http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en Second tiger cub arrives at Russian rehab center http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/second-tiger-cub-arrives-russian-rehab-center <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">Fri, 01/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/579RRpXlPSQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p class="rteright"><span style="font-size: 12px; text-align: right;">&copy; PROO &ldquo;Center Tiger&rdquo;</span></p> <p>The people from the village Barabash in the Leopard Land National Park found an Amur tiger cub near the road and delivered the cub to the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported rehabilitation facility &ldquo;Center Tiger&rdquo; near the village Alekseevka.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/579RRpXlPSQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/second-tiger-cub-arrives-russian-rehab-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Center Tiger recovery rehab rescued russia Tiger tiger cub weak Video Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:53:25 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 106579 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese wildlife protection law revision a step backwards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinese-wildlife-protection-law-revision-step-backwards <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/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 01/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Expanding and allowing trade of parts and derivatives from tigers is in violation of China’s State Council 1993 ban of tiger bone and rhino horn trade and use in TCM." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_28_16_chinalaw2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="Expanding and allowing trade of parts and derivatives from tigers is in violation of China’s State Council 1993 ban of tiger bone and rhino horn trade and use in TCM." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinese-wildlife-protection-law-revision-step-backwards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers cages carving China cruel Ivory rhino rhino horn tigers traditional Chinese medicine wildlife farming Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:58:48 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 106572 at http://www.ifaw.org Ilona’s movements prove tigress avoiding people http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ilona%E2%80%99s-movements-prove-tigress-avoiding-people <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">Wed, 01/27/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Even from the road our team tracking Ilona were able to spot the characteristic tiger tracks." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_26_16_ilona.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="Even from the road our team tracking Ilona were able to spot the characteristic tiger tracks." /></em></p> <p><em>This report was filed by Vyacheslav Kastrikin, Deputy Director of Khingan Nature Reserve. &ndash;MV </em></p> <p>On the northern border Reserve, a tiger&#39;s tracks were found.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ilona%E2%80%99s-movements-prove-tigress-avoiding-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Amur tiger release boar hunting Ilona russia tigress tracking Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:11:03 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 106548 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES meeting previews species to watch at CoP http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-meeting-previews-species-watch-cop <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/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 01/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author and Staci McLennan, IFAW’s EU Political Officer, Wildlife Programmes, at the recent standing committee meetings in Geneva." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_21_16_cites.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="The author and Staci McLennan, IFAW’s EU Political Officer, Wildlife Programmes, at the recent standing committee meetings in Geneva." /></p> <p>Last week, IFAW participated in the 66<sup>th</sup> meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Standing Committee.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-meeting-previews-species-watch-cop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers cheetah CITES Conference of the Parties Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CoP elephants Ivory lion rhinos South Africa tusks Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:59:05 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 106519 at http://www.ifaw.org Pseudo-sanctuary frequented by celebrities sends wrong message http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/pseudo-sanctuary-frequented-celebrities-sends-wrong-message <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, 01/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Far too few people are aware of the essential attributes of a legitimate sanctuary." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_20_16_sanctuary.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="Far too few people are aware of the essential attributes of a legitimate sanctuary." />In recent years, celebrities have flocked to a pseudo-sanctuary in Mexico to visit &ldquo;rescued&rdquo; big cats, play with tiny cubs, and get within inches of apex predators that would usually inspire fear.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/pseudo-sanctuary-frequented-celebrities-sends-wrong-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers big cats black jaguar cubs cute jaguar lions Mexico. sanctuary tigers white tiger Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:44:14 +0000 Carson Barylak 106515 at http://www.ifaw.org Spreading tiger awareness in remote Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spreading-tiger-awareness-remote-russia <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">Mon, 01/18/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_18_16_tiger_aware.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" /></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is raising awareness of the success of the Amur tiger rehabilitation project in the residential communities that are closest to these released tigers.</p> <p>Our route started in Blagoveshchensk (Amur Region) and proceeded to the village of Blagoslavennoe (Jewish Autonomous Region). We were able to visit eight communities (two towns, two urban-type settlements and four villages).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spreading-tiger-awareness-remote-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Tigers art children Education learn russia school students teachers Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:18:03 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 106493 at http://www.ifaw.org