http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/28 en EBay backs EU ivory ban http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ebay-backs-eu-ivory-ban <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/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">Jul 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt=" A woman holds an ivory carving being sold at a market in Brussels, Belgium. This is an example of legal ivory still sold throughout the European Union." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_13_17_ebay.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title=" A woman holds an ivory carving being sold at a market in Brussels, Belgium.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ebay-backs-eu-ivory-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants elephant Ivory online poaching tusk website Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:48:19 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 111984 at http://www.ifaw.org Largest online retailer in Japan bans ivory sales http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/largest-online-retailer-japan-bans-ivory-sales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/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">Jul 7 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/FileIvoryPhotofor%20Rakutenblog.JPG" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="For years, criminals and unscrupulous traders have used the internet to dodge the law and reach worldwide audiences. Rakuten’s announcement to ban ivory items, like those pictured in this file photo, is welcome news in the fight against online ivory trade." />Rakuten, the largest online retailer in Japan, has banned ivory sales on its platform.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/largest-online-retailer-japan-bans-ivory-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants ebay illegal online ivory trade Ivory Rakuten taobao tencent Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:20:47 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 111894 at http://www.ifaw.org Hong Kong seizes 7.2 tonnes of elephant ivory http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/hong-kong-seizes <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">Jul 6 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="109" height="160" title="Hong Kong seizes 7.2 tonnes of elephant ivory" alt="Hong Kong seizes 7.2 tonnes of elephant ivory" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Illegal%20Ivory_2.jpg?1499354772" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Hong Kong has made the biggest ivory bust in more than 30 years, seizing 7.2 tonnes of ivory tusks disguised in a container of frozen fish.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The seizure was made on Tuesday, 4<sup>th</sup> July, Hong Kong customs officials announced today, and three people have been arrested. The ivory tusks were found hidden beneath boxes of frozen fish in a shipping container from Malaysia.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/hong-kong-seizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants China Ivory Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:28:20 +0000 svandereyd 111879 at http://www.ifaw.org Two elephant calves rescued from floods in India http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/two-elephant-calves-rescued-floods-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Nameri%20Elephant%20care%2001.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="A year-old elephant calf found near Nameri National Park separated from his natal herd has been rescued and delivered to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation for care." /></p> <p>An orphaned male elephant calf was rescued yesterday morning by frontline forest staff in Paleng, a village on the fringes of Nameri National Park in Assam&rsquo;s Sonitpur district.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/two-elephant-calves-rescued-floods-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants dehydrated Kaziranga National Park Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:40:02 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 111889 at http://www.ifaw.org #NoIvoryInEu: Campaigning to close domestic ivory trade in EU http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/noivoryineu-campaigning-close-domestic-ivory-trade-eu <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/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">Jul 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/J7FHwfyS44A" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/noivoryineu-campaigning-close-domestic-ivory-trade-eu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Video Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:47:12 +0000 Eleonora Panella 111821 at http://www.ifaw.org #NoIvoryInEu: An IFAW campaign to close the European ivory trade http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/noivoryineu-ifaw-campaign-close-european-ivory-tra-0 <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">Jul 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="p2" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.3em; color: rgb(1, 56, 86); font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/PRESSRELEASE-EUBAN_300px.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 195px;" />A new campaign to end the sales of ivory in Europe is being launched today by the International Fund for Animal welfare. Elephants are in crisis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/noivoryineu-ifaw-campaign-close-european-ivory-tra-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Mon, 03 Jul 2017 07:20:04 +0000 adouillet 111842 at http://www.ifaw.org