http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/37 en National Tigers for Tigers coalition continues to inspire http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/national-tigers-tigers-coalition-continues-inspire <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/tracy-coppola">Tracy Coppola</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, 04/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Author speaking to Tigers for Tigers audience at University of Missouri." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Author%20speaking%20to%20Tigers%20for%20Tigers%20audience%20at%20University%20of%20Missouri%20%281%29.JPG" style="width: 610px; height: 352px;" title="Author speaking to Tigers for Tigers audience at University of Missouri." />This past weekend, I participated as a speaker at the&nbsp;Second Annual <a href="http://www.t4tcoalition.org/" target="_blank">National Tigers for Tigers (T4T) Summit</a>&nbsp;at University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/national-tigers-tigers-coalition-continues-inspire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Big Cats big cats Clemson LSU Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:42:28 +0000 Tracy Coppola 99904 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/ifaw-case-stepping-cites-enforcement-eu <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">Tue, 04/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, how the enforcement of CITES regulations could be improved. To that end IFAW sat down with law enforcement officials from numerous EU member states and asked them, the experts, what needed to be done to better control the flow of illegal wildlife products like ivory in, out and through the EU.</p> </div> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES illegal wildlife trafficking law enforcement Other Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:27:48 +0000 rbartlett 99839 at http://www.ifaw.org Panel including Tippi Hedren, Joely Fisher addresses big cat issues at packed LA forum http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/panel-including-tippi-hedren-joely-fisher-addresses-big-cat-issues-packed-la-forum <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/tracy-coppola">Tracy Coppola</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, 03/31/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author with fellow panelists Bobbi Brink, Tippi Hedren, Joely Fisher, and Tim Harrison." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/panelists_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 428px;" title="The author with fellow panelists Bobbi Brink, Tippi Hedren, Joely Fisher, and Tim Harrison." />At IFAW, our vision is a world where animals like tigers, lions and other big cats are respected and protected.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/panel-including-tippi-hedren-joely-fisher-addresses-big-cat-issues-packed-la-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Big Cats animal big breeding captive cats control lions responders tigers USDA Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:56:21 +0000 Tracy Coppola 99712 at http://www.ifaw.org Hollywood can help us protect tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hollywood-can-help-us-protect-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/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">Sat, 03/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="With the help of Hollywood stars and other caring citizen advocates, we hope Congress passes the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Screen%20Shot%202014-03-28%20at%201.49.16%20PM.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 352px;" title="With the help of Hollywood stars and other caring citizen advocates, we hope Congress passes the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act." />I saw a wild tiger once.</p> <p>It was a quiet early morning in India. An ethereal mist was rising off the bank of a flood plain.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hollywood-can-help-us-protect-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Big Cats big big cats Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act big cats in captivity bill cats celebrity congress HR 1988 S 1381 policy tigers Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:12:23 +0000 Azzedine Downes 99687 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-responds-new-west-virginia-law-prohibiting-private-ownership-wild-animals <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">Tue, 03/25/2014</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="IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild animals" alt="IFAW responds to new West Virginia law prohibiting private ownership of wild ani" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tiger_300px_0.jpg?1395767505" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has signed the Dangerous Wild Animal Act into law.&nbsp; The bill (HB 4393), prohibiting private ownership of dangerous wild animals, was sponsored by Delegate Randy Swartzmiller (D-1).</p> <p>The new law includes a recommendation on phasing out future ownership of big cats, bears, primates, venomous and constrictor snakes, and alligators; institutes a Dangerous Wild Animal Board to create a list of animals to include under the law, and addresses Animal Welfare Act violations by roadside zoos.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-responds-new-west-virginia-law-prohibiting-private-ownership-wild-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Big Cats Primates Tigers and alligators bears big cats Dangerous Wild Animal Act exotic animals lions primates tigers venomous and constrictor snakes Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:51:24 +0000 adintino 99663 at http://www.ifaw.org Recently initiated bill would end public contact with big cats in New York http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/recently-initiated-bill-would-end-public-contact-big-cats-new-york <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/tracy-coppola">Tracy Coppola</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, 03/13/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW commends Assembly Member Rosenthal for her leadership on animal welfare and public safety and urges the New York legislature to swiftly pass A09004 this session." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/nyc_bigcat_bill_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 389px;" title="IFAW commends Assembly Member Rosenthal for her leadership on animal welfare and public safety and urges the New York legislature to swiftly pass A09004 this session." />Momentum for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/get-involved/tell-congress-protect-people-and-big-cats">Big Cats and</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/recently-initiated-bill-would-end-public-contact-big-cats-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Albany assembly cheetah leopards lions NYC tigers Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:43:54 +0000 Tracy Coppola 99578 at http://www.ifaw.org