http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/16 en Securing corridors for elephants and mitigating human elephant conflict http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/securing-corridors-elephants-and-mitigating-human-elephant-conflict <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, 04/23/2014</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="200" title="Securing corridors for elephants and mitigating human elephant conflict" alt="Securing corridors for elephants and mitigating human elephant conflict" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant%20collaring-2014_300.jpg?1398280655" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Scientists today fitted satellite tracking collars on two male elephants in the Amboseli ecosystem, Kenya.</p> <p>Information transmitted from the collars will make it possible to map out their wanderings in search of food and water, assisting wildlife managers in developing strategies to prevent elephants from coming into conflict with local communities as well as monitoring their safety.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/securing-corridors-elephants-and-mitigating-human-elephant-conflict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants African elephants collaring corridors elephants human wildlife conflict human-elephant conflict Kenya Wildkife Services KWS migratory corridors SFS The School for Field Studies tracking collars Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:27:28 +0000 adintino 99994 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight India: Four elephants settle into their new home in Manas http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-india-four-elephants-settle-their-new-home-manas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</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, 04/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Loading the gang into the containers for transport to Manas from CWRC." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Elephant%20Loading%20CWRC%2001.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="Loading the gang into the containers for transport to Manas from CWRC." />It&rsquo;s a tough task to move elephants. The journey involved a full day and night that slowly covered 450km and involved loading, feeding, caring and releasing our precious cargo. Two experienced International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) veterinarians Dr.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-india-four-elephants-settle-their-new-home-manas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants elephants India Manas release WTI Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:26:41 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 99960 at http://www.ifaw.org Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgence in India http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/arrival-hand-reared-elephant-calves-contribute-national-park%E2%80%99s-resurgence-india <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, 04/11/2014</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="200" title="Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgence in India" alt="Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgen" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/CWRC%20Elephant%20Calves_300px.jpg?1397304407" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Four orphaned Asian elephant calves were moved to Manas National Park this week by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with the Assam Forest Department. The elephants will be gradually reintegrated to the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/arrival-hand-reared-elephant-calves-contribute-national-park%E2%80%99s-resurgence-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Asian Elephants elephants Manas National Park WTI Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:15:06 +0000 adintino 99897 at http://www.ifaw.org SLIDESHOW: Saving endangered African wildlife by reducing illegal wildlife trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/slideshow-saving-endangered-african-wildlife-reducing-illegal-wildlife-trafficking <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/mike-cadman">Mike Cadman</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, 04/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><object height="458" width="610"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157643809294383%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157643809294383%2F&amp;set_id=72157643809294383&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=143270" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157643809294383%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_s</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/slideshow-saving-endangered-african-wildlife-reducing-illegal-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos crime GRI Kafue rangers training Wildlife Zambia Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:44:46 +0000 Mike Cadman 99901 at http://www.ifaw.org 10 Amboseli Community Scout recruits head out for training with Kenya Wildlife Service http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/10-amboseli-community-scout-recruits-head-out-training-kenya-wildlife-service <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/evan-mkala">Evan Mkala </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">Thu, 04/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW's Steve Njumbi with the OOGR team." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Steve-with-the-trainees_web_ii.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 278px;" title="IFAW's Steve Njumbi with the OOGR team." />Like a vehicle with a running engine and driver&rsquo;s feet on the clutch and accelerator pedals, was the eagerness of the team of ten OOGR [Olgulului-Ololarashi Group Ranch] community scouts headed to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Law Enforcement Academy (LEA) in Manyani.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/10-amboseli-community-scout-recruits-head-out-training-kenya-wildlife-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa Amboseli elephants enforcement Kenya KWS poaching rangers training Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:03:53 +0000 Evan Mkala 99871 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight India: elephants readied for final trip back to the wild http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-india-elephants-readied-final-trip-back-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</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, 04/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The small herd of orphan elephants are scheduled to move To Manas National Park tomorrow. © IFAW-WTI/S.Bhattacharjee" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/CWRC-Elephant-Calves01n_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 431px;" title="The small herd of orphan elephants are scheduled to move To Manas National Park tomorrow. © IFAW-WTI/S.Bhattacharjee" /></p> <p>The countdown has started. The IFAW-WTI team is busy making last minute arrangements for the most memorable &ldquo;Jumbo journey&rdquo; of the year.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-india-elephants-readied-final-trip-back-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants calves elephant India jumbos Kaziranga rehabilitation WTI Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:54:18 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 99848 at http://www.ifaw.org