http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/video/rss.xml/48971/17 en IWC65: Change versus more of the same http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/iwc65-change-versus-more-same <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/36">Patrick Ramage</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">Mon, 09/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yh7ORjdoHhs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch this brief update from the IFAW team, working for whales in&nbsp;Portoroz, Slovenia</em></p> <p class="rtecenter">&sect;</p> <p>&ldquo;Life is change,&rdquo; the Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said. It sometimes feels I&rsquo;ve spent much of my life in and around the <a href="http://iwc.int/home">International Whaling Commission</a> (IWC).&nbsp;</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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/yh7ORjdoHhs&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/yh7ORjdoHhs&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh7ORjdoHhs"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-yh7ORjdoHhs_0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/iwc65-change-versus-more-same" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales ICJ IWC 65 Japan minke slovenia whales Whaling Video Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:33:39 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101385 at http://www.ifaw.org What the WTO victory means for animal welfare beyond the international seal trade http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/what-wto-victory-means-animal-welfare-beyond-international-seal-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/seals/sonja-van-tichelen">Sonja Van Tichelen</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">Tue, 06/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>When Canada and Norway complained about the EU&rsquo;s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the international trade body of 159 countries, we were very unsure as to what eventual outcomes might be. In a few cases it had ruled on the relationship between trade and public morality concerns, but never before had this international trade court taken on a case, let alone made a judgment, about animal welfare.</p> <p><strong>RELATED:<a href="/node/100461" target="_blank">WTO supports EU ban on seal products: What needs to happen next?</a></strong></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"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxPm-NUWoI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-zDxPm-NUWoI_14.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/what-wto-victory-means-animal-welfare-beyond-international-seal-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Animal welfare Canada EU Norway seal trade ban WTO Video Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:39:01 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 100505 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Epic tiger release in Russia is wildly successful http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/video-epic-tiger-release-russia-wildly-successful <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2459">Michael Booth</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">Fri, 06/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and <a href="/node/97516" target="_blank">Ustin</a> were safely released back to wild. This concludes the <a href="/node/100345" target="_blank">largest release of endangered Amur (aka Siberian) tigers in history</a> and signals the return of the subspecies to historic tiger habitat in Russia&rsquo;s Far East, a resounding victory for conservationists and animal welfare advocates.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZkjlhGi1QgE" width="610"></iframe></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"><div id="media-youtube-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZkjlhGi1QgE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-3"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZkjlhGi1QgE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkjlhGi1QgE"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-ZkjlhGi1QgE_22.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/video-epic-tiger-release-russia-wildly-successful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Tigers Putin release russia Tiger Ustin video Video Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:01:51 +0000 Michael Booth 100503 at http://www.ifaw.org Belgium to crush ivory in response to global elephant crisis http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/belgium-crush-ivory-response-global-elephant-crisis <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/seals/sonja-van-tichelen">Sonja Van Tichelen</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">Mon, 03/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/TwOEMyzRUG0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This morning the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister <a href="http://www.laurette-onkelinx.be/" target="_blank">Laurette Onkelinx</a> made a wonderful announcement, that Belgium would be destroying the entirety of its stockpiled ivory on April 9<sup>th</sup>, 2014. Belgium is joining the global ranks of countries and institutions that are alarmed at the crisis faced by elephants from the bloody ivory trade.</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"><div id="media-youtube-4" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-4"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TwOEMyzRUG0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TwOEMyzRUG0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" 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http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/london-wildlife-trade-summit-wraps-pledges-campaigns-protect-wildlife-go <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 02/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aH58xVtrTFQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the BBC interview with IFAW&rsquo;s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce consumer demand in China.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>This week saw the UK Government, HRH Prince Charles and the Duke of Cambridge host an Illegal Wildlife Trade Summit in London with decision-makers from around 50 countries attending to discuss how they can work together to fight wildlife crime.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div 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href="/european-union/about-us/elephants/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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">Fri, 01/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BL5K51Dm5BA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants in the&nbsp;Cote d&rsquo;Ivoire.</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong><em>~~~</em></strong></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"><div id="media-youtube-6" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-6"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" 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href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/watch-first-ever-cote-d%E2%80%99ivoire-elephant-rescue-team-will-face-major-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa China crime elephants gold Interpol Ivory poaching video white Wildlife Video Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:42:48 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 98825 at http://www.ifaw.org