http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/19 en Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/102103 <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, 11/24/2014</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="424" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/102103" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:21:09 +0000 adintino 102103 at http://www.ifaw.org Camera-trap captures released Russian tiger Kuzya thriving in China http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/camera-trap-captures-released-russian-tiger-kuzya-thriving-china <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Filippova</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Kuyza the tiger in Taipingou natural reserve. © Taipinggou Nature Reserve " class="caption" longdesc="The Kuyza the tiger in Taipingou natural reserve." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tiger_11_17_14_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 466px;" title="The Kuyza the tiger in Taipingou natural reserve. © Taipinggou Nature Reserve " />We have some amazing news &ndash; we recently received a photo of Kuzya, the traveler. Kuzya is one of the rehabilitated Amur tigers, which were released back into the wilds of Far East Russia in Mayof this year.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/camera-trap-captures-released-russian-tiger-kuzya-thriving-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Amur tigers release China Wildlife corridor Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:44:09 +0000 Anna Filippova 101956 at http://www.ifaw.org 6 myths busted about Kuzya the tiger traveling in China http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/6-myths-busted-about-kuzya-tiger-traveling-china <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 10/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="At the moment there is no need to intervene in Kuzya’s life, as he avoiding people and settlements. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/kuzya_nightcamera_russia_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="At the moment there is no need to intervene in Kuzya’s life, as he avoiding people and settlements." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/6-myths-busted-about-kuzya-tiger-traveling-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers chickens China farmer Kuzya Putin rehabilitation release russia Tiger Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:12:09 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 101743 at http://www.ifaw.org Released Amur tiger Kuzya crosses border into China http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/released-amur-tiger-kuzya-crosses-border-china <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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, 10/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There are trans-border corridors between Russia and China created deliberatly for tigers, and we hope that the Chinese authorities will undertake measures to protect Kuzya. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Kuzya_the_tiger_russia_amur_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 325px;" title="There are trans-border corridors between Russia and China created deliberatly for tigers, and we hope that the Chinese authorities will undertake measures to protect Kuzya.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/released-amur-tiger-kuzya-crosses-border-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Tigers Border China crossing Kuzya russia satellite Tiger tracking Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:59:38 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101663 at http://www.ifaw.org Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in previous year. http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-previous-year <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, 09/29/2014</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="224" title="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." alt="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TigerDay2014%20Boy_tiger_makeup_costume_300px.jpg?1412085127" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 15<sup>th</sup> annual Tiger Day in Vladivostok on September 28 &nbsp;involved more than 10 000 participants and spectators, organisers said, which is about two thousand more than a year before.</p> <p>It has become a landmark celebration for this city in the Russian Far East and is considered one of the most popular environmental festivals in Russia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-previous-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Tigers Amur tiger anti poaching Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade Tiger Day 2014 tigers wildlife trade Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:27 +0000 adintino 101585 at http://www.ifaw.org Threats persist for wild Amur tigers in Far East Russia http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/threats-persist-wild-amur-tigers-far-east-russia <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, 09/26/2014</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="Threats persist for wild Amur tigers in Far East Russia" alt="Threats persist for wild Amur tigers in Far East Russia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Cinderella_7_by%20Phoenix%20300%20px.jpg?1411752103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On the Tiger Day eve which is celebrated on September 28 in the streets of Vladivostok &nbsp;and some other cities of the Russian Far East, the International Fund for Animal Welfare<em> (</em><a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) cautions that the Amur tiger population is still in danger and that their population may be decreasing despite recent successes in tiger rehabilitation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/threats-persist-wild-amur-tigers-far-east-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Tigers Amur tiger big cats illeagal hunting Internet trade poaching russia tiger day tigers Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:23:03 +0000 adintino 101525 at http://www.ifaw.org