http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/21 en Prevention of wildlife trafficking workshops are having an impact http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/prevention-wildlife-trafficking-workshops-are-having-impact <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 12/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="On the 9th of December, 2014 a number of falcons were seized." class="caption" longdesc="On the 9th of December, 2014 a number of falcons were seized." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_19_14_birds.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 252px;" title="On the 9th of December, 2014 a number of falcons were seized." />In August, the IFAW Middle East and North Africa office organized a prevention of wildlife trafficking workshop in Mauritania.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/prevention-wildlife-trafficking-workshops-are-having-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants elephants Falcons Ivory Ivory seizure training Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:14:27 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 102464 at http://www.ifaw.org Seizing wild elephants in Zimbabwe for a lifetime of captivity is simply wrong http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/seizing-wild-elephants-zimbabwe-lifetime-captivity-simply-wrong <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Wed, 12/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="34 baby elephants were captured by the Zimbabwe government for export." class="caption" longdesc="34 baby elephants were captured by the Zimbabwe government for export." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_10_14_elle2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 445px;" title="34 baby elephants were captured by the Zimbabwe government for export." />The Zimbabwe government&rsquo;s <strong>capture and export of allegedly 34 baby elephants</strong> not only poses grave threats to the very survival of those compromised individuals, but <strong>will cause </strong><strong>deleterious</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/seizing-wild-elephants-zimbabwe-lifetime-captivity-simply-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:50:26 +0000 Azzedine Downes 102345 at http://www.ifaw.org Combating online wildlife trafficking in the Middle East http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/combating-online-wildlife-trafficking-middle-east <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 11/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank"><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-Wanted-Dead-or-Alive-Exposing-Online-Wildlife-Trade-1_1.jpg" style="width: 190px; height: 246px; float: right; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;" title="" /></a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/combating-online-wildlife-trafficking-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants airport Dubai elephants illegal Ivory smuggling trafficking Wildlife Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:48:59 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 102173 at http://www.ifaw.org REPORT: Wanted – Dead or Alive - Exposing Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 11/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." class="caption" longdesc="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_elephant.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 444px;" title="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." />Today, IFAW releases the report <em>Wanted &ndash; Dead or Alive; Exposing Online Wildlife Trade </em>and the scale of the trade is truly staggering.&lt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants anti poaching IFAW report Interpol wildlife trade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:45:55 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 102074 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted: Dead or Alive - Exposing the Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 11/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Wanted &ndash; Dead or Alive, Exposing Online Wildlife Trade</em> reveals that, in early 2014, an intense six-week investigation found a total of 33,006 endangered wildlife and wildlife parts and products for sale via 280 online market places across 16 countries.</p> </div> Wildlife trade combatting wildlife trafficking Other Fri, 07 Nov 2014 19:42:33 +0000 rbartlett 101925 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/102103 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 11/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="424" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/102103" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:21:09 +0000 adintino 102103 at http://www.ifaw.org