http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/video/rss.xml/2/17 en WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <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, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Groundbreaking decisions for migratory species http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-groundbreaking-decisions-migratory-species <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/peter-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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">Wed, 11/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/_GNkCpLrdHI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>A week ago the IFAW team had arrived for <a href="/node/101860" target="_blank">Advocating species listings at CMS in Quito</a>, Ecuador.</p> <p>Now the 11th Conference of Parties of the Convention of the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) of Wild Animals <strong>ended</strong> <strong>with groundbreaking decisions to increase wildlife conservation and wellbeing for many animal species around the globe.</strong></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"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/_GNkCpLrdHI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/_GNkCpLrdHI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GNkCpLrdHI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-_GNkCpLrdHI_0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-groundbreaking-decisions-migratory-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy CMS ecuador migratory policy Quito species Video Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:44:23 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101941 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Polar bears now protected under Appendix II of CMS http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/video-polar-bears-now-protected-under-appendix-ii-cms <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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, 11/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/qe5O4_7NIT0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The countries represented at the 11<sup>th</sup> Conference of the Parties of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) achieved consensus on a Proposal submitted by Norway to put Polar bears on Appendix II of the Convention.</p> <p><strong>That is good news for the Polar Bears and IFAW welcomes it.</strong></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"><div id="media-youtube-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/qe5O4_7NIT0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-3"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/qe5O4_7NIT0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe5O4_7NIT0"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-qe5O4_7NIT0_9.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/video-polar-bears-now-protected-under-appendix-ii-cms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Polar Bears #cmscop11 bears CMS conservation ecuador global polar warming Video Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:17:21 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101929 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: What a victory for sharks and rays at CMS in Ecuador http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/video-what-victory-sharks-and-rays-cms-ecuador <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/seals/dr-ralf-perry-sonntag">Dr. Ralf (Perry) Sonntag</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, 11/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/QoKNi0s7fKY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Today some groundbreaking decisions have been taken for the survival of sharks and manta rays throughout the globe at the 11th Conference of Parties of the Convention of the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) of Wild Animals in Quito, Ecuador.</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"><div id="media-youtube-4" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-4"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/QoKNi0s7fKY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/QoKNi0s7fKY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoKNi0s7fKY"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-QoKNi0s7fKY_5.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/video-what-victory-sharks-and-rays-cms-ecuador" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy #cmscop11 America CMS conservation CoP ecuador Latin Mantas migratory rays sharks species Video Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:57:32 +0000 Dr. Ralf (Perry) Sonntag 101924 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Mr. Seal Goes to Ottawa http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-mr-seal-goes-ottawa <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">Wed, 11/05/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>At IFAW, much of our political advocacy work depends on caring, compassionate supporters who will speak out on behalf of the animals we work to protect.</p> <p>It is so incredibly important every time someone takes the time to write a letter, send a postcard, or sign a petition calling for change. As individuals our voices often go unheard&mdash;but when we act together we become a powerful voice for animals.</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"><div id="media-youtube-5" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-5"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/XnxC4EuYb_8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-5"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/XnxC4EuYb_8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnxC4EuYb_8"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-XnxC4EuYb_8.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-mr-seal-goes-ottawa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canadian DFO government Hunt postcards seal Video Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:22:23 +0000 Sheryl Fink 101778 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How the Maasai community is making the Amboseli elephant corridor project a success http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-how-maasai-community-making-amboseli-elephant-corridor-project-success <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, 10/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Maasai of the Olgulului/Ololarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) have rallied behind the Kitenden Corridor project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> <p>They showed up in unprecedented numbers to the historic signing of an accord last year that would set aside their lands so that the local migrating elephants could more easily traverse them.</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"><div id="media-youtube-6" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-6"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/i5vK6e8M3d8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-6"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/i5vK6e8M3d8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5vK6e8M3d8"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-i5vK6e8M3d8_1.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-how-maasai-community-making-amboseli-elephant-corridor-project-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants Africa Amboseli conservation elephants Kenya Kitenden KWS Video Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:26:22 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101619 at http://www.ifaw.org