http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/16 en Addressing wildlife crime live on the world’s biggest internet video platform http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/addressing-wildlife-crime-live-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-internet-video-platform <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 02/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Addressing wildlife crime on the world’s biggest internet platform" class="caption" longdesc="Addressing wildlife crime on the world’s biggest internet platform" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/02_27_15_hangout.jpg" style="width: 564px; height: 218px;" title="Addressing wildlife crime on the world’s biggest internet platform" />Problems caused by crimes against nature are increasingly attracting the attention of the world.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/addressing-wildlife-crime-live-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-internet-video-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants chat Ivory state department wildlife trade Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:42:56 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 103085 at http://www.ifaw.org What’s an elephant doing in a Chinese shopping mall? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/what%E2%80%99s-elephant-doing-chinese-shopping-mall <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 02/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Recently a virtual elephant, named Laura, invited shoppers to play at a Beijing shopping mall." class="caption" longdesc="Recently a virtual elephant, named Laura, invited shoppers to play at a Beijing shopping mall." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/02_25_15_reality.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Recently a virtual elephant, named Laura, invited shoppers to play at a Beijing shopping mall." />&ldquo;<em>There is an elephant.</em></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/QfJ3QvBaAPs&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/QfJ3QvBaAPs&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=QfJ3QvBaAPs"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-QfJ3QvBaAPs_0.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/what%E2%80%99s-elephant-doing-chinese-shopping-mall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Education elephants kids play Video Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:27:50 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 103060 at http://www.ifaw.org TUNE IN: Powerful anti-wildlife trade film "Gambling on Extinction" airing in Canada http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tune-powerful-anti-wildlife-trade-film-gambling-extinction-airing-animal-planet <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">Tue, 02/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/119005510" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>About three years ago I received a phone call from award-winning German documentary filmmaker Jakob Kneser.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/119005510?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tune-powerful-anti-wildlife-trade-film-gambling-extinction-airing-animal-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants elephants extinction movie poaching Video Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:44:52 +0000 Dörte von der Reith 103039 at http://www.ifaw.org Are China’s zoos ‘acceptable’ places for Zimbabwe’s wild baby elephants? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/are-china%E2%80%99s-zoos-%E2%80%98acceptable%E2%80%99-places-zimbabwe%E2%80%99s-wild-baby-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 02/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An Asian elephant is forced to perform acrobatic maneuvers repeatedly on a Chinese reality TV show called “Wonderful Friends.” " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/zim_ele_china_zoo_3_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 392px;" title="An Asian elephant is forced to perform acrobatic maneuvers repeatedly on a Chinese reality TV show called “Wonderful Friends.” " /></p> <p>There has been talk of Zimbabwe taking up to 80 baby elephants from their families in the wild to sell to foreign buyers, including China for some time.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/are-china%E2%80%99s-zoos-%E2%80%98acceptable%E2%80%99-places-zimbabwe%E2%80%99s-wild-baby-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants baby calves China CITES export wild Zimbabwe zoo Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:19:44 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 103030 at http://www.ifaw.org Training Africa’s Law Enforcers, Targeting Illegal Ivory Trade http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/training-africa%E2%80%99s-law-enforcers-targeting-illegal-ivory-trade <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">Fri, 02/20/2015</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="Training Africa’s Law Enforcers, Targeting Illegal Ivory Trade" alt="Training Africa’s Law Enforcers, Targeting Illegal Ivory Trade" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_tusk_300px.jpg?1424454760" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Law enforcers from Malawi and Zambia gathered in Lusaka this week to participate in a high level training exercise aimed to ensure their success in targeting ivory retailers and thus disrupting the grisly ivory supply chain.</p> <p>The training was funded by <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> and conducted by INTERPOL in cooperation with the Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/training-africa%E2%80%99s-law-enforcers-targeting-illegal-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory trade Malawi Zambia Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:53:24 +0000 adintino 103014 at http://www.ifaw.org Is love in the air for a young Zambia elephant orphan? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/love-air-young-zambia-elephant-orphan <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, 02/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Chamilandu, an eight year old orphan elephant cared for at the Kafue Release Facility, of Game Rangers International, in Zambia, is showing positive signs of being on the cusp of sexual maturity." class="caption" longdesc="Chamilandu, an eight year old orphan elephant cared for at the Kafue Release Facility, of Game Rangers International, in Zambia, is showing positive signs of being on the cusp of sexual maturity." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/02_13_15_chamma.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Chamilandu, an eight year old orphan elephant cared for at the Kaf</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/love-air-young-zambia-elephant-orphan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants breeding elephant Kafue mature Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:25:55 +0000 Sarah Davies 102942 at http://www.ifaw.org