http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en Tiger Day on its way to becoming a traditional event in Far East Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-its-way-becoming-traditional-event-far-east-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/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Fillipova</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, 09/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This year, Tiger Day in the Russian Far East took place for the 15<sup>th</sup> time on September 28, 2014. I personally participated in the event in 2007 for the first time.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-its-way-becoming-traditional-event-far-east-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Tigers Amur tigers Tiger Day 2014 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:45:25 +0000 Anna Fillipova 101539 at http://www.ifaw.org Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year. http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-pevious-year <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, 09/29/2014</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="224" title="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." alt="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TigerDay2014%20Boy_tiger_makeup_costume_300px.jpg?1412085127" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 15<sup>th</sup> annual Tiger Day in Vladivostok on September 28 &nbsp;involved more than 10 000 participants and spectators, organisers said, which is about two thousand more than a year before.</p> <p>It has become a landmark celebration for this city in the Russian Far East and is considered one of the most popular environmental festivals in Russia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-pevious-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Tigers Amur tiger anti poaching Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade Tiger Day 2014 tigers wildlife trade Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:27 +0000 adintino 101585 at http://www.ifaw.org Threats persist for wild Amur tigers in Far East Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/threats-persist-wild-amur-tigers-far-east-russia <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, 09/26/2014</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="Threats persist for wild Amur tigers in Far East Russia" alt="Threats persist for wild Amur tigers in Far East Russia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Cinderella_7_by%20Phoenix%20300%20px.jpg?1411752103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On the Tiger Day eve which is celebrated on September 28 in the streets of Vladivostok &nbsp;and some other cities of the Russian Far East, the International Fund for Animal Welfare<em> (</em><a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) cautions that the Amur tiger population is still in danger and that their population may be decreasing despite recent successes in tiger rehabilitation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/threats-persist-wild-amur-tigers-far-east-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Tigers Amur tiger big cats illeagal hunting Internet trade poaching russia tiger day tigers Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:23:03 +0000 adintino 101525 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight India: working with the Bodoland Secretariat for Manas National Park http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-india-working-bodoland-secretariat-manas-national-park <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">Mon, 09/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Kampa Borgoyari, Bodoland Territorial Council Deputy Chief, addresses Manas National Park restoration meeting." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Deputy-Chief-BTC-Kampa-Borgoyari-addresses-the-gathering_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 465px;" title="Kampa Borgoyari, Bodoland Territorial Council Deputy Chief, addresses Manas National Park restoration meeting." />Bringing Manas National Park back to its former glory requires the cooperation of a host of stakeholders, including those in the proposed state of Bodoland.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-india-working-bodoland-secretariat-manas-national-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Rhinos Tigers Bodoland India Manas Manas National Park WTI. Bodoland Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:22:42 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101334 at http://www.ifaw.org A life of freedom for our six Russian tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/life-freedom-our-six-russian-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/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Fillipova</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, 08/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>When my work day starts, the first thing that I do is check where our released tiger cubs are. They are of course not tiger cubs any more, but independent adult tigers, however, I continue to think of them as babies, as a mother who thinks that her child is always a child.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/life-freedom-our-six-russian-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers rehab russia tigers tracking wild wilderness Zholushka Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:39:56 +0000 Anna Fillipova 101211 at http://www.ifaw.org Congress should follow New York’s example and enhance protections for big cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/congress-should-follow-new-york%E2%80%99s-example-and-enhance-protections-big-cats <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">Fri, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="© Princess Alia Foundation" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/lioncub_Image-%2810%29_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="© Princess Alia Foundation" /></p> <p>On Monday, August 11&mdash;just one day after World Lion Day&mdash;New York Governor Andrew Cuomo <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-officially-establishes-barrier-between-public-and-big-cats" target="_blank">signed into law A.9004/S.6903</a>, a bill to prohibit direct contact between the public and dangerous big cats.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/congress-should-follow-new-york%E2%80%99s-example-and-enhance-protections-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers big cats congress Cuomo New safety York Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:12:41 +0000 Carson Barylak 101146 at http://www.ifaw.org