http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/21 en Prevention of wildlife trafficking workshops are having an impact http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/prevention-wildlife-trafficking-workshops-are-having-impact <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 12/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="On the 9th of December, 2014 a number of falcons were seized." class="caption" longdesc="On the 9th of December, 2014 a number of falcons were seized." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_19_14_birds.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 252px;" title="On the 9th of December, 2014 a number of falcons were seized." />In August, the IFAW Middle East and North Africa office organized a prevention of wildlife trafficking workshop in Mauritania.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/prevention-wildlife-trafficking-workshops-are-having-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants elephants Falcons Ivory Ivory seizure training Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:14:27 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 102464 at http://www.ifaw.org Seizing wild elephants in Zimbabwe for a lifetime of captivity is simply wrong http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/seizing-wild-elephants-zimbabwe-lifetime-captivity-simply-wrong <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">Wed, 12/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="34 baby elephants were captured by the Zimbabwe government for export." class="caption" longdesc="34 baby elephants were captured by the Zimbabwe government for export." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_10_14_elle2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 445px;" title="34 baby elephants were captured by the Zimbabwe government for export." />The Zimbabwe government&rsquo;s <strong>capture and export of allegedly 34 baby elephants</strong> not only poses grave threats to the very survival of those compromised individuals, but <strong>will cause </strong><strong>deleterious</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/seizing-wild-elephants-zimbabwe-lifetime-captivity-simply-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:53:24 +0000 Azzedine Downes 102346 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted Environmental Crime Fugitive Arrested in Zambia http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/wanted-environmental-crime-fugitive-arrested-zambia <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">Tue, 12/09/2014</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="610" height="351" title="Wanted Environmental Crime Fugitive Arrested in Zambia" alt="Wanted Environmental Crime Fugitive Arrested in Zambia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/interpol_grab_web_0_0.jpg?1418145551" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A prominent environmental criminal named on the <a href="http://www.interpol.int/">INTERPOL</a> Wanted List of International Fugitives, INFRA Terra, has been arrested by a team from the <a href="http://www.zawa.org.zm/">Zambia Wildlife Authority</a> (ZAWA) and Zambia Police.</p> <p>Ben Simasiku, a 32-year-old Zambian national, escaped from Botswana where he had been arrested in 2012 for the unlawful possession of seventeen pieces of elephant ivory. The illegal cache weighed 115kg.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/wanted-environmental-crime-fugitive-arrested-zambia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants fugitive INFRA Terra Interpol Zambia Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:19:12 +0000 slajoie 102307 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife trade report presented jointly with Russian Federation Environment Ministry http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/wildlife-trade-report-presented-jointly-russian-federation-environment-ministry <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Filippova</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, 12/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW presented the collected data at a joint press-conference." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW presented the collected data at a joint press-conference." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_3_14_ru_panel.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 456px;" title="IFAW presented the collected data at a joint press-conference." />Recently IFAW Russia presented a report jointly with the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, <strong>the report is called: <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_</p> </a></strong></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/wildlife-trade-report-presented-jointly-russian-federation-environment-ministry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants CITES Ivory report russia trade Wildlife Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:45:18 +0000 Anna Filippova 102244 at http://www.ifaw.org Combating online wildlife trafficking in the Middle East http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/combating-online-wildlife-trafficking-middle-east <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 11/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank"><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-Wanted-Dead-or-Alive-Exposing-Online-Wildlife-Trade-1_1.jpg" style="width: 190px; height: 246px; float: right; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;" title="" /></a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/combating-online-wildlife-trafficking-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants airport Dubai elephants illegal Ivory smuggling trafficking Wildlife Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:48:59 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 102173 at http://www.ifaw.org REPORT: Wanted – Dead or Alive - Exposing Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade <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/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 11/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." class="caption" longdesc="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_elephant.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 444px;" title="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." />Today, IFAW releases the report <em>Wanted &ndash; Dead or Alive; Exposing Online Wildlife Trade </em>and the scale of the trade is truly staggering.&lt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants anti poaching IFAW report Interpol wildlife trade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:45:55 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 102074 at http://www.ifaw.org