https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/17 en Joint report on European Countries' failure to address marine noise pollution https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/joint-report-european-countries-failure-address-marine-noise-pollution <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">Jan 24 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW and other conservation organisations undertook this joint report reviewing the programmes put in place by European countries to tackle the main threats to our seas and ocean, including underwater noise pollution under Marine Strategy Framework Directive.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/joint-report-european-countries-failure-address-marine-noise-pollution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy advocacy conservation IFAW joint marine Member States MSFD NGOs policy recommendations regulation report Wildlife Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 bwiacek 114064 at https://www.ifaw.org EU governments set to fail on reaching their own objectives to protect marine wildlife from harmful ocean noise pollution https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/EU-governments-set-to-fail-on-reaching-own-objectives-protect-marine-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">Jan 24 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ALL_Wide_03%20%280-00-01-12%292.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 281px;" /></p> <p>Member States of the European Union are set to fail to protect marine wildlife from the impacts of intense underwater noise levels by 2020, despite a requirement to do so under EU marine law.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/EU-governments-set-to-fail-on-reaching-own-objectives-protect-marine-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales advocacy conservation IFAW joint marine Member States MSFD NGOs policy recommendations regulation report Wildlife Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:55:08 +0000 bwiacek 114065 at https://www.ifaw.org Joint recommendations for amendments to European Parliament draft report on NDICI proposal https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/joint-recommendations-amendments-european-parliament-draft-report-ndici-proposal <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">Dec 10 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">IFAW along with other conservation organisations, is concerned that the original text of the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) does not sufficiently recognise environmental degradation and biodiversity loss as a major challenge, despite the commitment of the European Parliament to championing this issue. </span></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/joint-recommendations-amendments-european-parliament-draft-report-ndici-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy advocacy amendments biodiversity conservation Council European IFAW joint nature NDICI NGOs Parliament policy proposal recommendations regulation report Wildlife Other Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:07:51 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113977 at https://www.ifaw.org Joint NGO letter on restricting ivory trade in the EU https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/joint-ngo-letter-restricting-ivory-trade-eu <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">Dec 7 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Letter to President Juncker, Vice-President Timmermans, Vice-President Katainen, by IFAW together with many animal protection, environmental and wildlife conservation organisations, concerning the further restriction of ivory trade in the EU.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants animal protection conservation elephants environment EU IFAW Ivory ivory ban ivory trade Juncker Katainen Timmermans Other Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:56:35 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113969 at https://www.ifaw.org Thriving Together: Achieving the SDGs and Improving Well-being for Animals and People https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/animals-human-wellbeing-SDGs <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 28 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Thriving Together: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Increasing Well-Being for Animals and People</em>, demonstrates how animal welfare and conservation can contribute significantly to the achievement of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/animals-human-wellbeing-SDGs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Elephants Primates Dogs & Cats CBD SDGs UN SDGs UN sustainable development goals Wildlife Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:14:47 +0000 tdegroot@ifaw.org 113902 at https://www.ifaw.org Pro-whaling countries again harpoon plans for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/pro-whaling-countries-again-harpoon-plans-south-atlantic-whale-sanctuary <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">Sep 11 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="p2" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.3em; color: rgb(1, 56, 86); font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><strong><a href="https://iwc.int/iwc67" target="_blank"><img alt="international whaling commission 2018" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/iwc-graphic.JPG" style="width: 318px; height: 175px;" /></a></strong><em>During day two of the 67<sup style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">th</sup>meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Florianopolis, Brazil, plans for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary failed again due to opposition from</em></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/pro-whaling-countries-again-harpoon-plans-south-atlantic-whale-sanctuary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Seals Dolphins Seals Whales brazil committee conference conservation EU Florianopolis IFAW International Whaling Commission IWC marine ocean South Atlantic Whale Santuary whales Whaling Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:04:03 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113786 at https://www.ifaw.org