http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/15 en 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/node/2973">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">Fri, 11/21/2014</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"><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/PqvLLHsornk&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/PqvLLHsornk&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=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.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/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org Training authorities in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to stop wildlife traffickers http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/6394">Kelvin Alie</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW%20EA%20Staff%2011_17_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline N</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority illegal wildlife trade Interpol workshop Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:39:29 +0000 Kelvin Alie 101971 at http://www.ifaw.org Helping future leaders better understand today’s web of illegal wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2973">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">Mon, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been at the forefront of the fight against wildlife trade and uncovering the links it has to terrorism around the globe.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles fighting terrorism illeagal wildlife trade Interpol Ivory policy Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:58:58 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101964 at http://www.ifaw.org The next ten years are the tipping point for the world’s wild places http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/next-ten-years-are-tipping-point-world%E2%80%99s-wild-places <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/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants need space for their survival but their habitats are becoming increasingly fragmented." class="caption" longdesc="Elephants need space for their survival but their habitats are becoming increasingly fragmented." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/elephants_11_17_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 429px;" title="Elephants need space for their survival but their habitats are becoming increasingly fragmented." />As the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) deliberations begin to unwind, there are a few messages coming out of this congress that are crystal clear.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/next-ten-years-are-tipping-point-world%E2%80%99s-wild-places" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants climate change conservation elephants IUCN World Parks WPC Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:14:41 +0000 Jason Bell 101970 at http://www.ifaw.org Reassuring start to World Parks Congress in Sydney http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/reassuring-start-world-parks-congress-sydney <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/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 11/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In Sydney, Australia the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Parks Congress aims to set the agenda for the conservation of the world’s parks." class="caption" longdesc="In Sydney, Australia the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Parks Congress aims to set the agenda for the conservation of the world’s parks." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/iucn.jpg" style="float: left; margin: 20px 20px 20px 0px;" title="In Sydney, Australia the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Parks Congress aims to</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/reassuring-start-world-parks-congress-sydney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy conference conservation IUCN parks Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:48:40 +0000 Jason Bell 101955 at http://www.ifaw.org Le Jardin Extraordinaire TV show to feature Russian bear cub release http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/le-jardin-extraordinaire-tv-show-feature-russian-bear-cub-release <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, 10/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Seeing is believing! IFAW released Vassja and Yolka, two Russian bear cubs, providing powerful footage about the benefits of animal rescue and rehabilitation for Le Jardin Extraordinaire’s broadcast in November." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Bear_Release_2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 267px;" title="Seeing is believing!</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/le-jardin-extraordinaire-tv-show-feature-russian-bear-cub-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Education Bears bear Belgium cubs Le Jardin Extraordinaire release russia television TV Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:53:40 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 101780 at http://www.ifaw.org