Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/press/rss.xml/48971/19 en Global internet companies protect wildlife with technology https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/global-internet-companies-protect-wildlife-technology <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 6 2019</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="720" height="480" title="Global Internet Companies Protect Wildlife with Technology" alt="Global Internet Companies Protect Wildlife with Technology" src="/sites/default/files/Jason%20Bell%20giving%20a%20speech%20%28Small%29_0.jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today, the one-year anniversary of <em>The Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online</em>&nbsp;was celebrated by World Wildlife Fund (WWF), International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), China Wildlife Conservation Association (CWCA) and over 30 global e-commerce, technology and social media companies.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/global-internet-companies-protect-wildlife-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Primates Rhinos Tigers Turtles animals China companies conservation crime endangered IFAW Internet marketplaces online online technology companies platforms products social media The Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online traffic Wildlife wildlife cybercrime wildlife trafficking WWF Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:11:51 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 114669 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW’s latest report on online wildlife trade highlights the scale and nature of advertisements in four key countries https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/113494 <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 23 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="IFAW’s latest report on online wildlife trade highlights the scale and nature of advertisements in four key countries" alt="IFAW’s latest report on online wildlife trade highlights the scale and nature o" src="/sites/default/files/Rhinocerous_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><em>Research conducted in France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom found almost one-fifth of the posts offering ivory or suspected ivory products </em></em></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/113494" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Bears Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles big cats birds consumers elephants governments illegal Internet law enforcement legal online online technology companies owls parrots primates reptiles rhinos tortoises trafficking wildlife cybercrime wildlife trade Tue, 22 May 2018 21:04:31 +0000 adintino 113494 at https://www.ifaw.org 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