http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/17 en US needs to follow Australia’s lead on banning African lion trophy imports http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/us-needs-follow-australia%E2%80%99s-lead-banning-african-lion-trophy-imports <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/736">Jeffrey Flocken</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">Wed, 03/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Recently, Australia’s Environment Minister announced a ban on the import of all African lion parts, spurred in part by the especially inhumane practice of “canned” hunting." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_18_15_trophyhunt.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 431px;" title="Recently, Australia’s Environment Minister announced a ban on the import of all African lion parts, spurred in part by the especially inhumane practice of “canned” hunting." />Recently, <a href="/node/103224" target="_blank">Australia&rsquo;s Environment Minister announced a ban on the impor</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/us-needs-follow-australia%E2%80%99s-lead-banning-african-lion-trophy-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Big Cats big cats canned hunting guns hunting lions trophy Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:15:06 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 103314 at http://www.ifaw.org Has the London Summit on Illegal Wildlife Trade protected elephants, rhinos and tigers? http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/has-london-summit-illegal-wildlife-trade-protected-elephants-rhinos-and-tigers <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">Wed, 03/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Just over a year ago I was watching as Bill Oddie lowered ivory into an aptly named &lsquo;Red Rhino&rsquo; cement crusher in front of a host of supportive politicians.</p> <p>The occasion marked the end of our ivory surrender, which resulted in over 90 kilos of ivory donated by our supporters, being publicly destroyed shortly before the London Summit on Illegal Wildlife Trade.</p> <p><strong>Our message was clear &ndash; the illegal and inhumane poaching of elephants for their ivory must end now.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/has-london-summit-illegal-wildlife-trade-protected-elephants-rhinos-and-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Africa Botswana conference elephant Kasane rhino summit trade Wildlife Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:36:58 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 103304 at http://www.ifaw.org Does Kasane hold the key to unlocking action on the ground for elephants? http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/does-kasane-hold-key-unlocking-actions-ground-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/elephants/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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">Wed, 03/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="When will international attention result in tangible action on the ground and ultimately, a great reduction in wildlife poaching and illicit trade?" class="caption" longdesc="When will international attention result in tangible action on the ground and ultimately, a great reduction in wildlife poaching and illicit trade?" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_17_15_poached.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="When will international attention result in tangible action on the ground and ultimately, a great reduction in wildlife poaching and illicit trade?" />In Decembe</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/does-kasane-hold-key-unlocking-actions-ground-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants illegal ivory trade poach saving elephants summit Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:54:13 +0000 Jason Bell 103291 at http://www.ifaw.org Tough choice: Which MEP did the most for animal welfare? http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/tough-choice-which-mep-did-most-animal-welfare <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">Mon, 03/16/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>It is time once again to choose the MEP who has done the most for animal welfare in Europe!</strong></p> <p>This really is one of the highlights of the year for those of us here at IFAW. It is incredibly heartening to look back and see the dozens of MEPs who care as passionately about animal welfare as millions of other EU citizens.</p> <p>To that end, it is quite hard to limit the list of MEPs who are eligible but the editorial staff at parliament magazine have somehow winnowed the list down to three familiar faces.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/tough-choice-which-mep-did-most-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Animal welfare EU Ministers friends policy Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:04:36 +0000 Adrian Hiel 103254 at http://www.ifaw.org Geospatial tech will allow us to stop criminal networks before they poach animals http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/geospatial-tech-will-allow-us-stop-criminal-networks-they-poach-animals <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">Mon, 03/16/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A Parrot AR drone. Image source: Wikipedia" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Parrot_AR.Drone_2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 421px;" title="A Parrot AR drone. Image source: Wikipedia" />What if technology could help us stop poaching before it happened?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/geospatial-tech-will-allow-us-stop-criminal-networks-they-poach-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa crime drone enforcement military protection UAV Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:29:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101808 at http://www.ifaw.org Presenting wildlife cybercrime investigation results to the G7 http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/presenting-wildlife-cybercrime-investigation-results-g7 <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">Fri, 03/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The past year has seen the numbers of poached rhinos soar, with South Africa losing a record 1,215 rhinos in 2014." class="caption" longdesc="The past year has seen the numbers of poached rhinos soar, with South Africa losing a record 1,215 rhinos in 2014." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_11_15_G7.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 433px;" title="The past year has seen the numbers of poached rhinos soar, with South Africa losing a record 1,215 rhinos in 2014." />Wildlife cybercrime is rising to the fore on the political and enforcement agenda.&nbsp;<strong>For the first time</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/presenting-wildlife-cybercrime-investigation-results-g7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Turtles G7 Interpol policy terrorism Wildlife crime Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:49:26 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 103223 at http://www.ifaw.org