http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/publications/rss.xml/17/21 en Rachael Hewish http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/110290 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IFAW Campaigns Manager </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rachael joined IFAW in 2016 and works on a variety of campaigns and projects, including issues affecting British wildlife such as the badger cull and seeking an end to the UK ivory trade. As campaigns manager she takes a leading role in the development of policy, campaigns and the political lobbying work of the IFAW UK team.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rachael-Hewish-Blog-photo.jpg?1485348991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/110290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Elephants Foxes Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:30:08 +0000 aclark 110290 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered falcons released back to the Russian wild http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/endangered-falcons-released-back-russian-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Aug 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oxkdVmOJvlI" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/endangered-falcons-released-back-russian-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Raptors bird rescue CITES Falcons gyrfalcons peregrine falcons raptor rescue raptors russia saker falcons Wildlife crime wildlife trade Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:12:50 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 112340 at http://www.ifaw.org Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rare-endangered-gyrfalcons-intercepted-rehabilitated-and-returned-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">Aug 21 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" width="300" height="199" title="Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild " alt="Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/falcon_300px.jpg?1503410881" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Fifteen rare falcons were rescued and rehabilitated in joint effort by <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) and ANO &ldquo;Wild Animal Rescue Centre&rdquo; (WARC). The raptors are saker and gyrfalcon species. Nine endangered saker falcons were released on August, 3, 2017 in the protected nature territory &ldquo;Kisliukhinsky&rdquo; in Altai Region of Russia and on August 16, 2017, six rare gyrfalcons were released back to the wild in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rare-endangered-gyrfalcons-intercepted-rehabilitated-and-returned-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Falcons gyrfalcon illegal trafficking illegal wildlife trade raptor saker Wild Animal Rescue Centre Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:38:48 +0000 adintino 112330 at http://www.ifaw.org Conservation loses one of its best http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/conservation-loses-one-its-best <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">Aug 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="wayne lotter killed in tanzania while protecting elephants for pams foundation" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/wayne-lotter-pams-foundation-tanzania-2_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 366px;" title="Photo of Wayne Lotter courtesy of PAMS Foundation." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/conservation-loses-one-its-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos dar e salaam elephants murdered pams foundation Tanzania wayne lotter Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:55:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 112308 at http://www.ifaw.org Rhino horn auction all about profit, not protection nor conservation http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/dr-joseph-okori">Dr. Joseph Okori</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">Aug 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="African rhinos in south africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/rhino-horn-auction-august-2017-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 400px;" /></p> <p><em>UPDATE - August 21, 2017: A High Court decision in South Africa yesterday ordered that a controversial online-auction of rhino horn be allowed to go ahead, overturning a decision by the Minister of Environmental Affairs not to issue a permit. According to media reports, the auction, due to start today (Monday), has been delayed and will now start at 14h00 on Wednesday August 23.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos Africa buying or selling horn horn IFAW Illegal trade international trade John Hume rhino rhinoceros South Africa trade Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:57:45 +0000 Dr. Joseph Okori 112290 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/south-africa%E2%80%99s-rhino-auction-%E2%80%93-selling-bloody-harvest-profit <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">Aug 16 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" width="300" height="200" title="South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit" alt="South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rhino_sized_300px.jpg?1502893523" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Experts say South Africa&rsquo;s first ever legal auction of rhinoceros horn will enrich few, and is likely to speed the road to extinction for one of the world&rsquo;s most endangered species. The auction takes place on Monday.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/south-africa%E2%80%99s-rhino-auction-%E2%80%93-selling-bloody-harvest-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos black market illegal wildlife trade poachers rhino rhino horn rhinoceros horn Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:19 +0000 adintino 112289 at http://www.ifaw.org