http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/video/rss.xml/124/21 en Belgium to crush ivory in response to global elephant crisis http://www.ifaw.org/africa/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="/africa/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-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/TwOEMyzRUG0&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/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" 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field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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, 02/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/lGyUqGT1dsU" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four&nbsp;elephants which were in conflict with the rural communities of Daloa, the third-largest city in Ivory Coast, and transfer them to Azagny National Park.</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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height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-amazing-move-four-forest-elephants-cote-divoire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Africa coast Cote elephants enforcement ivoire Ivory logistics move National Park protection West Video Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:50:03 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 99411 at http://www.ifaw.org Watch: Identifying Sharks through their Fins http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-identifying-sharks-through-their-fins <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/maha-oda">Maha Oda</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, 02/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/5divq4EC5d8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <p>Spotting illegal shark and manta products in international trade can be challenging for frontline officials.</p> <p>Dr. Akram Darwich and UAE Ministry of Environment and Water&rsquo;s Dr. Rima Jabado summarize the second day of a training workshop in Dubai put on by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in the video below.</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/5divq4EC5d8&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" 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http://www.ifaw.org London Wildlife Trade Summit wraps with pledges, but campaigns to protect wildlife go on http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/london-wildlife-trade-summit-wraps-pledges-campaigns-protect-wildlife-go <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/political-advocacy/robbie-marsland">Robbie Marsland</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, 02/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aH58xVtrTFQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the BBC interview with IFAW&rsquo;s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce consumer demand in China.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>This week saw the UK Government, HRH Prince Charles and the Duke of Cambridge host an Illegal Wildlife Trade Summit in London with decision-makers from around 50 countries attending to discuss how they can work together to fight wildlife crime.</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/aH58xVtrTFQ&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/aH58xVtrTFQ&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 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http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-first-ever-cote-d%E2%80%99ivoire-elephant-rescue-team-will-face-major-challenges <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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, 01/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BL5K51Dm5BA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants in the&nbsp;Cote d&rsquo;Ivoire.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong><em>~~~</em></strong></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div 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href="/africa/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">Thu, 11/21/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/iSR4-cFda1o" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>In this short video above, International Fund for Animal Welfare CEO Azzedine Downes speaks to gathered press, VIPs and dignitaries at the US Fish &amp; Wildlife HQ led ivory crush in Denver Colorado. -- ED</em></p> <p><b>For more information about IFAW efforts to stem the wildlife trafficking tide, <a href="/theme/21">visit our campaign page.</a></b></p> <p><em>Speech video:&nbsp;&copy; Chris O&#39;Leary/WWF/IFAW</em></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div 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