http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/16 en More poisoned arrows used to poach Tsavo elephants http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/more-poisoned-arrows-used-poach-tsavo-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/faye-cuevas-esq">Faye Cuevas, Esq.</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">May 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A file photo of tusks of an elephant and the poisoned arrow used to kill the animal, confiscated by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_16_17_arrows.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A file photo of tusks of an elephant and the poisoned arrow used to kill the animal, confiscated by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers." />In light of a particular trend, I imagine the poaching of an elephant to take place much like this:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/more-poisoned-arrows-used-poach-tsavo-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Africa arrow elephant hunting Ivory kill poaching poison tusk Mon, 15 May 2017 19:59:04 +0000 Faye Cuevas, Esq. 111382 at http://www.ifaw.org European Commission guidance: No more raw ivory exports http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/european-commission-guidance-no-more-raw-ivory-exports <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/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">May 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ivory tusks and worked products in Europe" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_16_17_eu_rawivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Ivory tusks and worked products in Europe" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/european-commission-guidance-no-more-raw-ivory-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants carved China elephant Europe Ivory kill poaching trade tusk Tue, 16 May 2017 20:44:37 +0000 Eleonora Panella 111393 at http://www.ifaw.org UWA, Conservation Partners Engage Judicial Officers to Raise Profile of Wildlife Cases in Uganda http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/uwa-conservation-partners-engage-judicial-officers-raise-profile-wildlife-cases-uganda <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">May 16 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="300" height="200" title="UWA, Conservation Partners Engage Judicial Officers to Raise Profile of Wildlife Cases in Uganda" alt="UWA, Conservation Partners Engage Judicial Officers to Raise Profile of Wildlife" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_0254_300px.jpg?1494944913" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><em>African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) host workshop with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to sensitize key judicial officials on the nature and extent of wildlife crimes in the country. </em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/uwa-conservation-partners-engage-judicial-officers-raise-profile-wildlife-cases-uganda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants combatting wildlife trafficking illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade pangolin scales poaching Wildlife crime Tue, 16 May 2017 14:35:44 +0000 adintino 111392 at http://www.ifaw.org IVORY IN EUROPE: China asks the EU to take credible steps to ban ivory trade http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ivory-europe-china-asks-eu-take-credible-steps-ban-ivory-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/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">May 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_08_17_EU_ivory_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Ms Catherine Bearder (ALDE) on behalf of MEP4Wildlife, the coalition of Members of the European Parliament established in February 2015 as a cross-party interest group at the European Parliament campaigning for the EU to step up the fight against wildlife crime, recently met with the Chinese Mission in Brussels to discuss the Chinese ivory ban.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ivory-europe-china-asks-eu-take-credible-steps-ban-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants elephant Europe Ivory poaching trade tusk Mon, 08 May 2017 13:10:21 +0000 Eleonora Panella 111302 at http://www.ifaw.org Providing radio equipment to Maasai in Amboseli http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/providing-radio-equipment-maasai-amboseli <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/james-isiche">James Isiche</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">May 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Amboseli elephants will be safer thanks to new communication equipment provided to the Maasai by IFAW." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_03_17_radio.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Amboseli elephants will be safer thanks to new communication equipment provided to the Maasai by IFAW." />Luca Belpietro, founder and executive director of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT), praised the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for funding an overhaul of the radio communication equipment at the Kuku Group Ranch in Amboseli, w</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/providing-radio-equipment-maasai-amboseli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli conflict Ivory landscapes migration tusks Wed, 03 May 2017 18:46:59 +0000 James Isiche 111274 at http://www.ifaw.org Dr. Joseph Okori http://www.ifaw.org/africa/about-us/conservation/dr-joseph-okori <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Regional Director, Southern Africa and Program Director, Landscape Conservation </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>Work</strong><br /> Dr. Okori joined IFAW in 2017 to lead our landscape conservation programme and our Southern Africa Regional office based in Cape Town South Africa, where he will direct our work to save elephants, rhinos, lions and other African wildlife through the protection of critical landscapes, mitigation of human-wildlife conflict and ecologically sustainable community development projects.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Dr. Joseph Okori" alt="Dr. Joseph Okori" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Okori.jpg?1493651659" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/about-us/conservation/dr-joseph-okori" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Regional Leadership Expert Staff Elephants Rhinos Mon, 01 May 2017 15:16:22 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 111238 at http://www.ifaw.org