http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/17 en World Wildlife Day, an occasion to denounce wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/world-wildlife-day-occasion-denounce-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/6394">Kelvin Alie</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">Tue, 03/03/2015</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=72157651005384935&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> <p>While we do and should celebrate the wonder of wildlife on this day, we must face a grim reality.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/world-wildlife-day-occasion-denounce-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants endangered illegal prevention UN World Wildlife Day wildlife trade Slideshow Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:44:33 +0000 Kelvin Alie 103031 at http://www.ifaw.org We will not let elephant families in Amboseli die http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/we-will-not-let-elephant-families-amboseli-die <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">Fri, 02/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants observed and studied by Vicki Fishlock at the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP), a project of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), the longest-running study of wild elephants in the world. © IFAW-ATE/V. Fishlock" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/EB-family-youngsters-of-all-sizes_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Elephants observed and studied by Vicki Fishlock at the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP), a project of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), the longest-running study of wild elephants in the world.</p /> </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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/MToa4Ywqy74&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/MToa4Ywqy74&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MToa4Ywqy74"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-MToa4Ywqy74.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/we-will-not-let-elephant-families-amboseli-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa Amboseli elephants Kenya KWS Maasai Video Thu, 12 Feb 2015 23:17:38 +0000 Azzedine Downes 102922 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/wildlife-advocates-seek-endangered-listing-african-elephants <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, 02/11/2015</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="Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants" alt="Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_300px_6.jpg?1423673643" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center" style="margin-left:.25in;"><em>&ndash; Groups say uplisting species under Endangered Species Act is important tool to fight ivory trade &ndash;</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/wildlife-advocates-seek-endangered-listing-african-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants African elephants elephants Endangered Species Act threatened Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:01:34 +0000 adintino 102903 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Commission releases amended EU seal products regulations http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/102858 <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">Fri, 02/06/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The EU Commission today released an amended version of the EU regulations on seal products. The EU trade regulation on seals had to be revised in response to the findings of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body decision. IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>) is pleased that the changes maintain the impact of the EU ban on seal products while ensuring that Inuit populations in Canada and Greenland maintain their right to sell seal products from traditional hunts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/102858" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals ban on seal products EU Commission EU seal trade seal hunting seal trade seals culled seals Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:06:59 +0000 adintino 102858 at http://www.ifaw.org Efforts behind India’s tiger numbers hold real promise http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/efforts-behind-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-numbers-hold-real-promise <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/vivek-menon">Vivek Menon</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, 02/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The recent news that India&rsquo;s wild tiger populations have rebounded is indeed a testament to the diligent conservation work done over the years.</p> <p><strong>The partnership of the Wildlife Trust of India and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (WTI-IFAW) and its support to several state governments can and should take credit for helping tigers recover in India&mdash;home to most of the world&rsquo;s remaining wild tigers.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/efforts-behind-india%E2%80%99s-tiger-numbers-hold-real-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Tigers conservation India population science tigers Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:46:40 +0000 Vivek Menon 102855 at http://www.ifaw.org Using Chinese technology innovations to protect wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/using-chinese-technology-innovations-protect-wildlife <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/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">Fri, 01/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="This screen grab above, translated with Google Translate, notes Sogou is working with IFAW to warn to anyone searching for &quot;ivory&quot; on their site that elephants die when they buy." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/sougo_grab_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 587px;" title="This screen grab above, translated with Google Translate, notes Sogou is working with IFAW to warn to anyone searching for &quot;ivory&quot; on their site that elephants die when they buy." />Vast throngs of Chinese are very technologically savvy.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/using-chinese-technology-innovations-protect-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants China Ivory sougo technology wechat Weibo whatsapp Wildlife Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:57:07 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 102746 at http://www.ifaw.org