http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/21 en Kenya’s success fighting wildlife trafficking benefits from canine agents http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/kenya%E2%80%99s-success-fighting-wildlife-trafficking-benefits-canine-agents <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 02/03/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/LXM_hxumBE0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>At famed Masai Mara National Park, I met a foot soldier helping Kenya fight wildlife trafficking.</p> <p>Garvey doesn&rsquo;t carry a gun. But he has the unique skill of sniffing out contraband from wildlife parts to weapons. <strong>He is one of the four-legged inspectors from Kenya Wildlife Service&rsquo;s Canine Detection Unit.</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"><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/LXM_hxumBE0?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/kenya%E2%80%99s-success-fighting-wildlife-trafficking-benefits-canine-agents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa agent crime Golden retriever Kenya Masai Mara National Park scent smell sniffer dogs trafficking Video Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:19:45 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 106604 at http://www.ifaw.org Dutch government helps tackle wildlife trafficking in Horn of Africa http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/dutch-government-helps-tackle-wildlife-trafficking-horn-africa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Fri, 01/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW has long been involved with Horn of Africa training workshops to better wildlife trafficking enforcement." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_29_16_dutch_training.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="IFAW has long been involved with Horn of Africa training workshops to better wildlife trafficking enforcement." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/dutch-government-helps-tackle-wildlife-trafficking-horn-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Dutch Government elephants horn Horn of Africa Ivory rhino trafficking training tusk Wildlife crime Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:46:32 +0000 Rikkert Reijnen 106587 at http://www.ifaw.org Ground-breaking work on forest elephants released http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ground-breaking-work-forest-elephants-released <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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">Thu, 01/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Studying Forest Elephants is more than seven years in the making and a product of more than 20 researchers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Elephant%20book%20EN-1.jpg" style="width: 592px; height: 791px;" title="Studying Forest Elephants is more than seven years in the making and a product of more than 20 researchers." />Forest elephants live secretive lives in the rainforests of Central Africa. We don&rsquo;t know much about their lives, and what we do know raises many interesting questions about them.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ground-breaking-work-forest-elephants-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants book central africa forest elephants Ivory rainforest tusks Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:54:05 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 106568 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese wildlife protection law revision a step backwards http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/chinese-wildlife-protection-law-revision-step-backwards <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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">Thu, 01/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Expanding and allowing trade of parts and derivatives from tigers is in violation of China’s State Council 1993 ban of tiger bone and rhino horn trade and use in TCM." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_28_16_chinalaw2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="Expanding and allowing trade of parts and derivatives from tigers is in violation of China’s State Council 1993 ban of tiger bone and rhino horn trade and use in TCM." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/chinese-wildlife-protection-law-revision-step-backwards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers cages carving China cruel Ivory rhino rhino horn tigers traditional Chinese medicine wildlife farming Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:58:48 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 106572 at http://www.ifaw.org Sri Lankan religious leaders seek forgiveness for slaughter at ivory crush http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/sri-lankan-religious-leaders-seek-forgiveness-slaughter-ivory-crush <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/vivek-menon">Vivek Menon</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, 01/26/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="//flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157663842173891&amp;click=true&amp;credit=1&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/sri-lankan-religious-leaders-seek-forgiveness-slaughter-ivory-crush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants blood ivory destroy elephant illegal Ivory ivory burn ivory crush ivory trinkets sri lanka tusk Slideshow Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:31:39 +0000 Vivek Menon 106546 at http://www.ifaw.org Sri Lankan government destroys ivory cache http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/sri-lankan-government-destroys-ivory-cache <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Mon, 01/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The destruction will ensure that these tusks will never re-enter the market for illegal trade of elephant ivory." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_25_16_srilanka.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="The destruction will ensure that these tusks will never re-enter the market for illegal trade of elephant ivory." /></p> <p>The call for nations to destroy their confiscated ivory stockpiles is still echoing around the world.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/sri-lankan-government-destroys-ivory-cache" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Belgium ivory crush elephant historic Ivory ivory trinkets NYC Ivory Crush sri lanka tusk Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:34:35 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106530 at http://www.ifaw.org