Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/press/rss.xml/124/13 en Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-back-wild-russia <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">Apr 28 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="140" title="Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia" alt="Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/filippa_300px.jpg?1493407088" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On April 29, 2017 a young, female Amur tiger named Filippa, was released into the Russian wilderness after almost two years of rehabilitation. She was raised and trained to survive in her natural habitat at the Center for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Other Rare Animals (PRNCO&nbsp;Tiger Center) supported by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-back-wild-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Filippa PRNCO Tiger Center Tiger Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:20:20 +0000 adintino 111227 at http://www.ifaw.org STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphana-0 <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">Feb 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="2464" height="1648" title="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" alt="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/RHINOSA_0.jpg?1487779157" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The<strong> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> </strong>condemns the Monday night attack on the Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage in South Africa, during which staff were beaten and brutalized, and at least one rhino calf killed while another had to be euthanized due to the extent of its wounds.</p> <p>Dr Joseph Okori, Regional Director Southern Africa, said the attack on the orphanage, its staff and care givers, was appalling and tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphana-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos Rhino orphanage rhino poaching Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:02:56 +0000 svandereyd 110522 at http://www.ifaw.org Los Angeles animal advocates rally to support IFAW and Zimbabwe orphan elephant rescue http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/los-angeles-animal-advocates-rally-support-ifaw-and-zimbabwe-orphan-elephant-rescue <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">Feb 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157676741867934" title="Poach Pears Not Animals Event"><img alt="Poach Pears Not Animals Event" height="400" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/568/32780687901_dab6f347fe_h.jpg" width="640" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/los-angeles-animal-advocates-rally-support-ifaw-and-zimbabwe-orphan-elephant-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Elephants conservation GLAM James Costa Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:56:08 +0000 rbartlett 110438 at http://www.ifaw.org Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy <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">Aug 15 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="199" title="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " alt="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/D5100_094-CWR_300px.jpg?1471280552" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a right whale Saturday afternoon in the Bay of Fundy.</p> <p>The whale is a six year old male, #4057, who has been dubbed FDR. He was caught up in a huge ball of nets and fishing gear on his back, through the right side of his mouth in the baleen, around both flippers, and around the tail stock.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Bay of Fundy CWRT disentangled fighing gear entanglement fishing gear right whale whale Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:08:23 +0000 adintino 108590 at http://www.ifaw.org Photography Contest Ignores Cruel Reality of Falconry http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry <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">Jul 27 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="829" height="829" title="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." alt="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Man%20and%20the%20Eagle_0.jpg?1469644150" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 9th iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA), AKA &quot;the Oscar of mobile phone photography,&quot; recently awarded young Chinese photographer Niu Siyuan with the Grand Prize for his iPhone photo captioned &quot;Man and the Eagle,&quot; which features an ethnic Khalkha man with his captive eagle. This is the first time a Chinese photographer has won the IPPA Grand Prize.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors China China Nature Magazine eagle falconry iPhone IPPA Khalkha photography Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:37:18 +0000 slajoie 108349 at http://www.ifaw.org Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Indian Wildlife Rescue Centre http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre <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">Apr 12 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="189" title="©IFAW - archive photo" alt="©IFAW - archive photo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ghajni-R-01_300px.jpg?1460483153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Trust of India (<a href="http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org">www.wildlifetrustofindia.org</a>) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), where they will witness first-hand orphaned Asian elephants and rhinos and other injured wildlife and meet the dedicated staff that rescue and care for these animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Asian Elephants Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation clouded leopards CWRC rhinos Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:47:01 +0000 adintino 107241 at http://www.ifaw.org