http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/video/rss.xml/48971/17 en 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 CITES makes huge strides in fight against ivory trade http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/cites-makes-huge-strides-fight-against-ivory-trade <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 27 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/184397212?title=0&amp;byline=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Namibia, South Africa and Botswana urged Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Parties to vote for a pathway to ivory trade, which would doom elephants around the world, whose numbers have been decimated by poaching for their tusks.</p> <p>It failed, rejected by a two-thirds majority including Kenya, Republic of Congo and Chad.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/184397212?title=0&fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/cites-makes-huge-strides-fight-against-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants CITES convention cop17 elephants Ivory johannesburg South Africa trinkets tusks wildlife trade Video Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:22:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109142 at http://www.ifaw.org High expectations from CITES conference in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa <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 24 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks.</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-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Rhinos CITES convention cop17 elephants johannesburg lion list pangolin rhino South Africa vote Video Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:10:49 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109107 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum for People and Wildlife announces 34 global delegates http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces <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 3 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world who have been selected as delegates for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/youthforum" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a>.</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-html5-3" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Animal rescue Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Raptors Tigers online community UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day youth forum Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Video Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:08:21 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106816 at http://www.ifaw.org We will not let elephant families in Amboseli die http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/we-will-not-let-elephant-families-amboseli-die <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">Feb 13 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants observed and studied by Vicki Fishlock at the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP), a project of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), the longest-running study of wild elephants in the world. © IFAW-ATE/V. Fishlock" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/EB-family-youngsters-of-all-sizes_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Elephants observed and studied by Vicki Fishlock at the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP), a project of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), the longest-running study of wild elephants in the world.</p /> </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-html5-4" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MToa4Ywqy74?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/we-will-not-let-elephant-families-amboseli-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli elephants Kenya KWS Maasai Video Thu, 12 Feb 2015 23:17:38 +0000 Azzedine Downes 102922 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <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">Nov 21 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</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-html5-5" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Education Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org