http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en 8 of the biggest threats to life in our oceans http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ocean-marine-biggest-threats-blue-planet <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/sharon-livermore">Sharon Livermore</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">Nov 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="8 of the biggest threats to our oceans" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Sperm-whales.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ocean-marine-biggest-threats-blue-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales blue planet 2 ocean acidification ocean noise ocean threats ship strikes Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:46:57 +0000 Sharon Livermore 112912 at http://www.ifaw.org Cambridge charity shop takes powerful stand against ivory! http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cambridge-charity-shop-takes-powerful-stand-against-ivory <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/clare-sterling">Clare Sterling</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">Nov 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Ivory_surrender_charity_shop.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="Ivory items donated to IFAW as part of the Big Ivory Surrender" /></p> <p>Homelessness charity <a href="https://www.emmaus.org.uk/cambridge" target="_blank"><strong>Emmaus Cambridge</strong></a>&rsquo;s warehouse regularly receives donations from local residents in Cambridgeshire. However, last month they received some items that gave them pause for thought - two parasols and a bottle-stop made of authentic, rare elephant ivory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cambridge-charity-shop-takes-powerful-stand-against-ivory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants big ivory surrender emmaus cambridge Ivory ivory ban ivory trade Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:44:52 +0000 Clare Sterling 112895 at http://www.ifaw.org Why trade in rhino horn or elephant ivory will never help save these animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/why-trade-rhino-horn-or-elephant-ivory-will-never-help-save-these-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/wildlife-trade/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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">Nov 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Yesterday I was asked to take part in <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09g3s2q" target="_blank"><strong>a BBC Newsnight debate</strong></a> on the issue of rhino horn trade, in light of a South African businessman&rsquo;s claims that his efforts to &lsquo;farm&rsquo; rhinos for their horns is helping to save this endangered species from extinction.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oPSwyxVQSSA?rel=0" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/why-trade-rhino-horn-or-elephant-ivory-will-never-help-save-these-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos african rhino bbc newsnight rhino horn rhino horn trade South Africa Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:12:35 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 112886 at http://www.ifaw.org Alberta poison program kills more wildlife than wolves http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/alberta-poison-program-kills-more-wildlife-wolves <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">Nov 7 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="721" height="480" title="Alberta poison program kills more wildlife than wolves" alt="Alberta poison program kills more wildlife than wolves" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/XWR3%20%28Small%29%20%281%29.jpeg?1510064407" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>New data uncovered through a Government of Alberta <em>Freedom of Information Act </em>request underscores the urgent need to stop the cruel and unethical poisoning of predators in Canada.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/alberta-poison-program-kills-more-wildlife-wolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wolves and a grizzly bear bald eagles coyotes fishers golden eagles lynx marten ravens strychnine poisoning wolves Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:21:40 +0000 adintino 112863 at http://www.ifaw.org Rarely seen binturong (bearcat) undergoes surgery in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rarely-seen-binturong-bearcat-undergoes-surgery-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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">Oct 31 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW-WTI Veterinarians Fix a Binturong’s Broken Bone " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/binturong_India_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>The IFAW-WTI team of veterinarians successfully operated on a fractured foreleg of a female binturong at the jointly run Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) yesterday morning.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rarely-seen-binturong-bearcat-undergoes-surgery-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bearcat binturong CWRC IFAW India International fund for animal welfare IUCN red list vulnerable Wildlife Trust of India WTI Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:54:07 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 112836 at http://www.ifaw.org World leaders deliver a big win for lions, leopards, whale and blue sharks http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-leaders-deliver-big-win-lions-leopards-whale-and-blue-sharks <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/matt-collis">Matt Collis</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">Oct 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/cms_migratory_species_blue_shark.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 349px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-leaders-deliver-big-win-lions-leopards-whale-and-blue-sharks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Big Cats Whales blue shark CMS convention on the conservation of migratory species IFAW leopard lion whale Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:39:39 +0000 Matt Collis 112820 at http://www.ifaw.org