http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/19 en A life of freedom for our six Russian tigers http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/life-freedom-our-six-russian-tigers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Wed, 08/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>When my work day starts, the first thing that I do is check where our released tiger cubs are. They are of course not tiger cubs any more, but independent adult tigers, however, I continue to think of them as babies, as a mother who thinks that her child is always a child.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/life-freedom-our-six-russian-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers rehab russia tigers tracking wild wilderness Zholushka Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:39:56 +0000 Anna Fillipova 101211 at http://www.ifaw.org Clean water for India’s tiger guardians http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/clean-water-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-guardians <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Mon, 08/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="The World Bank estimates, &quot;21 percent of communicable diseases in India are water-related, with over 1,600 deaths attributed to polluted water sources.&quot;" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Water%20purifire%20and%20pressure%20cooker%20hand%20over%20to%20patrolling%20camp%20incharge%20by%20Field%20Director%20and%20R.P.%20Mishra%20F_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 408px;" title="The World Bank estimates, &quot;21 percent of communicable diseases in India are water-related, with over 1,600 deaths attributed to polluted water sources.&quot;" />I</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/clean-water-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-guardians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Achanakmar Tiger Reserve antipoaching camps Bandhavgarh TR Central India Tiger Conservation Fund IFAW Indian frontline Kanha TR Madhya Pradesh Rapid Action Project tigers Wildlife Trust of India World Bank WTI Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:07:51 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100958 at http://www.ifaw.org In the creation of tiger messengers, change begins now http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/creation-tiger-messengers-change-begins-now <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Tue, 07/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author answers some questions from an eager crowd." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/QnA-session-2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="The author answers some questions from an eager crowd." /></p> <p>Children are the key to the future of our wildlife. They can also be the present.</p> <p>Our Animal Action Education programme team in India was recently invited to give a talk on tigers at a school in the National Capital Region to be a part of their Global Tiger Day celebrations.</p> <p>We had a hidden motive though.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/creation-tiger-messengers-change-begins-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Tigers Achintya Tripathi Dr Mayukh Chatterjee Education Meenakshi Public School tigers Wildlife Trust of India Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:05:04 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100920 at http://www.ifaw.org Despite gains, on this Tiger Day, we must remain vigilant http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/despite-gains-tiger-day-we-must-remain-vigilant <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/peter-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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, 07/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Seizure by the army in Langtang, Nepal, Sept 2005 including 5 tiger skins and 113 kg of bones. © Chapagain D./Wildlife Conservation Nepal" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tiger_day_2014_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Seizure by the army in Langtang, Nepal, Sept 2005 including 5 tiger skins and 113 kg of bones. © Chapagain D./Wildlife Conservation Nepal" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/despite-gains-tiger-day-we-must-remain-vigilant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers day endangered russia tigers Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:36:03 +0000 Peter Pueschel 100923 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Unheard stories of the unsung heroes working to save India's tigers http://www.ifaw.org/africa/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="/africa/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 Ram 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 Ram 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_9.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/africa/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 VIDEO: Dedicated to saving tigers, fighting wildlife crime in India http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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, 07/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YR9SLf6h1yw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare - Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) trains and equips frontline staff across the country under its Van Rakshak (also known as the Guardians of the Wild) Project to better build their capacity to save tigers and other wildlife of India.</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-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/YR9SLf6h1yw&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/YR9SLf6h1yw&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=YR9SLf6h1yw"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-YR9SLf6h1yw_0.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/africa/news/video-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers Guardians of the Wild India Pench Tiger Reserve Tiger trainers Van Rakshak Wildlife Trust of India Video Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:18:13 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100700 at http://www.ifaw.org