http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en IWC65: Change versus more of the same http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/iwc65-change-versus-more-same <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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">Mon, 09/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yh7ORjdoHhs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch this brief update from the IFAW team, working for whales in&nbsp;Portoroz, Slovenia</em></p> <p class="rtecenter">&sect;</p> <p>&ldquo;Life is change,&rdquo; the Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said. It sometimes feels I&rsquo;ve spent much of my life in and around the <a href="http://iwc.int/home">International Whaling Commission</a> (IWC).&nbsp;</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/yh7ORjdoHhs&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/yh7ORjdoHhs&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh7ORjdoHhs"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-yh7ORjdoHhs_0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/iwc65-change-versus-more-same" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales ICJ IWC 65 Japan minke slovenia whales Whaling Video Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:33:39 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101385 at http://www.ifaw.org Boubanjida National Park under the microscope: are village guards a solution to the chaos? http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/boubanjida-national-park-under-microscope-are-village-guards-solution-chaos <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/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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, 09/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="One of at least 200 elephants slaughtered for their tusks during a 2012 killing spree in Boubanjida." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/3-Elephanteau-sans-ivoire_web..jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 701px;" title="One of at least 200 elephants slaughtered for their tusks during a 2012 killing spree in Boubanjida. © Boubandjida Safari Lodge" />Remember Boubanjida. Hundreds of elephants lying motionless on the ground, heads wide open, their tusks and trunks ripped off.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/boubanjida-national-park-under-microscope-are-village-guards-solution-chaos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Boubanjida Ivory poaching Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:51:29 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 101349 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s ‘scientific whaling’ under the spotlight as key meeting of International Whaling Commission convenes http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/101382 <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, 09/12/2014</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="300" height="199" title="Japan’s ‘scientific whaling’ under the spotlight as key meeting of International Whaling Commission convenes" alt="Japan’s ‘scientific whaling’ under the spotlight as key meeting of International" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Southern%20_Right_Whale_300_1.jpg?1410528285" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As delegates from around the world converge on Portoroz, Slovenia for the opening of the 65<sup>th</sup> meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Monday, pro and anti-whaling nations are set to clash over Japan&rsquo;s &lsquo;scientific whaling&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/101382" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales International Whaling Commision IWC scientific whaling whales Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:24:56 +0000 adintino 101382 at http://www.ifaw.org IWC65: Wheels up for the International Whaling Commission Meeting! http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/iwc65-wheels-international-whaling-commission-meeting <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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, 09/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FjyjKo_HSv8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Having spent most of my career as a road warrior, you&rsquo;d think I&rsquo;d be better at the packing part.</p> <p>Inevitably though, I wait til the last possible moment to pull my luggage down from the attic, consult the weather gods via iPhone for whichever destination country, and finally begin loading clothes, toiletries and IFAW literature into my bags.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/FjyjKo_HSv8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/FjyjKo_HSv8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" 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</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, 09/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="Remember a Charity Week raises awareness of gift giving, including to IFAW." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/remember_a_charity_web2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 239px;" title="Remember a Charity Week raises awareness of gift giving, including to IFAW." />What will you leave to future generations of animals?</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/help-animals-during-remember-charity-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bequest donation Remember of Charity Week will Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:18:09 +0000 John Berry 101354 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Indian wildlife saved from monsoon floods in Kaziranga National Park http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/watch-indian-wildlife-saved-monsoon-floods-kaziranga-national-park <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/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</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, 09/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WVOpeWMlg_E" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>With the bright sun high above our heads we notice that the flood waters on every corner of Kaziranga National Park are gradually receding.</p> <p>Since the beginning of the monsoon floods that started on August 25<sup>th</sup>, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India&rsquo;s (WTI) four mobile units joined forces with the Kaziranga forest authority and local people to rescue 33 wild animals.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/WVOpeWMlg_E&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-3"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/WVOpeWMlg_E&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param 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