http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/16 en Keeping elephants wild: choosing not to intervene in the natural cycle of life http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/vicki-fishlock">Vicki Fishlock</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, 08/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/31_Goodness-enjoying-a-mudbath-with-her-newborn-close-by%2C-March-2014_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Goodness enjoying a mudbath with her newborn close by, March 2014." />One of the females from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) social disruption study in Amboseli National Park in Kenya is missing..</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/JOHw7lX3Gu4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/JOHw7lX3Gu4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOHw7lX3Gu4"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-JOHw7lX3Gu4_133.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/keeping-elephants-wild-choosing-not-intervene-natural-cycle-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Elephants Africa Amboseli ATE conservation trust Wildlife Video Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:43:01 +0000 Vicki Fishlock 101171 at http://www.ifaw.org On World Elephant Day in India, a “thumbs-up” for the elephants http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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">Mon, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Mayukh-with-the-kids_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." />In the sweltering humid heat of Delhi, Dr Mayukh Chatterjee, Achintya Tripathi and I were back in school. Figuratively speaking that is...</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Elephants Education elephants India kids slideshow WTI Slideshow Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:21:35 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101156 at http://www.ifaw.org Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</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">Mon, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ntubya_feeding_crate_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 484px;" title="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." />Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named &ldquo;Ntubya&rdquo; after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Africa calf elephant orphan orphanage rehabilitation rescue Zambia Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:15:23 +0000 Sarah Davies 101165 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Zambia: milestone event in 9 year old orphaned elephant Chodoba's life http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</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, 08/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A milestone event was witnessed at Kafue National Park in Zambia last month.</p> <p>The 9-year-old rehabilitated orphaned elephant named Chodoba, one of the Elephant Orphanage Project herd, was seen socialising with wild elephants near a waterhole named Chintumba Pool,which is situated close to Camp Phoenix.</p> <p>Wild elephants frequent this area at night, but we were lucky enough to capture this encounter in the late afternoon light.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Africa elephant GRI orphanage partnership Zambia Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:57:10 +0000 Sarah Davies 101117 at http://www.ifaw.org Renewing our commitment on World Elephant Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/renewing-our-commitment-world-elephant-day <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, 08/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/World-Elephant-Day_with-IFAW-logo.jpg" title="" /></p> <p>At the current rate of elephant poaching in many parts of Africa, this crisis should be a matter of daily concern. World Elephant Day is a good time to reflect on some of the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s priorities to stop the slaughter and provide the space necessary for elephant populations to thrive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/renewing-our-commitment-world-elephant-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants World Elephant Day 2014 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:05:54 +0000 Jason Bell 101074 at http://www.ifaw.org World Elephant Day 2014 – Time for Celebration and Concern http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-elephant-day <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, 08/12/2014</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="140" height="105" title="Elephants in Amboseli" alt="Elephants in Amboseli" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_140px_6.jpg?1407861606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>It is early August 2014, and so far this year not a single week has passed without law enforcers seizing a consignment of ivory &ldquo;and those are the ones that are being reported,&rdquo; says the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> <p>&ldquo;Every seizure of ivory represents the slaughter of elephants wherever they live, but mostly in Africa, in countries where poverty and political insecurity make it possible for poachers and trafficking cartels to operate unhindered,&rdquo; says Jason Bell, Director of the IFAW Elephant Programme.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-elephant-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:42:31 +0000 smoos 101094 at http://www.ifaw.org