http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/38 en Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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="1366" height="768" title="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " alt="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20WWD%20Collage_0.jpg?1488547316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Amidst the sixth mass extinction, wildlife conservation has never been more paramount. The UN World Wildlife Day, which takes place globally on the third of March each year, provides an opportunity to emphasize the importance of protecting wild animals and plants.</p> <p>This year, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) partnered to end rampant illegal wildlife trade and encourage active youth involvement in wildlife protection.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles #DoOneThingToday #ListenToYoungVoices #WWD2017 #Youth4Wildlife CITES conservation illegal wildlife trade wildlife protection world wildlife day WWD. WIldlife consevation Youth for Wildlife Conservation Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:20:23 +0000 adintino 110634 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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="7087" height="4134" title="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" alt="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/poster_0.jpg?1488554639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On this year&rsquo;s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the &lsquo;Protect Our Wildlife Star&rsquo; campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Junkai Wang and Xiaotong Guan to serve as the advocates for 2017 World Wildlife Day (WWD).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day WWD Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:36:26 +0000 adintino 110636 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescuing tortoises in the trade from Tunisia to Europe http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rescuing-turtles-trade-tunisia-europe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/education/dima-abo-kous">Dima Abo Kous </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">Feb 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Wild tortoise are often stuffed inside cardboard boxes and stacked aboard ferries departing from Tunisian ports. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/1952-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Wild tortoises are often stuffed inside cardboard boxes and stacked aboard ferries departing from Tunisian ports. " /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rescuing-turtles-trade-tunisia-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Turtles conservation Tunisia turtles wildlife trafficking Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:45:31 +0000 Dima Abo Kous 110432 at http://www.ifaw.org Taking the fight against wildlife cybercrime to Kenya http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/taking-fight-against-wildlife-cybercrime-kenya <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Jan 25 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/slide5.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Wildlife cybercrime is illegal wildlife trade that has migrated online, enabling criminals to reach a much larger market, one that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This illegal activity isn&rsquo;t hampered by geographical boundaries and the players are protected by some level of anonymity.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/taking-fight-against-wildlife-cybercrime-kenya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers Turtles Africa criminal illegal Kenya online poaching sales wildlife trade wildlife traffic Wed, 25 Jan 2017 20:21:32 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 110293 at http://www.ifaw.org From CITES to CBD: Youth Forum delegates shine http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/cats-and-dogs/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr </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">Dec 8 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="/node/109060" target="_blank"><img alt="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with IFAW Director of Education and Social Change Nancy Barr" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_16_cbdside1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with the author." />Delegates from the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a> , held just before the CITES conference of the parties a few months ago, are now making their presence at Cancun&#39;s United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity CoP13.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles Whales biology change climate conference ecology ecosystem speices student youth forum Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:37:44 +0000 Nancy Barr 109945 at http://www.ifaw.org French biodiversity bill adopted; online wildlife crime fines increased significantly http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/french-biodiversity-bill-adopted-online-wildlife-crime-fines-increased-significantly <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/node/89341">Mia Crnojevic</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">Jul 29 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Recherche-mort-ou-vif--le-commerce-en-ligne-d%E2%80%99animaux-sauvages-d%C3%A9voile--1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 442px;" />After two long years of discussion, the deputies of the French National Assembly finally adopted the bill for the restoration of biodiversity, nature, and landscapes. &nbsp;</p> <p>Having followed the debates held throughout this process of securing a better legislative framework for online wildlife trade, we can now confirm that an explicit reference to e-commerce will appear in the Environmental Code.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/french-biodiversity-bill-adopted-online-wildlife-crime-fines-increased-significantly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles biodiversity e-commerce illegal online trade Wildlife crime Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 Mia Crnojevic 108484 at http://www.ifaw.org