http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/30 en 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 International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-and-inter-agency-collaboration-essential-preventing-wildlife-trafficking <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">Fri, 11/21/2014</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="200" title="International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Trafficking " alt="International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Tr" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PWT_300px.jpg?1416578168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Extensive collaboration and cooperation at an international level are key ingredients in fighting wildlife trafficking wildlife law enforcers agreed at the conclusion of a training workshop to increase capacity and expertise in the Horn of Africa.</p> <p>The workshop began on Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and was hosted by the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) in partnership with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF), and Interpol.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-and-inter-agency-collaboration-essential-preventing-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhinos wildlife trade wildlife trafficking Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:58:26 +0000 adintino 102062 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 questions for INTERPOL as they launch Operation INFRA-TERRA http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/5-questions-interpol-they-launch-operation-infra-terra <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/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/interpol_grab_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" />In 2013 IFAW became the first ever non-governmental organization in the environmental field to sign an MOU with INTERPOL&rsquo;s Environmental Security unit.</p> <p>Together we have collaborated on numerous projects since 2005 including INTERPOL&rsquo;s largest-ever ivory trade operation in 2012. The organisations joined forces to combat global wildlife crime, especially crime related to the illegal killing of and trafficking in elephant, rhinoceros and tiger parts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/5-questions-interpol-they-launch-operation-infra-terra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers cooperation crime infra-red Interpol notice operation partnership Red Wildlife Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:59:03 +0000 Kelvin Alie 101966 at http://www.ifaw.org Sierra Leone chimps need help in the wake of Ebola outbreak http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/innocent-victims-sierra-leone-chimps-need-help-wake-ebola-outbreak <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/gail-a%E2%80%99brunzo">Gail A’Brunzo</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, 10/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Sarah, a resident at TCS, was confiscated when she was offered for sale at a mining company. © Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Sarah-at-8-mo-old_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Sarah, a resident at TCS, was confiscated when she was offered for sale at a mining company. © Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary" />&ldquo;From the sanctuary office, I can hear the siren of the Ebola ambulance as it is responding to yet another suspected case of Ebola.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/innocent-victims-sierra-leone-chimps-need-help-wake-ebola-outbreak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Primates Africa chimpanzee ebola Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:42:29 +0000 Gail A’Brunzo 101812 at http://www.ifaw.org New honorary board member Jane Goodall will help us stay true http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true <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, 10/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/azzedine_downes_janes_goodall_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 453px;" title="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." />With all her wisdom and passion on a wide range of fronts, it is no surprise that Dr. Jane Goodall is the most preeminent voice in the animal welfare movement.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants Primates board elephants goodall honorary jane Tanzania Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:39:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101659 at http://www.ifaw.org Monkey love and a helping hand give rescued chimps a second chance http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/monkey-love-and-helping-hand-give-rescued-chimps-second-chance <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/gail-a%E2%80%99brunzo">Gail A’Brunzo</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, 10/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Rescued chimp Valentina Rose enjoys a plum at her home. ©Chimp Haven" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Valentinaplum_AF_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Rescued chimp Valentina Rose enjoys a plum at her home. ©Chimp Haven" />Most of us have experienced some unexpected expenses which have left us a bit short of money, temporarily.</p> <p>When that happens we forego dining out for a while or put off buying that new pair of shoes.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/monkey-love-and-helping-hand-give-rescued-chimps-second-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Primates Chimp Haven chimpanzee Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:12:26 +0000 Gail A’Brunzo 101658 at http://www.ifaw.org