INTERPOL report shows Europe’s booming online ivory trade

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Thu, 03/07/2013
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A report released today by INTERPOL with support from The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) revealed hundreds of ivory items conservatively valued at approximately EUR 1,450,000 for sale during a two-week period on Internet auction sites in nine European countries.

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London, England
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Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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+66 (0)82 974 2650
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VIDEO: World Trade Organisation challenge begins as the commercial seal hunt ends

Tue, 03/05/2013

Warning: video contains graphic images of sealing activity.

The first set of hearings on the WTO challenge concerning the EU regulations on the sale of seal products between the European Union, Canada, and Norway are over.

The questions have been asked, the accusations made, and the positions defended – in some cases better than others.

Valentinstag bei den Elefanten von Amboseli

Thu, 02/14/2013
1.	Jean, Julius und Jolene; Hoffnung auf bessere Zeiten für die JA-Familie

1.	Jean, Julius und Jolene; Hoffnung auf bessere Zeiten für die JA-FamilieHeute (als ich das schreibe) ist Valentinstag und ich finde es deshalb passend, dass ich in diesem Post ein wenig über meine Liebe zu Elefanten erz&aum

Partner spotlight: from humble beginnings, a wildlife rescue team is born

Wed, 03/06/2013
Trevor Weeks examines a swan after dog attack.

Trevor Weeks examines a swan after dog attack.It was a chilly December back in the mid-1980s when I came across my first wildlife casualties. They were two oil-covered Guillemots being bashed about by waves at the foot of a cliff in East Sussex.

VIDEO - CITES Bangkok day two - marching together to list polar bears as Appendix 1

Tue, 03/05/2013

In this brief video, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's North America Regional Director, Jeff Flocken, takes us through the steps happening now in the fight to get polar bears listed as a CITES Appendix 1 species.

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Zusammenarbeit mit INTERPOL: Project WEB greift gegen illegalen Online-Wildtierhandel durch

Thu, 03/07/2013
CITES Partner Spotlight: INTERPOL’s Project WEB combats online wildlife crime

Blickpunkt CITES-Partner: INTERPOL-Projekt WEB greift gegen illegalen Online-Wildtierhandel durchHeute wurde ein Bericht über die erste von internationalen Polizeibehörden gemeinsam koordinierte Untersuchung des Online-Elfenbeinhandels veröffentlicht.

L'UE vend la peau de l'ours polaire à la CITES

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Tue, 03/05/2013
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La délégation de l'Union européenne qui participe à la conférence internationale de la CITES met tout en œuvre pour compromettre l'avenir des ours polaires.

Press Location: 
Bangkok, Thaïlande
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Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
Céline Sissler-Bienvenu (IFAW France)
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+66 (0)82 974 2650
Tél: 03.26.48.29.20

EU Sells Out Polar Bears at CITES

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Tue, 03/05/2013
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The EU delegation currently in Thailand at an international conference is actively derailing the polar bear’s best chance of survival. While the United States, supported by the Russian Federation, is hours away from securing vital protections to ban a significant threat to polar bears—international commercial trade—the EU just put forward an alternate proposal that would validate Canada’s current unsustainable hunting levels.

Press Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand
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Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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+66 (0)82 974 2650
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