http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-grisly-wildlife-cybertrade-exposed <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">Mon, 11/24/2014</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="424" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-grisly-wildlife-cybertrade-exposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:34:09 +0000 adintino 102063 at http://www.ifaw.org Camera-trap captures released Russian tiger Kuzya thriving in China http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/camera-trap-captures-released-russian-tiger-kuzya-thriving-china <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Filippova</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Kuyza the tiger in Taipingou natural reserve. © Taipinggou Nature Reserve " class="caption" longdesc="The Kuyza the tiger in Taipingou natural reserve." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tiger_11_17_14_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 466px;" title="The Kuyza the tiger in Taipingou natural reserve. © Taipinggou Nature Reserve " />We have some amazing news &ndash; we recently received a photo of Kuzya, the traveler. Kuzya is one of the rehabilitated Amur tigers, which were released back into the wilds of Far East Russia in Mayof this year.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/camera-trap-captures-released-russian-tiger-kuzya-thriving-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Amur tigers release China Wildlife corridor Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:44:09 +0000 Anna Filippova 101956 at http://www.ifaw.org Combating Wildlife Trafficking by Building Law Enforcement Capacity http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/combating-wildlife-trafficking-building-law-enforcement-capacity <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">Mon, 11/17/2014</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="200" title="Combating Wildlife Trafficking by Building Law Enforcement Capacity" alt="Combating Wildlife Trafficking by Building Law Enforcement Capacity" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PWT_training_300px.jpg?1416235561" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers to tackle wildlife trafficking began today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/combating-wildlife-trafficking-building-law-enforcement-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers African Wildlife Foundation and Lusaka Agreement Task Force AWF Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority EWCA Freeland Foundation illegal wildlife trade LATF wildlife trade wildlife trafficking Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:46:08 +0000 adintino 101962 at http://www.ifaw.org Helping future leaders better understand today’s web of illegal wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime <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/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been at the forefront of the fight against wildlife trade and uncovering the links it has to terrorism around the globe.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles fighting terrorism illeagal wildlife trade Interpol Ivory policy Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:58:58 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101964 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 questions for INTERPOL as they launch Operation INFRA-TERRA http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-questions-interpol-they-launch-operation-infra-terra <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/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/interpol_grab_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" />In 2013 IFAW became the first ever non-governmental organization in the environmental field to sign an MOU with INTERPOL&rsquo;s Environmental Security unit.</p> <p>Together we have collaborated on numerous projects since 2005 including INTERPOL&rsquo;s largest-ever ivory trade operation in 2012. The organisations joined forces to combat global wildlife crime, especially crime related to the illegal killing of and trafficking in elephant, rhinoceros and tiger parts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-questions-interpol-they-launch-operation-infra-terra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers cooperation crime infra-red Interpol notice operation partnership Red Wildlife Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:59:03 +0000 Kelvin Alie 101966 at http://www.ifaw.org Students across the nation roar for tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/students-across-nation-roar-tigers <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, 11/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="College students voice their support during National Tiger Awareness Week. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tiger_pic_11_12_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 550px;" title="College students voice their support during National Tiger Awareness Week. " />This week, thunderous roars (#MakeARoar) of support for one of the world&rsquo;s most iconic animals will be heard throughout stadiums, dorms and classrooms of universities with beloved tiger mascots.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/students-across-nation-roar-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers cats College Roar T4T Tiger Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:39:35 +0000 Carson Barylak 101940 at http://www.ifaw.org