http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/21 en International Community Rallies To Protect A Monkey Species For The First Time In 30 Years http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/international-community-rallies-protect-monkey-species-first-time <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">Tue, 09/27/2016</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="199" title="International Community Rallies To Protect A Monkey Species For The First Time In 30 Years" alt="International Community Rallies To Protect A Monkey Species For The First Time I" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/BarbaryMacaqueWithBaby_300px.jpg?1474977728" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>&ldquo;The endangered Barbary macaque could get a new chance at survival at CITES CoP17&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>For the first time in 30 years, Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will discuss increasing the level of protection for a monkey species. Barbary macaques will take center stage in Johannesburg, alongside emblematic fauna such as elephants, lions, rhinos and sharks.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/international-community-rallies-protect-monkey-species-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Primates barbary macaques CITES elephants illegal wildlife trade lions monkey primates rhinos sharks wildlife trade Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:11:08 +0000 adintino 109137 at http://www.ifaw.org As CITES begins, urging a total UK ban on ivory sales http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cites-begins-urging-total-uk-ban-ivory-sales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/conservation/david-cowdrey">David Cowdrey</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, 09/26/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW continues to urge the UK Government to introduce a total ban on domestic ivory sales, as promised in the Conservative Party Manifesto. PHOTO: © IFAW/A. Hofford" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_26_16_ukivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW continues to urge the UK Government to introduce a total ban on domestic ivory sales, as promised in the Conservative Party Manifesto. PHOTO: © IFAW/A.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cites-begins-urging-total-uk-ban-ivory-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants antique elephant ivory trade killing legal poaching trinket tusk Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:26:01 +0000 David Cowdrey 109117 at http://www.ifaw.org Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Closure Proposal http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/bloody-nose-namibia-cites-parties-reject-plan-drop-domestic-market-closure-proposal <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, 09/26/2016</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="Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Closure Proposal" alt="Bloody Nose for Namibia as CITES Parties Reject Plan to Drop Domestic Market Clo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/African-Elephant0024_310px.jpg?1474890854" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Fifty-seven Parties to CITES have voted against a motion from Namibia claiming that a proposal to regulate domestic ivory markets is inadmissible as outside the scope of the Convention.</p> <p>The United States stated that &ldquo;Parties have addressed domestic markets where there is a clear nexus between domestic and international trade. There is no better example of this clear nexus than elephants. We reject that we&rsquo;re acting beyond the scope of the Convention.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/bloody-nose-namibia-cites-parties-reject-plan-drop-domestic-market-closure-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory trade Ivory rhino rhino horn Tiger tiger bones Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:56:56 +0000 adintino 109098 at http://www.ifaw.org Jubilation as CITES Votes to Stop Discussions Aimed at Promoting a Framework for Ivory Trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/jubilation-cites-votes-stop-discussions-aimed-promoting-framework-ivory-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">Mon, 09/26/2016</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="Jubilation as CITES Votes to Stop Discussions Aimed at Promoting a Framework for Ivory Trade " alt="Jubilation as CITES Votes to Stop Discussions Aimed at Promoting a Framework for" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ivory1-300px_4.jpg?1474913458" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Conservationists were jubilant this evening as CITES voted once and for all to abandon the controversial Decision Making Mechanisim (DMM) for a process to trade in ivory.</p> <p>While the decision became a nail-biter in the final moments, those wanting to end any continued consideration for ongoing debate about possible future ivory trade were rewarded with a satisfying finish.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/jubilation-cites-votes-stop-discussions-aimed-promoting-framework-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Decision Making Mechanisim DMM elephants Ivory ivory trade Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:41:10 +0000 adintino 109124 at http://www.ifaw.org High expectations from CITES conference in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-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/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">Sat, 09/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks.</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/Ab3xSPW875I?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos CITES convention cop17 elephants johannesburg lion list pangolin rhino South Africa vote Video Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:18:54 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109071 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife cybercrime will be scrutinised at CITES http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-cybercrime-will-be-scrutinised-cites <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">Fri, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Leading government ministers, policy makers, enforcers, NGOs and other experts should develop solutions designed to protect endangered wildlife from being illegally caught or killed at CITES." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_23_16_cybercrime.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 429px;" title="Leading government ministers, policy makers, enforcers, NGOs and other experts should develop solutions designed to protect endangered wildlife from being illegally caught or killed at CITES." />The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Faun</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-cybercrime-will-be-scrutinised-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos CITES crime criminal illeagal online wildlife trade Internet law legal Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:49:38 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 109075 at http://www.ifaw.org