http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/video/rss.xml/1/16 en WATCH: How the Maasai community is making the Amboseli elephant corridor project a success http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-how-maasai-community-making-amboseli-elephant-corridor-project-success <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, 10/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Maasai of the Olgulului/Ololarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) have rallied behind the Kitenden Corridor project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> <p>They showed up in unprecedented numbers to the historic signing of an accord last year that would set aside their lands so that the local migrating elephants could more easily traverse them.</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/i5vK6e8M3d8&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/i5vK6e8M3d8&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=i5vK6e8M3d8"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-i5vK6e8M3d8_1.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-how-maasai-community-making-amboseli-elephant-corridor-project-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants Africa Amboseli conservation elephants Kenya Kitenden KWS Video Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:26:22 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101619 at http://www.ifaw.org Keeping elephants wild: choosing not to intervene in the natural cycle of life http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-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/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, 08/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/31_Goodness-enjoying-a-mudbath-with-her-newborn-close-by%2C-March-2014_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." />One of the females from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) social disruption study in Amboseli National Park in Kenya is missing..</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/JOHw7lX3Gu4&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/JOHw7lX3Gu4&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=JOHw7lX3Gu4"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-JOHw7lX3Gu4_144.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/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli ATE conservation trust Wildlife Video Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:43:01 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 101171 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Germany: The heart-breaking irony of “Smile,” a new anti-ivory tv spot http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-germany-heart-breaking-irony-%E2%80%9Csmile%E2%80%9D-new-anti-ivory-tv-spot <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/d%C3%B6rte-von-der-reith">Dörte von der Reith</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, 07/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/m60W_TMqIcU?list=UUet2Tbzuw-NX5ihYdVH1ijw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The wide ear-to-ear smile graphic&mdash;from the &ldquo;Have a Nice Day&rdquo; campaign decades ago to the emoticons of today&rsquo;s technology&mdash;is recognized worldwide.</p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is using irony in its latest television advertisement, shifting the focus from the iconic visual to a poacher holding the tusk of a dead elephant under the hot glare of headlights.</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/m60W_TMqIcU&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/m60W_TMqIcU&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=m60W_TMqIcU"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-m60W_TMqIcU.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/spotlight-germany-heart-breaking-irony-%E2%80%9Csmile%E2%80%9D-new-anti-ivory-tv-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants German Ivory smile video Video Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:08:08 +0000 Dörte von der Reith 100918 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Commitment of elephant mom in baby’s multi-year nurturing http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-commitment-elephant-mom-baby%E2%80%99s-multi-year-nurturing <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/jacqueline-nyagah">Jacqueline Nyagah</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, 05/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/t4ptkZlcKfY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>For Mother&rsquo;s Day, IFAW is sharing some video of mothers and young of the species we protect. --ED</em></p> <p>When you&rsquo;re an elephant, being a mother is a commitment: 22 months of gestation. 4 years of suckling. But that&rsquo;s not all. Elephant calves need to be with their mothers and the family unit for up to six more years before they strike out on their own.</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" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/t4ptkZlcKfY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/t4ptkZlcKfY&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=t4ptkZlcKfY"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-t4ptkZlcKfY_1.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-commitment-elephant-mom-baby%E2%80%99s-multi-year-nurturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Amboseli National Park Cynthia Moss Kenya mother motherhood Video Thu, 08 May 2014 15:34:17 +0000 Jacqueline Nyagah 100178 at http://www.ifaw.org A birth, a death, and the joys of being an elephant calf in Amboseli http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/birth-death-and-joys-being-elephant-calf-amboseli <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">Mon, 04/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/oF8iGDFWmFg" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum&#39;s leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little elephant.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>Elephant births in Amboseli are so rare to see. Our luckiest team member has only witnessed five in 30 years.</p> <p>I&rsquo;ve seen newborns within minutes of birth, but never the birth itself.</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/oF8iGDFWmFg&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/oF8iGDFWmFg&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=oF8iGDFWmFg"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-oF8iGDFWmFg_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/united-states/news/birth-death-and-joys-being-elephant-calf-amboseli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli ATE elephants Kenya KWS moss video Video Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:27:06 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 99820 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: amazing move of four forest elephants in Cote d'Ivoire http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-amazing-move-four-forest-elephants-cote-divoire <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/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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, 02/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/lGyUqGT1dsU" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four&nbsp;elephants which were in conflict with the rural communities of Daloa, the third-largest city in Ivory Coast, and transfer them to Azagny 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-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/lGyUqGT1dsU&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/lGyUqGT1dsU&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=lGyUqGT1dsU"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-lGyUqGT1dsU_8.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-amazing-move-four-forest-elephants-cote-divoire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Africa coast Cote elephants enforcement ivoire Ivory logistics move National Park protection West Video Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:50:03 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 99411 at http://www.ifaw.org