Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/press/rss.xml/48971/19 en 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 The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/largest-release-endangered-amur-tigers-ever-makes-history-russia <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">Thu, 05/22/2014</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="169" title="The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia" alt="The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/WP_20140520_10_30_25_300px.jpg?1400779903" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>), Special Inspection Tiger, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/largest-release-endangered-amur-tigers-ever-makes-history-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Amur tigers Phoenix Fund tiger rehabilitation center tigers Thu, 22 May 2014 13:48:17 +0000 adintino 100345 at http://www.ifaw.org High-Value Wildlife Sales Fueling State Corruption, Terrorism, and Wars Globally http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/high-value-wildlife-sales-fueling-state-corruption-terrorism-and-wars-globally <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, 02/25/2014</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="200" title="High-Value Wildlife Sales Fueling State Corruption, Terrorism, and Wars Globally" alt="High-Value Wildlife Sales Fueling State Corruption, Terrorism, and Wars Globally" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/rhino_SA_300_0.jpg?1393348295" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new study published in the journal <span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.031"><em><font color="#0000ff">Biological Conservation</font></em></a>&nbsp;</span>describes the trafficking of wildlife and their products as one of the most profitable and attractive of all the illicit trades, possibly surpassed only by the trafficking of arms and drugs.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/high-value-wildlife-sales-fueling-state-corruption-terrorism-and-wars-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers criminal elephants poachers poaching rhinos tigers wildlife trade Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:23:53 +0000 slajoie 99418 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES Photos and Video for Press http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/cites2013 <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">Sun, 03/03/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/l-fCcOPt0Pg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <p>Preview images here:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/cites2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales CITES elephants illegal wildlife trade polar bears Sun, 03 Mar 2013 02:40:45 +0000 rbartlett 88421 at http://www.ifaw.org