http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/28 en In Brazzaville, African leaders committed to develop plan for stopping wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/brazzaville-african-leaders-committed-develop-plan-stopping-wildlife-crime <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2663">Satyen Sinha</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">Thu, 04/30/2015</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=72157649953991473&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/brazzaville-african-leaders-committed-develop-plan-stopping-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa burn ivory stockpiles elephants policy trinkets Wildlife crime Slideshow Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:34:16 +0000 Satyen Sinha 103858 at http://www.ifaw.org Thailand Ivory seizure: IFAW reiterates importance of inter-agency collaboration http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/thailand-ivory-seizure-ifaw-reiterates-importance-inter-agency-collaboration <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, 04/29/2015</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="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/20130808AHKG08_300px_2.jpg?1430322083" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In the wake of the over 3 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand, The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW</a> continues to reiterate the importance of inter-agency collaboration amongst wildlife law enforcement, the judiciary and, customs officials.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/thailand-ivory-seizure-ifaw-reiterates-importance-inter-agency-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory Illegal trade illegal wildlife trafficking Ivory ivory smuggling white gold Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:42:40 +0000 adintino 103833 at http://www.ifaw.org Momentum building in EU to tackle wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/momentum-building-eu-tackle-wildlife-crime <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/seals/sonja-van-tichelen">Sonja Van Tichelen</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">Thu, 04/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The EU is a major player in the global illegal trade in wildlife products; it needs to start acting like it with an Action Plan to stop wildlife trade." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_22_15_momentum.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The EU is a major player in the global illegal trade in wildlife products; it needs to start acting like it with an Action Plan to stop wildlife trade." />Last week officials in Vietnam <a href="http://linkis.com/www.capitalfm.co.ke/Rb51k" target="_blank">seized a 65kg shipment of ivory and rhino horn</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/momentum-building-eu-tackle-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos action plan elephants illeagal wildlife trade rhinos Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:38:06 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 103715 at http://www.ifaw.org Thai officials seize 4 tonnes of smuggled ivory http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/thai-officials-seize <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, 04/21/2015</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="Thai officials seize 4 tonnes of smuggled ivory" alt="Thai officials seize 4 tonnes of smuggled ivory" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_300px_7.jpg?1429625753" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>More than 4 tonnes of ivory were seized by Thai officials according to <a href="http://www.dpa-international.com/news/international/thai-customs-officials-seize-huge-haul-of-african-ivory-a-44986298.html">media reports out of Bangkok today</a>. The 739 ivory tusks were smuggled from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thai officials claim the shipment is worth about USD 6.2 million. The final destinations for the ivory were believed to include China, Thailand and Vietnam.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/thai-officials-seize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade illegal wildlife trafficking Ivory Ivory poaching Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:16:48 +0000 adintino 103704 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW common letter regarding raw ivory http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/ifaw-common-letter-regarding-raw-ivory <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, 04/09/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW and 40 other NGOs recently called on Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for the Environment and the Environment Ministers of all 28 EU Member States to suspend any export of raw ivory and to support a common EU position to this effect.</p> </div> Elephants Elephants elephants Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:47:51 +0000 rbartlett 103588 at http://www.ifaw.org 6 EU Ministers lead in banning raw ivory exports; ask others to follow http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/6-eu-ministers-lead-banning-raw-ivory-exports-ask-others-follow <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, 04/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The ministers responsible for regulating ivory in 6 EU countries have sent a letter asking their colleagues in the other 22 countries to follow their lead and ban the export of raw ivory. This is a the letter they sent in March 2015. The letter was signed by the Ministers from Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and the United Kingdom.</p> </div> Elephants Elephants elephants Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:16:57 +0000 rbartlett 103574 at http://www.ifaw.org