http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/video/rss.xml/1/16 en Slash and Myles Kennedy: Ivory trade anywhere is a threat to elephants everywhere http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/slash-and-myles-kennedy-ivory-trade-anywhere-threat-elephants-everywhere <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/slash-and-myles-kennedy">SLASH AND MYLES KENNEDY</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, 05/07/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VrJJz-VQWWg" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Even though elephants can weigh up to seven tons and most people will never see an elephant in the wild, elephants share some amazing traits with humans.</p> <p>Elephants show emotions like love and joy. They can express empathy. They are loyal to their families and devoted to their young. They grieve in some of the same ways we do: it&rsquo;s not uncommon that they&rsquo;ll keep weeklong vigils over fallen family members, then later revisit their bones.</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/VrJJz-VQWWg&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/VrJJz-VQWWg&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=VrJJz-VQWWg"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-VrJJz-VQWWg_28.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/slash-and-myles-kennedy-ivory-trade-anywhere-threat-elephants-everywhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants Ivory music Myles Kennedy rock and roll Slash wildlife trade Video Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:49:12 +0000 SLASH AND MYLES KENNEDY 103425 at http://www.ifaw.org “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-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/BL5K51Dm5BA&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/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_62.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-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <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-3"> <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" 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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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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-5" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-5"> <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-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/yeGIz3dbgsQ&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/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