Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/press/rss.xml/4/15 en China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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" title="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" alt="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/poster_0.jpg?1488554639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On this year&rsquo;s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the &lsquo;Protect Our Wildlife Star&rsquo; campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Junkai Wang and Xiaotong Guan to serve as the advocates for 2017 World Wildlife Day (WWD).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day WWD Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:36:26 +0000 adintino 110636 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution <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">Nov 15 2016</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" title="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution " alt="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/DSC_0040_300px.jpg?1479221884" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><strong>Boosting law enforcement skills of stakeholders is critical to detecting, managing and </strong><strong>adjudicating</strong><strong> over wildlife cases</strong></p> <p>In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies and legislation that fail to treat wildlife poaching and trafficking as a serious offence.&nbsp; As a result of the weak laws, wildlife crime offenders are never profiled despite their despicable acts of illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Education Elephants elephants great apes ilegal wildlife trade illegal wildlife trafficking poaching rhinoceros Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:51:31 +0000 adintino 109740 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-2 <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">Oct 17 2016</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" title="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" alt="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Roscoe-UK_2016_AAE-winner_300px.jpg?1476705451" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats aae Animal Action Education Animal Heros Animal of the Year bill oddie house of lords Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:00:23 +0000 adintino 109381 at http://www.ifaw.org New University of Winchester partnership to boost animal welfare expertise http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/109310 <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">Oct 5 2016</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" title="New University of Winchester partnership to boost animal welfare expertise" alt="New University of Winchester partnership to boost animal welfare expertise" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Cindy-Milburn-and-Vice-Chancellor-Joy-Carter_300px.jpg?1475667020" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The University of Winchester has partnered with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to create a new generation of animal welfare experts and ensure that animal welfare is recognised and respected as an expert discipline in its own right.</p> <p>University Vice-Chancellor Professor Joy Carter and Cindy Milburn, the charity&rsquo;s Director of Outreach and Policy Development, have signed a formal agreement which sets out the partners&rsquo; joint commitment to working together on animal welfare issues.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/109310" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education Animal welfare conservation University of Winchester Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:41:48 +0000 adintino 109310 at http://www.ifaw.org World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets <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">Sep 28 2016</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" title="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" alt="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/rabies-clinic-_300px.jpg?1475064771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some 60,000 cases per year. However, as rabies is a disease of marginalized people, many cases are unreported.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs companion animals dogs rabies vaccinate world rabies day Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:18:40 +0000 adintino 109158 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/china%E2%80%99s-shopping-giant-builds-noah%E2%80%99s-ark-endangered-animals <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">Jun 27 2016</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" title="China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals" alt="China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Disappearing-finless-porpoise-creative-sculpture-exhibition-300px.jpg?1467037400" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A unique effort to draw the attention of Chinese consumer to the plight of endangered species reaches a climax in Nanjing tonight with hundreds of thousands of shoppers having watched the animal picture show at the facade of a large building.</p> <p>The themed picture show is one part of the campaign &ldquo;Save Endangered Animals &ndash; Please Do Not Say Goodbye&rdquo;, which was launched jointly by <a href="/www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) and the Deji Plaza, a landmark building in Nanjing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/china%E2%80%99s-shopping-giant-builds-noah%E2%80%99s-ark-endangered-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Education Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered animals illegal wildlife trade Ivory ivory trade poachers Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:29:04 +0000 adintino 107984 at http://www.ifaw.org