http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/17 en Arab countries discuss CITES strategies http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/arab-countries-discuss-cites-strategies <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 06/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Honorary Board member, her excellency Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein encourages participants at the Amman meeting to unify on CITES issues." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_16_arabcites.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW Honorary Board member, her excellency Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein encourages participants at the Amman meeting to unify on CITES issues." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/arab-countries-discuss-cites-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Raptors CITES endangered listing middle east poaching protection Royalty wildlife trade Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:03:12 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 107964 at http://www.ifaw.org Voice your support for better animal cruelty laws! http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/voice-your-opposition-animal-cruelty-laws <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/seals/res-andreas-krebs">Res (Andreas) Krebs</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, 06/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Confused on what to do to protest our animal cruelty laws? Call your MP. PHOTO © vadymvdrobot " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_21_16_callingtool.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Confused on what to do to protest our animal cruelty laws? Call your MP. PHOTO © vadymvdrobot " />Calling your MP is the best way to change Canada&rsquo;s animal cruelty laws.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/voice-your-opposition-animal-cruelty-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats calling Canada Canadian companion animals iPhone law legislation pets phone protection Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:11:32 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 107946 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Member States endorse Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/eu-member-states-endorse-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/seals/staci-mclennan">Staci McLennan</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, 06/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="With an endorsement of the Action Plan form the EU, elephants stand to gain greater protections from wildlife trafficking." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_20_16_euvictory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="With an endorsement of the Action Plan form the EU, elephants stand to gain greater protections from wildlife trafficking." />Today, the Member States of the European Union declared their support to a coordinated effort to tackle wildlife crime by endorsement in the Environment Council of the European Commission&rsquo;s <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/en</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/eu-member-states-endorse-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants action plan criminal elephants European Union Ivory law legislation policy Staci McLennan tusks wildlife trade Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:54:40 +0000 Staci McLennan 107911 at http://www.ifaw.org The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <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">Mon, 06/20/2016</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="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " alt="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_1.jpg?1466436125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic approach on endangered wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers illegal wildlife trafficking ivory trade trophy hunting Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:22:58 +0000 adintino 107931 at http://www.ifaw.org Harambe, Cecil tragedies challenge traditional conservation definition http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/harambe-cecil-tragedies-challenge-traditional-conservation-definition <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, 06/14/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The deaths of Cecil the Lion (pictured) and the gorilla Harambe have prompted renewed discussions of what wildlife conservation really means.Photo:© Paula French" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/cecil610.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The deaths of Cecil the Lion (pictured) and the gorilla Harambe have prompted renewed discussions of what wildlife conservation really means.Photo:© Paula French" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/harambe-cecil-tragedies-challenge-traditional-conservation-definition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Primates captive Cecil the lion conservation Harambe the Gorilla wild zoo Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:55:51 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107824 at http://www.ifaw.org New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Industry Worldwide http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-ifaw-report-provides-depth-look-scope-and-scale-trophy-hunting-industry-worldwide <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">Tue, 06/14/2016</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="383" title="New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Industry Worldwide" alt="New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Ind" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW_TrophyHuntingReport-300px.jpg?1465902619" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><em>U.S. is Largest Importer of Hunting Trophies By Far</em></p> <p>Today the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) released <strong><em>Killing For Trophies: An Analysis of Global Trophy Hunting Trade</em>.</strong> The new report provides an in-depth look at the scope and scale of trophy hunting trade and isolates the largest importers of animal trophies worldwide. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-ifaw-report-provides-depth-look-scope-and-scale-trophy-hunting-industry-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Elephants Tigers animal trophies elephants ino trophy hunting lions rhino horns tigers Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:19:02 +0000 adintino 107841 at http://www.ifaw.org