http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/publications/rss.xml/2/16 en Kasungu unit records poacher arrest milestones, persevering through floods http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/kasungu-unit-records-poacher-arrest-milestones-persevering-through-floods <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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">Mar 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author and two officials stand with ivory recovered this past Christmas and New Year’s Day, when poachers were thinking enforcement would be light due to the holidays." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_22_17_kasungu.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 554px;" title="The author and two officials stand with ivory recovered this past Christmas and New Year’s Day, when poachers were thinking enforcement would be light due to the holidays." />The ruthlessness of Malawi&rsquo;s rainy season has drastically damaged many roads and bridges in Kasungu National </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/kasungu-unit-records-poacher-arrest-milestones-persevering-through-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants criminal network elephant Ivory organized crime poaching tenBoma tusk Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:10:06 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 110810 at http://www.ifaw.org International Day of Happiness: report emphasizes wellbeing for animals and people http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/international-day-happiness-report-emphasizes-wellbeing-animals-and-people <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">Mar 16 2017</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="199" title="International Day of Happiness: report emphasizes wellbeing for animals and people" alt="International Day of Happiness: report emphasizes wellbeing for animals and peop" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_5306_300px.jpg?1489680106" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>International Day of Happiness, on March 20, opens the conversation to discuss alternative ways of looking at human happiness. For example, can effective animal welfare and wildlife conservation truly increase an individual&rsquo;s experience of joy?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/international-day-happiness-report-emphasizes-wellbeing-animals-and-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Rhinos animal conservation Animal welfare GDP Gross National Happiness International Day of Happiness Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:08:45 +0000 adintino 110778 at http://www.ifaw.org Testing satellite collars for elephant orphans http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/testing-satellite-collars-elephant-orphans <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/lisa-olivier">Lisa Olivier</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">Mar 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Testing of elephant collars involves moving the collars around and seeing if the information we are sent in GPS signals are accurate." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Testing%20collars.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 610px;" title="Testing of elephant collars involves moving the collars around and seeing if the information we are sent in GPS signals are accurate." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/testing-satellite-collars-elephant-orphans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:25:10 +0000 Lisa Olivier 110750 at http://www.ifaw.org Petition to list the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) as endangered pursuant to the U.S. Endangered Species Act http://www.ifaw.org/canada/resource-centre/petition-list-african-elephant-loxodonta-africana-endangered-pursuant-us-endangered- <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">Mar 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This petition demonstrates that the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) meets the statutory criteria for an endangered listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).&nbsp; The petitioners &ndash; The International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International, and The Fund for Animals &ndash; submit this Petition to the Secretary of the Interior requesting formal protection for the African elephant as Endangered under the ESA.</p> </div> Elephants Elephants elephants Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:27:05 +0000 rbartlett 110712 at http://www.ifaw.org International Women’s Day: Paving the way for the next generation of animal heroines http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/international-women%E2%80%99s-day-paving-way-next-generation-animal-heroines <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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">Mar 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="788" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fbusiness.facebook.com%2Fmedia%2Fset%2F%3Fset%3Da.10155064604510365.1073741839.8369315364%26type%3D3&amp;width=610&amp;show_text=true&amp;height=788&amp;appId" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/international-women%E2%80%99s-day-paving-way-next-generation-animal-heroines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales cats dogs dolphins elephants female Ivory rescue staff whale Women's day Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:11:43 +0000 Erica Martin 110684 at http://www.ifaw.org TenBoma director profiled as one of Vice’s “Humans of the Year” http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tenboma-director-profiled-one-vices-humans-year <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Mar 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_08_17_faye.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" />This article, written by Kaleigh Rogers, originally appeared on Vice&rsquo;s Motherboard on March 2, 2017.--KB</em></p> <p><strong>Faye Cuevas Is Protecting Elephants Using Counterterrorism Techniques</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tenboma-director-profiled-one-vices-humans-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants anti-terrorism military poaching Wildlife crime Women's day Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:49:35 +0000 Kerry Branon 110700 at http://www.ifaw.org