http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/publications/rss.xml/2/21 en Rachael Hewish http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/110290 <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"> IFAW Campaigns Officer </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rachael joined IFAW in 2016 and works on a variety of campaigns and projects, including issues affecting British wildlife such as the badger cull and seeking an end to the UK ivory trade. As campaigns manager she takes a leading role in the development of policy, campaigns and the political lobbying work of the IFAW UK team.</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="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rachael-Hewish-Blog-photo.jpg?1485348991" /> </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">Dec 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/110290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Elephants Foxes Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:30:08 +0000 aclark 110290 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW: China shuts down one third of ivory factories and shops http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-china-shuts-down-one-third-ivory-factories-and-shops <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 29 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="198" title="IFAW: China shuts down one third of ivory factories and shops" alt="IFAW: China shuts down one third of ivory factories and shops" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ivory1-300px_5.jpg?1490817476" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>By week&rsquo;s end, China will shut down more than 60 ivory carving factories and retailers making good on their promise to end domestic commercial ivory markets in 2017. The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> offered the following statement in response:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-china-shuts-down-one-third-ivory-factories-and-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants commercial ivory market elephants illegal ivory Ivory Ivory factories Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:02:41 +0000 adintino 110903 at http://www.ifaw.org Fisheries unions request that seal hunt start early http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/fisheries-unions-request-seal-hunt-start-early <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">Mar 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="Fisheries Unions in Newfoundland and Labrador are calling for an early opening of the hunt." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_27_17_brionhunt.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Fisheries Unions in Newfoundland and Labrador are calling for an early opening of the commercial seal hunt." /></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/fisheries-unions-request-seal-hunt-start-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Seals fisheries unions Labrador Newfoundland Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:27:15 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110836 at http://www.ifaw.org 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 Hundreds of protected birds freed from traffickers’ claws http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/hundreds-protected-birds-freed-traffickers%E2%80%99-claws <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/110498">Aurore Morin</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 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Raptors, like this falcon rehabilitated at the IFAW raptor rescue center in Beijing, were seized from an international trafficking ring in France and Belgium." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/cb2.jpg" style="width: 604px; height: 450px;" title="Raptors, like this falcon rehabilitated at the IFAW raptor rescue center in Beijing, were seized from an international trafficking ring in France and Belgium." />&nbsp;A criminal network trafficking thousands of endangered birds has been dismantled in France and Belgium.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/hundreds-protected-birds-freed-traffickers%E2%80%99-claws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade bird criminal illegal poaching raptor wildlife trade Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:41:20 +0000 Aurore Morin 110783 at http://www.ifaw.org Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/better-security-not-dehorning-answer-protecting-rhino <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 15 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="310" height="217" title="Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino " alt="Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-CITES-rhino-pic_310px_0.jpg?1489584566" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Zoos should be improving their security, not dehorning their rhino exhibits to protect them from poachers says one of the world&rsquo;s leading rhino conservationists.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/better-security-not-dehorning-answer-protecting-rhino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos dehorning rhinos illegal wildlife trade poachers rhino Rhino hor wildlife trade Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:44:44 +0000 adintino 110754 at http://www.ifaw.org