http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/17 en Lima Climate Summit ends with frustrating, vital compromise http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise <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/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 12/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." class="caption" longdesc="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_16_14_climate.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 427px;" title="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." />Normally, you hate to hear people describe their disaster prevention plans as &ldquo;modest,&rdquo; &ldquo;shaky,&rdquo; or &ldquo;incremental&rdquo;&mdash;but when it comes to international climate </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Polar Bears Accord Global Climate Change Lima Melting Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:18:15 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 102413 at http://www.ifaw.org An exhibition for wildlife in the halls of Parliament http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/exhibition-wildlife-halls-parliament <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/ros-leeming">Ros Leeming </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">Fri, 12/05/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW UK's Ros Leeming with Jim Fitzpatrick MP." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ros_leeming_mp_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 398px;" title="IFAW UK's Ros Leeming with Jim Fitzpatrick MP." />Everybody loves elephants.</p> <p>Although there is often &lsquo;an elephant in the room&rsquo;, there very rarely actually is, is there?</p> <p>So to make sure that they are not forgotten in the all-important corridors of power, this week IFAW brought a special exhibition of photographs to Parliament, showing our work fighting illegal wildlife trade.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/exhibition-wildlife-halls-parliament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos advocacy exhibit lords MPs Parliament photos Westminster Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:44:20 +0000 Ros Leeming 102264 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Commission must back an EU Wildlife Trafficking Action Plan http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/eu-commission-must-back-eu-wildlife-trafficking-action-plan <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/satyen-sinha">Satyen Sinha</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">Thu, 12/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW urged Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik to establish an EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking at an experts conference in April. " class="caption" longdesc="IFAW urges European decision makers to establish an EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_3_14_panel.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="IFAW urged Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik to establish an EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking at an experts conference in April. " /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/eu-commission-must-back-eu-wildlife-trafficking-action-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Elephants conference enforcement EU Wildlife Trafficking Action Plan Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:17:16 +0000 Satyen Sinha 102239 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife trade report presented jointly with Russian Federation Environment Ministry http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-trade-report-presented-jointly-russian-federation-environment-ministry <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/anna-fillipova">Anna Filippova</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">Thu, 12/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW presented the collected data at a joint press-conference." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW presented the collected data at a joint press-conference." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_3_14_ru_panel.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 456px;" title="IFAW presented the collected data at a joint press-conference." />Recently IFAW Russia presented a report jointly with the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, <strong>the report is called: <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/wanted-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_</p> </a></strong></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-trade-report-presented-jointly-russian-federation-environment-ministry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants CITES Ivory report russia trade Wildlife Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:45:18 +0000 Anna Filippova 102244 at http://www.ifaw.org REPORT: Wanted – Dead or Alive - Exposing Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-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/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">Tue, 11/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." class="caption" longdesc="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_elephant.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 444px;" title="The shocking scale of online wildlife trade shows that the internet poses a real threat to wildlife." />Today, IFAW releases the report <em>Wanted &ndash; Dead or Alive; Exposing Online Wildlife Trade </em>and the scale of the trade is truly staggering.&lt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/report-wanted-%E2%80%93-dead-or-alive-exposing-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants anti poaching IFAW report Interpol wildlife trade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:05:33 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 102067 at http://www.ifaw.org Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/102106 <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, 11/24/2014</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="424" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million pound trade in wild animals and their parts is booming across online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold on the Internet, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/102106" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:59:31 +0000 adintino 102106 at http://www.ifaw.org