https://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/19 en Big cats – Predators under threat https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/big-cats-%E2%80%93-predators-under-threat <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">Mar 2 2018</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="Big cats – Predators under threat" alt="Big cats – Predators under threat" src="/sites/default/files/Lion0026_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Big cats may never have been in more danger, and they need help. <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/">World Wildlife Day</a> sharpens global focus on not only the threats that face these iconic predators, but also celebrates and encourages support from the public in helping ensure they survive and thrive for the generations to come.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/big-cats-%E2%80%93-predators-under-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Tigers Big Cats Tigers big cats cheetahs jaguars leopards lions tigers world wildlife day Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:04:22 +0000 adintino 113290 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW launches #OneActForAll to protect the ESA https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-launches-oneactforall-protect-esa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Sep 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T4biEGS-Bkc" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>With the support of over two dozen celebrity advocates, IFAW is taking a stand to protect the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). Together we are launching the #OneActForAll campaign, calling on US citizens to take action.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-launches-oneactforall-protect-esa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Elephants Tigers Wolves Bears Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Whales Wolves Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:58:57 +0000 Carson Barylak 112594 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW's work around the globe on International Tiger Day https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaws-work-around-globe-international-tiger-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/gail-a%E2%80%99brunzo">Gail A’Brunzo</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">Jul 29 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/U1pfGqHJPlQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Tiger populations around the world face a number of increasing challenges in the struggle for their place in the wild. Human encroachment into habitat. Poaching. Hunting. Private ownership.</p> <p>These are a few of the mounting obstacles threatening tigers, both wild and captive.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaws-work-around-globe-international-tiger-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Tigers Tigers amur animal rescue international tiger day rescue tigers Video Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:12:40 +0000 Gail A’Brunzo 112122 at https://www.ifaw.org Online wildlife trade: IFAW measures its impact in France https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france <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">Jun 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="https://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) has been working on the online wildlife trade since 2004. IFAW&rsquo;s investigations enable to measure the extent and nature of online trade of both live animals and their derived products, as well as to raise awareness about this issue among politicians, police forces, commercial websites and consumers.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Tigers African Grey parrots elephant ivory elephants Hermann tortoises Ivory ivory trade leopards online wildlife trade tigers Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:39:39 +0000 adintino 111902 at https://www.ifaw.org Research identifies illegal wildlife trade on the Darknet https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/research-identifies-illegal-wildlife-trade-darknet <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">Jun 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Illegal wildlife traders may be turning their attention to the Darknet, a new INTERPOL research report has found.</p> <p>Experts from the <a href="https://www.interpol.int/About-INTERPOL/The-INTERPOL-Global-Complex-for-Innovation">INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation</a> found limited, but clear evidence of criminals using the Darknet to sell illicit wildlife products from critically endangered species such as rhino horn, elephant ivory and tiger parts and products.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/research-identifies-illegal-wildlife-trade-darknet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Darknet elephant illegal wildlife trade Ivory rhino rhino horn tiger parts Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:24:48 +0000 adintino 111676 at https://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Eighth rehabilitated tiger released into wild https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-eighth-rehabilitated-tiger-released-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">May 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/mWVtFNEko3Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Vladik, an Amur tiger rehabilitated at PRNCO Tiger Center, was released recently into the wild in Bikin National Park&rsquo;s Primorsky Krai region. According to the winter survey there are no resident male tigers in the area, and Vladik can claim the territory.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-eighth-rehabilitated-tiger-released-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Borya Filippa russia Siberian stripe Svetlana Tiger Vladik Video Mon, 22 May 2017 17:32:38 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 111487 at https://www.ifaw.org