http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/16 en Captured Zimbabwe Elephant Calves Flown to China http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/captured-zimbabwe-elephant-calves-flown-china <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">Mon, 07/06/2015</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="201" title="The young elephant calves had been herded up in Hwange National Park." alt="The young elephant calves had been herded up in Hwange National Park." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephants_300px_2.jpg?1436196409" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Months after they were captured from the wild for sale to zoos in China, a group of elephant calves were exported from Zimbabwe on Saturday.</p> <p>The elephants were airlifted from Harare and have been sent to the Chimelong Wildlife Safari Park in Guangzhou, a city some 120 kms north-west of Hong Kong.</p> <p>The export was reported and confirmed this morning by Saviour Kasukuwere, Zimbabwe Minister for the Environment, who said 24 elephants had been sent to China.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/captured-zimbabwe-elephant-calves-flown-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Chimelong Guangzhou Harare Zimbabwe zoos Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:32:35 +0000 slajoie 104593 at http://www.ifaw.org In London, a Royal occasion to save Asian elephants http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/london-royal-occasion-save-asian-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/vivek-menon">Vivek Menon</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, 07/02/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="//flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157652990802004&amp;click=true&amp;credit=1&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The rickshaws looked familiar. The brightly coloured outfits looked familiar. Even the sweltering sticky heat felt familiar.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/london-royal-occasion-save-asian-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants 2025 Alliance Asia elephants Royal Rickshaw Reception Slideshow Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:57:45 +0000 Vivek Menon 104577 at http://www.ifaw.org Asian Elephant Alliance launched to reverse crisis facing elephants in India http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/asian-elephant-alliance-launched-reverse-crisis-facing-elephants-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">Wed, 07/01/2015</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="His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales meeting the CEO and President of IFAW, Azzedine Downes, with UK Director Philip Mansbridge to the left" alt="His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales meeting the CEO and President of IFAW, Az" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Asian-Elephants-Alliance_300px.jpg?1435751188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new alliance of conservation organisations has been launched to stem the crisis facing the world&rsquo;s remaining Asian elephants &ndash; thought to number only 35,000 &ndash; 45,000.</p> <p>Habitat loss, along with ivory poaching, has devastated the population of wild Asian elephants, a distinct species from their African cousins. Survival for these few remaining elephants requires urgent action.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/asian-elephant-alliance-launched-reverse-crisis-facing-elephants-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants. asian elephants illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching wildlife trade Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:49:42 +0000 adintino 104564 at http://www.ifaw.org Remembering Peter Pueschel, long-time compassionate voice for animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/remembering-peter-pueschel-long-time-compassionate-voice-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">Mon, 06/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Peter Pueschel, Czech Republic rhino horn burn, September 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_29_15_peter_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="Peter Pueschel, Czech Republic rhino horn burn, September 2014." /></p> <p>Thoughtful. Kind. Generous. Positive. Tough. Fearless.</p> <p>These are but a few descriptions of Peter Pueschel that poured in from around the world when our organization learned that this morning, this true friend and valued colleague passed away after a sudden illness at only 59 years old.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/remembering-peter-pueschel-long-time-compassionate-voice-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Turtles Greenpeace International Environmental Agreements Peter Pueschel sudden illness Voice for Animals Video Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:49:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 104550 at http://www.ifaw.org CNN interview: Grace Ge Gabriel shares insider perspective on changing behavior for animals in China http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/speaking-out-china%E2%80%99s-wildlife-trade-role-important-media-channels <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, 06/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Watch Regional director Grace Ge Gabriel on CNN’s On China." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_15_onchina.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Watch Regional director Grace Ge Gabriel on CNN’s On China." />When it comes to spreading awareness about global wildlife trade trends and successful demand reduction campaigns on ivory and other products, I am extremely proud of our China office&rsquo;s diligent work.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/speaking-out-china%E2%80%99s-wildlife-trade-role-important-media-channels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Bears Elephants Rhinos Tigers bones CNN elephants endangered horns Ivory On China rhinos tusks wildlife trade Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:19:14 +0000 Azzedine Downes 104499 at http://www.ifaw.org Milestone achieved: Two rehabbed elephants reintegrate with a wild herd in India http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/milestone-achieved-two-rehabbed-elephants-reintegrate-wild-herd-india <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">Tue, 06/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Juvenile females Tora and Rani are shown here at IFAW-WTI's Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation before they were moved to Manas National Park." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_22_15_rejoin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 375px;" title="Juvenile females Tora and rani are shown here at the IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center before they were moved to Manas National Park." /></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/eB7TCDaNQ0w&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/eB7TCDaNQ0w&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=eB7TCDaNQ0w"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-eB7TCDaNQ0w_6.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/milestone-achieved-two-rehabbed-elephants-reintegrate-wild-herd-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Assam elephants India rehabilitated reintegration Video Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:01:13 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 104483 at http://www.ifaw.org