http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/publications/rss.xml/1/16 en Huge ivory bust in South Sudan – goods headed for Malaysia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/huge-ivory-bust-south-sudan-%E2%80%93-goods-headed-malaysia <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">Fri, 06/24/2016</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="Huge ivory bust in South Sudan – goods headed for Malaysia" alt="Huge ivory bust in South Sudan – goods headed for Malaysia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/South-Sudan-ivory-bust-Khamis-Adieng-300.jpg?1466783655" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> released pictures of more than a ton of ivory was seized in South Sudan last week. The ivory tusks and pieces weighed 2,800 pounds and were confiscated at Juba International Airport in South Sudan. IFAW congratulates the South Sudan Wildlife Service, Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/huge-ivory-bust-south-sudan-%E2%80%93-goods-headed-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trafficking tusks Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:54:55 +0000 adintino 107978 at http://www.ifaw.org Male elephant calf rescued in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/male-elephant-calf-rescued-india <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">Fri, 06/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The rescued male elephant calf with wildlife rescue center animal keeper Hemkanta Nath and MVS veterinarian Dr. Jahan Ahmed at the large animal nursery." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_24_16_sesa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The rescued male elephant calf with wildlife rescue center animal keeper Hemkanta Nath and MVS veterinarian Dr.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/male-elephant-calf-rescued-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Asian elephant calf baby floods India Ivory lost orphan protect rescue tusk Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:14:08 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 107976 at http://www.ifaw.org Arab countries discuss CITES strategies http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/arab-countries-discuss-cites-strategies <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 06/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Honorary Board member, her excellency Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein encourages participants at the Amman meeting to unify on CITES issues." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_16_arabcites.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW Honorary Board member, her excellency Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein encourages participants at the Amman meeting to unify on CITES issues." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/arab-countries-discuss-cites-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Raptors CITES endangered listing middle east poaching protection Royalty wildlife trade Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:03:12 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 107964 at http://www.ifaw.org The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <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, 06/20/2016</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="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " alt="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_1.jpg?1466436125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic approach on endangered wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers illegal wildlife trafficking ivory trade trophy hunting Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:22:58 +0000 adintino 107931 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Member States endorse Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eu-member-states-endorse-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/seals/staci-mclennan">Staci McLennan</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, 06/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="With an endorsement of the Action Plan form the EU, elephants stand to gain greater protections from wildlife trafficking." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_20_16_euvictory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="With an endorsement of the Action Plan form the EU, elephants stand to gain greater protections from wildlife trafficking." />Today, the Member States of the European Union declared their support to a coordinated effort to tackle wildlife crime by endorsement in the Environment Council of the European Commission&rsquo;s <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/en</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eu-member-states-endorse-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants action plan criminal elephants European Union Ivory law legislation policy Staci McLennan tusks wildlife trade Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:49:14 +0000 Staci McLennan 107908 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Bullet injury causes Malawi elephant’s tragic demise http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-bullet-injury-causes-malawi-elephant%E2%80%99s-tragic-demise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/christina-pretorius">Christina Pretorius</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, 06/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZOF6RVnFkRk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Kulimba (&ldquo;Strength&rdquo;) was the name Remke Lasance, a Dutch national who has been living and volunteering in Kasungu National Park, Malawi since 2012, gave the individual she documented in the video above.</p> <p>Kulimba battled a mortal injury from a poacher&rsquo;s homemade bullet. While Lasance monitored the elephant&rsquo;s health, it suddenly took a turn for the worse and she died before veterinary help could arrive.</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/ZOF6RVnFkRk?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-bullet-injury-causes-malawi-elephant%E2%80%99s-tragic-demise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa bullet elephant injured Ivory Kulimba poachers poaching tusk wound Video Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:27:10 +0000 Christina Pretorius 107913 at http://www.ifaw.org