Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/press/rss.xml/2/21 en Rhino Horn and Ivory Trade Ban: France is almost exemplary http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/rhino-horn-and-ivory-trade-ban-france-almost-exemplary <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">Wed, 08/17/2016</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="Rhino Horn and Ivory Trade Ban: France is almost exemplary" alt="Rhino Horn and Ivory Trade Ban: France is almost exemplary" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_tusk_300px_6.jpg?1471440638" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Although her speech in Nairobi heralded a total&nbsp; ivory trade ban in France, <a href="http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/Segolene-Royal-renforce-l,48356.html">a more toned down version has just been published in the decree</a> issued jointly by S&eacute;gol&egrave;ne Royal, Minister of the Environment, Energy, and Marine Affairs, and St&eacute;phane Le Foll, Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/rhino-horn-and-ivory-trade-ban-france-almost-exemplary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos elephant ivory illegal ivory ivory trade ban rhino rhino horn white gold Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:31:06 +0000 adintino 108615 at http://www.ifaw.org Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tech-industry-leaders-join-forces-against-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-online <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, 08/12/2016</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="Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online" alt="Tech Industry Leaders Join Forces against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Online" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_3.jpg?1471006373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><em>On World Elephant Day, online companies unite against wildlife cybercriminals by adopting measures to fight illegal wildlife trade </em></p> <p>On World Elephant Day, leading e-commerce and social media companies are implementing critical steps to stop the sale of illegal wildlife products online across the globe. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tech-industry-leaders-join-forces-against-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory illegal online trade illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhino poaching tigers Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:05:24 +0000 adintino 108578 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW congratulates African partner LATF on arrests of ivory kingpins http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-congratulates-african-partner-latf-arrests-ivory-kingpins <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, 08/05/2016</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="240" height="172" title="IFAW congratulates African partner LATF on arrests of ivory kingpins" alt="IFAW congratulates African partner LATF on arrests of ivory kingpins" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/aa_0.png?1470404983" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW congratulates the <a href="http://lusakaagreement.org/">Lusaka Agreement Task Force</a> (LATF) on conducting a successful operation from July 28<sup>th</sup> to August 2<sup>nd</sup> that led to the seizure of 1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory and the arrest of two ivory trafficking kingpins in the Republic of Congo.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-congratulates-african-partner-latf-arrests-ivory-kingpins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants drug trafficking elephants endangered illegal ivory elephants Ivory poaching Wildlife crime wildlife trade Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:49:56 +0000 adintino 108471 at http://www.ifaw.org Combating Wildlife Crime in Ethiopia http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/combating-wildlife-crime-ethiopia <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, 07/11/2016</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="198" title="Combating Wildlife Crime in Ethiopia" alt="Combating Wildlife Crime in Ethiopia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/20130808AHKG08_300px_4.jpg?1468244396" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers from customs, federal police, airport police and, Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) as CITES management authorities based at Bole International Airport, to combat wildlife crime began today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/combating-wildlife-crime-ethiopia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers animal skins illegal wildlife illegal wildlife trade Ivory ivory smuggling live animals rhino horn wildlife trafficking Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:41:01 +0000 adintino 108118 at http://www.ifaw.org Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tanzania-must-act-revoke-green-mile-safari-licence <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, 07/08/2016</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="264" title="Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence" alt="Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/XX201-300_4.jpg?1467989508" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) was appalled to learn that Green Mile Safari&mdash;the same organisation responsible for a hunting video showing shocking animal abuse in 2014&mdash;has been awarded a 2016 hunting permit.</p> <p>&ldquo;IFAW immediately reached out to contacts in Tanzania and understood that the decision was under review by Tanzanian authorities,&rdquo; said Ian Robinson, VP Animal Welfare and Conservation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/tanzania-must-act-revoke-green-mile-safari-licence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Animal welfare ekephants poaching rhinos safari Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:52:24 +0000 adintino 108098 at http://www.ifaw.org Pangolin Seizure in Hong Kong Demonstrates Need for Stronger Protection for World’s Most Trafficked Mammals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/pangolin-seizure-hong-kong-demonstrates-need-stronger-protection-world%E2%80%99s-most-trafficked-mammal <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, 06/27/2016</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="Pangolin Seizure in Hong Kong Demonstrates Need for Stronger Protection for World’s Most Trafficked Mammals" alt="Pangolin Seizure in Hong Kong Demonstrates Need for Stronger Protection for Worl" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pangolin_300px_3.jpg?1467035381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This week, Hong Kong Customs seized about 4,000 kilograms of pangolin scales from a container at the Kwai Chung Customhouse Cargo Examination Compound. As a leader in a coalition of over 20 groups working to list all eight species under Appendix I of CITES and as co-author on a technical petition to list the pangolins under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/pangolin-seizure-hong-kong-demonstrates-need-stronger-protection-world%E2%80%99s-most-trafficked-mammal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade illegal wildlife trafficking pangolin pangolin scales poaching Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:51:48 +0000 adintino 107983 at http://www.ifaw.org