http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/21 en Norway considers an end to seal hunt subsidies http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/norway-considers-end-seal-hunt-subsidies <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">Wed, 10/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="We will continue to ask the Canadian government to stop subsidizing the commercial seal hunt, and to provide sealers with alternatives." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/seal_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 397px;" title="We will continue to ask the Canadian government to stop subsidizing the commercial seal hunt, and to provide sealers with alternatives." />Norway, like Canada, is one of the last holdouts of commercial seal hunting on the planet.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/norway-considers-end-seal-hunt-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial EU Europe fur hunting Norway sealing seals Subsidy Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:29:23 +0000 Sheryl Fink 101827 at http://www.ifaw.org Geospatial tech will allow us to stop criminal networks before they poach animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/geospatial-tech-will-allow-us-stop-criminal-networks-they-poach-animals <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, 10/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A Parrot AR drone. Image source: Wikipedia" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Parrot_AR.Drone_2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 421px;" title="A Parrot AR drone. Image source: Wikipedia" />What if technology could help us stop poaching before it happened?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/geospatial-tech-will-allow-us-stop-criminal-networks-they-poach-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa crime drone enforcement military protection UAV Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:29:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101808 at http://www.ifaw.org Still hope for wildlife after the 12th Convention on Biodiversity http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/still-hope-wildlife-after <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-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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">Wed, 10/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Delegates from Jordan, Syria and Yemen in consultation with a participant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Image: International Institute for Sustainable Development." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ifaw_cbd_team_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 391px;" title="Delegates from Jordan, Syria and Yemen in consultation with a participant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/still-hope-wildlife-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy #cop12 biodiversity conservation convention Korea policy UN Wildlife Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:11 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101755 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org Animals are worth so much more than their economic value http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animals-are-worth-so-much-more-their-economic-value <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, 10/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/satao_mark_deeble_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 323px;" title="In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”" />World leaders have been gathering in a wide variety of forums lately to addr</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animals-are-worth-so-much-more-their-economic-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy biodiversity CBD change climate development Korea Wildlife Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:26:02 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101731 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler <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, 10/17/2014</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="200" title="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" alt="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/INTERPOL%20-%20IFAW_300px_0.jpg?1413564103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Interpol, the world&rsquo;s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert &ndash; similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants elephants illeagal ivory trade Interpol Ivory Ivory poaching ivory smuggling Wildlife crime Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:44:17 +0000 adintino 101740 at http://www.ifaw.org