http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en Honing animal care skills at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/honing-animal-care-skills-turpentine-creek-wildlife-refuge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney">Meredith Whitney</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">Jun 28 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Wildlife Rescue Program Officer Meredith Whitney spent two weeks working at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, a refuge for abandoned, neglected and abused big cats.PHOTO: ©Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_28_17_turpentine_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW Wildlife Rescue Program Officer Meredith Whitney spent two weeks working at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, a refuge for abandoned, neglected and abused big cats.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/honing-animal-care-skills-turpentine-creek-wildlife-refuge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:06:16 +0000 Meredith Whitney 111802 at http://www.ifaw.org Online wildlife trade: IFAW measures its impact in France http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france <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">Jun 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) has been working on the online wildlife trade since 2004. IFAW&rsquo;s investigations enable to measure the extent and nature of online trade of both live animals and their derived products, as well as to raise awareness about this issue among politicians, police forces, commercial websites and consumers.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Tigers African Grey parrots elephant ivory elephants Hermann tortoises Ivory ivory trade leopards online wildlife trade tigers Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:39:39 +0000 adintino 111902 at http://www.ifaw.org Research identifies illegal wildlife trade on the Darknet http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/research-identifies-illegal-wildlife-trade-darknet <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">Jun 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Illegal wildlife traders may be turning their attention to the Darknet, a new INTERPOL research report has found.</p> <p>Experts from the <a href="https://www.interpol.int/About-INTERPOL/The-INTERPOL-Global-Complex-for-Innovation">INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation</a> found limited, but clear evidence of criminals using the Darknet to sell illicit wildlife products from critically endangered species such as rhino horn, elephant ivory and tiger parts and products.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/research-identifies-illegal-wildlife-trade-darknet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Darknet elephant illegal wildlife trade Ivory rhino rhino horn tiger parts Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:24:48 +0000 adintino 111676 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Eighth rehabilitated tiger released into wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-eighth-rehabilitated-tiger-released-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">May 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/mWVtFNEko3Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Vladik, an Amur tiger rehabilitated at PRNCO Tiger Center, was released recently into the wild in Bikin National Park&rsquo;s Primorsky Krai region. According to the winter survey there are no resident male tigers in the area, and Vladik can claim the territory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-eighth-rehabilitated-tiger-released-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Borya Filippa russia Siberian stripe Svetlana Tiger Vladik Video Mon, 22 May 2017 17:32:38 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 111487 at http://www.ifaw.org BREAKING: Rehabbed Amur tigers have at least one cub http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/breaking-rehabbed-amur-tigers-have-least-one-cub <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">May 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The tiger cub behind a still-collared Svetlaya is the latest evidence that rehabilitated Amur tigers can be returned to the wild and produce offspring." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_08_17_svet_cubs.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The tiger cub behind a still-collared Svetlaya is the latest evidence that rehabilitated Amur tigers can be returned to the wild and produce offspring." />Camera traps installed in the Zhuravliny Reserve Sanctuary have revealed that Borya and Svetlaya&rsquo;s continuing relationship in the wild has resulted</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/breaking-rehabbed-amur-tigers-have-least-one-cub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur baby cubs cute love mating release russia Siberian stripes Tiger Mon, 08 May 2017 16:47:59 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 111304 at http://www.ifaw.org Rethinking Animals Summit: Humans’ best future includes thriving animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rethinking-animals-summit-humans%E2%80%99-best-future-includes-thriving-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">May 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Protecting elephants from poaching networks will not only save the lives of animals but make human communities safer." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_02_17_rethinking.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 396px;" title="Protecting elephants from poaching networks will not only save the lives of animals but make human communities safer." />In a few days, in the heart of New York City, I will join leading animal welfare advocates at the <a href="http://www.thinkinganimalsunited.org/summit/" target="_blank">Rethinking Animals Summit</a> to discuss the questi</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rethinking-animals-summit-humans%E2%80%99-best-future-includes-thriving-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Rhinos Tigers Whales conflict crime intelligence poaching policy protection tenBoma tracking trade Tue, 02 May 2017 20:55:41 +0000 Azzedine Downes 111264 at http://www.ifaw.org