http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/16 en South African Airways will not allow transport of hunting trophies http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/south-african-airways-will-not-allow-transport-hunting-trophies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/neil-greenwood">Neil Greenwood</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, 05/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="South African Airways has made a bold decision to embargo rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_29_15_ssa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 414px;" title="South African Airways has made a bold decision to embargo rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies." />South African Airways (SAA) joined the fight in combating illegal trafficking of wildlife with a bold, principled decision: to place an immediate embargo without exception on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies.&lt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/south-african-airways-will-not-allow-transport-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers airline embargo transportation wildlife trade Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:18:28 +0000 Neil Greenwood 103848 at http://www.ifaw.org First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/first-ever-africa-wide-plan-tackle-illegal-trade-fauna-and-flora <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, 04/30/2015</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="140" height="105" title="First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora" alt="First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/congo_ivovry_burn_2015_300px.jpg?1430400307" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>African Heads of State, government representatives and conservation experts have gathered in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo this week for the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.</p> <p>With 22 countries represented at ministerial level, the conference is seen as a political show of force by African nations making it clear they are determined to take a zero tolerance approach to wildlife crime, including poaching of elephants and rhinos, and illegal trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/first-ever-africa-wide-plan-tackle-illegal-trade-fauna-and-flora" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants burn ivory stockpiles destroy stockpiled illegal ivory elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory Ivory poaching Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:28:22 +0000 adintino 103855 at http://www.ifaw.org In Brazzaville, African leaders committed to develop plan for stopping wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/brazzaville-african-leaders-committed-develop-plan-stopping-wildlife-crime <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/political-advocacy/satyen-sinha">Satyen Sinha</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, 04/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157649953991473&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/brazzaville-african-leaders-committed-develop-plan-stopping-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa burn ivory stockpiles elephants policy trinkets Wildlife crime Slideshow Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:34:16 +0000 Satyen Sinha 103858 at http://www.ifaw.org In first Middle Eastern ivory crush, UAE sends a message http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/first-middle-eastern-ivory-crush-uae-sends-message <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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">Wed, 04/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="UAE, the first country in the Middle East to destroy its ivory stockpile, is a role model for all neighboring countries. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_28_15_dubaicrush2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 389px;" title="UAE, the first country in the Middle East to destroy its ivory stockpile, is a role model for all neighboring countries.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/first-middle-eastern-ivory-crush-uae-sends-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Dolphins crime Dubai elephants ivory crush wildlife trade Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:53:36 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 103819 at http://www.ifaw.org Thailand Ivory seizure: IFAW reiterates importance of inter-agency collaboration http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/thailand-ivory-seizure-ifaw-reiterates-importance-inter-agency-collaboration <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, 04/29/2015</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="198" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/20130808AHKG08_300px_2.jpg?1430322083" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In the wake of the over 3 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand, The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW</a> continues to reiterate the importance of inter-agency collaboration amongst wildlife law enforcement, the judiciary and, customs officials.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/thailand-ivory-seizure-ifaw-reiterates-importance-inter-agency-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory Illegal trade illegal wildlife trafficking Ivory ivory smuggling white gold Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:42:40 +0000 adintino 103833 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW and WCS Investigation Reveals Thriving Ivory and Wildlife Trade on Craigslist http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/103807 <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, 04/28/2015</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="610" height="610" title="IFAW and WCS Investigation Reveals Thriving Ivory and Wildlife Trade on Craigslist" alt="IFAW and WCS Investigation Reveals Thriving Ivory and Wildlife Trade on Craigsli" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Craigslist_approved_web_0.jpg?1430233562" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>As Report Finds Hundreds of Wildlife Specimens, Valued at Millions of Dollars, Are Posted Each Month, Craigslist Takes First Step in Altering Policy</em></p> <p>Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS; <a href="http://www.wcs.org">www.wcs.org</a>), released their report &ldquo;Elephant vs. Mouse: An Investigation of the Ivory Trade on Craigslist.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/103807" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants craiglists elephant skin elephants illegal ivory Illegal wildlife products Ivory ivory trade WCS Wildlife Concervation Society Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:13:08 +0000 adintino 103807 at http://www.ifaw.org