http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/16 en Two elephant calves rescued, transferred to Indian rehab centre http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/two-elephant-calves-rescued-transferred-indian-rehab-centre <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">Jan 11 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The rescued two-week-old female elephant calf is kept warm with blankets at the IFAW wildlife rescue centre’s Large Animal Nursery. PHOTO: © Dr Panjit Basumatary / IFAW-WTI The rescued eight-month-old male elephant calf receives milk formula at CWRC’s Large Animal Nursery.PHOTO: © Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/ IFAW-WTI" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_11_17_2calves_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The rescued two-week-old female elephant calf is kept warm with blankets at the IFAW wildlife rescue centre’s Large Animal Nursery.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/two-elephant-calves-rescued-transferred-indian-rehab-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants baby calf calve cute elephant India Ivory lost orphan tea Garden tusk Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:43:43 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 110244 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW applauds China’s decision to close domestic ivory markets in 2017 http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-applauds-china%E2%80%99s-decision-close-domestic-ivory-markets <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">Dec 30 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="IFAW applauds China’s decision to close domestic ivory markets in 2017" alt="IFAW applauds China’s decision to close domestic ivory markets in 2017" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-African-elephant-family_300px.jpg?1483119647" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>After decades of advocating by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> for shutting down domestic ivory markets, today the Chinese Government delivered on their <a href="http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/content/2016-12/30/content_5155017.htm?from=singlemessage">pledge to close domestic ivory markets</a> in 2017.</p> <p>&ldquo;This is a tremendous victory for elephants and we applaud China for showing such decisive action and leadership on this issue,&rdquo; said Azzedine Downes IFAW President and CEO.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-applauds-china%E2%80%99s-decision-close-domestic-ivory-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants commercial ivory market elephants ending the ivory trade illegal Ivory poaching trafficking Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:41:06 +0000 adintino 110173 at http://www.ifaw.org Ban ivory trade, China’s New Year present to Elephants http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ban-ivory-trade-china%E2%80%99s-new-year-present-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/conservation/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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">Dec 30 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_30_16_chinaban.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />I am overwhelmed with joy, even though this <a href="/node/110173" target="_blank">announcement</a> has been much anticipated.</p> <p><strong>I read and re-read the text on the red letterhead of the Central Government office, pinching myself, trying to believe this is really happening.</strong></p> <p>Images of elephants, hundreds of them gunned down by poachers just to supply the ivory market, flashed in front of my eyes.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ban-ivory-trade-china%E2%80%99s-new-year-present-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants China elephants Ivory killing poaching teeth trinkets tusks Fri, 30 Dec 2016 18:04:39 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 110174 at http://www.ifaw.org MEASURING WHAT MATTERS: True Wellbeing for Animals and People http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/measuring-what-matters-true-wellbeing-animals-and-people <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">Dec 13 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>What we measure affects how we invest resources. By measuring what matters, we are more able to protect what matters.</p> <p>This new IFAW report, with forewords from IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes, and IFAW Honorary Board member Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, presents specific case studies about the intersection of animal and human wellbeing and surveys alternatives to the economic-only Gross National Product measure, which can better measure and protect human wellbeing.</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Elephants Dogs & Cats Elephants animals people wellbeing Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:37:31 +0000 rbartlett 109985 at http://www.ifaw.org MEASURING WHAT MATTERS: True Wellbeing for Animals and People (insert) http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/measuring-what-matters-true-wellbeing-animals-and-people-insert <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">Dec 13 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>What we measure affects how we invest resources. By measuring what matters, we are more able to protect what matters.</p> <p>This new IFAW report, with forewords from IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes, and IFAW Honorary Board member Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, presents specific case studies about the intersection of animal and human wellbeing and surveys alternatives to the economic-only Gross National Product measure, which can better measure and protect human wellbeing.</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Elephants Dogs & Cats Elephants insert wellbeing Other Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:40:35 +0000 rbartlett 109986 at http://www.ifaw.org Paltry sentence for Vienna ivory trafficker reinforces need for European Action Plan implementation http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/paltry-vienna-ivory-bust-sentence-reinforces-need-european-action-plan <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">Nov 17 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The alleged smuggler of the 564 kg of ivory is facing a sentence of up to two years in prison, which is clearly not a significant punishment considering the economic and environmental impact of his traffic." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_16_16_vienna.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The alleged smuggler of the 564 kg of ivory is facing a sentence of up to two years in prison, which is clearly not a significant punishment considering the economic and environmental impact of his traffic." />Today, numerous media outlets reported the sei</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/paltry-vienna-ivory-bust-sentence-reinforces-need-european-action-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants criminal Ivory tusks Wildlife crime wildlife trade Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:29:58 +0000 Eleonora Panella 109764 at http://www.ifaw.org