http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/21 en Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year. http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-pevious-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-pevious-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 Progress on elephant protection at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/progress-elephant-protection-clinton-global-initiative-new-york <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Mon, 09/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and Chief Executive Officer (far left), sits on a discussion panel during the 2013 Clinton Global Inituative annual meeting to discuss the three year commitment to help stop the poaching of African elephants for their ivory. c.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/progress-elephant-protection-clinton-global-initiative-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa CGI Clinton cooperation elephants Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:12:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101462 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Dvůr Králové rhino horn burning ceremony http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-dv%C5%AFr-kr%C3%A1lov%C3%A9-rhino-horn-burning-ceremony <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/peter-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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">Sun, 09/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ezwi-LYTcd8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><strong>Stringent action is needed urgently, as to say we are now &ldquo;at the 11 hour to save the rhinos&rdquo; is not an over-estimation.&nbsp; </strong></p> <p>Already we have lost at least 769 rhinos so far this year in South Africa, and there is no indication that the rhino poaching crisis is coming under control. It is very encouraging to see the broad, perhaps unique range of partners coming together here.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-dv%C5%AFr-kr%C3%A1lov%C3%A9-rhino-horn-burning-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos burn ceremony crime Czech rhino Slovakia video Wildlife Video Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:01:34 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101464 at http://www.ifaw.org Czech Republic and Slovakia spark new global initiative with rhino horn burning ceremony http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/czech-and-slovak-republic-spark-new-global-initiative-rhino-burning-ceremony <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/peter-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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, 09/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In South Africa, we have lost 769 rhinos so far this year, and there is no indication that the rhino poaching crisis is coming under control. ©Zdenek Cermak / Zoo Dvur Kralove" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Zoo_Dvur_Rhino_Horn_Burn_01_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 352px;" title="In South Africa, we have lost 769 rhinos so far this year, and there is no indication that the rhino poaching crisis is coming under control. ©Zdenek Cermak / Zoo Dvur Kralove" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/czech-and-slovak-republic-spark-new-global-initiative-rhino-burning-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos burn crime Czech horn poaching Republic rhino Slovakia Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:19:15 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101439 at http://www.ifaw.org Kenya Wildlife Service graduates fresh class from its Law Enforcement Academy http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/kenya-wildlife-service-graduates-fresh-class-its-law-enforcement-academy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/jacqueline-nyagah">Jacqueline Nyagah</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, 09/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW E. Africa Director James Isiche addressing the passing out parade of the KWS Law Enforcement Academy." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Passing-out-Parade-of-Community-Scouts-at-KWS-LEA_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 322px;" title="IFAW E. Africa Director James Isiche addressing the passing out parade of the KWS Law Enforcement Academy." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/kenya-wildlife-service-graduates-fresh-class-its-law-enforcement-academy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa elephants graduation Kenya KWS rangers training Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:48:36 +0000 Jacqueline Nyagah 101461 at http://www.ifaw.org