https://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/13 en A monumental moment as we release raptors on the Great Wall https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/monumental-moment-we-release-raptors-great-wall <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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 5 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/BlogChinaGreatWall1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>On a brilliant November day, ifaw president and CEO Azzedine Downes and I climbed the Great Wall. Autumn foliage dots the mountains with red and yellow. Not a wisp of cloud in the blue sky.</p> <p>A perfect day for our mission: release six raptors&mdash;common kestrels to be exact&mdash;back to the sky.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/monumental-moment-we-release-raptors-great-wall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors Beijing Beijing Raptor Rescue Center China hawks illegal wildlife trade kestrels raptor center raptors rehabilitation release wildlife rescue Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:28:58 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 113958 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health and International Coalition for Animal Welfare https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-welcomes-cooperation-agreement-between-world-organisation-animal-health-and-international- <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">May 31 2018</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="350" height="234" title="IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health and International Coalition for Animal Welfare" alt="IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health" src="/sites/default/files/_DSC0082%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Coalition for Animal Welfare (ICFAW) has announced the adoption by OIE Member Countries of a cooperation agreement between the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and ICFAW. This agreement will further advance this close working partnership to help improve animal welfare globally through the effective implementation of OIE animal welfare standards and guidelines.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-welcomes-cooperation-agreement-between-world-organisation-animal-health-and-international-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats agreement Animal welfare animals biodiversity disease outbreak ecosystem health ICFAW IFAW livelihood Livestock NGOs OIE people population veterinarians wildlife trade Thu, 31 May 2018 05:58:30 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113591 at https://www.ifaw.org Six Orphaned Asian Elephant Calves, Hand-raised at CWRC, Moved to Manas National Park for Rehabilitation https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/six-orphaned-asian-elephant-calves-hand-raised-cwrc-moved-manas-national-park-rehabilitation <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">Mar 21 2018</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="181" title="Six Orphaned Asian Elephant Calves, Hand-raised at CWRC, Moved to Manas National Park for Rehabilitation " alt="Six Orphaned Asian Elephant Calves, Hand-raised at CWRC, Moved to Manas National" src="/sites/default/files/CWRC-Elephant%2BFeeding_300px_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Six orphaned female elephant calves that had been hand-raised at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation &ndash; CWRC; the wildlife rescue, treatment and rehabilitation facility jointly run by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Assam Forest Department &ndash; were translocated this morning to Manas National Park, where they will be acclimatised and eventually rehabilitated back to the wild. .</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/six-orphaned-asian-elephant-calves-hand-raised-cwrc-moved-manas-national-park-rehabilitation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants CWRC elepahnts Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park translocation Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:29:20 +0000 adintino 113359 at https://www.ifaw.org Rescue, rehabilitation and release of Dominica's parrots https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rescue-rehabilitation-and-release-dominicas-parrots <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>Core to IFAW&rsquo;s work are the pillars of</strong> <strong>rescue, rehabilitation and release of animals in the places they call home.</strong> Without concern for the welfare of every individual animal, our global conservation efforts to save wildlife populations and habitats from natural and human caused threats would be for naught.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rescue-rehabilitation-and-release-dominicas-parrots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors Dogs & Cats Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:58:20 +0000 Kelvin Alie 113205 at https://www.ifaw.org Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rescued-endangered-rhinos-one-step-closer-wild <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 9 2018</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="Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild" alt="Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild" src="/sites/default/files/Rhino_wti_translocated_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Three female rhino calves rescued from monsoon floods that devastated Kaziranga National Park in 2016 and hand-raised at the IFAW-WTI Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) were translocated to Manas National Park for eventual rehabilitation into the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rescued-endangered-rhinos-one-step-closer-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos CWRC Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park rhino rhino calves WTI Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:50:40 +0000 adintino 113099 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW Disaster Response team heads to the island of Dominica https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-heads-island-dominica <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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">Oct 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="ifaw kelvin alie travels to home island dominica after hurricane maria" class="caption" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/kelvin_alie_wildlife_rescue_dominica-ifaw_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 432px;" title="IFAW Executive Vice President Kelvin Alie travels to his home island of Dominica after the devastation of Hurricane Maria." />It has been an excruciating month for me since Hurricane Maria slammed my home island of Dominica. There was almost no information coming out in the first few days after the disaster. I couldn&rsquo;t reach my family.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-heads-island-dominica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles Dogs & Cats animal rescue disaster response Dominica hurricane maria IFAW imperial parrot parrot wildlife rescue Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:40:41 +0000 Kelvin Alie 112811 at https://www.ifaw.org