http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en Bali’s first kids dog club reminds us of the bond between children and pets http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/bali%E2%80%99s-first-kids-dog-club-reminds-us-bond-between-children-and-pets <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/kate-nattrass-atema">Kate Nattrass Atema</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, 01/23/2015</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="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157650010444469&amp;click=true&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>In Bali, a handful of communities have begun a new tradition of creating local clubs with one purpose; to show their pets honor, respect, and love.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/bali%E2%80%99s-first-kids-dog-club-reminds-us-bond-between-children-and-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats companions dog club festival pets Slideshow Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:53:49 +0000 Kate Nattrass Atema 102745 at http://www.ifaw.org Using Chinese technology innovations to protect wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/using-chinese-technology-innovations-protect-wildlife <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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">Fri, 01/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="This screen grab above, translated with Google Translate, notes Sogou is working with IFAW to warn to anyone searching for &quot;ivory&quot; on their site that elephants die when they buy." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/sougo_grab_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 587px;" title="This screen grab above, translated with Google Translate, notes Sogou is working with IFAW to warn to anyone searching for &quot;ivory&quot; on their site that elephants die when they buy." />Vast throngs of Chinese are very technologically savvy.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/using-chinese-technology-innovations-protect-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants China Ivory sougo technology wechat Weibo whatsapp Wildlife Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:57:07 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 102746 at http://www.ifaw.org India announces its tiger population is flourishing http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/india-announces-its-tiger-population-flourishing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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">Thu, 01/22/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>India&rsquo;s environment minister announced yesterday that <strong>tiger populations in India have rebounded 30 percent thanks to targeted conservation efforts.</strong></p> <p>Prakash Javadekar released the findings of the quadrennial tiger census from New Delhi and reported that India now has 2,226 tigers in the wild today, up from 1,706 in 2010.</p> <p><strong>India may now be home to anywhere from 50 percent to 70 percent of the world&rsquo;s wild tiger population, which is estimated at 3,700 to 4,200 individuals.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/india-announces-its-tiger-population-flourishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> conservation growth India populations tigers trust Wildlife WTI Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:18:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 102728 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa: Numbers of poached rhinos soar http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/south-africa-numbers-poached-rhinos-soar <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">Thu, 01/22/2015</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="300" height="200" title="South Africa: Numbers of poached rhinos soar" alt="South Africa: Numbers of poached rhinos soar" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/_MG_8622%20300px.jpg?1421944769" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The South African Government released shocking figures today showing the country lost a record 1,215 rhinos last year, approximately a 21% increase on 2013.</p> <p>&ldquo;These numbers are a wake-up call for the world. We cannot lose the fight to protect rhinos in the wild where they belong. We can and must do better,&rdquo; said Jason Bell, Director IFAW Southern Africa.</p> <p>The illicit trade in rhino horn, driven by demand from China and Vietnam for investment purposes and ill-conceived notions of healing benefits has seen prices skyrocket, leading to increased poaching.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/south-africa-numbers-poached-rhinos-soar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Rhinos illegal rhino horn rhino rhino horns rhino poaching Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:39:44 +0000 adintino 102740 at http://www.ifaw.org Stop senseless trophy hunting http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/stop-senseless-trophy-hunting <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/wildlife-trade/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 01/22/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dallas Safari Club announced that a hunting package including an elephant kill would be withdrawn from its gala auction." class="caption" longdesc="Dallas Safari Club announced that a hunting package including an elephant kill would be withdrawn from its gala auction." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/1_22_15_ele.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Dallas Safari Club announced that a hunting package including an elephant kill would be withdrawn from its gala auction." />Late last week, the Dallas Safari Club announced that they would be&nbsp;<a href="http://dfw.cbs</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/stop-senseless-trophy-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Political advocacy Elephants Dallas Safari Club auction elephants trophy hunting Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:09:55 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 102747 at http://www.ifaw.org The compassion factor http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/compassion-factor <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/animal-rescue/blessing-chiriseri">Blessing Chiriseri</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, 01/21/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="CLAW has served Syferbult with animal and humanitarian support for a few years. PHOTO Blessing Chiriseri" class="caption" longdesc="CLAW has served Syferbult with animal and humanitarian support for a few years. PHOTO Blessing Chiriseri" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_21_15_CLAW.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 456px;" title="CLAW has served Syferbult with animal and humanitarian support for a few years. PHOTO Blessing Chiriseri" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/compassion-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa claw puppies rescue ruaral Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:13:28 +0000 Blessing Chiriseri 102733 at http://www.ifaw.org