http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/21 en Protecting world’s third-most traded bird at CITES http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/protecting-worlds-third-most-traded-bird-cites <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/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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">Tue, 08/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The trade of African grey parrots for pets, and the fragmentation of their habitat, has been especially detrimental for wild populations throughout their range across Africa. Photo: © Pond 5/Panu Ruangjan" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_23_16_citesparrot.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The trade of African grey parrots for pets, and the fragmentation of their habitat, has been especially detrimental for wild populations throughout their range across Africa.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/protecting-worlds-third-most-traded-bird-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade breeding endangered johannesburg listed listing parrot pet South Africa wildlife trade Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:11:00 +0000 Kelvin Alie 108673 at http://www.ifaw.org Appendix II listing for silky, thresher sharks http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/appendix-ii-listing-silky-thresher-sharks <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 08/18/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Silky shark declines are primarily due to overexploitation by fisheries supplying fin products for international trade." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_18_16_citesshark.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Silky shark declines are primarily due to overexploitation by fisheries supplying fin products for international trade." />For centuries, 1,150 species of Elasmobranchs (510 sharks and 650 rays) have been utilized for their flesh, oil, and skin.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/appendix-ii-listing-silky-thresher-sharks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy CITES fin finning johannesburg ocean protect Shark soup. fishing South Africa sport fishing Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:34:41 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 108641 at http://www.ifaw.org Rhino Horn and Ivory Trade Ban: France is almost exemplary http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rhino-horn-and-ivory-trade-ban-france-almost-exemplary <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, 08/17/2016</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="Rhino Horn and Ivory Trade Ban: France is almost exemplary" alt="Rhino Horn and Ivory Trade Ban: France is almost exemplary" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_tusk_300px_6.jpg?1471440638" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Although her speech in Nairobi heralded a total&nbsp; ivory trade ban in France, <a href="http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/Segolene-Royal-renforce-l,48356.html">a more toned down version has just been published in the decree</a> issued jointly by S&eacute;gol&egrave;ne Royal, Minister of the Environment, Energy, and Marine Affairs, and St&eacute;phane Le Foll, Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rhino-horn-and-ivory-trade-ban-france-almost-exemplary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos elephant ivory illegal ivory ivory trade ban rhino rhino horn white gold Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:31:06 +0000 adintino 108615 at http://www.ifaw.org Seal doc Huntwatch premieres on television on Discovery Channel next month http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month <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/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_huntwatchdiscovery.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 606px;" /></p> <p>This year the Discovery Channel began airing a series of trailblazing&nbsp;documentaries on humanity&rsquo;s impact on the environment and what we can do to solve related global problems via the Discovery Impact banner. I couldn&rsquo;t think of a more fitting home for IFAW&rsquo;s flagship feature documentary, <em>Huntwatch,</em> to make its global television premiere. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals bloody cruel cute defenseless film HuntWatch movie seals Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:30:14 +0000 Erica Martin 108617 at http://www.ifaw.org A near total ivory ban finalized in France! http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/near-total-ivory-ban-finalized-france <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/89341">Mia Crnojevic</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, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/French_ivory_crush_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Momentum in France to ban ivory had been gaining since the ivory crush in Paris." />In Kenya, on April 30, 2016, while President Uhuru Kenyatta was having 105 metric tons of illegal ivory burnt, <a href="/node/107451">the French environment minister, S&eacute;gol&egrave;ne Royal, announced</a><a href="/node/107451"> that to protect the last elephants on Earth France would prohibit all ivory trading on its soil!</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/near-total-ivory-ban-finalized-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants ivory ban ivory trade Kenya Ségolène Royal Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:53:44 +0000 Mia Crnojevic 108618 at http://www.ifaw.org Uplist Barbary macaques for more protection at CITES http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uplist-barbary-macaques-more-protection-cites <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/62886">Rikkert Reijnen</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">Tue, 08/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="This small primate was listed in CITES Appendix II in 1975, but needs more protection as it is the most seized mammal in the EU. PHOTO: © Pond 5/Natalia Paklina" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_16_16_macaques.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="This small primate was listed in CITES Appendix II in 1975, but needs more protection as it is the most seized mammal in the EU.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/uplist-barbary-macaques-more-protection-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Primates Africa CITES illegal monkey pets primate South Africa wildlife trade youth forum Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:40:57 +0000 Rikkert Reijnen 108608 at http://www.ifaw.org