Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/press/rss.xml/48971/13 en Humane handling and care of confiscated live animals https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/humane-handling-and-care-confiscated-live-animals <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">Apr 17 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="263" title="Humane handling and care of confiscated live animals" alt="Humane handling and care of confiscated live animals" src="/sites/default/files/DSC02633%20%28Custom%29_0.jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), in cooperation with the High Commission for Water and Forests and the Fight against Desertification (HCEFLCD) and <a href="https://www.aap.nl/en">AAP Animal Advocacy and Protection (AAP)</a>, organizes a training on the humane handling and care of confiscated live animals for the benefit of wildlife monitoring and control units, Customs officials and the National Office for Sanitary Safety of Food Products, in Rabat from 17 to 19 April 2018.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/humane-handling-and-care-confiscated-live-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Primates aap animals barbary macaques Born to be Wild care CITES confiscated diseases handling HCEFLCD housing humane IFAW illegal wildlife trade legislation Morocco primates protection Rabat singe magot training transport Wildlife wildlife trafficking Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:08:27 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113443 at https://www.ifaw.org Moroccan government, IFAW and AAP launch local scouts unit to combat poaching of Barbary macaques in Ifrane National Park https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/moroccan-government-ifaw-and-aap-launch-local-scouts-unit-combat-poaching-barbary-macaques-ifra <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">Mar 21 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="272" title="Moroccan government, IFAW and AAP launch local scouts unit to combat poaching of Barbary macaques in Ifrane National Park" alt="Moroccan government, IFAW and AAP launch local scouts unit to combat poaching of" src="/sites/default/files/Launch%20event%20Ifrane%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and <a href="https://www.aap.nl/en">AAP Animal Advocacy and Protection (AAP)</a>, in close cooperation with the High Commission for Water and Forests and the Fight against Desertification (HCEFLCD) officially launch a new unit of local scouts to combat the poaching of Barbary macaques and protect their natural habitat in Ifrane National Park in Morocco.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/moroccan-government-ifaw-and-aap-launch-local-scouts-unit-combat-poaching-barbary-macaques-ifra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Primates aap animal atlas barbary confiscation DISRUPT handling IFAW ifrane local Macaque monkey Morocco patrol rehabilitation release rescue scouts surveillance tourism tourist trade trafficking training unit Wildlife Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:15:45 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113356 at https://www.ifaw.org Capacity building workshops in Morocco to combat wildlife trade https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/capacity-building-workshops-morocco-combat-wildlife-trade <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">Feb 20 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="260" title="Capacity building workshops in Morocco to combat wildlife trade" alt="Capacity building workshops in Morocco to combat wildlife trade" src="/sites/default/files/Picture_1%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), in collaboration with the High Commission for Water and Forests and the Fight against Desertification (HCEFLCD) and AAP Animal Advocacy and Protection (AAP), organizes two training workshops for the customs and wildlife officials in Nador from 20 to 22 and in Tangier from 26 to 28 February 2018 to combat illegal wildlife trade in the Kingdom of Morocco.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/capacity-building-workshops-morocco-combat-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Education Primates aap Barbary macaque capacity building customs DISRUPT endangered forestry IFAW illegal monkey Morocco nador tangier trade trafficking training Wildlife workshop Fri, 02 Mar 2018 16:45:51 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113298 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria <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 20 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" title="Imperial parrot Dominica" alt="Imperial parrot Dominica" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Imperial%20parrot%20Dominica%20%28Custom%29.jpg?1509102879" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The <a href="https://www.ifaw.org" target="_blank">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>&nbsp;(IFAW) is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue disaster Dominica Emergency hurricane maria response Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:10:56 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 112813 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW unveils key partnership with Morocco to tackle illegal wildlife https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-unveils-key-partnership-morocco-tackle-illegal-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">Aug 24 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" title="IFAW unveils key partnership with Morocco to tackle illegal wildlife" alt="IFAW unveils key partnership with Morocco to tackle illegal wildlife" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/BarbaryMacaque_0.jpg?1503582111" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>With illegal wildlife trade being one of the most serious threats to biodiversity, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Moroccan government&rsquo;s High Commission for Water, Forests, and Combating Desertification (HCEFLCD) are announcing a partnership to strengthen the protection of wildlife and habitats.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-unveils-key-partnership-morocco-tackle-illegal-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Primates Barbary macaque illegal wildlife trade Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:45:51 +0000 svandereyd 112363 at https://www.ifaw.org Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-back-wild-russia <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">Apr 29 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" title="Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia" alt="Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Filippa%20Press_0.jpg?1493731531" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On April 29, 2017 a young, female Amur tiger named Filippa, was released into the Russian wilderness after almost two years of rehabilitation. She was raised and trained to survive in her natural habitat at the Center for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Other Rare Animals (PRNCO&nbsp;Tiger Center) supported by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-back-wild-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Big Cats Amur tiger Rehabilitation of large carnivores Tue, 02 May 2017 13:30:48 +0000 svandereyd 111247 at https://www.ifaw.org