http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en Are tigers eating all our food? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/are-tigers-eating-all-our-food <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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">Wed, 04/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW's Tiger Rehab Center project gives us a unique opportunity to observe how tigers feed, what their preferences are and what they do with their food." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/09-cubs-%282%29_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="IFAW's Tiger Rehab Center project gives us a unique opportunity to observe how tigers feed, what their preferences are and what they do with their food." />One of the principal causes that lead to the extinction of large predators is their competition with humans for food.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/are-tigers-eating-all-our-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Cub feeding Putin russia tigers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:27:10 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 99937 at http://www.ifaw.org Removing deadly snares, a threat to tigers and their prey http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/removing-deadly-snares-threat-tigers-and-their-prey <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/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">Tue, 04/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Snare materials the team had removed during their efforts." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/snares_1_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Snare materials the team had removed during their efforts." />Over three months, 100 separate patrols took to the forests in Hunchun, China&rsquo;s North East, a region bordering Russia&rsquo;s Far East. They logged more than 400 hours and covered more than 800 square kilometers.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/removing-deadly-snares-threat-tigers-and-their-prey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers China patrols poaching russia snares tigers Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:13:45 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 99836 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/ifaw-case-stepping-cites-enforcement-eu <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">Tue, 04/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, how the enforcement of CITES regulations could be improved. To that end IFAW sat down with law enforcement officials from numerous EU member states and asked them, the experts, what needed to be done to better control the flow of illegal wildlife products like ivory in, out and through the EU.</p> </div> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES illegal wildlife trafficking law enforcement Other Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:27:48 +0000 rbartlett 99839 at http://www.ifaw.org How Russian tigers in rehabilitation behave during their ‘night’ and ‘day’ http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-russian-tigers-rehabilitation-behave-during-their-%E2%80%98night%E2%80%99-and-%E2%80%98day%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 03/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Borya." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Borya1_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 460px;" title="Borya." />In the evening, after 6 pm, all the tigers come out as if at a command.</p> <p>Kuzia lies down on a hill top or in a clearing. Boria climbs up on the grotto roof. Ustin lies down in a small clearing with a view of all the enclosures. And the two females&ndash; Svetlaya and Ilona &ndash; lie down on a path with a view of Ustin&#39;s enclosure.</p> <p>Once stationed at their respective observation points, they watch.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-russian-tigers-rehabilitation-behave-during-their-%E2%80%98night%E2%80%99-and-%E2%80%98day%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers behavior rehabilitation release Research russia science studies tigers Wildlife Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:35:46 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 99660 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-responds-new-west-virginia-law-prohibiting-private-ownership-wild-animals <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">Tue, 03/25/2014</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="IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild animals" alt="IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild ani" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tiger_300px_0.jpg?1395767505" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has signed the Dangerous Wild Animal Act into law.&nbsp; The bill (HB 4393), prohibiting private ownership of dangerous wild animals, was sponsored by Delegate Randy Swartzmiller (D-1).</p> <p>The new law includes a recommendation on phasing out future ownership of big cats, bears, primates, venomous and constrictor snakes, and alligators; institutes a Dangerous Wild Animal Board to create a list of animals to include under the law, and addresses Animal Welfare Act violations by roadside zoos.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-responds-new-west-virginia-law-prohibiting-private-ownership-wild-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Big Cats Primates Tigers and alligators bears big cats Dangerous Wild Animal Act exotic animals lions primates tigers venomous and constrictor snakes Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:51:24 +0000 adintino 99663 at http://www.ifaw.org By creating alternative livelihoods in India, tigers and humans may live more peaceful lives http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/creating-alternative-livelihoods-india-tigers-and-humans-may-live-more-peaceful-lives <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/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">Mon, 03/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="&quot;The Baghinnalla tigress walks down into the nallah, her stripes playing hide and seek with the sun filtering through the trees.&quot; PHOTO: c. IFAW/WTI - Dr. Rahul Kaul " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tiger_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 431px;" title="&quot;The Baghinnalla tigress walks down into the nallah, her stripes playing hide and seek with the sun filtering through the trees.&quot; PHOTO: c. IFAW/WTI - Dr.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/creating-alternative-livelihoods-india-tigers-and-humans-may-live-more-peaceful-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers funding grants hunting India rangers subsistence tigers trust Wildlife WTI Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:32:40 +0000 Kelvin Alie 99645 at http://www.ifaw.org