http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Despite gains, on this Tiger Day, we must remain vigilant http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/about-us/elephants/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/united-states/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 In the creation of tiger messengers, change begins now http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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 Weekend Ivory Seizures in Kenya/Thailand http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/weekend-ivory-seizures-kenyathailand <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">Mon, 07/28/2014</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="200" title="Weekend Ivory Seizures in Kenya/Thailand" alt="Weekend Ivory Seizures in Kenya/Thailand" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px.jpg?1406649054" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>More than 300 kilograms of ivory have been seized in two separate incidents in Kenya and Thailand since Friday.</p> <p>Earlier today Thai customs officials paraded a Chinese woman and Vietnamese man at a press conference. The pair were arrested at Bangkok&rsquo;s Suvarnabhumi Airport on Saturday when an x-ray of their bags found them to contain 18 pieces of tusks and 587 ivory bracelets, weighing a combined 46 kilograms. The couple had travelled from the Ivory Coast, and were en route to Siem Riep in Cambodia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/weekend-ivory-seizures-kenyathailand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants elephants ivory illeagal trafficking illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade ivory ivory seized ivory tusks Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:55:40 +0000 adintino 100925 at http://www.ifaw.org What the elephants know: the burden of sentience http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/what-elephants-know-burden-sentience <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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, 07/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Mighty bulls like Craig draw awe, but what’s going on inside those impressive heads?" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/30_Craig.v2_Web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 546px;" title="Mighty bulls like Craig draw awe, but what’s going on inside those impressive heads?" />Most people who have met wild elephants speak of them with a sense of awe.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/what-elephants-know-burden-sentience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa elephants feelings relationships sentience Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:58:59 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 100909 at http://www.ifaw.org U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upholds the decision to suspend the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-fish-and-wildlife-service-upholds-decision-suspend-import-sport-hunted-african-elephant-trop <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">Wed, 07/23/2014</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="300" title="U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upholds the decision to suspend the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe" alt="U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upholds the decision to suspend the import of spo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IMG_7498_300_6.jpg?1406298733" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today confirmed the suspension of the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Zimbabwe.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-fish-and-wildlife-service-upholds-decision-suspend-import-sport-hunted-african-elephant-trop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephant trophies elephants Ivory sports hunting trophy hunting Zimbabwe Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:35:38 +0000 adintino 100915 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Unheard stories of the unsung heroes working to save India's tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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-states/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.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/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