Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/press/rss.xml/4/15 en Unique Malawi Education Partnership Launched to Help People and Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/unique-malawi-education-partnership-launched-help-people-and-animals <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, 08/26/2014</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="225" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/malawi_300.jpg?1409065623" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A unique conservation education partnership launched to great excitement at Liwonde National Park, Malawi today with hopes high the initiative will have a significant impact on improving school success rates in local communities who live daily with wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/unique-malawi-education-partnership-launched-help-people-and-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Animal Action Education Education HELP Malawi Liwonde National Park Malawi Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:07:34 +0000 adintino 101208 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awards <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, 10/21/2013</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="375" title="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" alt="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Alban06Geo_the_Dog_300px_0.jpg?1382371411" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards animal heroes companion animals Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:11:17 +0000 adintino 97959 at http://www.ifaw.org New global education program, Cats, Dogs and Us, brings compassion into the classroom http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/new-global-education-program-cats-dogs-and-us-brings-compassion-classroom <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, 10/04/2013</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="169" title="New global education program, Cats, Dogs and Us, brings compassion into the classroom" alt="New global education program, Cats, Dogs and Us, brings compassion into the cla" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Cat%20%26%20Dog%20on%20Bench_300px.jpg?1380900188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Cats and dogs are two of the world&rsquo;s most universal species, living side by side with people in hundreds of millions of homes and communities in every human society on this planet.</p> <p>Yet, on every continent and in every culture, dogs and cats continue to be subject to cruel and inhumane treatment. And a growing body of research has shown that violence against animals is connected to violence against people.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/new-global-education-program-cats-dogs-and-us-brings-compassion-classroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats aae Animal Action Education animal cruelty cats companion animals dogs Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:34:08 +0000 adintino 97816 at http://www.ifaw.org China Customs and IFAW Joined Hands to Combat Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/china-customs-and-ifaw-joined-hands-combat-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">Thu, 06/27/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A workshop jointly organized by the Anti-Smuggling Bureau of China&rsquo;s General Administration of Customs and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>), to combat trafficking of endangered species successfully concluded today.&nbsp; Over 30 front-line Customs officers from across the country attended the 3-day capacity building workshop, where they shared techniques and skills to detect and prevent wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/china-customs-and-ifaw-joined-hands-combat-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Elephants Raptors Rhinos Endangered Species illegal wildlife trade poaching wildlife trafficking Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:58:08 +0000 adintino 94671 at http://www.ifaw.org Leonardo DiCaprio Kicks Off IFAW’s Animal Action Week http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/78961 <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, 10/01/2012</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="225" title="Leonardo DiCaprio Kicks Off IFAW’s Animal Action Week" alt="Leonardo DiCaprio Kicks Off IFAW’s Animal Action Week" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_300px_0.jpg?1349111459" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio joined IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today in calling for the world community to step up efforts to save elephants from poaching and the illegal ivory trade, which have escalated dramatically in recent years.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/78961" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Elephants aae Animal Action Education animal action week elephants Leonardo DiCaprio Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:46:11 +0000 adintino 78961 at http://www.ifaw.org Unique whale research boat returns to Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/71826 <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, 07/31/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A state-of-the-art whale research vessel has returned to Icelandic waters to carry out further vital, non-invasive research on whales and their behaviour.</p> <p>Song of the Whale, owned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and operated by a dedicated, specialist research team, previously visited Iceland in 2004 and 2006 and will spend the next seven weeks studying endangered fin whales, blue whales, minke whales and other species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/71826" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales iceland song of the whale SOTW whales Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:56:30 +0000 adintino 71826 at http://www.ifaw.org