Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/press/rss.xml/17/19 en Cybercrime Savvy to Help South African Law Enforcers Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/cybercrime-savvy-help-south-african-law-enforcers-crackdown-illegal-online-wildlife-trade <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">Mon, 05/09/2016</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" width="300" height="199" title="Cybercrime Savvy to Help South African Law Enforcers Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Trade" alt="Cybercrime Savvy to Help South African Law Enforcers Crackdown on Illegal Online" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/cheetah-cubs_300px.jpg?1462797211" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Law enforcers from nine provinces of South Africa will go into training in Johannesburg this week to learn the skills needed to combat illegal online trade in wildlife.</p> <p>The first ever South Africa Wildlife Cybercrime Enforcement training is being held jointly by the <a href="http://www.ewt.org.za/">Endangered Wildlife Trust</a> (EWT) and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare), and draws together representatives from a gamut of law enforcement agencies countrywide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/cybercrime-savvy-help-south-african-law-enforcers-crackdown-illegal-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers birds elephants illeagal online wildlife trade reptiles wildlife trade Mon, 09 May 2016 12:33:41 +0000 adintino 107513 at http://www.ifaw.org Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Indian Wildlife Rescue Centre http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre <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, 04/12/2016</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" width="300" height="189" title="©IFAW - archive photo" alt="©IFAW - archive photo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ghajni-R-01_300px.jpg?1460483153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Trust of India (<a href="http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org">www.wildlifetrustofindia.org</a>) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), where they will witness first-hand orphaned Asian elephants and rhinos and other injured wildlife and meet the dedicated staff that rescue and care for these animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Asian Elephants Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation clouded leopards CWRC rhinos Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:47:01 +0000 adintino 107241 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime <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">Fri, 03/11/2016</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" width="300" height="199" title="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" alt="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/black_Rhino_300px_0.jpg?1458305281" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As part of its tenBoma initiative, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) sponsored a Congressional Forum to examine&nbsp;concrete intelligence-driven approaches to dismantle criminal networks involved in the illicit killing and&nbsp;trafficking of protected animal species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered wildlife protected animals rhinos tenBoma wildlife trafficking Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:48:33 +0000 adintino 107030 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW applauds European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle illegal wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-applauds-european-commission%E2%80%99s-action-plan-tackle-illegal-wildlife-trade <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">Fri, 02/26/2016</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" width="300" height="199" title="IFAW applauds European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle illegal wildlife trade" alt="IFAW applauds European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle illegal wildlife trade" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PA1351_300.jpg?1456496070" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The European Commission launched the European action plan against wildlife trafficking (link) in Brussels today, an historic EU initiative to prevent the killing and illegal trade of wildlife.</p> <p>The 5 year plan was welcomed by IFAW who has been advocating the need for urgent EU action to stop the devastating impact of this trade on biodiversity, livelihoods, national and regional security, and economic development.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-applauds-european-commission%E2%80%99s-action-plan-tackle-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory trade illegal trade of wildlife Ivory rhinos wildlife trafficking Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:16:55 +0000 adintino 106787 at http://www.ifaw.org First ever: rehabilitated Siberian tiger gives birth to cubs in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/first-ever-rehabilitated-siberian-tiger-gives-birth-cubs-wild <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">Wed, 12/09/2015</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="720" height="424" title="© Bastak" alt="© Bastak" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW_Bastak%20Zolushka%20with%20cubs_0.jpg?1449689438" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Zolushka, an Amur (aka Siberian) tigress found orphaned in 2012 and released after rehabilitation in 2013, was photographed by motion-sensing cameras at Bastak Nature Reserve in Far East Russia with two young cubs. The photographs provide historic proof of her successful reintegration to the wild. Experts from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and partner organizations involved in Zolushka&rsquo;s rehabilitation celebrate the news world-wide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/first-ever-rehabilitated-siberian-tiger-gives-birth-cubs-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Big Cats Tigers Bastak Nature Reserve russia Siberian tiger Tiger tiger cubs Zolushka Wed, 09 Dec 2015 19:29:37 +0000 adintino 106155 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW-INTERPOL Agree Cooperation to Fight Global Wildlife Crime http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-interpol-agree-cooperation-fight-global-wildlife-crime <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, 11/17/2015</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="340" height="243" title="©IISD" alt="©IISD" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ECEC-6---INTERPOL-IFAW_300px.jpg?1447770034" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> and <a href="http://www.interpol.int/News-and-media/News/2015/N2015-192">INTERPOL</a> yesterday signed an agreement extending their worldwide cooperation to combat wildlife and environmental crime.</p> <p>The event took place at the 2nd INTERPOL-United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference being held in Singapore this week.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-interpol-agree-cooperation-fight-global-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants IGCI illegal hunting illegal ivory Interpol rhinos tigers Wildlife crime Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:20:53 +0000 adintino 105885 at http://www.ifaw.org