Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/press/rss.xml/4/17 en IFAW denounces wildlife crime on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-denounces-wildlife-crime-world-wildlife-day <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, 03/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>) urges the global community to respect, celebrate and most importantly to take action to protect animals from wildlife crime and illegal wildlife trade on the second annual <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/">World Wildlife Day</a> started by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-denounces-wildlife-crime-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales world wildlife day Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:13:29 +0000 slajoie 103096 at http://www.ifaw.org After 10 years of the Hunting Act, hunters continue to flout the law http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/after <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, 02/17/2015</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="197" title="After 10 years of the Hunting Act, hunters continue to flout the law" alt="After 10 years of the Hunting Act, hunters continue to flout the law" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_3.jpg?1424196704" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As the Hunting Act reaches its 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary today (Wed), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) calls for better enforcement to deal with hunters who continue to flout the law so they can chase or kill British wildlife for fun.</p> <p>IFAW, along with other groups, successfully campaigned for a ban on the cruel &lsquo;sport&rsquo; of hunting foxes, stags and hares with a pack of hounds and continues to monitor hunts to gather evidence of suspected illegal activity.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Foxes fox hunting hares hunting act hunting fox sport hunting stags Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:12:22 +0000 adintino 102972 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-advocates-seek-endangered-listing-african-elephants <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, 02/11/2015</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="225" title="Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants" alt="Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_300px_6.jpg?1423673643" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center" style="margin-left:.25in;"><em>&ndash; Groups say uplisting species under Endangered Species Act is important tool to fight ivory trade &ndash;</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/wildlife-advocates-seek-endangered-listing-african-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants African elephants elephants Endangered Species Act threatened Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:01:34 +0000 adintino 102903 at http://www.ifaw.org Parliamentary committee report slams Government’s performance on controversial badger culls http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/parliamentary-committee-report-slams-government%E2%80%99s-performance-controversial-badger-culls <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, 02/10/2015</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="350" height="260" title="Parliamentary committee report slams Government’s performance on controversial badger culls" alt="Parliamentary committee report slams Government’s performance on controversial b" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/badger_image_copyright_shutterstock_web_11.jpg?1423586996" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A parliamentary committee report published today (Tuesday) is damning in its criticism of the Government&rsquo;s handling of the controversial badger culls.</p> <p>The report by EFRA*, known as the 8<sup>th</sup> Report, asks the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) why the second year of the badger culling pilots in Gloucestershire failed to meet licence conditions for the number of badgers killed.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/parliamentary-committee-report-slams-government%E2%80%99s-performance-controversial-badger-culls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy badger badger cull badgers Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:53:32 +0000 adintino 102890 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Commission releases amended EU seal products regulations http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/102858 <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">Fri, 02/06/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The EU Commission today released an amended version of the EU regulations on seal products. The EU trade regulation on seals had to be revised in response to the findings of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body decision. IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>) is pleased that the changes maintain the impact of the EU ban on seal products while ensuring that Inuit populations in Canada and Greenland maintain their right to sell seal products from traditional hunts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/102858" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals ban on seal products EU Commission EU seal trade seal hunting seal trade seals culled seals Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:06:59 +0000 adintino 102858 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