http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/17 en #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 Environment, animals lose as Trump pulls out of Paris climate accord http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/environment-animals-lose-trump-pulls-out-paris-climate-accord <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">Jun 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Despite a recent study that found that climate change endangers nearly 700 species of birds and mammals, including polar bears, on the IUCN Red List, President Trump has announced that he will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/environment-animals-lose-trump-pulls-out-paris-climate-accord" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Accord climate Paris sea level temperature Trump warming Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:47:40 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 111594 at http://www.ifaw.org China to shut down one-third of country’s ivory trading outlets http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/china-shut-down-one-third-country%E2%80%99s-ivory-trading-outlets <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">Mar 31 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="China’s two ivory crushes foreshadowed the government’s commitment to end ivory trade. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_31_17_ivoryfactories.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="China’s two ivory crushes foreshadowed the government’s commitment to end ivory trade.</p /> </strong></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/china-shut-down-one-third-country%E2%80%99s-ivory-trading-outlets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Africa China elephant endangered factory Ivory poaching teeth tusk white gold Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:24:54 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 110928 at http://www.ifaw.org UK ivory trade ban would have minimal impact on antiques industry http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/uk-ivory-trade-ban-would-have-minimal-impact-antiques-industry <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</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">Mar 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Of the dealers surveyed in a Portsmouth University report on the antiques industry, 41 percent only sold between one and 20 items of ivory per year." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_23_17_ukivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Of the dealers surveyed in a Portsmouth University report on the antiques industry, 41 percent only sold between one and 20 items of ivory per year." />In the world of politics, people sometimes lose sight of the bigger picture.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/uk-ivory-trade-ban-would-have-minimal-impact-antiques-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants antique ban elephant Hunt illegal Ivory law poaching teeth trinkets tusk Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:57:54 +0000 Rachael Hewish 110877 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Statement on H.J. Res. 69: Congress “intent on doing anything but protecting wildlife” http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-statement-hj-res <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">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Update: The U.S. House and Senate both passed H.J. Res. 69, and the President has signed it into law despite fierce opposition from the public and many members of Congress. In the wake of this distressing loss, IFAW&mdash;with your help&mdash;will continue to fight for wildlife and habitat protections in Congress.</em></p> <p>Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the passage of H.J. Res. 69:&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-statement-hj-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:19:05 +0000 smoos 110811 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating launch of Youth for Wildlife Conservation on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-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/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">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">Mar 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to #DoOneThingToday to help become part of the solution.</p> <p>Check out this <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/content/events" target="_blank">map of World Wildlife Day events</a> you can join. IFAW will be participating in awareness events in France, China and the United States.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Education Elephants Tigers change Education elephants leaders Snow Leopard Voices world wildlife day young Video Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:36:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110598 at http://www.ifaw.org