http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/publications/rss.xml/48971/21 en IFAW Submission: European Commission Communication on the EU Approach against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/ifaw-submission-european-commission-communication-eu-approach-against-wildlife-traff <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">Wed, 12/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW regularly contributes to the EU consultative process. Using our extensive experience and the knowledge of our offices from around the globe we pride ourselves on issuing pragmatic and impactful suggestions to issues that are often complex and multi-faceted. Please find here IFAW&rsquo;s submission to the EU consultation on the Renewal of the EU Internal Security Strategy.</p> </div> Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers illegal wildlife trafficking Other Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:36:19 +0000 rbartlett 102569 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted: Dead or Alive - Exposing the Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade <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, 11/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Wanted &ndash; Dead or Alive, Exposing Online Wildlife Trade</em> reveals that, in early 2014, an intense six-week investigation found a total of 33,006 endangered wildlife and wildlife parts and products for sale via 280 online market places across 16 countries.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade combatting wildlife trafficking Other Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:01:08 +0000 rbartlett 102093 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 U.S. Ivory Trade: Can a crackdown on trafficking save the last titan? http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/us-ivory-trade-can-crackdown-trafficking-save-last-titan <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, 03/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit in this crisis. Despite the best efforts of federal agencies, porous national borders, legal loopholes, and deep-seated difficulties in law enforcement make the U.S. a major market for illicit ivory. While the White House, the United Nations, and the European Union, along with other voices, are sounding alarms, bold and concrete actions have been slow in coming.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/us-ivory-trade-can-crackdown-trafficking-save-last-titan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Other Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:59:44 +0000 jjones 99658 at http://www.ifaw.org Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of Illegal Wildlife Trade 2013 http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/criminal-nature-global-security-implications-illegal-wildlife-tra-0 <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, 06/20/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In 2008, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) embarked on an effort to fully understand the true nature of wildlife crime around the world. Governments must prioritise wildlife crime as a top issue.&nbsp; Here is IFAW&#39;s report.</p> </div> Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers Turtles 2013 illegal wildlife trade Other Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:45:20 +0000 rbartlett 94216 at http://www.ifaw.org Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of the Illegal Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/criminal-nature-global-security-implications-illegal-wildlife-trade <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, 03/26/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The illicit trade in wildlife is not only a serious global environmental crime with profoundly negative impacts for endangered species protection, ecosystem stability, and biodiversity conservation, but it is also a real and increasing threat to national and global security.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/criminal-nature-global-security-implications-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade illegal wildlife trade Other Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:05:48 +0000 rbartlett 90221 at http://www.ifaw.org