http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/21 en Rachael Hewish http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/110290 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IFAW Campaigns Manager </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rachael joined IFAW in 2016 and works on a variety of campaigns and projects, including issues affecting British wildlife such as the badger cull and seeking an end to the UK ivory trade. As campaigns manager she takes a leading role in the development of policy, campaigns and the political lobbying work of the IFAW UK team.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rachael-Hewish-Blog-photo.jpg?1485348991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/110290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Elephants Foxes Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:30:08 +0000 aclark 110290 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/south-africa%E2%80%99s-rhino-auction-%E2%80%93-selling-bloody-harvest-profit <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">Aug 16 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="South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit" alt="South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rhino_sized_300px.jpg?1502893523" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Experts say South Africa&rsquo;s first ever legal auction of rhinoceros horn will enrich few, and is likely to speed the road to extinction for one of the world&rsquo;s most endangered species. The auction takes place on Monday.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/south-africa%E2%80%99s-rhino-auction-%E2%80%93-selling-bloody-harvest-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos black market illegal wildlife trade poachers rhino rhino horn rhinoceros horn Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:19 +0000 adintino 112289 at http://www.ifaw.org Rhino horn auction all about profit, not protection nor conservation http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation <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/dr-joseph-okori">Dr. Joseph Okori</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">Aug 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="African rhinos in south africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/rhino-horn-auction-august-2017-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 400px;" /></p> <p>On Monday, the first ever legal online <a href="https://rhinohornauction.com/">auction</a> of rhino horn will be held by a South African <a href="http://www.vansauctions.co.za/about" target="_blank">auction house</a>. The horn to be sold belongs to South Africa&rsquo;s biggest commercial rhino farmer, John Hume.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos Africa buying or selling horn horn IFAW Illegal trade international trade John Hume rhino rhinoceros South Africa trade Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:57:45 +0000 Dr. Joseph Okori 112290 at http://www.ifaw.org Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World Elephant Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/global-momentum-shut-down-ivory-markets-provides-reason-celebrate-world-elephant-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">Aug 11 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="Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World Elephant Day" alt="Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20elephant%20portrait_300px.jpg?1502453366" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On Saturday millions of animal lovers around the world will be raising a cheer for nature&rsquo;s biggest land animal, the elephant.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/global-momentum-shut-down-ivory-markets-provides-reason-celebrate-world-elephant-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants elephants illegal wildlife trafficking Ivory ivory ban ivory trade poachers world elephant day Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:13:51 +0000 adintino 112235 at http://www.ifaw.org What the future holds this World Elephant Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/what-future-holds-world-elephant-day <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/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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">Aug 11 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In November 2008, South Africa sold 51.8 tons (47 tonnes) of stockpiled ivory to buyers representing Japan and China. Kruger National Park. photo by John Hrusa." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/kruger-ivory-world-elephant-day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="In November 2008, South Africa sold 51.8 tons (47 tonnes) of stockpiled ivory to buyers representing Japan and China. Kruger National Park. Photo by John Hrusa." />I have never felt as optimistic for elephants as I feel today on this World Elephant Day 2017.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/what-future-holds-world-elephant-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Africa ban elephant Ivory trade world elephant day Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:23:47 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 112241 at http://www.ifaw.org eBay taking steps to combat illegal wildlife trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/taking-steps-to-combat-illegal-wildlife-trafficking <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">Aug 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="p2" style="box-sizing: inherit; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); line-height: 1.4em; margin: 0px 0px 0.8em; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-size:14px;"><em>This blog <a href="https://www.ebayinc.com/stories/news/taking-steps-to-combat-illegal-wildlife-trafficking/" style="font-size: 14px;">originally apppeared on ebayinc.com</a> on August 9, 2017, written by Mike Carson, Senior Manager of Global Policy and Regulatory Management at eBay.&nbsp;It is republished here with permission.&nbsp;--TMS</em></span></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/taking-steps-to-combat-illegal-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants ebay elephant ivory elephants illegal ivory Ivory online shopping wildlife trade wildlife trafficking world elephant day Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:08:01 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 112210 at http://www.ifaw.org