http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/video/rss.xml/1/16 en “An Impossible Mission” Q & A with Rachel Link of National Geographic http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/%E2%80%9C-impossible-mission%E2%80%9D-q-rachel-link-national-geographic <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2459">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">Wed, 04/22/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-JabfAsb10E" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the full &quot;An Impossible Mission&quot; video above.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>&sect;</strong></p> <p class="rtecenter">&nbsp;</p> <p><em>I spoke with Rachel Link, an Associate Producer with National Geographic&#39;s Multimedia team recently, a transcript of our conversation is below. <strong>--MB</strong></em></p> <p><u><strong>Q &amp; A with Rachel Link of National Geographic</strong></u></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/BL5K51Dm5BA&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/BL5K51Dm5BA&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=BL5K51Dm5BA"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-BL5K51Dm5BA_59.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/united-states/news/%E2%80%9C-impossible-mission%E2%80%9D-q-rachel-link-national-geographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants dangerous forest elephants human conflict move national geographic Video Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:02:41 +0000 Michael Booth 103650 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Amazing view of entire elephant family greeting newborn calf http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-amazing-view-entire-elephant-family-greeting-newborn-calf <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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, 04/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/m24WBnWQZAI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the author&rsquo;s video above, as the OA family greet their newest addition, a healthy baby boy.</em></p> <p>Elephant greetings are special.</p> <p>Witnessing them always makes me smile, because of the clear joy elephants take in being with one another. These displays of excited behaviour serve an important function.</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-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/m24WBnWQZAI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/m24WBnWQZAI&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=m24WBnWQZAI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-m24WBnWQZAI.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/united-states/news/video-amazing-view-entire-elephant-family-greeting-newborn-calf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants baby cute elephants emotion family greetings mother Video Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:26:12 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 103585 at http://www.ifaw.org Watch: Chinese children recite “Lament of an Elephant Calf” http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-chinese-children-recite-%E2%80%9Clament-elephant-calf%E2%80%9D <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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, 03/10/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vJxwPqOAC1Q" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There were many moving moments at the gala to launch IFAW&rsquo;s campaign &ldquo;Give Peace to Elephants, Say No to Ivory&rdquo; last November in Beijing.</p> <p align="left">One emotional moment in particular that touched me, was the recital of a poem by 9-year old Chinese girls Peng Minghui and Miao Yixin, called &ldquo;Lament of An Elephant Calf&rdquo;.</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 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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/united-states/news/watch-chinese-children-recite-%E2%80%9Clament-elephant-calf%E2%80%9D" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants China cute elephants kids poetry Video Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:24:03 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 103178 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Bearing witness to a historic ivory burn reinforces a resolve http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-bearing-witness-historic-ivory-burn-reinforces-resolve <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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, 03/06/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gLZrjoY0DyY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>As director of IFAW&rsquo;s education program, I don&rsquo;t usually attend ivory crushes or burns.</p> <p>In fact, <strong>I had no idea when we arrived </strong><strong>off</strong><strong> our delayed flight (36 hours after we departed Boston) and went straight to our planned <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/node/103107" target="_blank">World Wildlife Day activities</a> that we would bear witness to such a momentous event.</strong></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-4" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-4"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" 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href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-bearing-witness-historic-ivory-burn-reinforces-resolve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants African elephants burn Ivory Kenya President Video Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:41:37 +0000 Nancy Barr 103161 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Numbers and notes miss something fundamental about elephants mourning http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-numbers-and-notes-miss-something-fundamental-about-elephants-mourning <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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, 03/04/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Elephants are famous for their special cognitive abilities. Their families, their memory, and their friendships.</p> <p>I&rsquo;ve studied wild elephants for almost ten years now, and I&rsquo;ve been asked many times about how we study these kinds of abilities, especially how elephants reportedly grieve.</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-5" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-5"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/yeGIz3dbgsQ&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-5"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/yeGIz3dbgsQ&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=yeGIz3dbgsQ"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-yeGIz3dbgsQ_3.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/united-states/news/watch-numbers-and-notes-miss-something-fundamental-about-elephants-mourning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants death elephants emotion grief sadness Video Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:57:03 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 103106 at http://www.ifaw.org Addressing wildlife crime live on the world’s biggest internet video platform http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/addressing-wildlife-crime-live-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-internet-video-platform <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Fri, 02/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Addressing wildlife crime on the world’s biggest internet platform" class="caption" longdesc="Addressing wildlife crime on the world’s biggest internet platform" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/02_27_15_hangout.jpg" style="width: 564px; height: 218px;" title="Addressing wildlife crime on the world’s biggest internet platform" />Problems caused by crimes against nature are increasingly attracting the attention of the world.</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-6" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-6"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/p-3Xe-gZMWo&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-6"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/p-3Xe-gZMWo&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=p-3Xe-gZMWo"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-p-3Xe-gZMWo.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/united-states/news/addressing-wildlife-crime-live-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-internet-video-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants chat Ivory state department wildlife trade Video Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:42:56 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 103085 at http://www.ifaw.org