http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/21 en Call for donations to help stop illegal animal trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/call-donations-help-stop-illegal-animal-trade <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, 07/09/2014</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="140" height="91" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ivory_crush_uk_140px_0.jpg?1404929175" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>With the holiday season upon us the Met&#39;s Wildlife Crime Unit, in partnership with animal welfare and wildlife charities, are appealing to Londoners to donate unwanted items made from elephant ivory and other endangered species to help stop the trade in its tracks.</p> <p>The call for donations, which launches today, (Wednesday, 9 July) is supported by actor Ricky Gervais and will run across all London police stations until the end of the month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/call-donations-help-stop-illegal-animal-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos elephants Illegal elephant ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory rhino rhino horn tigers Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:06:47 +0000 adintino 100797 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 The first step: UN Environmental Assembly commits to eradicating wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/first-step-un-environmental-assembly-commits-eradicating-wildlife-crime <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-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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, 07/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="120 Ministers or their alternates declared poaching and illicit wildlife trade to be a serious crime at the UNEA meeting, held June 23-27, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/unea_logo_big_v2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 317px;" title="120 Ministers or their alternates declared poaching and illicit wildlife trade to be a serious crime at the UNEA meeting, held June 23-27, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya." />I was skeptical going into the <a href="http://www.unep.org/unea/en/" target="_blank">United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) meeting&lt;</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/first-step-un-environmental-assembly-commits-eradicating-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy crime Nairobi UNEA Wildlife Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:22:55 +0000 Peter Pueschel 100732 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: Dedicated to saving tigers, fighting wildlife crime in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/video-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 07/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YR9SLf6h1yw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve</em></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong>~~~</strong></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare - Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) trains and equips frontline staff across the country under its Van Rakshak (also known as the Guardians of the Wild) Project to better build their capacity to save tigers and other wildlife of India.</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/YR9SLf6h1yw&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/YR9SLf6h1yw&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=YR9SLf6h1yw"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-YR9SLf6h1yw_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/video-dedicated-saving-tigers-fighting-wildlife-crime-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Tigers Guardians of the Wild India Pench Tiger Reserve Tiger trainers Van Rakshak Wildlife Trust of India Video Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:18:13 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100700 at http://www.ifaw.org