http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/publications/rss.xml/1/21 en Rachael Hewish http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110290 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IFAW Campaigns Manager </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rachael joined IFAW in 2016 and works on a variety of campaigns and projects, including issues affecting British wildlife such as the badger cull and seeking an end to the UK ivory trade. As campaigns manager she takes a leading role in the development of policy, campaigns and the political lobbying work of the IFAW UK team.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rachael-Hewish-Blog-photo.jpg?1485348991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Elephants Foxes Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:30:08 +0000 aclark 110290 at http://www.ifaw.org Out of Africa: Byting Down on Wildlife Cybercrime (2017) http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime <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">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s first ever research into online wildlife trade in Africa found 990 endangered and threatened wildlife advertisements across 33 online marketplaces and three social media platforms during a six-week period across seven African countries. Sellers offered for sale a total of 9,481 specimens of animals which are listed on Appendix I and II of CITES or that are protected by national or provincial laws in the relevant country/jurisdiction. The total value of all such goods for sale was approximately US $5,828,608.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants cybercrime Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:12:26 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112079 at http://www.ifaw.org Laure Boissat http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/about-us/conservation/laure-boissat <div class="node-body"><p>Boissat is currently a master student in biodiversity conservation at the University of Oxford and has been an intern in various IFAW offices. Having worked on several wildlife crime issues such as rhino poaching and ivory trafficking, Laure is now focusing on the use of detection dogs for conservation purposes at IFAW Oceania.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Laure Boissat" alt="Laure Boissat" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Headshot_66.jpg?1500656061" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Staff Elephants Rhinos Dogs & Cats Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:55:01 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112083 at http://www.ifaw.org US House Republicans’ bills would gut Endangered Species Act http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-house-republicans%E2%80%99-bills-would-gut-endangered-species-act <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">Jul 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants such as these, as well as tigers, mountain gorillas, cheetahs and more than six hundred other plants and animals would be denied crucial legal defenses they need to stay alive if the ESA is gutted by Congressional bills." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_19_17_esa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Elephants such as these, as well as tigers, mountain gorillas, cheetahs and more than six hundred other plants and animals would be denied crucial legal defenses they need to stay alive if the ESA is gutted by Congressional bills." />C</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-house-republicans%E2%80%99-bills-would-gut-endangered-species-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:49:52 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 112046 at http://www.ifaw.org Investigation unit captures notorious Zambian poachers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/investigation-unit-captures-notorious-zambian-poachers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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">Jul 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The poachers and the two five-foot tusks confiscated by the Wildlife Crimes Investigations Unit. PHOTO: © Roger Allen" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_17_17_dailymail1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 699px;" title="The poachers and the two five-foot tusks confiscated by the Wildlife Crimes Investigations Unit.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/investigation-unit-captures-notorious-zambian-poachers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:09:59 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 112019 at http://www.ifaw.org Eyeing protection for new species on Shark Awareness Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eyeing-protection-new-species-shark-awareness-day <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/matt-collis">Matt Collis</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">Jul 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Blue sharks remain the most heavily traded of all species in the Hong Kong fin trade." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_14_17_sharkday.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Blue sharks remain the most heavily traded of all species in the Hong Kong fin trade." />You wouldn&rsquo;t expect to find a shark in the Rhine River but the German city of Bonn, situated along the Rhine, is proving to be a positive place for sharks this <a href="http://eco18.com/shark-awareness-day/" target="_blank">Shark Awareness Day</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eyeing-protection-new-species-shark-awareness-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:09:02 +0000 Matt Collis 111993 at http://www.ifaw.org