http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/15 en Empowering wildlife conservation through literacy education in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/empowering-wildlife-conservation-through-literacy-education-malawi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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">Fri, 07/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/113Yw9-3svQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Nanthomba Full Primary School sits precariously close to Liwonde National Park, home to large numbers of potentially dangerous elephants, hippos and crocodiles, in the southern African country of Malawi.</p> <p>Since piped water is scarce, until recently villagers &ndash; mostly women and children &ndash; fetched water from the Shire River, on Liwonde&rsquo;s western border, bringing them dangerously close to these animals.&nbsp;</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/113Yw9-3svQ&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/113Yw9-3svQ&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=113Yw9-3svQ"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-113Yw9-3svQ_1.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/empowering-wildlife-conservation-through-literacy-education-malawi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Elephants Education Liwonde Nanthomba National Park pilot program Wildlife Video Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:41:11 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 104711 at http://www.ifaw.org Environmental matters will not be of high priority for Politico Europe http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/environmental-matters-will-not-be-high-priority-politico-europe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/3015">Adrian Hiel</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, 04/21/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Welcome, Politico Europe, to the European media landscape." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_21_15_Politico.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 305px;" title="Welcome, Politico Europe, to the European media landscape." />This week is the launch of <a href="http://www.politico.eu/" target="_blank">Politico Europe</a>. It&rsquo;s an ambitious expansion for <a href="http://www.politico.com/" target="_blank">Politico</a>, the online (and now print magazine) news provider based in Washington, DC.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/environmental-matters-will-not-be-high-priority-politico-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Europe journalism online media reporting Wildlife crime Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:26:54 +0000 Adrian Hiel 103703 at http://www.ifaw.org Our biodiversity is melting away - IFAW action World Wildlife Day 2015 http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/our-biodiversity-melting-away-ifaw-action-world-wildlife-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/cats-and-dogs/d%C3%B6rte-von-der-reith">Dörte von der Reith</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, 03/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157651155893105&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/our-biodiversity-melting-away-ifaw-action-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Seals Tigers Whales Slideshow Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:52:44 +0000 Dörte von der Reith 103168 at http://www.ifaw.org Lima Climate Summit ends with frustrating, vital compromise http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 12/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." class="caption" longdesc="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_16_14_climate.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 427px;" title="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." />Normally, you hate to hear people describe their disaster prevention plans as &ldquo;modest,&rdquo; &ldquo;shaky,&rdquo; or &ldquo;incremental&rdquo;&mdash;but when it comes to international climate </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Polar Bears Accord Global Climate Change Lima Melting Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:18:15 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 102413 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2973">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">Fri, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org Training authorities in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to stop wildlife traffickers http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/6394">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">Tue, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW%20EA%20Staff%2011_17_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline N</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority illegal wildlife trade Interpol workshop Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:39:29 +0000 Kelvin Alie 101971 at http://www.ifaw.org