http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter <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">Mar 24 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="197" title="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" alt="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Seal-hunt-25th027_beater_300px_1.jpg?1490377740" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare condemns any early opening of the commercial harp seal hunt. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) are considering suspending the annual closure of the hunt in mid-March. This is one of the few protections in place for harp seals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt DFO harp seal seal seal hunt commercial seal hunt Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:51:44 +0000 adintino 110844 at http://www.ifaw.org UK ivory trade ban would have minimal impact on antiques industry http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uk-ivory-trade-ban-would-have-minimal-impact-antiques-industry <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</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">Mar 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Of the dealers surveyed in a Portsmouth University report on the antiques industry, 41 percent only sold between one and 20 items of ivory per year." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_23_17_ukivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Of the dealers surveyed in a Portsmouth University report on the antiques industry, 41 percent only sold between one and 20 items of ivory per year." />In the world of politics, people sometimes lose sight of the bigger picture.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uk-ivory-trade-ban-would-have-minimal-impact-antiques-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants antique ban elephant Hunt illegal Ivory law poaching teeth trinkets tusk Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:37:58 +0000 Rachael Hewish 110828 at http://www.ifaw.org Kasungu unit records poacher arrest milestones, persevering through floods http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/kasungu-unit-records-poacher-arrest-milestones-persevering-through-floods <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/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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">Mar 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author and two officials stand with ivory recovered this past Christmas and New Year’s Day, when poachers were thinking enforcement would be light due to the holidays." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_22_17_kasungu.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 554px;" title="The author and two officials stand with ivory recovered this past Christmas and New Year’s Day, when poachers were thinking enforcement would be light due to the holidays." />The ruthlessness of Malawi&rsquo;s rainy season has drastically damaged many roads and bridges in Kasungu National </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/kasungu-unit-records-poacher-arrest-milestones-persevering-through-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants criminal network elephant Ivory organized crime poaching tenBoma tusk Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:10:06 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 110810 at http://www.ifaw.org Shot in face by poachers, new cub joins three orphans recovering at Russia centre http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157679235457962" title="Yarik"><img alt="Yarik" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2929/33398665752_fc53bfa380_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Two months ago, a tiger cub was admitted to the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported PRNCO Tiger Centre with a gunshot wound to the face. There were serious doubts that he would survive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers buckshot hunting injured Lazovka orphan poachers Pozharik russia Tiger Yarik Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:24:51 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 110804 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Statement on S.J. Res. 18: Congress “intent on doing anything but protecting wildlife” http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-statement-sj-res <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">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the passage of S.J. Res.18 in the U.S. Senate:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-statement-sj-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:19:05 +0000 smoos 110811 at http://www.ifaw.org International Day of Happiness: How Animals #MakeItHappy http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/international-day-happiness-how-animals-makeithappy <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">Mar 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author feeds a rhino at the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Kaziranga, India." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_20_17_happinessday.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The author feeds a rhino at the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Kaziranga, India." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/international-day-happiness-how-animals-makeithappy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal welfare companion animal Happiness day pet report well being What matter Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:29:51 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110791 at http://www.ifaw.org