http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/37 en Spotlight Mexico: the story behind the dog on the highway http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/spotlight-mexico-story-behind-dog-highway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2947">Erika Flores</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, 12/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Odessa, Olivia and Oliver." class="caption" longdesc="Odessa, Olivia and Oliver." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_pups_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 452px;" title="Odessa, Olivia and Oliver." />A few weeks ago, a friend and I were driving on the highway when a white, medium-sized dog wandered into the middle of the road.</p> <p><strong>Traffic stopped as cars tried not to hit her.</strong></p> <p>My friend and I parked so I could see her closely, but she started to run and I noticed she was spotting.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/spotlight-mexico-story-behind-dog-highway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Big Cats animal rescue dogs feral puppies stray Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:33:48 +0000 Erika Flores 102070 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">Mon, 11/24/2014</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> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy 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 Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Bahrain holds first wildlife trafficking training since joining CITES http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/bahrain-holds-first-wildlife-trafficking-training-joining-cites <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/94916">Ahmed Abou-Zahra</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, 05/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="While falconry represents Bahrain culture and heritage, all falcon species are listed in CITES appendices and the trade in wild falcons from Asia to the Middle East has threatened these populations. c.Wikimedia" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/2012-12-15-16-11-59_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 483px;" title="While falconry represents Bahrain culture and heritage, all falcon species are listed in CITES appendices and the trade in wild falcons from Asia to the Middle East has threatened these populations.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/bahrain-holds-first-wildlife-trafficking-training-joining-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Big Cats Raptors Bahrain CITES Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species exotic pets illegal wildlife trade international trade Supreme Council for the Environment Fri, 30 May 2014 14:05:18 +0000 Ahmed Abou-Zahra 100441 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/ifaw-case-stepping-cites-enforcement-eu <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">Tue, 04/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, how the enforcement of CITES regulations could be improved. To that end IFAW sat down with law enforcement officials from numerous EU member states and asked them, the experts, what needed to be done to better control the flow of illegal wildlife products like ivory in, out and through the EU.</p> </div> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES illegal wildlife trafficking law enforcement Other Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:27:48 +0000 rbartlett 99839 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW on Instagram, photos from the past week http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-instagram-photos-past-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 03/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Are you an animal photo hound? Do you love to browse family, friends and network photos of people&#39;s pets and wildlife? Well, we have good news for you as the International Fund for Animal Welfare is now regularly posting to Instagram! Below are just a few highlights from the past week. <strong><a href="http://g.ifaw.org/1c3LRZa" target="_blank">Be sure to follow the IFAW Instagram account here.</a></strong></p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/lN1HnYRe7K/embed/" width="612"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-instagram-photos-past-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Dogs & Cats Elephants Tigers animals camels instagram photos sharing Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:05:42 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 99520 at http://www.ifaw.org