http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/37 en Tragedy of Cecil: Leader of pride, victim of trophy hunt http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tragedy-cecil-leader-pride-victim-trophy-hunt <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">Tue, 07/28/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Wev9lPwh0Dk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Jeff Flocken comments on CNN on the trophy hunt that led to the killing of Cecil the lion.&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p> <p>Earlier this month, Cecil the Lion &ndash; a local celebrity who had reached iconic status amongst visiting tourists and researchers - was lured with food out of the safe confines of a national park in Zimbabwe.</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/Wev9lPwh0Dk&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/Wev9lPwh0Dk&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 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class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/wildlife-trade/ian-michler">Ian Michler </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, 07/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-T86GCjCpus" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Lion breeders, traders, canned hunting operators, hunters, cub petting and cuddling facility owners, beware.</p> <p>The <em>Blood Lions</em> story will blow the lid off the claims that what you do is in the name of conservation, education and research.</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 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advocate Damon Martin unveiled a powerful mural depicting an adult tiger and cubs." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_11_15_mural.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 233px;" title="Artist and advocate Damon Martin unveiled a powerful mural depicting an adult tiger and cubs." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/miami-arts-district-unveils-damon-martin-tiger-mural" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Big Cats artist atr Florida Miami mural painting tiger cubs tigers Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:42:35 +0000 Carson Barylak 104240 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife crime goes on exhibit in Washington, DC museum http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-crime-goes-exhibit-washington-dc-museum <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2996">Beth Allgood</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, 06/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Crime Museum is the perfect venue to educate visitors on the impact of purchasing illegally traded wildlife or wildlife products." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_04_15_crime.JPG" style="width: 610px; height: 409px;" title="The Crime Museum is the perfect venue to educate visitors on the impact of purchasing illegally traded wildlife or wildlife products." />The International Fund for Animal Welfare has teamed up with the <a href="http://www.crimemuseum.org/" target="_blank">National Museum of Crime and Punishment</a> to bring attention to wildlife crime and showc</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-crime-goes-exhibit-washington-dc-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles elepahnts exhibit lions organized crime rhinos tigers tortoise Washington D.C. Wildlife crime wildlife trade Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:57:27 +0000 Beth Allgood 104180 at http://www.ifaw.org New video provides evidence that ‘Putin’s tigers’ are thriving in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild <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">Thu, 05/28/2015</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="219" title="Archive photo © IFAW" alt="Archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/AmurTigerHighres_300px.jpg?1432839726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-year-after-release-rehabilitated-amur-tigress-caught-film-russia">Newly released video</a> captured by a camera trap positioned at the Khingan Nature Reserve shows a healthy tigress Ilona marking her territory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Amur tigers big cats putin's tigers Siberian tiger tigers Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:33 +0000 adintino 104108 at http://www.ifaw.org Regional Capacity and Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/regional-capacity-and-cooperation-crucial-combat-wildlife-trafficking <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, 05/22/2015</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="Regional Capacity and Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking" alt="Regional Capacity and Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pwt_Closing_300px.jpg?1432306784" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Seventy one officers from Interpol, wildlife law enforcement and CITES management authorities in nine African countries, including East and Central Africa, and the Horn of Africa have today completed a five-day training workshop building their capacity to combat wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/regional-capacity-and-cooperation-crucial-combat-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trafficking Fri, 22 May 2015 15:04:14 +0000 adintino 104065 at http://www.ifaw.org