http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/21 en TenBoma: Former Tsavo warden reflects on how tech will help KWS http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/tenboma-former-tsavo-warden-reflects-how-tech-will-help-kws <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/james-isiche">James Isiche</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, 06/30/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The intelligence now being shared with KWS officers in the field would be precise and preemptive and would allow for planning of more effective use of their resources." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_30_16_Tsavotech.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The intelligence now being shared with KWS officers in the field would be precise and preemptive and would allow for planning of more effective use of their resources." />Recently, I visited Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters to <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/107810"</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/tenboma-former-tsavo-warden-reflects-how-tech-will-help-kws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa elephants Ivory Kenya patrol poacher poaching tenBoma tusk Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:52:54 +0000 James Isiche 108038 at http://www.ifaw.org Film prompts US aquarium to end import of belugas from wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/film-prompts-us-aquarium-end-import-belugas-wild <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/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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, 06/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/132513199" target="_blank">BornToBeFree Trailer 3&#39;05</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/user2753817" target="_blank">Dasha Domukhovskaya</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com" target="_blank">Vimeo</a>.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/film-prompts-us-aquarium-end-import-belugas-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Whales aquarium Beluga whales entertainment film Georgia marine mammals movie russia Sea World Video Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:52:52 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 108026 at http://www.ifaw.org Protection victories since the Cecil tragedy http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/protection-victories-cecil-tragedy <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">Wed, 06/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Today marks the one year anniversary of Cecil’s shooting. PHOTO: © Paula French/shutterstock.com" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_28_16_cecil_anniversary.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Today marks the one year anniversary of Cecil’s shooting. PHOTO: © Paula French/shutterstock.com" />A year ago today, a trophy hunter from the US shot an arrow from a high-caliber crossbow into Cecil the lion, a charismatic pride leader from Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/protection-victories-cecil-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Africa cecil crossbow Hwange National Park lions shot trophy hunting Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:06:35 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108007 at http://www.ifaw.org Training update: Combatting wildlife cybercrime in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/training-update-combatting-wildlife-cybercrime-south-africa <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, 06/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive: Exposing Online Wildlife Trade found more than 30,000 endangered and threated live wild animals and items made from their body parts available for sale across 280 online marketplaces." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/dead_or_alive.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 589px;" title="Wanted – Dead or Alive: Exposing Online Wildlife Trade found more than 30,000 endangered and threated live wild animals and items made from their body parts available for sale across 280 online marketplaces." />I have been lucky enough to see wild white rhinos in the bush </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/training-update-combatting-wildlife-cybercrime-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos cybercrime elephant horn illegal Ivory online trade rhino shopping traditional medicine wildlife trade Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:04:54 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 108014 at http://www.ifaw.org TenBoma tech heralded at UN conference http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/tenboma-tech-heralded-un-conference <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/steve-njumbi">Steve Njumbi</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, 06/27/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wFaSd5F1O00" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Technologies developed for outer space uses have helped scientists discover underground water sources in drought-stricken Kenya and rescue survivors in the rubble of last year&rsquo;s Nepal earthquake.</p> <p>Now, tenBoma is being heralded as another success story in geospatial technology used to save lives&mdash;this time the lives of elephants poached for their ivory across Africa.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wFaSd5F1O00?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/tenboma-tech-heralded-un-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Africa criminal elephants Ivory poaching technology tenBoma tusk Video Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:43:25 +0000 Steve Njumbi 107995 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