http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en IFAW denounces wildlife crime on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-denounces-wildlife-crime-world-wildlife-day <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, 03/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>) urges the global community to respect, celebrate and most importantly to take action to protect animals from wildlife crime and illegal wildlife trade on the second annual <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/">World Wildlife Day</a> started by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-denounces-wildlife-crime-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales world wildlife day Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:13:29 +0000 slajoie 103096 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Captured tigress goes back to the wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-captured-tigress-goes-back-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/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">Tue, 02/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0xtL8NHfEjs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch how the tigress dashes out of her crate and lets out a big roar</em>.</p> <p>The dawn of Valentines Day heralded freedom for a tigress that was trapped in the fringe villages of Kaziranga National Park on 7<sup>th</sup> February 2015. <strong>Last weekend, she was released in the wilderness near a forest camp in the central range of the park.</strong></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/0xtL8NHfEjs&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/0xtL8NHfEjs&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=0xtL8NHfEjs"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-0xtL8NHfEjs_5.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/watch-captured-tigress-goes-back-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats captured freedom India Tiger wild release Video Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:26:24 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 102971 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO + PICTURES: Why are nature reserves so important to Russian tigers? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-pictures-why-are-nature-reserves-so-important-russian-tigers <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 Filippova</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, 02/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Zolushka. © Bastak Nature Reserve" class="caption" longdesc="Zolushka. © Bastak Nature Reserve" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/zolushka_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 436px;" title="Zolushka. © Bastak Nature Reserve" />Several days ago almost at the same time we received updates about two female Amur tigers <strong>Zolushka </strong>and <strong>Ilona</strong>.</p> <p>I continue to be amazed by modern technology.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GpvBiDLLcDM" width="610"></iframe></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-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/GpvBiDLLcDM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/GpvBiDLLcDM&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=GpvBiDLLcDM"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-GpvBiDLLcDM_18.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-pictures-why-are-nature-reserves-so-important-russian-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Amur tigers nature reserves wildlife tracking Video Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:55:24 +0000 Anna Filippova 102911 at http://www.ifaw.org Efforts behind India’s tiger numbers hold real promise http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/efforts-behind-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-numbers-hold-real-promise <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/vivek-menon">Vivek Menon</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, 02/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The recent news that India&rsquo;s wild tiger populations have rebounded is indeed a testament to the diligent conservation work done over the years.</p> <p><strong>The partnership of the Wildlife Trust of India and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (WTI-IFAW) and its support to several state governments can and should take credit for helping tigers recover in India&mdash;home to most of the world&rsquo;s remaining wild tigers.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/efforts-behind-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-numbers-hold-real-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Tigers conservation India population science tigers Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:46:40 +0000 Vivek Menon 102855 at http://www.ifaw.org Resist the temptation: there is no need whatsoever to play with big cat cubs http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/resist-temptation-there-no-need-whatsoever-play-big-cat-cu-0 <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/kelly-donithan">Kelly Donithan</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, 02/04/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="It is true that education can be the foundation for conserving endangered species, but only when the message accurately conveys reality. Photo: Erin Keane, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting" class="caption" longdesc="It is true that education can be the foundation for conserving endangered species, but only when the message accurately conveys reality.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/resist-temptation-there-no-need-whatsoever-play-big-cat-cu-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats big cats cubs cute playtime young Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:26:08 +0000 Kelly Donithan 102844 at http://www.ifaw.org Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign <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">Thu, 01/15/2015</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="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" alt="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PROTECT_300jpg.jpg?1421352372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today released its new PROTECT PSA campaign. The series, which was conceived, directed and edited by actress, director and IFAW ambassador <strong>Joely Fisher</strong>, features notable Hollywood personalities discussing pressing issues facing animals around the world and calling upon the public to take action for animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Tigers Whales aae action for animals Animal Action Education Animal welfare big cats elephants I found a way Joely Fisher protect Protect PSAs PSAs whales Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:12:13 +0000 adintino 102699 at http://www.ifaw.org