http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/15 en Tiger Day on its way to becoming a traditional event in Far East Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-its-way-becoming-traditional-event-far-east-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/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Fillipova</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">Mon, 09/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This year, Tiger Day in the Russian Far East took place for the 15<sup>th</sup> time on September 28, 2014. I personally participated in the event in 2007 for the first time.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-its-way-becoming-traditional-event-far-east-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Tigers Amur tigers Tiger Day 2014 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:45:25 +0000 Anna Fillipova 101539 at http://www.ifaw.org Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year. http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-pevious-year <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, 09/29/2014</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="224" title="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." alt="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TigerDay2014%20Boy_tiger_makeup_costume_300px.jpg?1412085127" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 15<sup>th</sup> annual Tiger Day in Vladivostok on September 28 &nbsp;involved more than 10 000 participants and spectators, organisers said, which is about two thousand more than a year before.</p> <p>It has become a landmark celebration for this city in the Russian Far East and is considered one of the most popular environmental festivals in Russia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-pevious-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Tigers Amur tiger anti poaching Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade Tiger Day 2014 tigers wildlife trade Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:27 +0000 adintino 101585 at http://www.ifaw.org On World Rabies Day, the choice to end rabies is yours and mine http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-rabies-day-choice-end-rabies-yours-and-mine <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/hanna-lentz">Hanna Lentz</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">Sun, 09/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Bringing an end to rabies starts with people." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/CL481_web.jpg" title="Bringing an end to rabies starts with people." />Rabies is seriously scary.</p> <p><strong>Occurring in more than 150 countries and territories, this fatal disease causes the death of tens of thousands of people every year (<a href="http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs099/en/" target="_blank">WHO, 2014</a>). </strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-rabies-day-choice-end-rabies-yours-and-mine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Political advocacy Dogs & Cats community disease dogs Education health rabies who Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:15:21 +0000 Hanna Lentz 101513 at http://www.ifaw.org Supporting whale disentanglement and stranding team efforts in Tonga http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/supporting-whale-disentanglement-and-stranding-team-efforts-tonga <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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, 09/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="IFAW supported workshops taught Tongans skills to manage strandings and to safely disentangle whales." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tonga-workshop-boat_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 323px;" title="IFAW supported workshops taught Tongans skills to manage strandings and to safely disentangle whales." /></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/supporting-whale-disentanglement-and-stranding-team-efforts-tonga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales disentanglement stranding Tonga training Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:45:47 +0000 Brian Sharp 101510 at http://www.ifaw.org Spreading the word: Talking ivory and elephants with the zoo community at AZA 2014 Annual Conference http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spreading-word-talking-ivory-and-elephants-zoo-community-aza <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-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 09/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW’s Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference presentation explained ivory poaching’s devastating impact and discuss ways to get zoos, aquariums, and their over 175 million annual visitors involved in local, national and global efforts to save elephants." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/souvenirs/AZA_Elephant_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 773px;" title="IFAW’s Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference presentation explained ivory poaching’s devastating impact and discuss ways to get zoos, aquariums, and their over 175 million annual visitors involved in </p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spreading-word-talking-ivory-and-elephants-zoo-community-aza" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Association of Zoos and Aquariums AZA Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:38:11 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 101499 at http://www.ifaw.org Shaping the future shapers: Animal Education teacher workshops begin in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shaping-future-shapers-animal-education-teacher-workshops-begin-india <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, 09/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Participation of teachers, students, and even onsite construction workers illustrate the AAE’s teacher workshop’s broad community impact." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/AAE-teachers%27-workshop---Tiger-documentary-screening_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 453px;" title="Participation of teachers, students, and even onsite construction workers illustrate the AAE’s teacher workshop’s broad community impact." />A conscientious individual is an outcome of numerous factors.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shaping-future-shapers-animal-education-teacher-workshops-begin-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Animal Action Education India teacher workshop Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:16:33 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101357 at http://www.ifaw.org