http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/39 en Canada, US announce greater protection for Arctic marine wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/canada-us-announce-greater-protection-arctic-marine-wildlife <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">Dec 23 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Arctic waters recently protected by Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama are home to polar bears, bowhead whales, and walruses and constitute one of the world’s most important fisheries. PHOTO: © IFAW/U. Golman/www.urigolman.com" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_22_16_drilling_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The Arctic waters recently protected by Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama are home to polar bears, bowhead whales, and walruses and constitute one of the world’s most important fisheries. PHOTO: © IFAW/U.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/canada-us-announce-greater-protection-arctic-marine-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Dolphins Polar Bears Whales doliphins drilling law ocean oil and gas protection sanctuary Sonic Sea whales Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:05:49 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110123 at http://www.ifaw.org CBD: NGO-government collaborations driving conservation http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/cbd-ngo-government-collaborations-driving-conservation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/dr-akram-darwich">Dr. Akram Darwich</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">Dec 20 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW collaborated with the UAE ministry to talk about collaborations between governments and NGOs." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/logoMesa%20de%20trabajo%201-100.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 344px;" title="IFAW collaborated with the UAE ministry to talk about collaborations between governments and NGOs." />Human activities are contributing to the decline of species and ecosystems around the world, and partnerships between governments and NGOs are crucial to address these conservation issues.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/cbd-ngo-government-collaborations-driving-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Whales biodiversity cancun climate change environment global warming Mexico Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:35:09 +0000 Dr. Akram Darwich 110065 at http://www.ifaw.org From CITES to CBD: Youth Forum delegates shine http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/cats-and-dogs/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr </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">Dec 8 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="/node/109060" target="_blank"><img alt="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with IFAW Director of Education and Social Change Nancy Barr" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_16_cbdside1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with the author." />Delegates from the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a> , held just before the CITES conference of the parties a few months ago, are now making their presence at Cancun&#39;s United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity CoP13.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles Whales biology change climate conference ecology ecosystem speices student youth forum Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:37:44 +0000 Nancy Barr 109945 at http://www.ifaw.org Responding to US election results: IFAW steadfast in protecting animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-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">Nov 23 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/political%20change%20blog-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />What&rsquo;s at stake</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales Animal welfare climate change Donald Trump election endangered global warming President Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:39:41 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109827 at http://www.ifaw.org Responding to US election results: IFAW steadfast in protecting animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-anima-0 <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">Nov 23 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/political%20change%20blog-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />What&rsquo;s at stake</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-anima-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales Animal welfare climate change Donald Trump election endangered global warming President Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:37:49 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109826 at http://www.ifaw.org Hope after bill C-246’s demise http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/hope-after-bill-c <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/regional-leadership/patricia-zaat">Patricia Zaat</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">Oct 7 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protections Act, which shone a light on Canada's terrible animal welfare legislation, was voted down 198 to 84." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Tgiving%20in%20Canada.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 740px;" />Bill C-246 is dead.</p> <p>But the animal welfare movement is stronger than ever.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s Thanksgiving weekend, and I&rsquo;ve been reflecting on what I can be thankful for after a very disappointing week.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/hope-after-bill-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Seals Dogs & Cats Bears Big Cats Foxes Polar Bears Seals Dogs & Cats Justin Trudeau Modernizing Animal Protections Act Nathaniel Erskine-Smith Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:28:45 +0000 Patricia Zaat 109327 at http://www.ifaw.org