http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/27 en SLIDESHOW: Bear cubs in Russia get the spa treatment http://www.ifaw.org/africa/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="/africa/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/africa/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/africa/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="/africa/node/64646">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/africa/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/africa/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="/africa/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/africa/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 Celebrating 20 years of animal welfare advocacy in Russia http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/celebrating <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/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">Tue, 03/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/cv39FxVu4ew" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>More than 200 guests came together the other night at the historic Telegraph building on Tverskaya Street in downtown Moscow to celebrate the 20<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s Russia office.</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/cv39FxVu4ew&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/cv39FxVu4ew&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=cv39FxVu4ew"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-cv39FxVu4ew_6.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/celebrating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Bears Polar Bears Whales change civil moscow russia society welfare Video Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:49:47 +0000 Azzedine Downes 103273 at http://www.ifaw.org SLIDESHOW: 7 adorable cubs now at the Bear Rescue Center in Russia http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/slideshow <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Thu, 03/12/2015</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=72157651289829801&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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Seven orphaned bear cubs are now being rehabilitated at IFAW&rsquo;s Bear Rescue Center in Bubonitsy, Russia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bear cubs cute fuzzy rehbilitation russia Slideshow Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:45:54 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 103216 at http://www.ifaw.org World Wildlife Day Infographic Serious Stats About Wildlife Crime http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/world-wildlife-day-infographic-serious-stats-about-wildlife-crime <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, 03/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>World Wildlife Day Infographic Serious Stats About Wildlife Crime</p> </div> Wildlife trade Bears Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales illeagal wildlife trade Other Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:07:35 +0000 rbartlett 103229 at http://www.ifaw.org