Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/press/rss.xml/2/13 en China announces domestic ivory trade ban http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/china-announces-domestic-ivory-trade-ban <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, 09/25/2015</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="610" height="343" title="China announces domestic ivory trade ban" alt="China announces domestic ivory trade ban" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/0_9_25_15_victory_0.jpg?1443211731" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>(Sept. 25, 2015 &ndash; Yarmouth Port, MA)</strong> The President of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, and the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama, made history today by <a href="https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/09/25/fact-sheet-president-xi-jinpings-state-visit-united-states" target="_blank">announcing</a> that the two countries would take swift action to protect elephants from the ongoing poaching crisis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/china-announces-domestic-ivory-trade-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:09:06 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 105353 at http://www.ifaw.org This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/election-canadians-want-action-animal-issues <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">Wed, 09/16/2015</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="393" title="This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues" alt="This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pr_300px.jpg?1442423092" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare released the results of a survey today showing that animal issues will affect how the majority of Canadians cast their ballot on October 19<sup>th</sup>. It also shows near unanimous support for improving protection for both endangered species and domestic animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/election-canadians-want-action-animal-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves animal cruelity Endangered Species seal hunt wildlife trade Wed, 16 Sep 2015 17:13:28 +0000 adintino 105245 at http://www.ifaw.org New video provides evidence that ‘Putin’s tigers’ are thriving in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild <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">Thu, 05/28/2015</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="219" title="Archive photo © IFAW" alt="Archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/AmurTigerHighres_300px.jpg?1432839726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-year-after-release-rehabilitated-amur-tigress-caught-film-russia">Newly released video</a> captured by a camera trap positioned at the Khingan Nature Reserve shows a healthy tigress Ilona marking her territory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Amur tigers big cats putin's tigers Siberian tiger tigers Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:33 +0000 adintino 104108 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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, 05/05/2015</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="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Relief Work for Animals Begins in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-relief-work-animals-begins-malawi <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, 02/23/2015</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="225" title="IFAW Relief Work for Animals Begins in Malawi " alt="IFAW Relief Work for Animals Begins in Malawi " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Floods_300px.jpg?1424715579" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Week one, and relief efforts to save thousands of animals in flood ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, have kicked off successfully with nearly 3,500 animals vaccinated to protect them from disease. In the coming weeks the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team intends to vaccinate 10,000 livestock for diseases commonly caused by flooding; a rabies vaccination for dogs and cats is being conducted in affected villages.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-relief-work-animals-begins-malawi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue companion animals cyclonic rains Disaster Responce Team Livestock Malawi Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:13:24 +0000 adintino 103028 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/102888 <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, 02/10/2015</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="225" title="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" alt="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Flood_300px.jpg?1423586861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A relief effort to save thousands of farm and companion animals stranded by extreme flooding in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, begins in the worst hit region today.</p> <p>An <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team of international and local vets and para vets, departed for Nsanje District today where urgent action is needed to save farm animals that survived the devastating flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone&rsquo;s Bansi and Chedza in the past month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/102888" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals disaster farm animals floods IFAW Disaster Response Team Malawi Malawi Floods Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:40:32 +0000 adintino 102888 at http://www.ifaw.org