http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/16 en Cambridge charity shop takes powerful stand against ivory! http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cambridge-charity-shop-takes-powerful-stand-against-ivory <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/clare-sterling">Clare Sterling</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">Nov 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Ivory_surrender_charity_shop.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="Ivory items donated to IFAW as part of the Big Ivory Surrender" /></p> <p>Homelessness charity <a href="https://www.emmaus.org.uk/cambridge" target="_blank"><strong>Emmaus Cambridge</strong></a>&rsquo;s warehouse regularly receives donations from local residents in Cambridgeshire. However, last month they received some items that gave them pause for thought - two parasols and a bottle-stop made of authentic, rare elephant ivory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/cambridge-charity-shop-takes-powerful-stand-against-ivory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants big ivory surrender emmaus cambridge Ivory ivory ban ivory trade Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:44:52 +0000 Clare Sterling 112895 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW's tenBoma project profiled in The Christian Science Monitor http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaws-tenboma-project-profiled-christian-science-monitor <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Oct 24 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/christian_science_monitor.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p><em>This article, written by Story Hinckley, originally appeared in The Christian Science Monitor on October 23, 2017. --KB</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaws-tenboma-project-profiled-christian-science-monitor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Azzedine Downes christian science monitor counter poaching Faye Cuevas IFAW isis tenBoma Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:42:00 +0000 Kerry Branon 112793 at http://www.ifaw.org Migratory species: their future is our future http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/migratory-species-their-future-our-future <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">Oct 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>The article below was authored by&nbsp;Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, for distribution in the upcoming Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Cop12 publication, shared here with permission.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/migratory-species-their-future-our-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Elephants Elephants Whales CMS Convention on Migratory Species elephants IFAW migration migratory animals sharks whales Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:31:12 +0000 Azzedine Downes 112757 at http://www.ifaw.org Elephant calf rescued from tea garden drain in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/elephant-calf-rescued-tea-garden-drain-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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">Oct 10 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Wildlife Week, celebrated the first week of October in India, marked the milestone of 5,000 animals handled by the IFAW-WTI Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC). Our jointly run facility in Assam most recently welcomed a three month old elephant calf into its fold.<img alt="Rescued from a tea garden drain, a three-month-old elephant calf admitted to CWRC" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/rescued_elephant_5.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 559px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/elephant-calf-rescued-tea-garden-drain-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Assam Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation CWRC elephant rescue India Kaziranga Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:24:38 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 112719 at http://www.ifaw.org Silent vigil for elephants and rhinos in London as people speak out against extinction all over the world http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/vigil-elephants-london-2017 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</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">Oct 7 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Protest against the ivory and rhino horn trade in London 2017" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Elephant-vigil-PA.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>Today, I was proud to be a part of the fourth annual march for elephants and rhinos in London. It was a powerful occasion that saw hundreds of people who care about animals come together and observe 30 minutes silence for all those who have been killed for their tusks or horns.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/vigil-elephants-london-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants action for elephants elephants global march for elephants and rhinos ivory trade london elephant protest rhino horn silent vigil Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:09:14 +0000 Rachael Hewish 112708 at http://www.ifaw.org Public urged to show support for UK ivory ban to protect elephants as Government launches consultation http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/public-urged-show-support-uk-ivory-ban-protect-elephants-government-launches-consultation <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">Oct 6 2017</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="Public urged to show support for UK ivory ban to protect elephants as Government launches consultation" alt="Public urged to show support for UK ivory ban to protect elephants as Government" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20elephant%20portrait_300px_0.jpg?1507293412" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As the Government launches a public consultation on a UK ivory trade ban, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) welcomes the move and calls on the UK public, as well as politicians, to support increased protection for elephants which are being decimated for the ivory trade.</p> <p>Elephant populations are at an all-time low with the species facing extinction due to the ivory poaching crisis which is killing at least 20,000 elephants each year.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/public-urged-show-support-uk-ivory-ban-protect-elephants-government-launches-consultation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants elephant Elephant poaching illegal ivory Ivory ivory ban ivory trade uk ivory ban Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:44:01 +0000 adintino 112702 at http://www.ifaw.org