Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/press/rss.xml/17/19 en Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in previous year. http://www.ifaw.org/international/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/international/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/international/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/international/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 New York State Assembly passes bill putting distance between public and big cats http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/new-york-state-assembly-passes-bill-putting-distance-between-public-and-big-cats <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">Thu, 06/19/2014</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" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tiger_seizure_ny_300px.jpg?1403188402" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The New York State Assembly late yesterday signed bill A.9004-C/S.6903-C (Rosenthal/Avella) into law.&nbsp; Introduced by Assembly Member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>), the ruling prohibits direct contact between members of the public and tigers, lions and other dangerous wild animals owned by licensed dealers and exhibitors.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/new-york-state-assembly-passes-bill-putting-distance-between-public-and-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers Big Cas and Public Safety Protections Act big ctas lions tigers Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:36:55 +0000 adintino 100586 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW leads wildlife rescue in NY and finds new homes for lions, tigers, bears, wolves http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/100416 <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">Wed, 05/28/2014</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="400" height="300" title="IFAW leads wildlife rescue in NY and finds new homes for lions, tigers, bears, wolves " alt="IFAW leads wildlife rescue in NY and finds new homes for lions, tigers, bears, w" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/photo%20300px.jpg?1401288387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As an animal facility near Buffalo, NY closes its doors, 11 tigers, three lions, three black bears and two wolves need to find new homes. Working with six qualified U.S. sanctuaries and local authorities, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) found a solution.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/100416" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Wolves Big Cats Tigers Wolves bears big cats Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act big cats in captivity lions tigers wildlife rescue wolves Wed, 28 May 2014 12:45:34 +0000 adintino 100416 at http://www.ifaw.org Ivory and tiger body parts for sale on NZ Trade Me site http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ivory-and-tiger-body-parts-sale-nz-trade-me-site <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">Wed, 05/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) today launched Click to Delete, a report that exposes the sale of endangered animal products on New Zealand&rsquo;s most popular online trading platform Trade Me.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ivory-and-tiger-body-parts-sale-nz-trade-me-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES elep\hants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade rhinos tigers wildlife trade Wed, 21 May 2014 13:15:02 +0000 adintino 100330 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild animals http://www.ifaw.org/international/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/international/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