http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125 en China’s Largest Seizure of Pangolin Scales, Despite Global Ban, Demonstrates Need for More Action to Curtail Demand http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china%E2%80%99s-largest-seizure-pangolin-scales-despite-global-ban-demonstrates-need-more-action-curt <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 1 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" width="300" height="200" title="China’s Largest Seizure of Pangolin Scales, Despite Global Ban, Demonstrates Need for More Action to Curtail Demand" alt="China’s Largest Seizure of Pangolin Scales, Despite Global Ban, Demonstrates Nee" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pangolin1_300px_1.jpg?1512136487" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Yesterday, Chinese Customs announced they had seized 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales &ndash; the largest seizure of pangolin scales to date &ndash; from a ship in Shenzhen in July. As a leader in a coalition of over 20 groups who worked successfully to list all eight species under Appendix I of CITES and as co-author of the technical petition to list the pangolins under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china%E2%80%99s-largest-seizure-pangolin-scales-despite-global-ban-demonstrates-need-more-action-curt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Endangered Species Act illegal wildlife trade pangolin pangolins scales Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:59:57 +0000 adintino 112976 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Largest Seizure of Pangolin Scales, Despite Global Ban, Demonstrates Need for More Action to Curtail Demand http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china%E2%80%99s-largest-seizure-pangolin-scales-despite-global-ban-demonstrates-need-more-action-curtai <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 1 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" width="723" height="415" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Image%203-Pangolin%20released%20to%20KasunguNP-Oct16_0.jpg?1512102756" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>(Washington D.C. &ndash; 30 November, 2017)</strong> Yesterday, Chinese Customs announced they had seized 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales &ndash; the largest seizure of pangolin scales to date &ndash; from a ship in Shenzhen in July. As a leader in a coalition of over 20 groups who worked successfully to list all eight species under Appendix I of CITES and as co-author of the technical petition to list the pangolins under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china%E2%80%99s-largest-seizure-pangolin-scales-despite-global-ban-demonstrates-need-more-action-curtai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Fri, 01 Dec 2017 04:35:07 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 112973 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/japan-whaling-%E2%80%93-cites-fails-act-imports <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 27 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" width="300" height="200" title="Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports" alt="Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/sei%20whale_300px.jpg?1511798977" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The world&rsquo;s most important conservation body has avoided taking action against Japan for its trade in endangered sei whales. While many governments expressed concern, ultimately it was decided only to seek more information from Japan at this time and delay any decision to the following meeting.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/japan-whaling-%E2%80%93-cites-fails-act-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Whales Whales CITES scientific whaling sei whales whales Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:11:20 +0000 adintino 112947 at http://www.ifaw.org Alberta poison program kills more wildlife than wolves http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/alberta-poison-program-kills-more-wildlife-wolves <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 7 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" width="721" height="480" title="Alberta poison program kills more wildlife than wolves" alt="Alberta poison program kills more wildlife than wolves" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/XWR3%20%28Small%29%20%281%29.jpeg?1510064407" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>New data uncovered through a Government of Alberta <em>Freedom of Information Act </em>request underscores the urgent need to stop the cruel and unethical poisoning of predators in Canada.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/alberta-poison-program-kills-more-wildlife-wolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wolves and a grizzly bear bald eagles coyotes fishers golden eagles lynx marten ravens strychnine poisoning wolves Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:21:40 +0000 adintino 112863 at http://www.ifaw.org Rarely seen binturong (bearcat) undergoes surgery in India http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/rarely-seen-binturong-bearcat-undergoes-surgery-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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 31 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW-WTI Veterinarians Fix a Binturong’s Broken Bone " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/binturong_India_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>The IFAW-WTI team of veterinarians successfully operated on a fractured foreleg of a female binturong at the jointly run Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) yesterday morning.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/rarely-seen-binturong-bearcat-undergoes-surgery-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bearcat binturong CWRC IFAW India International fund for animal welfare IUCN red list vulnerable Wildlife Trust of India WTI Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:54:07 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 112836 at http://www.ifaw.org World leaders deliver a big win for lions, leopards, whale and blue sharks http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-leaders-deliver-big-win-lions-leopards-whale-and-blue-sharks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/whales/matt-collis">Matt Collis</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 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/cms_migratory_species_blue_shark.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 349px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-leaders-deliver-big-win-lions-leopards-whale-and-blue-sharks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Big Cats Whales blue shark CMS convention on the conservation of migratory species IFAW leopard lion whale Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:39:39 +0000 Matt Collis 112820 at http://www.ifaw.org