http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en Congress should follow New York’s example and enhance protections for big cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/congress-should-follow-new-york%E2%80%99s-example-and-enhance-protections-big-cats <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="© Princess Alia Foundation" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/lioncub_Image-%2810%29_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="© Princess Alia Foundation" /></p> <p>On Monday, August 11&mdash;just one day after World Lion Day&mdash;New York Governor Andrew Cuomo <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-officially-establishes-barrier-between-public-and-big-cats" target="_blank">signed into law A.9004/S.6903</a>, a bill to prohibit direct contact between the public and dangerous big cats.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/congress-should-follow-new-york%E2%80%99s-example-and-enhance-protections-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers big cats congress Cuomo New safety York Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:12:41 +0000 Carson Barylak 101146 at http://www.ifaw.org New York officially establishes barrier between public and big cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-officially-establishes-barrier-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">Tue, 08/12/2014</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="199" title="Cougars are among the big cats included in the ban" alt="Cougars are among the big cats included in the ban" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/cougar_300px_1.jpg?1407874723" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) is pleased that Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed A.9004/S.6903 into law, prohibiting close contact between peo</span></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-officially-establishes-barrier-between-public-and-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Big Cats Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:22:49 +0000 slajoie 101105 at http://www.ifaw.org New York’s big cat handling ban awaits Governor Cuomo's signature http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york%E2%80%99s-big-cat-handling-ban-awaits-governor-cuomos-signature <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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, 08/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="No law currently exists in New York that prevents big cats kept in private exhibits from direct contact with humans. Their handlers often forget that these big cats are wild, and many have caused serious injuries to humans, not to mention the negative welfare implications for the cats. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/web_IMG_0273_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="No law currently exists in New York that prevents big cats kept in private exhibits from direct contact with humans.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york%E2%80%99s-big-cat-handling-ban-awaits-governor-cuomos-signature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats A.9004/S.6903 big cat law Governor Cuomo New York State prohibit direct contact Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:02:57 +0000 Carson Barylak 100974 at http://www.ifaw.org Clean water for India’s tiger guardians http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/clean-water-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-guardians <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">Mon, 08/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="The World Bank estimates, &quot;21 percent of communicable diseases in India are water-related, with over 1,600 deaths attributed to polluted water sources.&quot;" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Water%20purifire%20and%20pressure%20cooker%20hand%20over%20to%20patrolling%20camp%20incharge%20by%20Field%20Director%20and%20R.P.%20Mishra%20F_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 408px;" title="The World Bank estimates, &quot;21 percent of communicable diseases in India are water-related, with over 1,600 deaths attributed to polluted water sources.&quot;" />I</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/clean-water-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-guardians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Achanakmar Tiger Reserve antipoaching camps Bandhavgarh TR Central India Tiger Conservation Fund IFAW Indian frontline Kanha TR Madhya Pradesh Rapid Action Project tigers Wildlife Trust of India World Bank WTI Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:07:51 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100958 at http://www.ifaw.org Despite gains, on this Tiger Day, we must remain vigilant http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/despite-gains-tiger-day-we-must-remain-vigilant <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-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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, 07/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Seizure by the army in Langtang, Nepal, Sept 2005 including 5 tiger skins and 113 kg of bones. © Chapagain D./Wildlife Conservation Nepal" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tiger_day_2014_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Seizure by the army in Langtang, Nepal, Sept 2005 including 5 tiger skins and 113 kg of bones. © Chapagain D./Wildlife Conservation Nepal" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/despite-gains-tiger-day-we-must-remain-vigilant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers day endangered russia tigers Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:36:03 +0000 Peter Pueschel 100923 at http://www.ifaw.org In the creation of tiger messengers, change begins now http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/creation-tiger-messengers-change-begins-now <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, 07/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author answers some questions from an eager crowd." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/QnA-session-2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="The author answers some questions from an eager crowd." /></p> <p>Children are the key to the future of our wildlife. They can also be the present.</p> <p>Our Animal Action Education programme team in India was recently invited to give a talk on tigers at a school in the National Capital Region to be a part of their Global Tiger Day celebrations.</p> <p>We had a hidden motive though.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/creation-tiger-messengers-change-begins-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Tigers Achintya Tripathi Dr Mayukh Chatterjee Education Meenakshi Public School tigers Wildlife Trust of India Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:05:04 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100920 at http://www.ifaw.org