http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/19 en Governments, online companies, NGOs join forces in the fight against wildlife cybercrime http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/governments-online-companies-ngos-join-forces-fight-against-wildlife-cybercrime <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, 09/27/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iRu_3t3oGcc" width="610"></iframe>Yesterday saw the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Tencent, eBay, TRAFFIC, the Chinese government and a senior Kenyan prosecutor take centre stage at one of the world&rsquo;s biggest conservation gatherings to unite in our fight against wildlife cybercrime.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iRu_3t3oGcc?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/governments-online-companies-ngos-join-forces-fight-against-wildlife-cybercrime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES cop17 cyber criminals ebay illegal online sales online trade Wildlife crime Video Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:24:30 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 109146 at http://www.ifaw.org Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Closure Proposal http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/bloody-nose-namibia-cites-parties-reject-plan-drop-domestic-market-closure-proposal <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, 09/26/2016</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="Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Closure Proposal" alt="Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Clo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/African-Elephant0024_310px.jpg?1474890854" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Fifty-seven Parties to CITES have voted against a motion from Namibia claiming that a proposal to regulate domestic ivory markets is inadmissible as outside the scope of the Convention.</p> <p>The United States stated that &ldquo;Parties have addressed domestic markets where there is a clear nexus between domestic and international trade. There is no better example of this clear nexus than elephants. We reject that we&rsquo;re acting beyond the scope of the Convention.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/bloody-nose-namibia-cites-parties-reject-plan-drop-domestic-market-closure-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory trade Ivory rhino rhino horn Tiger tiger bones Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:56:56 +0000 adintino 109098 at http://www.ifaw.org Efficient cooking stoves help preserve Indian tiger habitat http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/efficient-cooking-stoves-help-preserve-indian-tiger-habitat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 09/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Approximately 1,500 households in Greater Manas have benefitted from fuel efficient cooking stoves and now another 1,450 have been installed in and around tiger habitats in Central India. PHOTO: © IFAW-WTI" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/2031535.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Approximately 1,500 households in Greater Manas have benefitted from fuel efficient cooking stoves and now another 1,450 have been installed in and around tiger habitats in Central India.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/efficient-cooking-stoves-help-preserve-indian-tiger-habitat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Tigers Big Cat cooking food human animal conflict India poor safety Tiger village Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:55:12 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 108950 at http://www.ifaw.org Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tech-industry-leaders-join-forces-against-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-online <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, 08/12/2016</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="Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online" alt="Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_3.jpg?1471006373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><em>On World Elephant Day, online companies unite against wildlife cybercriminals by adopting measures to fight illegal wildlife trade </em></p> <p>On World Elephant Day, leading e-commerce and social media companies are implementing critical steps to stop the sale of illegal wildlife products online across the globe. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tech-industry-leaders-join-forces-against-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory illegal online trade illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhino poaching tigers Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:05:24 +0000 adintino 108578 at http://www.ifaw.org French biodiversity bill adopted; online wildlife crime fines increased significantly http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/french-biodiversity-bill-adopted-online-wildlife-crime-fines-increased-significantly <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/89341">Mia Crnojevic</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, 07/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Recherche-mort-ou-vif--le-commerce-en-ligne-d%E2%80%99animaux-sauvages-d%C3%A9voile--1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 442px;" />After two long years of discussion, the deputies of the French National Assembly finally adopted the bill for the restoration of biodiversity, nature, and landscapes. &nbsp;</p> <p>Having followed the debates held throughout this process of securing a better legislative framework for online wildlife trade, we can now confirm that an explicit reference to e-commerce will appear in the Environmental Code.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/french-biodiversity-bill-adopted-online-wildlife-crime-fines-increased-significantly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles biodiversity e-commerce illegal online trade Wildlife crime Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 Mia Crnojevic 108484 at http://www.ifaw.org RUSSIA UPDATE: Tiger Filippa healthy, nourished, learning skills to survive in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/russia-update-tiger-filippa-healthy-nourished-learning-skills-survive-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 07/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Filippa was weighed, measured, and her blood was taken for testing." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_29_16_tigerday_filippa2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 619px;" title="Filippa was weighed, measured, and her blood was taken for testing." />Critics claimed that orphaned wild tigers could never be rehabilitated and reintroduced to the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/russia-update-tiger-filippa-healthy-nourished-learning-skills-survive-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers amur birth breed cubs international tiger day mate rehabilitated release russia Siberian Tiger Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:11:37 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 108375 at http://www.ifaw.org