http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/publications/rss.xml/48971/21 en INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBoma CITES event http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/interpol-and-ifaw-announce-expanded-wildlife-crime-enforcement-network-tenboma-cites-event <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, 09/28/2016</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="2011" height="1139" title="INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBoma CITES event" alt="INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBom" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tenBoma%20Tactical%20Weekly%20Acty%20Sumry_0.png?1475069008" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today enforcement officials and global thought leaders will gather at a CITES side event as INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) announce their cooperation on <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tenboma-field-report-poachers-stopped-tsavo-east-program-expands-west" target="_blank">IFAW&rsquo;s tenBoma initiative</a> in Kenya, which represents an important expansion of their longstanding collaboration combatting global wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/interpol-and-ifaw-announce-expanded-wildlife-crime-enforcement-network-tenboma-cites-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants CITES; tenBoma; Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:26:51 +0000 svandereyd 109168 at http://www.ifaw.org Pangolins win at CITES http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/pangolins-win-cites <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, 09/28/2016</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="4608" height="3456" title="Pangolins win at CITES " alt="Pangolins win at CITES " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PENGOLIN_0.jpg?1475073106" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Parties today at the 17<sup>th</sup> Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg decided that the most illegally traded mammal in the world urgently needs protection from further over-exploitation. All eight pangolin species are being transferred from Appendix II to Appendix I &ndash; thus prohibiting any international commercial trade with pangolin parts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/pangolins-win-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade CITES pangolin Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:37:02 +0000 svandereyd 109172 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES today: Pangolins, macaques uplisted; IFAW announces alignment with INTERPOL on tenBoma http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/cites-today-pangolins-macaques-uplisted-ifaw-announces-alignment-interpol-tenboma <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">Wed, 09/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="PHOTO: © Ronald Troostwijk/MPC" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_28_16_cites_day4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="PHOTO: © Ronald Troostwijk/MPC" />The great news today out of the 17th&nbsp;Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa, was staggering.</p> <p>First, we celebrated the <a href="/node/109173" target="_blank">uplisting of all eight pangolin species</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/cites-today-pangolins-macaques-uplisted-ifaw-announces-alignment-interpol-tenboma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade CITES cop17 cute endangered johannesburg Macaque monkey pangolin protect South Africa Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:52:26 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109199 at http://www.ifaw.org No Monkeying around at CITES as Parties Vote for full Protection for Barbary macaques http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/no-monkeying-around-cites-parties-vote-full-protection-barbary-macaques <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, 09/28/2016</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="3008" height="2000" title="No Monkeying around at CITES as Parties Vote for full Protection for Barbary macaques" alt="No Monkeying around at CITES as Parties Vote for full Protection for Barbary mac" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/BarbaryMacaqueWithBaby_2.jpg?1475075298" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW welcomed the decision today by the 17<sup>th</sup> Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to give greater protection to Barbary macaques by transferring them from Appendix II to Appendix I &ndash; thus giving the species greater protection from international trade.</p> <p>&ldquo;This is a critical step in preventing a further decline in Barbary macaque populations,&rdquo; says Rikkert Reijnen, Senior Project Lead, Wildlife Trade at IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/no-monkeying-around-cites-parties-vote-full-protection-barbary-macaques" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade barbary macaques CITES Protection from international trade Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:11:37 +0000 svandereyd 109174 at http://www.ifaw.org Barbary macaques afforded strictest CITES protection status http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/barbary-macaques-afforded-strictest-cites-protection-status <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/62886">Rikkert Reijnen</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, 09/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Barbary macaques, the only non-human primate living in Europe, was given the highest CITES protection today." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_16_16_macaques.jpg" title="Barbary macaques, the only non-human primate living in Europe, was given the highest CITES protection today." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/barbary-macaques-afforded-strictest-cites-protection-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Algeria Barbary macaque Morocco Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:29:44 +0000 Rikkert Reijnen 109175 at http://www.ifaw.org INTERPOL’s Project Wisdom and IFAW’s tenBoma initiative align to counter wildlife trafficking operations http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/interpol%E2%80%99s-project-wisdom-and-ifaw%E2%80%99s-tenboma-initiative-align-counter-wildlife-trafficking-oper <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/elephants/david-higgins">David Higgins</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, 09/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_28_16_cites.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Tonight I am pleased to announce to a packed room at the global CITES conference that INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) are expanding our long-standing partnership to more closely align <a href="http://www.interpol.int/Crime-areas/Environmental-crime/Projects/Project-Wisdom" target="_blank">INTERPOL&rsquo;s Project Wisdom</a> and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/tenboma-tech-heralded-un-conference" target="_blank">IFAW&rsquo;s tenBoma i</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/interpol%E2%80%99s-project-wisdom-and-ifaw%E2%80%99s-tenboma-initiative-align-counter-wildlife-trafficking-oper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants crime criminal data elephant illegal Interpol Ivory law partnership poaching tenBoma tusk Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:13:14 +0000 David Higgins 109191 at http://www.ifaw.org