International Fund for Animal Welfare
The mood and attitude towards ivory in the UK has changed – but this step is part of a bigger fight
It took Cape Town cake ace Dot Klerck two weeks, plus two assistants and four children, to make the cake.
The Government's ivory ban consultation will run for 12 weeks, closing on December 29. It is vital that a ban is introduced as time really is running out for elephants and we in the UK have a part to play.
Never has the time been more right for a full domestic ivory ban in the UK. At a time when the Government is already facing a wave of criticism over its manifesto-breaking National Insurance tax hike, all eyes are on its double manifesto pledge of pressing for a 'total ban on the ivory trade'.
Uh oh, here we go again - another urban fox on the attack story. This time though it was a dog that fell afoul of the savage
As someone who manages a team of professional campaigners and lobbyists working to improve animal welfare, it's always nice
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Mandy Gould
Date: 14 September 2016 at 10:43
Subject: Re: UK blog account
Hope this reaches you well.
I just wondered whether there was anyone that could help with my query? My blog post doesn't show under my name as some reason it's linked to a US contributor platform that I created by mistake. It also means that the information about me is incorrect and won't update when I edit from the UK blogging platform.
For many of us it does seem kind of strange that there is still an ivory market of any kind. There's nothing pretty about seeing the remnants of a dead elephant on your wrist or mantelpiece. For most it isn't only times that have changed - our attitudes and understanding have too.
Looking at giraffes specifically, it is estimated that they've lost around 40% of their wild populations in the last 15 years alone. That hardly sounds like they need Aryanna's, or indeed anyone's bows and rifles pointing in their direction right now.
It's been a busy few weeks for wildlife globally! At the very end of April, Kenya made a statement to the world that there