http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/16 en Progress and Broken Promises at Illegal Wildlife Trade Meeting http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/progress-and-broken-promises-illegal-wildlife-trade-meeti-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">Thu, 03/26/2015</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="4000" height="3000" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20Mom%20and%20Baby%20_3.jpg?1427328899" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>While highlighting some important progress in the fight against illegal wildlife trade, a high-level government meeting in Botswana will most likely be remembered by the broken promises of almost half of the countries who just 13 months ago committed themselves to a global effort to end the scourge.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/progress-and-broken-promises-illegal-wildlife-trade-meeti-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants African elephants anti poaching poaching wildlife trade Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:15:59 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 103401 at http://www.ifaw.org Who cares for Mexico’s retired circus animals? http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/who-cares-mexico%E2%80%99s-retired-circus-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/animal-rescue/kelly-donithan">Kelly Donithan</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">Thu, 03/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Groups like IFAW are being pleaded to rescue the thousands of animals that will be displaced from Mexican circuses." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_25_15_circus_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Groups like IFAW are being pleaded to rescue the thousands of animals that will be displaced from Mexican circuses." />Undeniably, good news has been streaming in recently regarding the use of wild animals in circus performances such as the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/103146" target="_blank">historic announcement by Ringling Brot</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/who-cares-mexico%E2%80%99s-retired-circus-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Elephants ban big top circus elephants Mexico tigers wild animals Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:09:44 +0000 Kelly Donithan 103388 at http://www.ifaw.org African Elephant Summit – Where to Next? http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/african-elephant-summit-%E2%80%93-where-ne-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">Wed, 03/25/2015</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="4288" height="2848" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DWX_0207_0.jpg?1427255965" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>(Sydney &ndash; 25 March, 2015) </strong>With the spotlight now on today&rsquo;s conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade in Kasane, Botswana conservationists said while that Tuesday&rsquo;s African Elephant Summit had shown significant progress by some countries, notably African countries to address the elephant crisis, there appeared to be glaring differences in the commitment by others to halt the killing of elephants and illegal ivory trade.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/african-elephant-summit-%E2%80%93-where-ne-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants anti poaching elephant elephants illegal wildlife trade Kasane Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:01:11 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 103379 at http://www.ifaw.org Progress and Broken Promises at Illegal Wildlife Trade Meeting http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/progress-and-broken-promises-illegal-wildlife-trade-meeting <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">Wed, 03/25/2015</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="201" title="Progress and Broken Promises at Illegal Wildlife Trade Meeting" alt="Progress and Broken Promises at Illegal Wildlife Trade Meeting" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephants_300px_0.jpg?1427312951" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>While highlighting some important progress in the fight against illegal wildlife trade, a high-level government meeting in Botswana will most likely be remembered by the broken promises of almost half of the countries who just 13 months ago committed themselves to a global effort to end the scourge.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/progress-and-broken-promises-illegal-wildlife-trade-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhinos tigers wildlife trafficking Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:50:29 +0000 adintino 103390 at http://www.ifaw.org The elephants in the room in Kasane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/elephants-room-kasane <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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">Tue, 03/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="If we don’t deal with demand for ivory in China, the battle for elephants in Africa will be lost." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_24_15_kasane.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 552px;" title="If we don’t deal with demand for ivory in China, the battle for elephants in Africa will be lost." />I left the African Elephant Summit in Kasane on Monday with mixed feelings as to whether we are actually making progress towards addressing the current elephant crisis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/elephants-room-kasane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants China CITIES elephants Ivory Kasane summit Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:30:40 +0000 Jason Bell 103363 at http://www.ifaw.org African Elephant Summit – Where to Next? http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/african-elephant-summit-%E2%80%93-where-next <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">Tue, 03/24/2015</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="201" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tusks-of-ele-speared-by-Maasai_300px.jpg?1427209428" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>With the spotlight now on tomorrow&rsquo;s conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade in Kasane, Botswana conservationists said while that Monday&rsquo;s African Elephant Summit had shown significant progress by some countries, notably African countries to address the elephant crisis, there appeared to be glaring differences in the commitment by others to halt the killing of elephants and illegal ivory trade.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/african-elephant-summit-%E2%80%93-where-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES elephants endangered wildlife illegal ivory illegal ivory trade illegal trade and trafficking illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhinos tigers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:09:48 +0000 adintino 103364 at http://www.ifaw.org