http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/21 en Endangered falcons released back to the Russian wild http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/endangered-falcons-released-back-russian-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Aug 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oxkdVmOJvlI" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/endangered-falcons-released-back-russian-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Raptors bird rescue CITES Falcons gyrfalcons peregrine falcons raptor rescue raptors russia saker falcons Wildlife crime wildlife trade Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:12:50 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 112340 at http://www.ifaw.org Conservation loses one of its best http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/conservation-loses-one-its-best <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">Aug 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="wayne lotter killed in tanzania while protecting elephants for pams foundation" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/wayne-lotter-pams-foundation-tanzania-2_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 366px;" title="Photo of Wayne Lotter courtesy of PAMS Foundation." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/conservation-loses-one-its-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos dar e salaam elephants murdered pams foundation Tanzania wayne lotter Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:55:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 112308 at http://www.ifaw.org Rhino horn auction all about profit, not protection nor conservation http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation <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/dr-joseph-okori">Dr. Joseph Okori</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">Aug 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="African rhinos in south africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/rhino-horn-auction-august-2017-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 400px;" /></p> <p><em>UPDATE - August 21, 2017: A High Court decision in South Africa yesterday ordered that a controversial online-auction of rhino horn be allowed to go ahead, overturning a decision by the Minister of Environmental Affairs not to issue a permit. According to media reports, the auction, due to start today (Monday), has been delayed and will now start at 14h00 on Wednesday August 23.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos Africa buying or selling horn horn IFAW Illegal trade international trade John Hume rhino rhinoceros South Africa trade Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:57:45 +0000 Dr. Joseph Okori 112290 at http://www.ifaw.org What the future holds this World Elephant Day http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/what-future-holds-world-elephant-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/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">Aug 11 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In November 2008, South Africa sold 51.8 tons (47 tonnes) of stockpiled ivory to buyers representing Japan and China. Kruger National Park. photo by John Hrusa." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/kruger-ivory-world-elephant-day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="In November 2008, South Africa sold 51.8 tons (47 tonnes) of stockpiled ivory to buyers representing Japan and China. Kruger National Park. Photo by John Hrusa." />I have never felt as optimistic for elephants as I feel today on this World Elephant Day 2017.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/what-future-holds-world-elephant-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Africa ban elephant Ivory trade world elephant day Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:02:20 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 112240 at http://www.ifaw.org eBay taking steps to combat illegal wildlife trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/taking-steps-to-combat-illegal-wildlife-trafficking <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">Aug 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="p2" style="box-sizing: inherit; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); line-height: 1.4em; margin: 0px 0px 0.8em; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-size:14px;"><em>This blog <a href="https://www.ebayinc.com/stories/news/taking-steps-to-combat-illegal-wildlife-trafficking/" style="font-size: 14px;">originally apppeared on ebayinc.com</a> on August 9, 2017, written by Mike Carson, Senior Manager of Global Policy and Regulatory Management at eBay.&nbsp;It is republished here with permission.&nbsp;--TMS</em></span></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/taking-steps-to-combat-illegal-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants ebay elephant ivory elephants illegal ivory Ivory online shopping wildlife trade wildlife trafficking world elephant day Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:08:01 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 112210 at http://www.ifaw.org Saving elephants, the Fleetwood way http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/saving-elephants-fleetwood-way <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/107262">Donna Gadomski</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">Aug 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/new-york-ivory-crush-8.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Mick and Lynn Fleetwood attended the ivory crush in New York's Central Park alongside IFAW's Donna Gadomski and Jeff Flocken." />Last week in New York, musician and IFAW ambassador Mick Fleetwood joined his ex-wife, IFAW ambassador Lynn Fleetwood and their daughters, Ruby and Tessa, to witness the <a href="/node/112158" target="_blank">destruction of two tons of confiscated ivory</a> in New York&rsquo;s Central Park<strong>.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/saving-elephants-fleetwood-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants central park confiscated ivory elephant ivory elephants Fleetwood Mac illegal ivory ivory ban ivory crush ivory trade Lynn Fleetwood mick fleetwood New York NYC Ivory Crush Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:49:46 +0000 Donna Gadomski 112196 at http://www.ifaw.org