http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/34 en Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout the law http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/controversial-new-ad-campaign-highlights-sly-tactics-fox-hunts-which-flout-law <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 5 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" width="300" height="200" title="Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout the law" alt="Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout th" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/fox-press-pic.jpg?1430771943" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Hunters are given a fox-like makeover in a controversial new advertising campaign launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) today to highlight illegal fox hunting.</p> <p>&lsquo;The Sly Ones&rsquo; campaign, featuring photographs of models with subtle fox-like features in hunting attire, drives home the message that 10 years after the ban on hunting with hounds, foxes are still being illegally hunted and it is time to strengthen the Hunting Act. The images are captioned &lsquo;It&rsquo;s not the foxes who are sly&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/controversial-new-ad-campaign-highlights-sly-tactics-fox-hunts-which-flout-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foxes fox fox hunting foxes hunting act sport hunting Fri, 01 May 2015 17:12:30 +0000 adintino 103869 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Oct 4 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Education Bears Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves Dogs & Cats bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square <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 19 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" width="300" height="329" title="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square" alt="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Par" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Freddie_Fox_300px.jpg?1395255283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 March) to warn the public that the Hunting Act is under threat and the Government is seeking to allow a return to hunting &lsquo;by the back door&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting freddie the fox hunting act hunting with dogs Parliament Square Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:03:51 +0000 adintino 99623 at http://www.ifaw.org Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/98739 <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 26 2013</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="197" title="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" alt="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_1.jpg?1388072013" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new survey released on Boxing Day, a major day in the hunting calendar, from the League Against Cruel Sports, RSPCA and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>, shows 80 percent of the Great British public think that fox hunting should not be made legal again; 85 percent think deer hunting should not be made legal again; and 87 percent think hare hunting/coursing should not be made legal again. <sup>1</sup> Ipsos MORI</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/98739" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting foxes hunting hunting act Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:05:12 +0000 adintino 98739 at http://www.ifaw.org International Animal Welfare Science Symposium asks the right questions in Barcelona http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/international-animal-welfare-science-symposium-asks-right-questions-barcelona <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/staff/jordi-casamitjana">Jordi Casamitjana </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Aug 14 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Vice-President of Programs, Dr. Ian Robinson speaking during the University Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) symposium entitled “Science in the service of Animal Welfare: Priorities around the world” in Barcelona. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ians%20talk2.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 199px;" title="IFAW Vice-President of Programs, Dr. Ian Robinson speaking during the University Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) symposium entitled “Science in the service of Animal Welfare: Priorities around the world” in Barcelona.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/international-animal-welfare-science-symposium-asks-right-questions-barcelona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Bears Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves animal conference Education science Spain UFAW welfare Recruitment Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:51:55 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 96246 at http://www.ifaw.org Saving animals http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/saving-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">Mar 6 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>It&rsquo;s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada&rsquo;s cruel commercial seal hunt. We&rsquo;ve since grown into the most effective international organization specializing in saving animals in crisis around the world. Today, IFAW works to protect animals in more than 40 countries, where we have identified both critical need and exemplary local partners.</p> </div> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Whales Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Education Wolves Seals The ban on hunting with dogs Dogs & Cats Bears Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves Dogs & Cats bears cats dogs IFAW rhinos saving animals seals wolves Fact Sheets Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:26:48 +0000 rbartlett 88666 at http://www.ifaw.org