http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/27 en WATCH: Get up close to cute baby bears with the bottle cam http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-get-close-cute-baby-bears-bottle-cam <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Fri, 06/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/umLCOTCcNsw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>In total, 16 bears are calling IFAW&rsquo;s Orphan Bear Rescue Center in Russia home until their release in the fall. Meet these tiny bundles of energy:</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/umLCOTCcNsw&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/umLCOTCcNsw&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=umLCOTCcNsw"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-umLCOTCcNsw_25.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-states/news/watch-get-close-cute-baby-bears-bottle-cam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bear cubs cute fuzzy Orphan Bear Rescue Center russia video Video Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:53:16 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 104541 at http://www.ifaw.org CNN interview: Grace Ge Gabriel shares insider perspective on changing behavior for animals in China http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/speaking-out-china%E2%80%99s-wildlife-trade-role-important-media-channels <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Wed, 06/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Watch Regional director Grace Ge Gabriel on CNN’s On China." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_15_onchina.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Watch Regional director Grace Ge Gabriel on CNN’s On China." />When it comes to spreading awareness about global wildlife trade trends and successful demand reduction campaigns on ivory and other products, I am extremely proud of our China office&rsquo;s diligent work.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/speaking-out-china%E2%80%99s-wildlife-trade-role-important-media-channels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Bears Elephants Rhinos Tigers bones CNN elephants endangered horns Ivory On China rhinos tusks wildlife trade Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:19:14 +0000 Azzedine Downes 104499 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Rescued bears dash to freedom in Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-rescued-bears-dash-freedom-russia <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/mila-danilova">Mila Danilova</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, 06/10/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/SZPmT1WAQGc" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Watch as Vesnushka and Elka, two rehabilitated orphaned bears, find freedom once again.</p> <p>This short video shot exclusively on GoPro cameras shows Vasily, Katya and Sergey Pazhetnov tranquilizing the bears and transporting them to their release site before opening their crate doors to the outside world.</p> <p>More than 200 bears have been rescued and released at IFAW&rsquo;s Orphan Bear Rescue Center located in Bubonitsy, Russia.</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/SZPmT1WAQGc&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/SZPmT1WAQGc&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=SZPmT1WAQGc"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-SZPmT1WAQGc_12.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-states/news/watch-rescued-bears-dash-freedom-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears Cub cute OBRC orphan bears release rescue russia Video Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:32:08 +0000 Mila Danilova 104174 at http://www.ifaw.org SLIDESHOW: Bear cubs in Russia get the spa treatment http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/slideshow-bear-cubs-russia-get-spa-treatment <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/mila-danilova">Mila Danilova</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, 04/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157649952729113&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>In the wild, the mother bear constantly cares for her cubs&rsquo; hygiene, licking them when they are near her tongue.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/slideshow-bear-cubs-russia-get-spa-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears adorable bath cute fluffy russia washing Slideshow Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:14:55 +0000 Mila Danilova 103856 at http://www.ifaw.org Bizoo the Bear's chaperoned explorations ensure a successful release to the wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bizoo-bears-chaperoned-explorations-ensure-successful-release-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/rupa-gandhi-chaudhary">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 04/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Before Bizoo is released, he needed to be acclimatized to the wild." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_06_15_bear1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Before Bizoo is released, he needed to be acclimatized to the wild." />This first-hand experience was shared by Debahutee Roy, who is an Assistant Field Officer at the Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), Arunachal Pradesh.</em></p> <p>Born in captivity at the IFAW-WTI run Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), Bizoo was raised by his mother.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bizoo-bears-chaperoned-explorations-ensure-successful-release-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and cute palyful Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:03:19 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 103536 at http://www.ifaw.org A trip to the Orphan Bear Rescue Centre is worth the journey http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/trip-orphan-bear-rescue-centre-worth-journey <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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, 03/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Rescued bear cubs must learn the skills needed to survive in the wild, but for now there is plenty of time to play." class="caption" longdesc="Rescued bear cubs must learn the skills needed to survive in the wild, but for now there is plenty of time to play." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_17_15_bears2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 536px;" title="Rescued bear cubs must learn the skills needed to survive in the wild, but for now there is plenty of time to play." />Getting to IFAW&rsquo;s Orphan Bear Rescue Centre (OBRC) is no mean feat.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/trip-orphan-bear-rescue-centre-worth-journey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears cold cute rehabilitation winter Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:09:38 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 103289 at http://www.ifaw.org