http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/21 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 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 This World Pangolin Day, meet the little known, but loveable critter http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/world-pangolin-day-meet-little-known-loveable-critter <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/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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">Sat, 02/21/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Pangolins hold the inglorious distinction of being the most heavily trafficked wild mammal in the world. Photo by Sandip kumar " class="caption" longdesc="Pangolins hold the inglorious distinction of being the most heavily trafficked wild mammal in the world. Photo by Sandip kumar " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/02_19_15_pangolin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 440px;" title="Pangolins hold the inglorious distinction of being the most heavily trafficked wild mammal in the world. Photo by Sandip kumar " />Can you identify the animal above? Is it a pinecone?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/world-pangolin-day-meet-little-known-loveable-critter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade anteaters pangolin scales wildlife trade Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:38:34 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 103004 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 US ambassador to China appeals for elephant protection http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/us-ambassador-china-appeals-elephant-protection <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, 02/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157648309542844&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/us-ambassador-china-appeals-elephant-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants ambassador China illegal ivory trade Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:55:45 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 102843 at http://www.ifaw.org Efforts behind India’s tiger numbers hold real promise http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/efforts-behind-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-numbers-hold-real-promise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/vivek-menon">Vivek Menon</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, 02/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The recent news that India&rsquo;s wild tiger populations have rebounded is indeed a testament to the diligent conservation work done over the years.</p> <p><strong>The partnership of the Wildlife Trust of India and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (WTI-IFAW) and its support to several state governments can and should take credit for helping tigers recover in India&mdash;home to most of the world&rsquo;s remaining wild tigers.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/efforts-behind-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-numbers-hold-real-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Tigers conservation India population science tigers Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:46:40 +0000 Vivek Menon 102855 at http://www.ifaw.org