http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/16 en New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-article-examines-us-contribution-elephant-poaching-crisis-africa <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, 08/28/2014</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="New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa " alt="New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_0.jpg?1409252073" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The earth&rsquo;s largest land mammal is in crisis &ndash; on average, one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new article published in the American Bar Association&rsquo;s <em>Natural Resources &amp; Environment</em> journal explores the international crisis through the lens of the thriving illegal ivory market in the United States &ndash; a significant contributor to the rapid decline of elephant populations in Africa.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-article-examines-us-contribution-elephant-poaching-crisis-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:59:05 +0000 adintino 101233 at http://www.ifaw.org How education and a HELP partnership complete our projects in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/how-education-and-help-partnership-complete-our-projects-malawi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">Tue, 08/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, and Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu, inaugurating a Fish Farm next to Liwonde National Park in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/_RIC7609_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 441px;" title="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, and Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu, inaugurating a Fish Farm next to Liwonde National Park in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale" />Liwonde National Park in Malawi is a special place for me.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/how-education-and-help-partnership-complete-our-projects-malawi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants community development Education farming fish Malawi Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:19:02 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101203 at http://www.ifaw.org Keeping elephants wild: choosing not to intervene in the natural cycle of life http://www.ifaw.org/canada/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="/canada/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-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/JOHw7lX3Gu4&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/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_135.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/canada/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 On World Elephant Day in India, a “thumbs-up” for the elephants http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Mayukh-with-the-kids_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." />In the sweltering humid heat of Delhi, Dr Mayukh Chatterjee, Achintya Tripathi and I were back in school. Figuratively speaking that is...</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Elephants Education elephants India kids slideshow WTI Slideshow Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:21:35 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101156 at http://www.ifaw.org Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</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, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ntubya_feeding_crate_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 484px;" title="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." />Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named &ldquo;Ntubya&rdquo; after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Africa calf elephant orphan orphanage rehabilitation rescue Zambia Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:22 +0000 Sarah Davies 101166 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Zambia: milestone event in 9 year old orphaned elephant Chodoba's life http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</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, 08/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A milestone event was witnessed at Kafue National Park in Zambia last month.</p> <p>The 9-year-old rehabilitated orphaned elephant named Chodoba, one of the Elephant Orphanage Project herd, was seen socialising with wild elephants near a waterhole named Chintumba Pool,which is situated close to Camp Phoenix.</p> <p>Wild elephants frequent this area at night, but we were lucky enough to capture this encounter in the late afternoon light.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Africa elephant GRI orphanage partnership Zambia Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:57:10 +0000 Sarah Davies 101117 at http://www.ifaw.org