http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/video/rss.xml/1 en Dream under Construction http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dream-under-construction <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/joaquin-de-la-torre">Joaquin de la Torre</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, 08/25/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9ZImGWCcaIA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Can you imagine a heavenly place with beautiful sandy beaches and sun? Can you imagine spending some good vacations or even living there? 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class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2535">Sigursteinn Masson</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, 08/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/RkFFHsOiMUE" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Weeks ago, Reykjav&iacute;k whale watching companies had sighted a badly entangled humpback during their daily tours in Faxafl&oacute;i Bay, the most popular whale watching destination in Europe.</p> <p>Crews and passengers were worried for the injured and struggling animal&rsquo;s survival.</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 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height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BD99duMco98" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Since the ivory was sawn into 172 pieces to fit into the luggage shows savvy smuggling tactics.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>I am outraged by the <strong><a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/ivory-smugglers-returned-china-despite-huge-haul-n403851" target="_blank">report emerging in the media</a></strong> that Swiss authorities, after making the largest seizure of ivory in Zurich, let the Chinese smugglers leave the country with a puny fine.</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" 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href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/puny-fines-ivory-smugglers-deter-no-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants China CITIES Ivory seizure Smuggle Swiss Customs Authority Switzerland Video Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:36:58 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 104944 at http://www.ifaw.org Tragedy of Cecil: Leader of pride, victim of trophy hunt http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tragedy-cecil-leader-pride-victim-trophy-hunt <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/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 07/28/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Wev9lPwh0Dk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Jeff Flocken comments on CNN on the trophy hunt that led to the killing of Cecil the lion.&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p> <p>Earlier this month, Cecil the Lion &ndash; a local celebrity who had reached iconic status amongst visiting tourists and researchers - was lured with food out of the safe confines of a national park in Zimbabwe.</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/Wev9lPwh0Dk&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" 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Zimbabwe Video Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:20:36 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 104867 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Canada whale rescuer recounts disentanglement success http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-canada-whale-rescuer-recounts-disentanglement-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/regional-leadership/patricia-zaat">Patricia Zaat</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, 07/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jL2vIlATj6Q" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>A group of whale watchers with <a href="http://quoddylinkmarine.com/">Quoddy Link Marine</a>&nbsp;in the Bay of Fundy noticed a struggling juvenile minke whale. 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