http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/ifaw-case-stepping-cites-enforcement-eu <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, 04/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, how the enforcement of CITES regulations could be improved. To that end IFAW sat down with law enforcement officials from numerous EU member states and asked them, the experts, what needed to be done to better control the flow of illegal wildlife products like ivory in, out and through the EU.</p> </div> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES illegal wildlife trafficking law enforcement Other Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:27:48 +0000 rbartlett 99839 at http://www.ifaw.org Traditional Assamese New Year brings new opportunity for orphaned bears in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/traditional-assamese-new-year-brings-new-opportunity-orphaned-bears-india <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/nizira-borgoyari">Nizira Borgoyari</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, 04/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Asiatic black bears are illegally persecuted for their gall bladder, skin and paws. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/T2_walking-the-forest_Dec-12_sashanka_webII.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 421px;" title="Asiatic black bears are illegally persecuted for their gall bladder, skin and paws. " />Festive occasions for people are not always good times for wildlife in some parts of Assam, with miscreants breaking into forests to hunt wild animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/traditional-assamese-new-year-brings-new-opportunity-orphaned-bears-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears India rehabilitation release rescue Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:42:50 +0000 Nizira Borgoyari 99974 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight India: Four elephants settle into their new home in Manas http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-india-four-elephants-settle-their-new-home-manas <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/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</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, 04/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Loading the gang into the containers for transport to Manas from CWRC." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Elephant%20Loading%20CWRC%2001.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="Loading the gang into the containers for transport to Manas from CWRC." />It&rsquo;s a tough task to move elephants. The journey involved a full day and night that slowly covered 450km and involved loading, feeding, caring and releasing our precious cargo. Two experienced International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) veterinarians Dr.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-india-four-elephants-settle-their-new-home-manas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants elephants India Manas release WTI Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:26:41 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 99960 at http://www.ifaw.org The bad ship Alma http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bad-ship-alma <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/political-advocacy/robbie-marsland">Robbie Marsland</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, 04/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Since June last year, things have got a little trickier for Kristján Loftsson's particular cargo." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ferming-hvalkj%C3%B6ts-4_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 383px;" title="Since June last year, things have got a little trickier for Kristján Loftsson's particular cargo." /></p> <p>Kristj&aacute;n Loftsson is a whaler in Iceland. Or rather, he&rsquo;s <u>the</u> whaler in Iceland.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bad-ship-alma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales Alma court iceland ICJ Japan Loftsson transit whaler Whaling world Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:55:05 +0000 Robbie Marsland 99932 at http://www.ifaw.org Are tigers eating all our food? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/are-tigers-eating-all-our-food <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 04/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW's Tiger Rehab Center project gives us a unique opportunity to observe how tigers feed, what their preferences are and what they do with their food." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/09-cubs-%282%29_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="IFAW's Tiger Rehab Center project gives us a unique opportunity to observe how tigers feed, what their preferences are and what they do with their food." />One of the principal causes that lead to the extinction of large predators is their competition with humans for food.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/are-tigers-eating-all-our-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Cub feeding Putin russia tigers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:27:10 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 99937 at http://www.ifaw.org Campaign in Playa del Carmen vaccinates more than one thousand community cats & dogs http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/campaign-playa-del-carmen-vaccinates-more-one-thousand-community-cats-dogs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/erika-flores">Erika Flores</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, 04/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><object height="458" width="610"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157643998167484%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157643998167484%2F&amp;set_id=72157643998167484&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=143270" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157643998167484%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_s</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/campaign-playa-del-carmen-vaccinates-more-one-thousand-community-cats-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats community dogs Mexico municipal partnerships Vaccination veterinary Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:31:01 +0000 Erika Flores 99923 at http://www.ifaw.org