http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/15 en Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Soweto: community hears warnings on dog fighting's human and animal costs http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/spotlight-soweto-community-hears-warnings-dog-fightings-human-and-animal-costs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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">Mon, 10/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/CLAW_tent_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 461px;" title="CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs." />Nthabiseng Raditapole, </em><em>Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project Administrative Assistant and Education Officer, recently tackled the dog fighting issue at a community lifestyle expo in Soweto. She filed this report.</em></p> <p><strong><em>--LCH</em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/spotlight-soweto-community-hears-warnings-dog-fightings-human-and-animal-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats Africa claw dog Education fighting kids learners Soweto Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:52:39 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101747 at http://www.ifaw.org Refresher training reinforces Bhutanese rangers’ steely resolve to combat illegal wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/refresher-training-reinforces-bhutanese-rangers%E2%80%99-steely-resolve-combat-illegal-wildlife-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/2739">James Kinney</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, 10/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Bhutanese rangers engage in interactive training during their refresher course." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW-WTI-Classroom_Bhutan-Rangers-training_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 341px;" title="Bhutanese rangers engage in interactive training during their refresher course." />Editor&rsquo;s note: Jose Louies, Wildlife Trust of India&rsquo;s Assistant Manager, Enforcement Assistance and Law filed this report about this recent ranger refresher training.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/refresher-training-reinforces-bhutanese-rangers%E2%80%99-steely-resolve-combat-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Bhutan crime IFAW-WTI ranger training Wildlife Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:23:32 +0000 James Kinney 101717 at http://www.ifaw.org New honorary board member Jane Goodall will help us stay true http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true <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">Wed, 10/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/azzedine_downes_janes_goodall_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 453px;" title="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." />With all her wisdom and passion on a wide range of fronts, it is no surprise that Dr. Jane Goodall is the most preeminent voice in the animal welfare movement.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants Primates board elephants goodall honorary jane Tanzania Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:39:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101659 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight India: workshops help Assamese women further develop weaving skills http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/spotlight-india-workshops-help-assamese-women-further-develop-weaving-skills <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 10/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Eight women weavers, carefully selected from among the beneficiaries of the International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) Greater Manas green livelihoods project, were participating in an intensive three-week training workshop." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_1090_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 339px;" title="Eight women weavers, carefully selected from among the beneficiaries of the International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) Greater Manas green livelihoods project, were participating in an in</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/spotlight-india-workshops-help-assamese-women-further-develop-weaving-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Elephants Assam development elephants India tigers women Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:22:04 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 101638 at http://www.ifaw.org Why we raise bees at our headquarters http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/why-we-raise-bees-our-headquarters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/executive-leadership/phyllis-bayer">Phyllis Bayer</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, 10/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There are half as many beekeepers as there were two decades ago, and the remaining beekeepers are mostly large-scale pollination services with thousands of hives and millions of bees. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ifaw_hq_bees_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 388px;" title="There are half as many beekeepers as there were two decades ago, and the remaining beekeepers are mostly large-scale pollination services with thousands of hives and millions of bees. © v.slowek" />Global plant pollination is in decline.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/why-we-raise-bees-our-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education beekeeping bees ccd collapse colony honey keeper pollination Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:06:49 +0000 Phyllis Bayer 101627 at http://www.ifaw.org