http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/17 en Vaccinating badgers - the right thing to do http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/vaccinating-badgers-right-thing-do <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/political-advocacy/jordi-casamitjana">Jordi Casamitjana </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, 07/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/3txHSCeFijA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>It is something that must be done, so let&rsquo;s do it right</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/3txHSCeFijA&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/3txHSCeFijA&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=3txHSCeFijA"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-3txHSCeFijA_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/vaccinating-badgers-right-thing-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy badgers BovineTB Cameron DEFRA Video Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:24:20 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 100930 at http://www.ifaw.org Joining Home Office Minister for UK Border Force wildlife crime unit visit http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/joining-home-office-minister-uk-border-force-wildlife-crime-unit-visit <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">Mon, 07/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The good news is that wildlife crime is being taken seriously by the UK Home Office Minister and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament, Norman Baker." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/DSC_0103-%281%29_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 499px;" title="The good news is that wildlife crime is being taken seriously by the UK Home Office Minister and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament, Norman Baker." /><strong>Wildlife crime is a serious issue that sees thousands of animals being killed and their body parts sold as commodities. </strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/joining-home-office-minister-uk-border-force-wildlife-crime-unit-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Border crime force home Minister Office Parliament UK Wildlife Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:48:19 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 100889 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES takes countries to task for illegal elephant ivory trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cites-takes-countries-task-illegal-elephant-ivory-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/political-advocacy/paul-todd">Paul Todd</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">Tue, 07/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Illegal elephant ivory trade was a major topic at the CITES Standing Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland last week." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/CITES_ele_Amboseli_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 408px;" title="Illegal elephant ivory trade was a major topic at the CITES Standing Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland last week." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cites-takes-countries-task-illegal-elephant-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos CITES Geneva ivory trade Kenya Standing Committee Switzerland Tanzania thailand Uganda UNEP Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:43:29 +0000 Paul Todd 100859 at http://www.ifaw.org Calling the London public: donate your unwanted wildlife products http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/calling-london-public-donate-your-unwanted-wildlife-products <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">Wed, 07/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="We know many of you would like to lend your support to stamping out the killing of these majestic animals and now you can help if you are based in London by donating any unwanted wildlife products and telling your friends and family to do the same." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/uk_wildlife_products_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 471px;" title="We know many of you would like to lend your support to stamping out the killing of these majestic animals and now you can help if you are based in London by donating any unwanted wildlife products and telling yo</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/calling-london-public-donate-your-unwanted-wildlife-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy claw crime figure Ivory ornament tusk Wildlife Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:17:16 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 100803 at http://www.ifaw.org We will not wait for an exact number of elephants killed each year to continue our fight http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/we-will-not-wait-exact-number-elephants-killed-each-year-continue-our-fight <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">Mon, 07/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger gazes down upon the remains of a poached elephant in the Tsavo ecosystem. Elephants are in crisis and need our help now." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TS472-S_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger gazes down upon the remains of a poached elephant in the Tsavo ecosystem. Elephants are in crisis and need our help now. c. IFAW" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/we-will-not-wait-exact-number-elephants-killed-each-year-continue-our-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Azzedine Downes CITES elephants Ivory MIKE Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants poaching Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:58:04 +0000 Azzedine Downes 100730 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescued from horrendous cruelty, inspirational "moon bear" Chu Chu dies peacefully in China http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rescued-horrendous-cruelty-inspirational-moon-bear-chu-chu-dies-peacefully-china <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/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 07/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Grace has devoted her career to animal welfare ever since she saw Chu Chu, an Asiatic Black Bear, rescued from a life in cruel captivity." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Grace%20at%20work_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Grace has devoted her career to animal welfare ever since she saw Chu Chu, an Asiatic Black Bear, rescued from a life in cruel captivity." /></p> <p><strong>Chu Chu, the Asiatic black bear who inspired me to join the cause for animal welfare nearly two decades ago, recently died peacefully in China.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rescued-horrendous-cruelty-inspirational-moon-bear-chu-chu-dies-peacefully-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Bears Animals Asia Foundation Asiatic Black Bears bear bile Chu Chu Grace Ge Gabriel Moon bears Pan Yu Bear Sanctuary Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:28:39 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 100760 at http://www.ifaw.org