http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tech-industry-leaders-join-forces-against-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-online <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">Fri, 08/12/2016</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="Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online" alt="Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_3.jpg?1471006373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><em>On World Elephant Day, online companies unite against wildlife cybercriminals by adopting measures to fight illegal wildlife trade </em></p> <p>On World Elephant Day, leading e-commerce and social media companies are implementing critical steps to stop the sale of illegal wildlife products online across the globe. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tech-industry-leaders-join-forces-against-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory illegal online trade illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhino poaching tigers Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:05:24 +0000 adintino 108578 at http://www.ifaw.org RUSSIA UPDATE: Tiger Filippa healthy, nourished, learning skills to survive in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/russia-update-tiger-filippa-healthy-nourished-learning-skills-survive-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/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 07/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Filippa was weighed, measured, and her blood was taken for testing." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_29_16_tigerday_filippa2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 619px;" title="Filippa was weighed, measured, and her blood was taken for testing." />Critics claimed that orphaned wild tigers could never be rehabilitated and reintroduced to the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/russia-update-tiger-filippa-healthy-nourished-learning-skills-survive-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers amur birth breed cubs international tiger day mate rehabilitated release russia Siberian Tiger Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:01:12 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 108354 at http://www.ifaw.org The plight of the Indian tiger http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/plight-indian-tiger <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">Fri, 07/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157671591317326" title="India Tiger"><img alt="India Tiger" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8326/28507746672_ec77cea8dc_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/plight-indian-tiger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Tigers cows encroachment farm animal human tiger conflict India Livestock Tiger Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:10:10 +0000 Vivek Menon 108394 at http://www.ifaw.org French biodiversity bill adopted; online wildlife crime fines increased significantly http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/french-biodiversity-bill-adopted-online-wildlife-crime-fines-increased-significantly <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/89341">Mia Crnojevic</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, 07/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Recherche-mort-ou-vif--le-commerce-en-ligne-d%E2%80%99animaux-sauvages-d%C3%A9voile--1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 442px;" />After two long years of discussion, the deputies of the French National Assembly finally adopted the bill for the restoration of biodiversity, nature, and landscapes. &nbsp;</p> <p>Having followed the debates held throughout this process of securing a better legislative framework for online wildlife trade, we can now confirm that an explicit reference to e-commerce will appear in the Environmental Code.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/french-biodiversity-bill-adopted-online-wildlife-crime-fines-increased-significantly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles biodiversity e-commerce illegal online trade Wildlife crime Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 Mia Crnojevic 108484 at http://www.ifaw.org ACTION NEEDED: USDA again considering ban on big cat cub handling http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/action-needed-usda-again-considering-ban-big-cat-cub-handling <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">Tue, 07/26/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Urge USDA to bring an end to direct contact with dangerous animals, including big cats. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_26_16_usda.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Urge USDA to bring an end to direct contact with dangerous animals, including big cats.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/action-needed-usda-again-considering-ban-big-cat-cub-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats big cats captive cubs dangerous animals handling lion Tiger USDA wild animals Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:37:03 +0000 Carson Barylak 108319 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES ANALYSIS: Backing proposals to save elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-analysis-backing-proposals-save-elephants <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/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_citeselephant.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />As the next Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) approaches, battles lines are drawn and redrawn as negotiations on subtle nuances of language in proposals are assessed and interpreted.</p> <p>Headlines are already screaming that the battle for elephants may be lost before the conference even begins. This is simply not the case.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-analysis-backing-proposals-save-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa CITES elephants Ivory johannesburg protection tusks Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:07:13 +0000 Jason Bell 108175 at http://www.ifaw.org