http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/23 en Commissioner elections will determine fate of wildlife crime enforcement locally http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/commissioner-elections-will-determine-fate-wildlife-crime-enforcement-locally <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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, 04/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_20_16_pcc.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>There are a couple of votes that everyone in the UK is talking about right now:</p> <p>Who will be the next London Mayor? Will Britain remain part of the EU?</p> <p>Big questions, but there&rsquo;s also one election that appears to be slipping under the radar &ndash; though not here at IFAW.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/commissioner-elections-will-determine-fate-wildlife-crime-enforcement-locally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs ban fox hunting cruel dogs fox hounds Tue, 19 Apr 2016 21:07:59 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 107298 at http://www.ifaw.org Scotland is key in the protection of wildlife in the British Isles http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/scotland-key-protection-wildlife-british-isles <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">Fri, 04/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Still from the footage obtained by the League Against Cruel Sports’ investigators which led to two people from the Jedforest hunt being charged in March 2016 for breaches of the Scottish hunting ban. ©LACS" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_15_16_scotland.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Still from the footage obtained by the League Against Cruel Sports’ investigators which led to two people from the Jedforest hunt being charged in March 2016 for breaches of the Scottish hunting ban.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/scotland-key-protection-wildlife-british-isles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes fox hunting hunting with dogs Scotland United Kingdom Fri, 15 Apr 2016 21:11:15 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 107287 at http://www.ifaw.org Solutions to the false alibi problem in hunting with dogs http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/solutions-false-alibi-problem-hunting-dogs <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">Thu, 04/07/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Bloodhounds from members of an English Hunt who recently converted to hunting the ‘clean boot’, which is safe for wildlife, unlike trail hunting." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_07_16_solutions.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Bloodhounds from members of an English Hunt who recently converted to hunting the ‘clean boot’, which is safe for wildlife, unlike trail hunting." />This blog is part of a series of blogs that feature excerpts of IFAW&rsquo;s report </em><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/our-work/wildlife-trade/unco</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/solutions-false-alibi-problem-hunting-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes banning hunting with dogs fox hounds hunting Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:16:41 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 107180 at http://www.ifaw.org Licensing false alibis http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/licensing-false-alibis <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">Thu, 03/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Forestry Commission sign warning of a 2016 drag hunting event at North York Moors, where no actual drag hunt operates." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_24_16_licensing.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Forestry Commission sign warning of a 2016 drag hunting event at North York Moors, where no actual drag hunt operates." /></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/licensing-false-alibis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes dogs England fox foxes hounds hunting United Kingdom Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:51:04 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 107078 at http://www.ifaw.org Designing the perfect false alibi http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/designing-perfect-false-alibi <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">Fri, 03/11/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Hunt staff, foxhounds and the Field’s riders during a hunt recorded by IFAW’s Wildlife Crime Investigators." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_11_16_alibi.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Hunt staff, foxhounds and the Field’s riders during a hunt recorded by IFAW’s Wildlife Crime Investigators." />This blog is part of a series of blogs that feature excerpts of IFAW&rsquo;s report </em><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/our-work/wildlife-trade/uncovering-trail-lies" target="_blank"><em>Trail of Lies</em></a><em>, which is the </em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/designing-perfect-false-alibi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes banning hunting with dogs dogs horse hounds hunting United Kingdom Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:00:42 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 106911 at http://www.ifaw.org The infamous formula: Trail hunting + accident = excuse http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/infamous-formula-trail-hunting-accident-excuse <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">Fri, 03/04/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Dead fox handed to the hounds by hunt staff from the Crawley and Horsham Hunt that led to their convictions in 2012. ©Simon Wild" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_04_16_accidents.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 411px;" title="Dead fox handed to the hounds by hunt staff from the Crawley and Horsham Hunt that led to their convictions in 2012.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/infamous-formula-trail-hunting-accident-excuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes beagles cruel dogs foxes horses hounds hunting tradition United Kingdom Fri, 04 Mar 2016 21:45:25 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 106863 at http://www.ifaw.org