http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/16 en Out of Africa: Byting Down on Wildlife Cybercrime (2017) http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime <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">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s first ever research into online wildlife trade in Africa found 990 endangered and threatened wildlife advertisements across 33 online marketplaces and three social media platforms during a six-week period across seven African countries. Sellers offered for sale a total of 9,481 specimens of animals which are listed on Appendix I and II of CITES or that are protected by national or provincial laws in the relevant country/jurisdiction. The total value of all such goods for sale was approximately US $5,828,608.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants cybercrime Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:12:26 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112079 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals May 2017 http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/world-of-animals-may-2017 <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">Jul 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&#39;s flagship publication explores where we work, the species we protect, the inspiring work of our staff, and other IFAW milestones in animal welfare.&nbsp;</p> </div> Elephants Animal rescue Big Cats Elephants World of Animals Other Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:42:13 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112053 at http://www.ifaw.org US House Republicans’ bills would gut Endangered Species Act http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/us-house-republicans%E2%80%99-bills-would-gut-endangered-species-act <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-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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">Jul 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants such as these, as well as tigers, mountain gorillas, cheetahs and more than six hundred other plants and animals would be denied crucial legal defenses they need to stay alive if the ESA is gutted by Congressional bills." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_19_17_esa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Elephants such as these, as well as tigers, mountain gorillas, cheetahs and more than six hundred other plants and animals would be denied crucial legal defenses they need to stay alive if the ESA is gutted by Congressional bills." />C</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/us-house-republicans%E2%80%99-bills-would-gut-endangered-species-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:55:55 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 112047 at http://www.ifaw.org UK ivory surrender launched to protect elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uk-ivory-surrender-launched-protect-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">Jul 19 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="200" title="UK ivory surrender launched to protect elephants" alt="UK ivory surrender launched to protect elephants" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_tusk_300px_8.jpg?1500471459" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Members of the public keen to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade are being invited to surrender their own ivory which will be destroyed as part of a campaign to close the UK&rsquo;s ivory market and save this iconic species from the threat of extinction.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uk-ivory-surrender-launched-protect-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants elephants illegal poaching Ivory Ivory poaching ivory surrender trade ban Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:43:20 +0000 adintino 112042 at http://www.ifaw.org Launching the Big Ivory Surrender to help protect elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/launching-big-ivory-surrender-help-protect-elephants <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">Jul 18 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Big Ivory Surrender" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Iovry_Surrender.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="We're launching a UK ivory surrender to help remove ivory items from the market" /></p> <p>If you care about elephants, you will probably have heard a lot about the poaching crisis that&rsquo;s happening in Africa, and the heartbreaking, senseless slaughter of these magnificent animals for the illegal ivory trade.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/launching-big-ivory-surrender-help-protect-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:36:02 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 112030 at http://www.ifaw.org Antique lovers want to see elephants saved from poaching, too http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/antique-lovers-want-see-elephants-saved-poaching-too <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">Jul 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>This is a guest post by Leanna Jones, who has been volunteering in IFAW&rsquo;s London office. -PM</em></p> <p><img alt="" class="caption" longdesc="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Ivory-market%23.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="Conversations with antiques buyers suggest that majority are on board with a UK ivory trade ban" /></p> <p>Last weekend, at the annual Art and Antiques fair, people flocked to at London&rsquo;s Kensington Olympia from 11am, excited to spend a leisurely Saturday browsing through antique treasures.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/antique-lovers-want-see-elephants-saved-poaching-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants antique ivory antiques ban ivory ivory trade uk ivory ban Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:06:54 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 112015 at http://www.ifaw.org