http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/32 en Shot in face by poachers, new cub joins three orphans recovering at Russia centre http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157679235457962" title="Yarik"><img alt="Yarik" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2929/33398665752_fc53bfa380_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Two months ago, a tiger cub was admitted to the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported PRNCO Tiger Centre with a gunshot wound to the face. There were serious doubts that he would survive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers buckshot hunting injured Lazovka orphan poachers Pozharik russia Tiger Yarik Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:22:26 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 110803 at http://www.ifaw.org Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day <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 3 2017</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="1366" height="768" title="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " alt="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20WWD%20Collage_0.jpg?1488547316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Amidst the sixth mass extinction, wildlife conservation has never been more paramount. The UN World Wildlife Day, which takes place globally on the third of March each year, provides an opportunity to emphasize the importance of protecting wild animals and plants.</p> <p>This year, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) partnered to end rampant illegal wildlife trade and encourage active youth involvement in wildlife protection.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles #DoOneThingToday #ListenToYoungVoices #WWD2017 #Youth4Wildlife CITES conservation illegal wildlife trade wildlife protection world wildlife day WWD. WIldlife consevation Youth for Wildlife Conservation Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:20:23 +0000 adintino 110634 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day <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 3 2017</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="7087" height="4134" title="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" alt="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/poster_0.jpg?1488554639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On this year&rsquo;s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the &lsquo;Protect Our Wildlife Star&rsquo; campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Junkai Wang and Xiaotong Guan to serve as the advocates for 2017 World Wildlife Day (WWD).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day WWD Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:36:26 +0000 adintino 110636 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating launch of Youth for Wildlife Conservation on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Mar 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to #DoOneThingToday to help become part of the solution.</p> <p>Check out this <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/content/events" target="_blank">map of World Wildlife Day events</a> you can join. IFAW will be participating in awareness events in France, China and the United States.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Tigers change Education elephants leaders Snow Leopard Voices world wildlife day young Video Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:36:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110598 at http://www.ifaw.org Beyond the selfie: responsible tourism in today’s world http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/110381 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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 4 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_04_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" />This year &ndash; 2017 &ndash; is the year of the rooster, the year of new US leadership and as the United Nations has declared, the year of sustainable tourism. The latter gives us added incentive to be thoughtful in our approach to travel.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/110381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Big Cats Dolphins Tigers camera cat elephant photo picture selfie Tiger tourism vacation Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:59:40 +0000 Kerry Branon 110381 at http://www.ifaw.org Priya’s story, a tiger rescued from cub petting, Part 2 http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/priya%E2%80%99s-story-tiger-rescued-cub-petting-part <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney">Meredith Whitney</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 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Priya (left) and Charaka (right), two tigers rescued from a speed breeding and cub petting operation, relax in their new, spacious homes." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_02_17_cubpetting1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Priya (left) and Charaka (right), two tigers rescued from a speed breeding and cub petting operation, relax in their new, spacious homes." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/priya%E2%80%99s-story-tiger-rescued-cub-petting-part" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers celebrity cub petting cute entertainment rescue sanctuary selfie Tiger wild Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:08:00 +0000 Meredith Whitney 110369 at http://www.ifaw.org