It’s time for Canada to get serious about protecting polar bears

vri, 02/01/2013
A polar bear female with two cubs, about nine months old, on drifting ice

A polar bear female with two cubs, about nine months old, on drifting ice. c. IFAWThings are starting to heat up for polar bears, in more ways than one.

Pressure Builds on Canada to End International Polar Bear Trade as New Poll Reveals Overwhelming Canadian Support for a Ban

Publication Date: 
woe, 01/30/2013
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 © IFAW/N. Ovsyanikov
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 © IFAW/N. Ovsyanikov

A new Environics poll commissioned by Humane Society International and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org)shows that the vast majority of Canadians support the proposal to prohibit the international commercial trade of polar bear parts by uplisting the animals to Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. Canada is the only country in the world to still allow its polar bears to be shot and sold on the global market.

Press Location: 
OTTAWA, Ontario
Mediacontact
Internetbankieren
Mediacontact: 
Michelle Cliffe (IFAW CA)
Dean Pogas (Canada: HSI)
Contact phone: 
001.647.986.4329
001.514.261.6007 /514.395.2914

VIDÉO : Tigresse de Sibérie secourue par nos soins, Cendrillon s’invite à l’écran

maa, 01/14/2013

Il est rare de pouvoir observer pendant toute une journée durant un tigre de Sibérie, une espèce dont il ne reste que 350 individus à travers le monde. Grâce à une caméra de surveillance télécommandée offrant une vue plongeante sur son enclos, nous jouissons d’un aperçu d’une remarquable authenticité de la vie de cet animal.

FEUX DE BROUSSE : semaine dévastatrice et perte inestimable pour la Tasmanie

maa, 01/14/2013
La Tasmanie enregistre des pertes colossales.

La Tasmanie enregistre des pertes colossales.L’équipe du Fonds international pour la protection des animaux s’est rendue dimanche 13 janvier dans la zone sinistrée de Dunalley, au sud-est de la Tasmanie, afin de mesurer l’ampleur des dégâts causés par les incendies sur l’environnement, les habitations et la faune sauvage.

Bekijk: Cinderella, onze geredde Amoertijger, vastgelegd op beeld

maa, 01/14/2013

Het gebeurt niet vaak dat je getuige mag zijn van een dag uit het leven van een wilde Amoertijger. Dat er nog slechts 350 Amoertijgers in het wild leven, maakt het extra bijzonder. Dankzij een op afstand bedienbare videocamera met een vogelvluchtperspectief is dit het meest dichtbij dat we ooit zullen komen.

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Cougar Remains Loose After Escaping Rescue Center

Incident date: 
maa, 01/08/2007
Date reported: 
maa, 01/08/2007
Date Published: 
maa, 01/08/2007 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Center Point
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Cougar Remains Loose After Escaping Rescue Center
Summary: 

A 70-pound cougar scaled a 14-foot fence to escape the Exotic Feline Rescue Center.  The big cat's whereabouts were unknown.

Publication: 
The Indy Channel

Tiger escape proves to be wild ride

Incident date: 
don, 12/11/2008
Date reported: 
don, 12/11/2008
City: 
Albion
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Tiger escape proves to be wild ride
Summary: 

An 18-year old Bengal tiger escaped from the Black Pine Animal Park.  Authorities launched an investigation to find the missing tiger.  Authorities failed to tranquilize the big cat when it was found, and it escaped again.  The tiger returned to the animal park on its own.

Publication: 
Journal Gazette
Author: 
Becky Manley

Cheetah gets loose on Delta flight

Incident date: 
vri, 10/31/2008
Date reported: 
vri, 10/31/2008
Date Published: 
vri, 10/31/2008 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Atlanta
State: 
Georgia
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Cheetah gets loose on Delta flight
Summary: 

A Delta Airlines employee found a loose cheetah in the cargo area of an airplane after it had escaped its cage.  The employee was not injured.  Experts from the Atlantic zoo tranquilized the cheetah and transported it to the zoo until its owner could be reached.

Publication: 
NBC News
Author: 
Associated Press

Chipperfield 'critical' after mauling by tiger

Incident date: 
don, 01/08/1998
Date reported: 
don, 01/08/1998
Date Published: 
don, 01/08/1998 (Gehele dag)
City: 
St. Petersburg
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
Chipperfield 'critical' after mauling by tiger
Headline: 
Chipperfield 'critical' after mauling by tiger
Summary: 

A member of a celebrated circus dynasty was mauled by a tiger during a photo-shoot for Ringling Brothers.  The tiger, who the man had raised since infancy, attacked the circus trainer from behind.  The man underwent surgery at a nearby hospital

Publication: 
BBC News

Neue Videoaufnahmen vom geretteten Amurtiger Cinderella

maa, 01/14/2013

Nicht oft hat man die Gelegenheit, einen Einblick in den Tag eines wild lebenden Amurtigers zu bekommen. Weltweit gibt es schließlich nur noch ca. 350 wild lebende Exemplare. Doch eine versteckte, auf das Auswilderungsgehege gerichtete Kamera macht diese ungeahnten Einblicke möglich.