http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en Honing animal care skills at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/honing-animal-care-skills-turpentine-creek-wildlife-refuge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney">Meredith Whitney</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">Jun 28 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Wildlife Rescue Program Officer Meredith Whitney spent two weeks working at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, a refuge for abandoned, neglected and abused big cats.PHOTO: ©Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_28_17_turpentine_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW Wildlife Rescue Program Officer Meredith Whitney spent two weeks working at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, a refuge for abandoned, neglected and abused big cats.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/honing-animal-care-skills-turpentine-creek-wildlife-refuge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:06:16 +0000 Meredith Whitney 111802 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal endangerment issues warrant need for #safeselfies http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies <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/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Jun 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_26_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 319px;" />Selfies have become social currency. It is no longer enough to <em>visit</em> the Blarney Stone. You need an upside-down kissing snapshot on Instagram to get people to double tap.</p> <p>We are social creatures, and research shows that photos with our faces in them receive an average of 38 percent more likes.</p> <p>So sharing our experiences does get your friends and followers&rsquo; attention.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Big Cats Tigers #safeselfies big cats photo picture safe selfie Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:02:43 +0000 Kerry Branon 111791 at http://www.ifaw.org Online wildlife trade: IFAW measures its impact in France http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france <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">Jun 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) has been working on the online wildlife trade since 2004. IFAW&rsquo;s investigations enable to measure the extent and nature of online trade of both live animals and their derived products, as well as to raise awareness about this issue among politicians, police forces, commercial websites and consumers.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Tigers African Grey parrots elephant ivory elephants Hermann tortoises Ivory ivory trade leopards online wildlife trade tigers Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:39:39 +0000 adintino 111902 at http://www.ifaw.org Research identifies illegal wildlife trade on the Darknet http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/research-identifies-illegal-wildlife-trade-darknet <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">Jun 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Illegal wildlife traders may be turning their attention to the Darknet, a new INTERPOL research report has found.</p> <p>Experts from the <a href="https://www.interpol.int/About-INTERPOL/The-INTERPOL-Global-Complex-for-Innovation">INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation</a> found limited, but clear evidence of criminals using the Darknet to sell illicit wildlife products from critically endangered species such as rhino horn, elephant ivory and tiger parts and products.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/research-identifies-illegal-wildlife-trade-darknet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Darknet elephant illegal wildlife trade Ivory rhino rhino horn tiger parts Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:24:48 +0000 adintino 111676 at http://www.ifaw.org Nevada passes law to restrict wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nevada-passes-law-restrict-wildlife-trade <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/mark-hofberg">Mark Hofberg</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">Jun 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Nevada is now the 7th US state to restrict the trade of wildlife products." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ivory_trinkets.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Nevada is now the 7th US state to restrict the trade of wildlife products, such as ivory trinkets." /></p> <p>Another state has taken decisive action to stop wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nevada-passes-law-restrict-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers illegal wildlife trade pangolins SB 194 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:57:20 +0000 Mark Hofberg 111628 at http://www.ifaw.org Rehabbing Amur tiger cubs developing life skills http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rehabbing-amur-tiger-cubs-developing-life-skills <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Jun 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Saikhan (formerly Yarik) and Lazovka are now fully familiarized with their larger enclosure at PRNCO Tiger Center." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_01_17_saikhan_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 377px;" title="Saikhan (formerly Yarik) and Lazovka are now fully familiarized with their larger enclosure at PRNCO Tiger Center." />Amur tiger cubs Saikhan (formerly Yarik) and Lazovka, undergoing rehabilitation at the Primorsky Regional Non-commercial Organization&nbsp;&ldquo;The Center for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Other Rare Animals</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rehabbing-amur-tiger-cubs-developing-life-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers amur release russia Siberian stripes Tiger wild Thu, 01 Jun 2017 19:19:35 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 111566 at http://www.ifaw.org