http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en Out of Africa: Byting Down on Wildlife Cybercrime (2017) http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime <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">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s first ever research into online wildlife trade in Africa found 990 endangered and threatened wildlife advertisements across 33 online marketplaces and three social media platforms during a six-week period across seven African countries. Sellers offered for sale a total of 9,481 specimens of animals which are listed on Appendix I and II of CITES or that are protected by national or provincial laws in the relevant country/jurisdiction. The total value of all such goods for sale was approximately US $5,828,608.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants cybercrime Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:12:26 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112079 at http://www.ifaw.org Searching for scat; Maya the koala sniffing dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/searching-scat-maya-koala-sniffing-dog <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/conservation/laure-boissat">Laure Boissat</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">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Maya, a border collie, was rescued from a dog shelter and is now fully trained at detecting koala scat." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_21_17_maya.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Maya, a border collie, was rescued from a dog shelter and is now fully trained at detecting koalas scat." />Detecting and protecting wildlife is not an easy task, especially for rare animals that are well hidden in the forest such as koalas.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/searching-scat-maya-koala-sniffing-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Australia dog koala scent smell train Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:51:39 +0000 Laure Boissat 112082 at http://www.ifaw.org Michael Gove’s first major speech as Environment Minister contains promise for animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/michael-gove-environment-speech-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/conservation/david-cowdrey">David Cowdrey</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">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Michael-Gove.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="Michael Gove outlines plans for the environment and animal protection" /></p> <p>Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for the Environment delivered his first major speech on the environment at the offices of WWF today, where he promised a &lsquo;Green Brexit&rsquo; that would set gold standards for protecting animal welfare and the environment.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/michael-gove-environment-speech-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Elephants Whales Brexit environment ivory ban marine protection UK politics Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:25:09 +0000 David Cowdrey 112078 at http://www.ifaw.org With one more reported death, biologists extremely concerned about right whales’ future http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/one-more-reported-death-biologists-extremely-concerned-about-right-whales%E2%80%99-future <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/staff/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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">Jul 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The North Atlantic right whale population has now experienced nearly twice as many deaths (9) as births (5) this year." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_20_17_rightwhale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The North Atlantic right whale population has now experienced nearly twice as many deaths (9) as births (5) this year." />We recently received more sad news regarding the already critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/one-more-reported-death-biologists-extremely-concerned-about-right-whales%E2%80%99-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:14:33 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 112070 at http://www.ifaw.org Street artist Sonny’s passion for imperiled animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/street-artist-sonny%E2%80%99s-passion-imperiled-animals <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/kelly-johnston">Kelly Johnston</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">Jul 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157683979050311" title="Sonny"><img alt="Sonny" height="640" src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4309/35858106772_610d7c0468_z.jpg" width="584" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/street-artist-sonny%E2%80%99s-passion-imperiled-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Bears Big Cats Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:51:39 +0000 Kelly Johnston 112048 at http://www.ifaw.org UK ivory surrender launched to protect elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uk-ivory-surrender-launched-protect-elephants <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">Jul 19 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="UK ivory surrender launched to protect elephants" alt="UK ivory surrender launched to protect elephants" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_tusk_300px_8.jpg?1500471459" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Members of the public keen to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade are being invited to surrender their own ivory which will be destroyed as part of a campaign to close the UK&rsquo;s ivory market and save this iconic species from the threat of extinction.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uk-ivory-surrender-launched-protect-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants elephants illegal poaching Ivory Ivory poaching ivory surrender trade ban Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:43:20 +0000 adintino 112042 at http://www.ifaw.org