http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/28 en IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler <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, 10/17/2014</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="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" alt="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/INTERPOL%20-%20IFAW_300px_0.jpg?1413564103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Interpol, the world&rsquo;s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert &ndash; similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants elephants illeagal ivory trade Interpol Ivory Ivory poaching ivory smuggling Wildlife crime Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:44:17 +0000 adintino 101740 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/chinese-e-commerce-giants-say-%E2%80%9Cno%E2%80%9D-wildlife-crime <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">Thu, 10/16/2014</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="225" title="Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime" alt="Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Chinese%20online%20law%20enforcement%20workshop.300px.jpg?1413486145" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="left">Leading online companies in China reaffirmed their zero tolerance for illegal wildlife trade at a workshop organized by China&rsquo;s inter-agency wildlife enforcement task force with the support of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>). Nine e-commerce, social media and antique collectible companies including Alibaba, Tencent, Sina and Artron.net pledged to collaborate with government and civil society to prohibit illegal trade of wildlife parts and products in online marketplaces.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/chinese-e-commerce-giants-say-%E2%80%9Cno%E2%80%9D-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:07:07 +0000 slajoie 101730 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 Why I lashed out on Nat Geo against another call for more ivory trade http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/why-i-lashed-out-nat-geo-against-another-call-more-ivory-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 10/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephant ivory seized in Hong Kong. c. IFAW/A. Hofford" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ivory_customs_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 388px;" title="Elephant ivory seized by customs officials in Hong Kong. c. IFAW/A. Hofford" />The ivory trade is killing elephants.</p> <p>Period.</p> <p>Those of us who work hard to combat the poaching as well as interdict trafficking of and reduce demand for ivory along the entire trade chain from Africa to Asia should not be distracted by the occasional call for a legal ivory trade.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/why-i-lashed-out-nat-geo-against-another-call-more-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa CITES elephants Geographic Ivory National rebuttal stiles Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:55:33 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 101665 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 Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org