 Erica Martin 110156 at http://www.ifaw.org Look back 2016: The year in numbers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/look-back-2016-the-year-in-numbers <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">Dec 29 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author hauling a tusk to be placed in the pyre for burning in Kenya." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_29_16_numbers_list.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The author hauling a tusk to be placed in the pyre for burning in Kenya." />The International Fund for Animal Welfare had a lot to celebrate in 2016. Here is a round-up through the numbers:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/look-back-2016-the-year-in-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales accomplishments CITES end of year policy rescue victory wrap up youth forum Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:16:41 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110150 at http://www.ifaw.org Abu Dhabi zoo’s festival raises wildlife awareness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/abu-dhabi-zoo%E2%80%99s-festival-raises-wildlife-awareness <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Nov 28 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157673228895333" title="Zoo Fest"><img alt="Zoo Fest" height="343" src="https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5730/30496033923_3dea02924e_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Held under the theme of &lsquo;Wildlife: Keep it Wild and Alive &ndash; Stop the Illegal Pet Trade!&rdquo; the two-day Al Ain Zoo Conservation Festival was held to increase awareness of and knowledge about wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/abu-dhabi-zoo%E2%80%99s-festival-raises-wildlife-awareness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education children crime Dubai illegal pets students teaching trade Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:33:56 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 109858 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum delegates help with South Africa project’s new t-shirt design http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-delegates-help-south-africa-project%E2%80%99s-new-t-shirt-design <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">Nov 22 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Local South African artist Wesley van Eeden (Resoborg), who designed the Durban International Film Festival Poster last year, provided a sketch for a new t-shirt design." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_22_16_kyp.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 415px;" title="Local South African artist Wesley van Eeden (Resoborg), who designed the Durban International Film Festival Poster last year, provided a sketch for a new t-shirt design." />On their first day together, <a href="/node/109060" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife delegates</a> vis</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-delegates-help-south-africa-project%E2%80%99s-new-t-shirt-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Africa art Education johannesburg students t-shirt Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:39:49 +0000 Nancy Barr 109810 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution <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">Nov 15 2016</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="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution " alt="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_0040_300px.jpg?1479221884" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><strong>Boosting law enforcement skills of stakeholders is critical to detecting, managing and </strong><strong>adjudicating</strong><strong> over wildlife cases</strong></p> <p>In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies and legislation that fail to treat wildlife poaching and trafficking as a serious offence.&nbsp; As a result of the weak laws, wildlife crime offenders are never profiled despite their despicable acts of illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants elephants great apes ilegal wildlife trade illegal wildlife trafficking poaching rhinoceros Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:51:31 +0000 adintino 109740 at http://www.ifaw.org