http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/17 en Lima Climate Summit ends with frustrating, vital compromise http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 12/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." class="caption" longdesc="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_16_14_climate.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 427px;" title="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." />Normally, you hate to hear people describe their disaster prevention plans as &ldquo;modest,&rdquo; &ldquo;shaky,&rdquo; or &ldquo;incremental&rdquo;&mdash;but when it comes to international climate </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Polar Bears Accord Global Climate Change Lima Melting Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:18:15 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 102413 at http://www.ifaw.org The Canadian government is failing endangered species http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/canadian-government-failing-endangered-species <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/seals/sheryl-fink">Sheryl Fink</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, 12/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The gap between what Canada says - and what it actually does - for conservation continues to widen, and it is wildlife who pays the price." class="caption" longdesc="The gap between what Canada says - and what it actually does - for conservation continues to widen, and it is wildlife who pays the price." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_11_14_CA.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="The gap between what Canada says - and what it actually does - for conservation continues to widen, and it is wildlife who pays the price." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/canadian-government-failing-endangered-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Polar Bears CITES Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species polar bears Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:58:26 +0000 Sheryl Fink 102357 at http://www.ifaw.org REPORT: Wanted – Dead or Alive - Exposing Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade <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/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 11/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." class="caption" longdesc="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_elephant.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 444px;" title="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." />Today, IFAW releases the report <em>Wanted &ndash; Dead or Alive; Exposing Online Wildlife Trade </em>and the scale of the trade is truly staggering.&lt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants anti poaching IFAW report Interpol wildlife trade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:45:55 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 102074 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/102105 <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, 11/24/2014</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="424" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/102105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:46:33 +0000 adintino 102105 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <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, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</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/PqvLLHsornk&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/PqvLLHsornk&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=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.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/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese cultural icons plead for the lives of elephants in media blitz http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/chinese-cultural-icons-plead-lives-elephants-media-blitz <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, 11/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Named “Asia’s Hero” by Time magazine in October 2005, Li Yuchun has made it her personal mission to speak up against elephant poaching and the ivory trade—the root cause of the slaughter. " class="caption" longdesc="Named “Asia’s Hero” by Time magazine in October 2005, Li Yuchun has made it her personal mission to speak up against elephant poaching and the ivory trade—the root cause of the slaughter.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/chinese-cultural-icons-plead-lives-elephants-media-blitz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants anti poaching China elephants Ivory poaching Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:58:28 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 102027 at http://www.ifaw.org