http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/16 en Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ivory-kingpin-sentenced <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/conservation/faye-cuevas-esq">Faye Cuevas, Esq.</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, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_22_16_convicted.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during a 2014 law enforcement raid on the Kenyan coast.</p> <p><strong>He was sentenced to 20 years and ordered to pay a KS 20 million fine. Feisal had been listed by Interpol as one of the nine most wanted suspects for crimes against the environment.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ivory-kingpin-sentenced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants conviction crime criminal elephant Ivory law network punishment tusk Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:29:58 +0000 Faye Cuevas, Esq. 108248 at http://www.ifaw.org Membership cards to Kitenden elephant corridor association http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/membership-cards-kitenden-elephant-corridor-association <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/steve-njumbi">Steve Njumbi</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, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157671401871275" title="KCCA"><img alt="KCCA" height="343" src="https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8605/27857797414_c40992b5ba_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The Kitenden Corridor Conservation Association (KCCA) recently issued membership cards to the more than 1,400 landowners who collaborate with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to protect elephant habitat.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/membership-cards-kitenden-elephant-corridor-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa cards corridor elephants human elephant conflict Ivory Kitenden land lease membership migrating tusks Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:45:27 +0000 Steve Njumbi 108236 at http://www.ifaw.org Liwonde - a success story! http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/liwonde-success-story <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 07/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephant grazing in Liwonde National Park, Malawi." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_21_16_liwonde.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Elephant grazing in Liwonde National Park, Malawi." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/liwonde-success-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa Chikolongo Community Fish Farm corridor elephants Ivory refuge tusk Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:56:28 +0000 Jason Bell 108220 at http://www.ifaw.org African Elephant Coalition launches #SupportAppendixI campaign for elephants http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/african-elephant-coalition-launches-supportappendixi-campaign-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/seals/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, 07/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ffw.ch/en/actualidad_detalle/27062016-ae-29-pays-africains-lancent-depuis-montreux-un-appel-au-monde-pour-sauver-laelephant-daafrique/1/154" target="_blank"><img alt="African Elephant Coalition (AEC) members launched an emergency appeal at their meeting in Montreux, Switzerland. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_19_16_appendix1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 450px;" title="African Elephant Coalition (AEC) members launched an emergency appeal at their meeting in Montreux, Switzerland.</p /> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/african-elephant-coalition-launches-supportappendixi-campaign-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos CITES elephants Ivory listed listing protected South Africa tusks wildlife trade Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:41:23 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 108197 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES ANALYSIS: Backing proposals to save elephants http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/cites-analysis-backing-proposals-save-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/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_citeselephant.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />As the next Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) approaches, battles lines are drawn and redrawn as negotiations on subtle nuances of language in proposals are assessed and interpreted.</p> <p>Headlines are already screaming that the battle for elephants may be lost before the conference even begins. This is simply not the case.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/cites-analysis-backing-proposals-save-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa CITES elephants Ivory johannesburg protection tusks Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:07:13 +0000 Jason Bell 108175 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum mentoring sessions to help aspiring advocates get started http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started <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">Fri, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_youthmentor.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." />Looking to get more involved in animal and environmental protection as part of your career?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers CITES elephant Jane Goodall JGI September wildlife trade youth forum Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:21:48 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108165 at http://www.ifaw.org