http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en VIDEO: Unheard stories of the unsung heroes working to save India's tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/video-unheard-stories-unsung-heroes-working-save-indias-tigers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 07/23/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A tiger in the Kanha Tiger Reserve, one of the animals that Ran Singh Dhubre died protecting." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Kahna%20Natl%20Park_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="A tiger in the Kanha Tiger Reserve, one of the animals that Ran Singh Dhubre died protecting." /></p> <p>Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India&rsquo;s natural heritage.</p> <p>They often face better-armed poachers, and other threats including wild animals themselves.</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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/xiW7ndkQH4c&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/xiW7ndkQH4c&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiW7ndkQH4c"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-xiW7ndkQH4c.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/video-unheard-stories-unsung-heroes-working-save-indias-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers frontline staff India insurance Ram Singh Dhubre relief tigers Wildlife Trust of India Video Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:59:13 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100905 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Russia: Despite fog, Western Gray Whale Research Team’s work continues http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/spotlight-russia-despite-fog-western-grey-whale-research-team%E2%80%99s-work-continues <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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, 07/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="The WGW research team photographs the 2014 season’s first mother-calf pair" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Blog_3a._Web.v2_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 152px;" title="The WGW research team photographs the 2014 season’s first mother-calf pair" />This post was filed from the field by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Western Gray Whale (WGW) Research Team collectively. </em><em>WGW team member Olya Sychenklo contributed this report</em><em> <strong>-- MV</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/spotlight-russia-despite-fog-western-grey-whale-research-team%E2%80%99s-work-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales photography russia Western Gray Whale Research team Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:44:26 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 100893 at http://www.ifaw.org Joining Home Office Minister for UK Border Force wildlife crime unit visit http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/joining-home-office-minister-uk-border-force-wildlife-crime-unit-visit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/wildlife-trade/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 07/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The good news is that wildlife crime is being taken seriously by the UK Home Office Minister and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament, Norman Baker." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/DSC_0103-%281%29_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 499px;" title="The good news is that wildlife crime is being taken seriously by the UK Home Office Minister and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament, Norman Baker." /><strong>Wildlife crime is a serious issue that sees thousands of animals being killed and their body parts sold as commodities. </strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/joining-home-office-minister-uk-border-force-wildlife-crime-unit-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Border crime force home Minister Office Parliament UK Wildlife Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:48:19 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 100889 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 07/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Teams from all over the International Fund for Animal Welfare program and project landscape have been particularly busy over the last few weeks. Below are only five highlights from their rather amazing collective efforts.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Education Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales artists baby elephant BBC Radio Berlin birth Botswana Cozumel elephant family Germany Humane Society iceland India Little Dudes Manas National Park Marc Riley Mexico Moremi Game Reserve Vets whale whale watching Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100884 at http://www.ifaw.org Western gray whale Ponchik survives last year's rope entanglement http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/western-gray-whale-ponchik-survives-last-years-rope-entanglement <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Fillipova</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">Thu, 07/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="And what a great surprise when the third whale we observed was Ponchik! " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/%20%20%D1%81%20%D1%84%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%BC%20%D0%BD%D0%B0%20%D1%85%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%BC%20%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%B5%20%D1%84%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%BE%20%D0%9E%20%D0%A1%D1%8B%D1%87%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%BA%D0%BE_web_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 329px;" title="And what a great surprise when the third whale we observed was Ponchik!</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/western-gray-whale-ponchik-survives-last-years-rope-entanglement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Piltun feeding area Ponchik russia Sakhalin Island whale Image Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:18:11 +0000 Anna Fillipova 100845 at http://www.ifaw.org On World Snake Day, a tale of an unlikely rescue in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-snake-day-tale-unlikely-rescue-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 07/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Young trinket snakes at the IFAW Bear Rescue Center in Pakke, Arunachal Pradesh awaiting release into the wild." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Image-1_Trinket-snakes-before-release_v3.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 377px;" title="Young trinket snakes at the IFAW Bear Rescue Center in Pakke, Arunachal Pradesh awaiting release into the wild." />Today, World Snake Day, we look at a rescue unlike any other case that we had attended to. Our International Fund for Animal Welfare &ndash; Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) veterinarian Dr.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-snake-day-tale-unlikely-rescue-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dr. Jahan Ahmed Nameri National Park snake Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:56:16 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100860 at http://www.ifaw.org