http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124 en Children’s renderings of beluga whales are exhibited at Moscow's Darwin Museum http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/children%E2%80%99s-renderings-beluga-whales-are-exhibited-moscows-darwin-museum <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/elena-zharkova">Elena Zharkova</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, 04/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="AAE participants have created more than 100,000 pieces of artwork." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_16_15_beluga.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="AAE participants have created more than 100,000 pieces of artwork." />More than 60,000 people will visit the <a href="http://www.darwinmuseum.ru/eng/" target="_blank">AAE Beluga whales exhibition at the Darwin museum in Moscow</a><strong>&nbsp;</strong>and see <strong>a selection of the best drawings from schoolchildren</strong> who participate in AAE.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/children%E2%80%99s-renderings-beluga-whales-are-exhibited-moscows-darwin-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales aae art Beluga whales children learning russia Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:53:36 +0000 Elena Zharkova 103662 at http://www.ifaw.org CAPACITY FOR CARING: Understanding compassion http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/capacity-caring-understanding-compassion <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/cynthia-milburn">Cynthia Milburn</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, 04/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="When empathy is regulated, molded, focused by rational consideration and, importantly, harnessed to compassion, it can spur action to work for a fairer and kinder world." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_07_15_compassion1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 511px;" title="When empathy is regulated, molded, focused by rational consideration and, importantly, harnessed to compassion, it can spur action to work for a fairer and kinder world." />For those of us in animal welfare, we are intrigued by and do our best to analyze the capacity to have and exhi</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/capacity-caring-understanding-compassion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education comapassion emotion empathy feelings psychology science Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:56:21 +0000 Cynthia Milburn 103539 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Goodbye Winter! Warm hearts as Northern Dog house build is completed http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-goodbye-winter-warm-hearts-northern-dog-house-build-completed <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/michelle-cliffe">Michelle Cliffe</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, 04/16/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/llE5R1Fkr8Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>In the video above, watch members of the team discuss their efforts to protect dogs from the cold of the Canadian winter.</em></p> <p>It&rsquo;s been a wild winter in Canada. Canadians talk about the weather a lot, but this winter we must have talked about it non-stop.</p> <p>In several communities where IFAW&rsquo;s Northern Dogs Project works, it&rsquo;s been minus 30 since November!</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/llE5R1Fkr8Y&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/llE5R1Fkr8Y&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 name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llE5R1Fkr8Y"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-llE5R1Fkr8Y.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-goodbye-winter-warm-hearts-northern-dog-house-build-completed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cold doghouse outside shelter spring winter Video Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:01:11 +0000 Michelle Cliffe 103359 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Rescue in Chile: stories of survival and grief http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-rescue-chile-stories-survival-and-grief <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/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</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, 04/15/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="There was much destruction in the wake of the flood." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_07_15_chle2_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="There was much destruction in the wake of the flood." />This post was filed recently by Elena Garde, Program Director for our partners in Chile, the Global Alliance for Animals and People (GAAP).</em></p> <p class="rtecenter">&sect;</p> <p>Today we travelled to San Pedro- a small community just east of Copiap&oacute;. In this area of the region, the devastation is difficult to comprehend.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-rescue-chile-stories-survival-and-grief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats destruction floods mud natural disaster rain rescue Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:42:26 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 103647 at http://www.ifaw.org ICAM dog population conference highlights novel, wide-ranging solutions http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/icam-dog-population-conference-highlights-novel-wide-ranging-solutions <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/kate-nattrass-atema">Kate Nattrass Atema</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, 04/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dogs lounge on the grass in the park between the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia, right in central Istanbul." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_13_15_icam_dog2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Dogs lounge on the grass in the park between the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia, right in central Istanbul." />&ldquo;Dogs are essentially an extension of human environmental impacts.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/icam-dog-population-conference-highlights-novel-wide-ranging-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats population management stray dogs street dogs wandering Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:12:30 +0000 Kate Nattrass Atema 103622 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Amazing view of entire elephant family greeting newborn calf http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-amazing-view-entire-elephant-family-greeting-newborn-calf <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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, 04/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/m24WBnWQZAI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the author&rsquo;s video above, as the OA family greet their newest addition, a healthy baby boy.</em></p> <p>Elephant greetings are special.</p> <p>Witnessing them always makes me smile, because of the clear joy elephants take in being with one another. These displays of excited behaviour serve an important function.</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 id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/m24WBnWQZAI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/m24WBnWQZAI&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 name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m24WBnWQZAI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-m24WBnWQZAI.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-amazing-view-entire-elephant-family-greeting-newborn-calf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants baby cute elephants emotion family greetings mother Video Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:26:12 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 103585 at http://www.ifaw.org