http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en VIDEO: Dedicated to saving tigers, fighting wildlife crime in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-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">Wed, 07/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YR9SLf6h1yw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare - Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) trains and equips frontline staff across the country under its Van Rakshak (also known as the Guardians of the Wild) Project to better build their capacity to save tigers and other wildlife of India.</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/YR9SLf6h1yw&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/YR9SLf6h1yw&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=YR9SLf6h1yw"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-YR9SLf6h1yw_0.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-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers Guardians of the Wild India Pench Tiger Reserve Tiger trainers Van Rakshak Wildlife Trust of India Video Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:18:13 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100700 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Binge watch "Seized", gripping 5 episode NY animal seizure series http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-binge-watch-seized-gripping <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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">Sat, 06/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The ownership of exotic animals in the United States is a huge and looming issue.</p> <p><strong>Reality check: did you know there are more tigers in captivity in the U.S. than there are living in the whole wild population?</strong></p> <p>Sometimes, the places where some of these animals are kept can fall into disrepair, animals can suffer from neglect, and drastic actions involving law enforcement and trusted, caring partners are required.</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/2rlujnjcyAI&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/2rlujnjcyAI&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=2rlujnjcyAI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-2rlujnjcyAI_1.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-binge-watch-seized-gripping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats bears cats dogs fox lions New state tigers USDA Wolf York Video Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:03:00 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100607 at http://www.ifaw.org A success story for big cats in New York http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/success-story-big-cats-new-york <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/anya-rushing">Anya Rushing</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, 06/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A tiger recently rescued from a failed sanctuary in upstate NY." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_0174._web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="A tiger recently rescued from a failed sanctuary in upstate NY. c. IFAW" />Today, I am proud to announce that the New York State Assembly voted in favor of Assembly Bill 9004.&nbsp; The bill, initiated by IFAW and introduced by New York State Assemblymember Linda B.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/success-story-big-cats-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers legislation New NY state tigers York Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:03:48 +0000 Anya Rushing 100530 at http://www.ifaw.org New York State Assembly passes bill putting distance between public and big cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-state-assembly-passes-bill-putting-distance-between-public-and-big-cats <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, 06/19/2014</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" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tiger_seizure_ny_300px.jpg?1403188402" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The New York State Assembly late yesterday signed bill A.9004-C/S.6903-C (Rosenthal/Avella) into law.&nbsp; Introduced by Assembly Member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>), the ruling prohibits direct contact between members of the public and tigers, lions and other dangerous wild animals owned by licensed dealers and exhibitors.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-state-assembly-passes-bill-putting-distance-between-public-and-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers Big Cas and Public Safety Protections Act big ctas lions tigers Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:36:55 +0000 adintino 100586 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-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/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 06/13/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Teams from all over the International Fund for Animal Welfare have been particularly busy over the last few weeks. Here are only five highlights from their rather amazing collective efforts.</p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/oTd83axe_U/embed/" width="612"></iframe></p> <p><strong>1. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wto-affirms-eu-ban-seal-products" target="_blank">WTO affirms EU ban on seal products</a></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Animal rescue Tigers Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Polar Bears Seals Tigers Whales amur Canada climate change EU Japan JNK Call of the Wild Sanctuary New York polar bear russia seal products Tiger WCS whale whale watching whale watching association White House WTO Image Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:21:06 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100533 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Epic tiger release in Russia is wildly successful http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-epic-tiger-release-russia-wildly-successful <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2459">Michael Booth</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, 06/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and <a href="/node/97516" target="_blank">Ustin</a> were safely released back to wild. This concludes the <a href="/node/100345" target="_blank">largest release of endangered Amur (aka Siberian) tigers in history</a> and signals the return of the subspecies to historic tiger habitat in Russia&rsquo;s Far East, a resounding victory for conservationists and animal welfare advocates.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZkjlhGi1QgE" 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-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZkjlhGi1QgE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-3"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZkjlhGi1QgE&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=ZkjlhGi1QgE"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-ZkjlhGi1QgE_19.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-epic-tiger-release-russia-wildly-successful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Tigers Putin release russia Tiger Ustin video Video Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:01:51 +0000 Michael Booth 100503 at http://www.ifaw.org