http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/video/rss.xml/1/15 en Empowering wildlife conservation through literacy education in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/105176 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Fri, 07/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/113Yw9-3svQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Nanthomba Full Primary School sits precariously close to Liwonde National Park, home to large numbers of potentially dangerous elephants, hippos and crocodiles, in the southern African country of Malawi.</p> <p>Since piped water is scarce, until recently villagers &ndash; mostly women and children &ndash; fetched water from the Shire River, on Liwonde&rsquo;s western border, bringing them dangerously close to these animals.&nbsp;</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/113Yw9-3svQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/105176" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education Elephants Education Liwonde Nanthomba National Park pilot program Wildlife Video Mon, 07 Sep 2015 13:28:16 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 105176 at http://www.ifaw.org Empowering wildlife conservation through literacy education in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/empowering-wildlife-conservation-through-literacy-education-malawi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Fri, 07/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/113Yw9-3svQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Nanthomba Full Primary School sits precariously close to Liwonde National Park, home to large numbers of potentially dangerous elephants, hippos and crocodiles, in the southern African country of Malawi.</p> <p>Since piped water is scarce, until recently villagers &ndash; mostly women and children &ndash; fetched water from the Shire River, on Liwonde&rsquo;s western border, bringing them dangerously close to these animals.&nbsp;</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/113Yw9-3svQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/empowering-wildlife-conservation-through-literacy-education-malawi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Elephants Education Liwonde Nanthomba National Park pilot program Wildlife Video Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:41:11 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 104711 at http://www.ifaw.org Two theatre professionals on the effects of "A Dog’s Life" http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/two-theatre-professionals-effects-dog%E2%80%99s-life <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/christina-pretorius">Christina Pretorius</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, 06/02/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bYRlEEXr1u8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Earlier this month IFAW Southern Africa&rsquo;s &ldquo;Twinnings&rdquo; educational theatre project took to the boards in&nbsp;</em><em>Cape Town, South Africa. The project has been run with the help of Jungle Theatre Company (JTC) for the past 10 years and brings together children from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds to enjoy theatre that focuses on animal welfare issues.</em></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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-3" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bYRlEEXr1u8?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/two-theatre-professionals-effects-dog%E2%80%99s-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education animals children Education live show Puppets theatre Twinnings Video Mon, 01 Jun 2015 15:19:32 +0000 Christina Pretorius 104133 at http://www.ifaw.org Animals on TV. Where’s David? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animals-tv-where%E2%80%99s-david <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/michael-booth">Michael Booth</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, 12/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Sir David Attenborough was inviting me to visit Antarctica with him." class="caption" longdesc="Sir David Attenborough was inviting me to visit Antarctica with him." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/103546.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 413px;" title="Sir David Attenborough was inviting me to visit Antarctica with him." />It was the fall of 2003, and I had a once-in-a-lifetime epiphany.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/109222827?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animals-tv-where%E2%80%99s-david" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Big Cats animal handling big cats in captivity quality tv reality tv Video Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:36:30 +0000 Michael Booth 102575 at http://www.ifaw.org 4 ways to make the holiday season less stressful for your dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/4-ways-make-holiday-season-less-stressful-your-dog <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/corrie-rabbe">Corrie Rabbe</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, 12/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Uwqsz_GZkZ0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The holiday season is a busy time for a lot of households, and the mix of festivities, kids and dogs can be stressful &ndash; especially for the dogs. Visitors, travel, noisy toys, a strange tree in the house, and firecrackers are just some of the many stressors your dog may encounter over the holidays.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-4" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Uwqsz_GZkZ0?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/4-ways-make-holiday-season-less-stressful-your-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats behavior dogs holidays stress Video Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:26:49 +0000 Corrie Rabbe 102463 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-5" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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