http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/publications/rss.xml/48971/15 en Animal endangerment issues warrant need for #safeselfies http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies <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/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_26_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 319px;" />Selfies have become social currency. It is no longer enough to <em>visit</em> the Blarney Stone. You need an upside-down kissing snapshot on Instagram to get people to double tap.</p> <p>We are social creatures, and research shows that photos with our faces in them receive an average of 38 percent more likes.</p> <p>So sharing our experiences does get your friends and followers&rsquo; attention.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Big Cats Tigers #safeselfies big cats photo picture safe selfie Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:09:41 +0000 Kerry Branon 111795 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating launch of Youth for Wildlife Conservation on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-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/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 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to #DoOneThingToday to help become part of the solution.</p> <p>Check out this <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/content/events" target="_blank">map of World Wildlife Day events</a> you can join. IFAW will be participating in awareness events in France, China and the United States.</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/r93Arhthv-Y?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Education Elephants Tigers change Education elephants leaders Snow Leopard Voices world wildlife day young Video Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:36:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110598 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution <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 15 2016</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="350" height="233" title="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution " alt="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TrainingEthiopia2016_0.jpg?1479223743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies and legislation that fail to treat wildlife poaching and trafficking as a serious offence.&nbsp; As a result of the weak laws, wildlife crime offenders are never profiled despite their despicable acts of illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife Wildlife crime Wildlife policies Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:34:22 +0000 svandereyd 109742 at http://www.ifaw.org How IFAW defines itself in larger universe of animal protection and conservation http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/how-ifaw-defines-itself-larger-universe-animal-protection-and-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/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">Sep 2 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare prescribes to being both conservationists and advocates for animal welfare. Photo: © I¬¬¬FAW/Barbara Hollweg¬" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_02_16_knowledgecafe.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The International Fund for Animal Welfare prescribes to being both conservationists and advocates for animal welfare.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/how-ifaw-defines-itself-larger-universe-animal-protection-and-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Education Elephants conference conservation convention individuals principle viewpoint Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:02:39 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108744 at http://www.ifaw.org Partnering with University of Winchester on animal welfare program http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_winchester.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." />The International Fund for Ani</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education College Education programme students study United Kingdom Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:36:34 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 108614 at http://www.ifaw.org Dima Abo Kous http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/about-us/education/dima-abo-kous <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Campaigns Officer, IFAW Middle East/Northern Africa </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Dima is responsible for building and sustaining media relations and collaborations as well as supporting other communications initiatives. She also oversees the implementation and evaluation of the Animal Action Education programme in the Middle East region.</p> <p>Before coming to IFAW, she was a pedagogical and educational specialist in Bochum, Germany, and prior to that was a training manager for a project in Syria strengthening reproductive health in rural areas.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Dima Abo Kous " alt="Dima Abo Kous " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Headshot_22.jpg?1459174494" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 28 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/about-us/education/dima-abo-kous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Staff Mon, 28 Mar 2016 14:15:48 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 107103 at http://www.ifaw.org