http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/publications/rss.xml/2/19 en Endangered Species Day: A call to champion animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-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">Fri, 05/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_20_16_endangered_species_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" />Perhaps it seems a little ironic that we celebrate Endangered Species Day, as the fact that so many animals are endangered in our world is universally tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa America endangered animals Endangered Species Act lions pangolin species USA Fri, 20 May 2016 14:17:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107611 at http://www.ifaw.org Meredith Whitney http://www.ifaw.org/canada/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wildlife Rescue Program Officer </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As Wildlife Rescue Program Officer, Meredith focuses on improving capacity of big cat sanctuaries and ending private ownership of big cats in the US; supporting international wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release programs; and investigating welfare issues for wildlife in illegal trade.</p> <p>Meredith has performed conservation field work in the US and abroad, working to rescue frogs in Panama, document rare turtle populations in Maryland; and to collect data on crocodile populations in Costa Rica.</p> <p><strong>Background</strong></p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Meredith Whitney" alt="Meredith Whitney" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Headshot_24.jpg?1461357202" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 04/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Wildlife trade Staff Big Cats Tigers Turtles Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:37:28 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 107322 at http://www.ifaw.org Rehabilitating Amur tiger orphan named Filippa http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/rehabilitating-amur-tiger-orphan-named-filippa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 04/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/slSptF4XsO8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-amur-tiger-cub-admitted-rehabilitation-center-improving" target="_blank">An orphaned female tiger cub found in the Russian Far East, and now rehabilitating at PRNCO &ldquo;Tiger Center&rdquo;</a>, has been given a name.</p> <p>The then four-month-old cub was first found in a backyard of a private house near the village of Filippovka, Khasansky District, Primorsky Krai.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/slSptF4XsO8?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/rehabilitating-amur-tiger-orphan-named-filippa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Big Cat Filippa orphan russia Tiger Video Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:26:26 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 107269 at http://www.ifaw.org Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Indian Wildlife Rescue Centre http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre <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, 04/12/2016</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="189" title="©IFAW - archive photo" alt="©IFAW - archive photo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ghajni-R-01_300px.jpg?1460483153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Trust of India (<a href="http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org">www.wildlifetrustofindia.org</a>) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), where they will witness first-hand orphaned Asian elephants and rhinos and other injured wildlife and meet the dedicated staff that rescue and care for these animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Asian Elephants Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation clouded leopards CWRC rhinos Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:47:01 +0000 adintino 107241 at http://www.ifaw.org VICTORY: Federal agencies announce long-awaited protections for captive big cats http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/victory-federal-agencies-announce-long-awaited-protections-captive-big-cats <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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, 04/05/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Two recent US federal agency decisions will help both big cats and the public." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_05_16_cubhandling.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Two recent US federal agency decisions will help both big cats and the public." />Two recent US federal agency decisions bring promise for improving the welfare of big cats in the US and restricting the trade in these imperiled species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/victory-federal-agencies-announce-long-awaited-protections-captive-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers cubs cute handling lions the US Department of Agriculture This week tigers US Fish and Wildlife Service Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:54:09 +0000 Carson Barylak 107167 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime <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, 03/11/2016</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="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" alt="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/black_Rhino_300px_0.jpg?1458305281" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As part of its tenBoma initiative, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) sponsored a Congressional Forum to examine&nbsp;concrete intelligence-driven approaches to dismantle criminal networks involved in the illicit killing and&nbsp;trafficking of protected animal species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered wildlife protected animals rhinos tenBoma wildlife trafficking Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:48:33 +0000 adintino 107030 at http://www.ifaw.org