http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/publications/rss.xml/1/15 en Youth Forum mentoring sessions to help aspiring advocates get started http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started <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">Fri, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_youthmentor.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." />Looking to get more involved in animal and environmental protection as part of your career?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers CITES elephant Jane Goodall JGI September wildlife trade youth forum Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:21:48 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108165 at http://www.ifaw.org Project Cecil: Save 1 for Me: Ohio students pay tribute, raise money http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/project-cecil-save <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">Fri, 07/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_01_16_projectcecil_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famed black-maned African lion from Zimbabwe&rsquo;s Hwange National Park. Cecil&rsquo;s death at the hands of a trophy hunter from the United States caused outrage around the world, but it also <a href="/node/108006" target="_blank">prompted a range of people and entities to take steps to protect lions and other species from similar fates</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/project-cecil-save" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Cecil the lion students teachers Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:47:36 +0000 Kelly Johnston 108047 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china%E2%80%99s-shopping-giant-builds-noah%E2%80%99s-ark-endangered-animals <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, 06/27/2016</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="China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals" alt="China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Disappearing-finless-porpoise-creative-sculpture-exhibition-300px.jpg?1467037400" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A unique effort to draw the attention of Chinese consumer to the plight of endangered species reaches a climax in Nanjing tonight with hundreds of thousands of shoppers having watched the animal picture show at the facade of a large building.</p> <p>The themed picture show is one part of the campaign &ldquo;Save Endangered Animals &ndash; Please Do Not Say Goodbye&rdquo;, which was launched jointly by <a href="/www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) and the Deji Plaza, a landmark building in Nanjing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china%E2%80%99s-shopping-giant-builds-noah%E2%80%99s-ark-endangered-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered animals illegal wildlife trade Ivory ivory trade poachers Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:29:04 +0000 adintino 107984 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum Delegate: Advocating for island iguanas http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-delegate-advocating-island-iguanas <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/imogen-scott">Imogen Scott</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, 06/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_22_16_dragon.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />The following is one in a series of blogs leading up to our Youth Forum for People and Wildlife in Johannesburg in September. Delegate <strong>Stefan Knights</strong>, a lawyer and postgraduate student, is promoting access to information, public participation in decision-making processes and access to justice on matters relating to the environment with the Caribbean Youth Environment Network. --IS</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/youth-forum-delegate-advocating-island-iguanas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education CITES dragon Global Youth Forum johannesburg lizard scales South Africa wildlife trade Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:50 +0000 Imogen Scott 107960 at http://www.ifaw.org UAE to ban the ownership of ‘exotic dangerous animals’ http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/uae-ban-ownership-exotic-dangerous-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/education/dima-abo-kous">Dima Abo Kous </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, 06/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="United Arab Emirates’ FNC (Federal National Council) new draft law to regulate the ownership of dangerous wild animals carries tough penalties, including fines and imprisonment." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_21_16_excoticpets.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="United Arab Emirates’ FNC (Federal National Council) new draft law to regulate the ownership of dangerous wild animals carries tough penalties, including fines and imprisonment." />The United Arab Emirates&rsquo; FNC (Federal National Council) passed a draft law last week to regu</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/uae-ban-ownership-exotic-dangerous-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Tigers cheetah extoic pets law legislation lion tigers reptiles United Arab Emirates. Middle east wildlife trade Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:12:04 +0000 Dima Abo Kous 107944 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Action Education award winners honoured at Darwin Museum in Moscow http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-action-education-award-winners-honoured-darwin-museum-moscow <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">Fri, 04/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) recently unveiled an Animal Action Education (AAE) exhibition of environmental placards and drawings under the theme &ldquo;Keep Wild Animals Wild!&rdquo; at the State Darwin Museum in Moscow.&nbsp;</p> <p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157665355564524" title="RU_aae_art"><img alt="RU_aae_art" height="343" src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1457/26700114635_bfa24e130e_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-action-education-award-winners-honoured-darwin-museum-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae animal action awards art children Keep Wild Animals Wild!” russia Slideshow Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:49:52 +0000 Elena Zharkova 107401 at http://www.ifaw.org