Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/press/rss.xml/4 en Photography Contest Ignores Cruel Reality of Falconry http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry <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">Wed, 07/27/2016</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="829" height="829" title="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." alt="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Man%20and%20the%20Eagle_0.jpg?1469644150" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 9th iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA), AKA &quot;the Oscar of mobile phone photography,&quot; recently awarded young Chinese photographer Niu Siyuan with the Grand Prize for his iPhone photo captioned &quot;Man and the Eagle,&quot; which features an ethnic Khalkha man with his captive eagle. This is the first time a Chinese photographer has won the IPPA Grand Prize.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors China China Nature Magazine eagle falconry iPhone IPPA Khalkha photography Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:37:18 +0000 slajoie 108349 at http://www.ifaw.org Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/calls-suspension-industrial-activity-which-threatens-critically-endangered-whales-their-main-fe <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">Wed, 07/20/2016</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="189" title="Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground" alt="Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangere" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/grey_whale_0.jpg?1469027512" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an oil and gas company, which they fear are causing disturbance to critically endangered whales in Russia&rsquo;s Far East.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/calls-suspension-industrial-activity-which-threatens-critically-endangered-whales-their-main-fe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Gas gray whale Noise oil ship vessel Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:14:15 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 108203 at http://www.ifaw.org Combating Wildlife Crime in Ethiopia http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/combating-wildlife-crime-ethiopia <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">Mon, 07/11/2016</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="198" title="Combating Wildlife Crime in Ethiopia" alt="Combating Wildlife Crime in Ethiopia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/20130808AHKG08_300px_4.jpg?1468244396" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers from customs, federal police, airport police and, Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) as CITES management authorities based at Bole International Airport, to combat wildlife crime began today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/combating-wildlife-crime-ethiopia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers animal skins illegal wildlife illegal wildlife trade Ivory ivory smuggling live animals rhino horn wildlife trafficking Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:41:01 +0000 adintino 108118 at http://www.ifaw.org Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/tanzania-must-act-revoke-green-mile-safari-licence <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, 07/08/2016</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="264" title="Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence" alt="Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/XX201-300_4.jpg?1467989508" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) was appalled to learn that Green Mile Safari&mdash;the same organisation responsible for a hunting video showing shocking animal abuse in 2014&mdash;has been awarded a 2016 hunting permit.</p> <p>&ldquo;IFAW immediately reached out to contacts in Tanzania and understood that the decision was under review by Tanzanian authorities,&rdquo; said Ian Robinson, VP Animal Welfare and Conservation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/tanzania-must-act-revoke-green-mile-safari-licence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Animal welfare ekephants poaching rhinos safari Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:52:24 +0000 adintino 108098 at http://www.ifaw.org Remembering Cecil the Lion, One Year Later http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/remembering-cecil-lion-one-year-later <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">Wed, 06/29/2016</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="© Paula French/shutterstock.com" alt="© Paula French/shutterstock.com" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/shutterstock_171498323_Cecil_300px.jpg?1467209900" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><strong><em>Trophy Hunting Remains Prevalent Problem Worldwide</em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/remembering-cecil-lion-one-year-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Big Cats Cecil the lion lions tigers trophy hunting Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:23:41 +0000 adintino 108023 at http://www.ifaw.org Pangolin Seizure in Hong Kong Demonstrates Need for Stronger Protection for World’s Most Trafficked Mammals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/pangolin-seizure-hong-kong-demonstrates-need-stronger-protection-world%E2%80%99s-most-trafficked-mammal <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">Mon, 06/27/2016</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="Pangolin Seizure in Hong Kong Demonstrates Need for Stronger Protection for World’s Most Trafficked Mammals" alt="Pangolin Seizure in Hong Kong Demonstrates Need for Stronger Protection for Worl" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pangolin_300px_3.jpg?1467035381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This week, Hong Kong Customs seized about 4,000 kilograms of pangolin scales from a container at the Kwai Chung Customhouse Cargo Examination Compound. As a leader in a coalition of over 20 groups working to list all eight species under Appendix I of CITES and as co-author on a technical petition to list the pangolins under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/pangolin-seizure-hong-kong-demonstrates-need-stronger-protection-world%E2%80%99s-most-trafficked-mammal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade illegal wildlife trafficking pangolin pangolin scales poaching Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:51:48 +0000 adintino 107983 at http://www.ifaw.org