http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/publications/rss.xml/1/16 en Elephant corridor in India finally free of human habitation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/elephant-corridor-india-finally-free-human-habitation <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/rupa-gandhi-chaudhary">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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 10 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A highly endangered Asian elephant tusker in Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand State, India." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_08_17_corridor.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A highly endangered Asian elephant tusker in Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand State, India." />The International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s partner in South Asia, Wildlife Trust of India, is happy to announce that a task initiated in 2005 has yielded a conservation milestone to celebrate.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/elephant-corridor-india-finally-free-human-habitation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Africa conflict corridor elephant India Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:37:49 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 110402 at http://www.ifaw.org Zimbabwe elephants and injured wildlife receive second chance http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/zimbabwe-elephants-and-injured-wildlife-receive-second-chance <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">Feb 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/s37JCo28tCY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Visiting the <a href="http://www.zimellies.com/">Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery</a> (ZEN) recently with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) board members James Costas and Gregory Mertz, I was reminded that in the field of wildlife rehabilitation, we are always learning&mdash;from each other and from the individual animal lives we save.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/zimbabwe-elephants-and-injured-wildlife-receive-second-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants conservation elephants orphaned elephants ZEN Zimbabwe Video Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:11:55 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110408 at http://www.ifaw.org Massachusetts re-introduces bill to shut down intrastate ivory trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/massachusetts-re-introduces-bill-shut-down-intrastate-ivory-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">Jan 31 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="With Federal ivory trade restrictions in danger of being rolled back, state ivory bans become crucial in the push to protect elephants from poaching. PHOTO: © Vanessa Mignon" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_31_17_maivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="With Federal ivory trade restrictions in danger of being rolled back, state ivory bans become crucial in the push to protect elephants from poaching.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/massachusetts-re-introduces-bill-shut-down-intrastate-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants ban elephant Ivory law legislation Massachusetts poaching senate state tusk Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:56:54 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 110339 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW’s Response to the Closure of Ringling Bros.’ Animal Acts http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw%E2%80%99s-response-closure-ringling-bros%E2%80%99-animal-acts <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">Jan 17 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="300" height="200" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ringling_pr_0.jpg?1484672488" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 15, 2017)</strong>&mdash;On Saturday night Feld Entertainment announced that Ringling Bros.&nbsp;and Barnum &amp; Bailey Circus will close permanently in May.</p> <p>The traveling circus, which has operated for over a century, has long relied on exploitative animal acts to sell tickets. Though Ringling&rsquo;s elephants were retired last year in the face of mounting public pressure, captive big cats and other wild animals have remained in the show.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw%E2%80%99s-response-closure-ringling-bros%E2%80%99-animal-acts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Tigers big cats circus entertainment performance Ringling Brothers Tiger Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:58:45 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 110263 at http://www.ifaw.org Two elephant calves rescued, transferred to Indian rehab centre http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/two-elephant-calves-rescued-transferred-indian-rehab-centre <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/rupa-gandhi-chaudhary">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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">Jan 11 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The rescued two-week-old female elephant calf is kept warm with blankets at the IFAW wildlife rescue centre’s Large Animal Nursery. PHOTO: © Dr Panjit Basumatary / IFAW-WTI The rescued eight-month-old male elephant calf receives milk formula at CWRC’s Large Animal Nursery.PHOTO: © Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/ IFAW-WTI" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_11_17_2calves_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The rescued two-week-old female elephant calf is kept warm with blankets at the IFAW wildlife rescue centre’s Large Animal Nursery.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/two-elephant-calves-rescued-transferred-indian-rehab-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants baby calf calve cute elephant India Ivory lost orphan tea Garden tusk Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:43:43 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 110244 at http://www.ifaw.org Media, celebrity reaction to China’s ivory ban http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/media-celebrity-reaction-chinas-ivory-ban <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/donna-gadomski">Donna Gadomski</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">Jan 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="/node/110174" target="_blank"><img alt="During an event back in May 2015 when China crushed 662 kg of confiscated ivory, the government had originally made its pledge to work toward banning all domestic ivory trade in the country." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_06_17_socialivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="During an event back in May 2015 when China crushed 662 kg of confiscated ivory, the government had originally made its pledge to work toward banning all domestic ivory trade in the country." />China announced it will impose a b</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/media-celebrity-reaction-chinas-ivory-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants ban burn China crush illegal Ivory poaching trinkets tusk Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:23:30 +0000 Donna Gadomski 110216 at http://www.ifaw.org