Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/press/rss.xml/48971/19 en Big cats – Predators under threat https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/big-cats-%E2%80%93-predators-under-thre-0 <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 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="350" height="175" title="Big cats – Predators under threat" alt="Big cats – Predators under threat" src="/sites/default/files/Leopard%201%20web_2.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Big cats may never have been in more danger, and they need help.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/">World Wildlife Day</a>&nbsp;on 3 March sharpens global focus on not only the threats that face these iconic predators, but also celebrates and encourages support from the public in helping ensure they survive and thrive for the generations to come.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/big-cats-%E2%80%93-predators-under-thre-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Tigers Big Cats Africa America animals big cats captivity cheetahs CITES CMS human jaguars leopards lions predators sanctuary species threat tigers tipping point US welfare wild world wildlife day zoo Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:33:33 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113288 at https://www.ifaw.org HISTORICAL - The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/historical-european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <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 20 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic approach on endangered wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/historical-european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:30:24 +0000 adouillet 107904 at https://www.ifaw.org New video provides evidence that ‘Putin’s tigers’ are thriving in the wild https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild <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">May 28 2015</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="Archive photo © IFAW" alt="Archive photo © IFAW" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/AmurTigerHighres_300px.jpg?1432839726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. <a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-year-after-release-rehabilitated-amur-tigress-caught-film-russia">Newly released video</a> captured by a camera trap positioned at the Khingan Nature Reserve shows a healthy tigress Ilona marking her territory.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Amur tigers big cats putin's tigers Siberian tiger tigers Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:33 +0000 adintino 104108 at https://www.ifaw.org Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/emirates-%E2%80%93-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-international-airline-%E2%80%93-bans-transport-hunting-trophies <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">May 13 2015</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="Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies" alt="Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Tr" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/lions_300px_5.jpg?1431525177" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Emirates, the world&rsquo;s biggest international airline, have banned the transportation of hunting trophies on all its services effective Friday 15<sup>th</sup> May 2015.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> confirmed with Emirates SkyCargo today that the ban affects the transportation of trophies of elephant, rhinoceros, lion and tiger. It follows swiftly in the steps of South African Airways which last month banned all transportation of the same trophies. SAA is a partner of Emirates in its Skywards frequent flyer programme.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/emirates-%E2%80%93-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-international-airline-%E2%80%93-bans-transport-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers big cats elephants hunting trophies illegal wildlife trade lions rhinos tigers Wed, 13 May 2015 13:53:08 +0000 adintino 103983 at https://www.ifaw.org Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/102138 <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 24 2014</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="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" alt="Wanted – Dead or Alive, Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade Exposed" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/FINAL%20Wanted%20Dead%20or%20Alive%20Exposing%20Online%20Wildlife%20Trade_Page_300px.jpg?1416580389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.</p> <p>A shocking report released today by the <a href="https://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/102138" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers birds elephants Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory poachers poaching reptiles rhino horns rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trade Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:06:30 +0000 adintino 102138 at https://www.ifaw.org The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/largest-release-endangered-amur-tigers-ever-makes-history-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">May 22 2014</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="The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia" alt="The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/WP_20140520_10_30_25_300px.jpg?1400779903" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>), Special Inspection Tiger, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/largest-release-endangered-amur-tigers-ever-makes-history-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Amur tigers Phoenix Fund tiger rehabilitation center tigers Thu, 22 May 2014 13:48:17 +0000 adintino 100345 at https://www.ifaw.org