http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/video/rss.xml/17/16 en WATCH: How the Maasai community is making the Amboseli elephant corridor project a success http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-how-maasai-community-making-amboseli-elephant-corridor-project-success <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Fri, 10/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Maasai of the Olgulului/Ololarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) have rallied behind the Kitenden Corridor project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> <p>They showed up in unprecedented numbers to the historic signing of an accord last year that would set aside their lands so that the local migrating elephants could more easily traverse them.</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/i5vK6e8M3d8&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/i5vK6e8M3d8&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=i5vK6e8M3d8"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-i5vK6e8M3d8_1.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/international/news/watch-how-maasai-community-making-amboseli-elephant-corridor-project-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants Africa Amboseli conservation elephants Kenya Kitenden KWS Video Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:26:22 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101619 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: LATF MOU fosters partnerships to curb poaching and illegal wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-latf-mou-fosters-partnerships-curb-poaching-and-illegal-wildlife-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/jacqueline-nyagah">Jacqueline Nyagah</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, 09/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7nGXVhYUFjE" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Elephants, rhinos and other key species in Africa are in danger of extinction due to poaching and human encroachment on their habitat. Illegal wildlife trade has been identified as a lucrative crime with poachers and wildlife traffickers now using sophisticated equipment and weapons which are indications of well-coordinated international crime rings.</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/7nGXVhYUFjE&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/7nGXVhYUFjE&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=7nGXVhYUFjE"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-7nGXVhYUFjE.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/international/news/watch-latf-mou-fosters-partnerships-curb-poaching-and-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos LATF Lusaka Agreement Task Force MOU Video Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:46:56 +0000 Jacqueline Nyagah 101440 at http://www.ifaw.org Keeping elephants wild: choosing not to intervene in the natural cycle of life http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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, 08/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/31_Goodness-enjoying-a-mudbath-with-her-newborn-close-by%2C-March-2014_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." />One of the females from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) social disruption study in Amboseli National Park in Kenya is missing..</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-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/JOHw7lX3Gu4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-3"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/JOHw7lX3Gu4&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=JOHw7lX3Gu4"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-JOHw7lX3Gu4_144.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/international/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli ATE conservation trust Wildlife Video Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:43:01 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 101171 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Germany: The heart-breaking irony of “Smile,” a new anti-ivory tv spot http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-germany-heart-breaking-irony-%E2%80%9Csmile%E2%80%9D-new-anti-ivory-tv-spot <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/cats-and-dogs/d%C3%B6rte-von-der-reith">Dörte von der Reith</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, 07/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/m60W_TMqIcU?list=UUet2Tbzuw-NX5ihYdVH1ijw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The wide ear-to-ear smile graphic&mdash;from the &ldquo;Have a Nice Day&rdquo; campaign decades ago to the emoticons of today&rsquo;s technology&mdash;is recognized worldwide.</p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is using irony in its latest television advertisement, shifting the focus from the iconic visual to a poacher holding the tusk of a dead elephant under the hot glare of headlights.</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-4" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-4"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/m60W_TMqIcU&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/m60W_TMqIcU&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=m60W_TMqIcU"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-m60W_TMqIcU.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/international/news/spotlight-germany-heart-breaking-irony-%E2%80%9Csmile%E2%80%9D-new-anti-ivory-tv-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants German Ivory smile video Video Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:08:08 +0000 Dörte von der Reith 100918 at http://www.ifaw.org A birth, a death, and the joys of being an elephant calf in Amboseli http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/birth-death-and-joys-being-elephant-calf-amboseli <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Mon, 04/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/oF8iGDFWmFg" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum&#39;s leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little elephant.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>Elephant births in Amboseli are so rare to see. Our luckiest team member has only witnessed five in 30 years.</p> <p>I&rsquo;ve seen newborns within minutes of birth, but never the birth itself.</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-5" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-5"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/oF8iGDFWmFg&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-5"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/oF8iGDFWmFg&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=oF8iGDFWmFg"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-oF8iGDFWmFg_6.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/international/news/birth-death-and-joys-being-elephant-calf-amboseli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli ATE elephants Kenya KWS moss video Video Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:27:06 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 99820 at http://www.ifaw.org Belgium to crush ivory in response to global elephant crisis http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/belgium-crush-ivory-response-global-elephant-crisis <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/seals/sonja-van-tichelen">Sonja Van Tichelen</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, 03/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/TwOEMyzRUG0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This morning the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister <a href="http://www.laurette-onkelinx.be/" target="_blank">Laurette Onkelinx</a> made a wonderful announcement, that Belgium would be destroying the entirety of its stockpiled ivory on April 9<sup>th</sup>, 2014. Belgium is joining the global ranks of countries and institutions that are alarmed at the crisis faced by elephants from the bloody ivory trade.</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-6" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-6"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TwOEMyzRUG0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-6"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TwOEMyzRUG0&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=TwOEMyzRUG0"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-TwOEMyzRUG0_9.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/international/news/belgium-crush-ivory-response-global-elephant-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Belgium Brussels crime crush elephants enforcement EU Europe Ivory trade Wildlife Video Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:43:14 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 99460 at http://www.ifaw.org