Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/21 en Partnering to combat wildlife crime in Kenya and Uganda https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/partnering-combat-wildlife-crime-kenya-and-uganda <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">Nov 19 2018</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="169" title="Partnering to combat wildlife crime in Kenya and Uganda" alt="Partnering to combat wildlife crime in Kenya and Uganda" src="/sites/default/files/PR-Uganda.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A training workshop to equip enforcement officers stationed at One-Stop Border Posts (OSBP) in Kenya and Uganda with skills to detect and deter transnational wildlife trafficking began today in Kampala, Uganda.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/partnering-combat-wildlife-crime-kenya-and-uganda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Education Elephants customs DISRUPT training illegal wildlife trade Kenya Uganda Uganda wildlife authority Wildlife crime wildlife trade Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:44:08 +0000 tdegroot@ifaw.org 113888 at https://www.ifaw.org Global Wildlife Cybercrime Action Plan brings together critical actors in the fight against online wildlife trafficking https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/113841 <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 12 2018</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 Wildlife Cybercrime Action Plan brings together critical actors in the fight against online wildlife trafficking" alt=" Global Wildlife Cybercrime Action Plan brings together critical actors in the f" src="/sites/default/files/ElephantsIWT300.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The world&rsquo;s most endangered species are under threat from a poaching crisis and mounting evidence shows that traffickers are switching from physical markets to virtual ones, as more and more use the internet to market poached and live protected species to the public.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/113841" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Tigers Turtles Endangered Species Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference Ivory reptiles rhino horn The Global Wildlife Cybercrime Action Plan wildlife trade wildlife trafficking Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:53:43 +0000 kferrari 113841 at https://www.ifaw.org The poaching crisis and how to tackle illegal wildlife trade under the spotlight in London this week https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/113837 <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 10 2018</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="The poaching crisis and how to tackle illegal wildlife trade under the spotlight in London this week" alt="The poaching crisis and how to tackle illegal wildlife trade under the spotlight" src="/sites/default/files/RhinoPR300.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As world leaders, private companies and others gather in London for the opening of the UK Government-hosted Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Conference, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is calling for urgent action to stop wildlife trafficking and increase protection for some of our most iconic and threatened species.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/113837" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Turtles elephants Endangered Species Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference Ivory ivory bill IWT Conference parrots pet trade rhino horn tortoise wildlife trade wildlife trafficking Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:14:37 +0000 kferrari 113837 at https://www.ifaw.org CITES censures Japan for trading in whale products from an endangered species https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-censures-japan-trading-whale-products-endangered-species <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 2 2018</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="CITES censures Japan for trading in whale products from an endangered species" alt="CITES censures Japan for trading in whale products from an endangered species" src="/sites/default/files/Seiwhale_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Conservation organisations today welcomed the news that Japan&rsquo;s import and sale of sei whale products from its controversial &ldquo;scientific&rdquo; whaling programme in the North Pacific has been censured as illegal by the global body entrusted with protecting endangered species from trade.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cites-censures-japan-trading-whale-products-endangered-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Whales Whales CITES Endangered Species endangered species trade Japan whaling SC70 Standing Committee stop Japan commercial whaling Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:21:20 +0000 tdegroot@ifaw.org 113826 at https://www.ifaw.org Minke whaling in Iceland has stopped https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/minke-whaling-iceland-has-stopped <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 27 2018</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="176" title="Minke whaling in Iceland has stopped" alt="Minke whaling in Iceland has stopped" src="/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Hunting of minke whales has ended in Iceland. Media sources reported today that cost and poor profits has made whaling no longer economically viable closing the local whaling industry.</p> <p>&ldquo;This is very good news for minke whales and Iceland,&rdquo; said Sigursteinn Masson, Iceland Representative for <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a>. &ldquo;Ending minke whaling will have a very positive impact on the far more economically viable commercial whale watching industry.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/minke-whaling-iceland-has-stopped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Whales Whales anti whaling anti-commercial whaling commercial whaling iceland iceland whaling minke Minke Whale Whaling Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:23:55 +0000 tdegroot@ifaw.org 113740 at https://www.ifaw.org Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tech-giant-baidu-joins-ifaw-save-wildlife <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">Jun 22 2018</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="350" height="233" title="Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife" alt="Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife" src="/sites/default/files/Dreamstime_xxl_3064627%20-%20Snow%20leopard%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and <a href="https://www.baidu.com/">Baidu</a>, the leading Chinese language internet search provider, launched an historical initiative to protect biodiversity, at Baidu&rsquo;s headquarters in Beijing.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tech-giant-baidu-joins-ifaw-save-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Baidu biodiversity China Chinese conservation crime cybercrime giant government IFAW Internet online online wildlife trade platform public awareness social media tech technology trade trafficking Wildlife Wildlife crime wildlife cybercrime Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:49:02 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113649 at https://www.ifaw.org