http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en 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 VIDEO: Unheard stories of the unsung heroes working to save India's tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-unheard-stories-unsung-heroes-working-save-indias-tigers <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">Wed, 07/23/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A tiger in the Kanha Tiger Reserve, one of the animals that Ram Singh Dhubre died protecting." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Kahna%20Natl%20Park_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="A tiger in the Kanha Tiger Reserve, one of the animals that Ram Singh Dhubre died protecting." /></p> <p>Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India&rsquo;s natural heritage.</p> <p>They often face better-armed poachers, and other threats including wild animals 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/xiW7ndkQH4c&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/xiW7ndkQH4c&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=xiW7ndkQH4c"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-xiW7ndkQH4c_1.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-unheard-stories-unsung-heroes-working-save-indias-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers frontline staff India insurance Ram Singh Dhubre relief tigers Wildlife Trust of India Video Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:59:13 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100905 at http://www.ifaw.org Senate Subcommittee hears testimony in support of Big Cats Public Safety and Protection Act http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/senate-subcommittee-hears-testimony-support-big-cats-public-safety-and-protection-act <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">Mon, 07/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), the Big Cats Public Safety and Protection Act’s lead sponsor in the Senate, emphasized its potential value." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/blumenthal_web_grab_ii_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 344px;" title="Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), the Big Cats Public Safety and Protection Act’s lead sponsor in the Senate, emphasized its potential value." />Last Wednesday, a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing to discuss the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/Big</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/senate-subcommittee-hears-testimony-support-big-cats-public-safety-and-protection-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers big Blumenthal Capitol cats Hill legislation protection safety senate Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:29:39 +0000 Carson Barylak 100892 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Dedicated to saving tigers, fighting wildlife crime in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india <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">Wed, 07/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YR9SLf6h1yw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare - Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) trains and equips frontline staff across the country under its Van Rakshak (also known as the Guardians of the Wild) Project to better build their capacity to save tigers and other wildlife of India.</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-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/YR9SLf6h1yw&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/YR9SLf6h1yw&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=YR9SLf6h1yw"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-YR9SLf6h1yw_0.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-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers Guardians of the Wild India Pench Tiger Reserve Tiger trainers Van Rakshak Wildlife Trust of India Video Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:18:13 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100700 at http://www.ifaw.org Illegal wildlife trade debated at highest levels http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/illegal-wildlife-trade-debated-highest-levels <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, 06/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi.</p> <p>As one of two NGO&rsquo;s called upon to make a presentation at the session, IFAW stressed the need to take advantage of the historic meeting to unite governments represented at UNEA in calling for and taking clear, far-reaching commitments to eradicate the unsustainable vice.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/illegal-wildlife-trade-debated-highest-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers wildlife trade Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:36:51 +0000 adintino 100674 at http://www.ifaw.org