http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en VIDEO: rescued tigers swim for the first time http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-rescued-tigers-swim-first-time <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">Thu, 04/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wxu1L4SAwZM" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>So often, it is the simple things that make us the happiest. For me, it&rsquo;s quite easily watching an animal - wild or domestic - thoroughly, and without inhibition, enjoying themselves.</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/wxu1L4SAwZM&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/wxu1L4SAwZM&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=wxu1L4SAwZM"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-wxu1L4SAwZM.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-rescued-tigers-swim-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers happy playing stalking swimming swimming pool tigers water Video Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:05:43 +0000 Kelly Donithan 103672 at http://www.ifaw.org Who cares for Mexico’s retired circus animals? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/who-cares-mexico%E2%80%99s-retired-circus-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/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">Thu, 03/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Groups like IFAW are being pleaded to rescue the thousands of animals that will be displaced from Mexican circuses." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_25_15_circus_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Groups like IFAW are being pleaded to rescue the thousands of animals that will be displaced from Mexican circuses." />Undeniably, good news has been streaming in recently regarding the use of wild animals in circus performances such as the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/103146" target="_blank">historic announcement by Ringling Brot</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/who-cares-mexico%E2%80%99s-retired-circus-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Elephants ban big top circus elephants Mexico tigers wild animals Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:09:44 +0000 Kelly Donithan 103388 at http://www.ifaw.org African Elephant Summit – Where to Next? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/african-elephant-summit-%E2%80%93-where-next <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, 03/24/2015</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="201" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tusks-of-ele-speared-by-Maasai_300px.jpg?1427209428" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>With the spotlight now on tomorrow&rsquo;s conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade in Kasane, Botswana conservationists said while that Monday&rsquo;s African Elephant Summit had shown significant progress by some countries, notably African countries to address the elephant crisis, there appeared to be glaring differences in the commitment by others to halt the killing of elephants and illegal ivory trade.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/african-elephant-summit-%E2%80%93-where-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES elephants endangered wildlife illegal ivory illegal ivory trade illegal trade and trafficking illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhinos tigers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:09:48 +0000 adintino 103364 at http://www.ifaw.org D.C. film festival tackles wildlife trade with Gambling on Extinction premiere http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dc-film-festival-tackles-wildlife-trade-gambling-extinction-premiere <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/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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, 03/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.gamblingonextinction.net/"><em><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_20_15_goe.JPG" style="width: 610px; height: 380px;" /></em></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.gamblingonextinction.net/"><em>Gambling on Extinction</em></a> is a film that highlights the atrocities of the illegal wildlife trade and the disastrous impact it is having on wildlife populations, ecosystems, and the local communities that rely on these natural resources.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dc-film-festival-tackles-wildlife-trade-gambling-extinction-premiere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Elephants elephants gambling on extinction Ivory prevention of wildlife trade Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:40:56 +0000 Kelvin Alie 103351 at http://www.ifaw.org 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 World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Tiger http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/world-wildlife-day-ad-don%E2%80%99t-let-them-disappear-tiger <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>World Wildlife Day Ad Don&rsquo;t Let Them Disappear Tiger</p> </div> Tigers Tigers tigers Other Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:43:50 +0000 rbartlett 103251 at http://www.ifaw.org