http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/36 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 Arab countries discuss CITES strategies http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/arab-countries-discuss-cites-strategies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/758">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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 23 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Honorary Board member, her excellency Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein encourages participants at the Amman meeting to unify on CITES issues." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_16_arabcites.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW Honorary Board member, her excellency Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein encourages participants at the Amman meeting to unify on CITES issues." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/arab-countries-discuss-cites-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Big Cats Elephants Raptors CITES endangered listing middle east poaching protection Royalty wildlife trade Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:03:12 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 107964 at http://www.ifaw.org HISTORICAL - The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/historical-european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <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">Jun 20 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic approach on endangered wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/historical-european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:30:24 +0000 adouillet 107904 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum for People and Wildlife announces 34 global delegates http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces <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 3 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world who have been selected as delegates for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/youthforum" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a>.</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/o_-qJa8ylGA?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Animal rescue Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Raptors Tigers online community UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day youth forum Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Video Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:08:21 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106816 at http://www.ifaw.org Biggest Seizure of Live Scorpions in France http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/biggest-seizure-live-scorpions-france <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/89341">Mia Crnojevic</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">Oct 2 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Some scorpions seized by Customs on 18 and 22 September 2015. © French Customs" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/P1090939.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Some scorpions seized by Customs on 18 and 22 September 2015. © French Customs" />An unprecedented seizure of 119 live scorpions was made in the Paris Roissy airport by customs officials on 18 and 22 September.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/biggest-seizure-live-scorpions-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles CITES France plan d'action saisie scorpions vivants Fri, 02 Oct 2015 13:36:51 +0000 Mia Crnojevic 105446 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/102138 <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">Nov 24 2014</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="424" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/102138" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:06:30 +0000 adintino 102138 at http://www.ifaw.org