http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/17 en Ballina’s koalas get a Parliament hearing http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ballina%E2%80%99s-koalas-get-parliament-hearing <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">Thu, 08/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="You’ve spoken out time and again for these koalas." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_18_15_ballina.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="You’ve spoken out time and again for these koalas." />It&rsquo;s easy in this day and age to dismiss the ability of everyday citizens like you or me to influence government decisions. But we can. Just take the example of the 200 or so koalas that live in the Blackwall range near Ballina.</p> <p>You&rsquo;ve spoken out time and again for these koalas, or the Ballina 200, as we&rsquo;ve nicknamed them.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ballina%E2%80%99s-koalas-get-parliament-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Political advocacy Australia Ballina Blackwall koala Pacific Highway upgrade Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:58:27 +0000 Matt Collis 105051 at http://www.ifaw.org Protecting the world’s biggest whale from deadly ship strikes http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/protecting-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-whale-deadly-ship-strikes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/whales/russell-leaper">Russell Leaper </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, 08/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Since 2010 the number of reported ship strikes off Sri Lanka is higher than for any other large whale population globally that we are aware of." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_13_15_bluewhale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Since 2010 the number of reported ship strikes off Sri Lanka is higher than for any other large whale population globally that we are aware of." />Researchers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups are working hard to stop more blue whales from being killed in ship strikes off the so</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/protecting-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-whale-deadly-ship-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales blue whales ship strikes shipping lanes sri lanka WITI Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:15:48 +0000 Russell Leaper 105007 at http://www.ifaw.org Clone of UNDP touts our roaming dog work in regional summit http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/105099 <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/rebecca-brimley">Rebecca Brimley</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, 08/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/UNDP.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="L-R: Amela Cosovic Medic, UNDP Sector Leader, Rado Savic, Mayor of Lopare, and Kate Atema, IFAW Program Director open the Veterinary clinic in Lopare in March. (Photo: UNDP)" />I work to help communities develop their own plans to take care of their doggy companions, particularly in places where dogs are free-roaming.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/105099" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats bosnia dogs free-roaming dogs Macedonia Serbia UNDP Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:26:24 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 105099 at http://www.ifaw.org UNDP touts our roaming dog work in regional summit http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/undp-touts-our-roaming-dog-work-regional-summit <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/rebecca-brimley">Rebecca Brimley</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, 08/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/UNDP.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="L-R: Amela Cosovic Medic, UNDP Sector Leader, Rado Savic, Mayor of Lopare, and Kate Atema, IFAW Program Director open the Veterinary clinic in Lopare in March. (Photo: UNDP)" />I work to help communities develop their own plans to take care of their doggy companions, particularly in places where dogs are free-roaming.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/undp-touts-our-roaming-dog-work-regional-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats bosnia dogs free-roaming dogs Macedonia Serbia UNDP Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:02:55 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 104896 at http://www.ifaw.org Delta, United and American airlines ban shipment of hunting trophies http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/delta-united-and-american-airlines-ban-shipment-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/wildlife-trade/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 08/04/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Delta, United and American airlines announced they would ban all shipments of lion, leopard, elephants, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies, effective immediately." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_04_15_airlines.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 555px;" title="Delta, United and American airlines announced they would ban all shipments of lion, leopard, elephants, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies, effective immediately." />In the wake of Cecil the Lion&rsquo;s brutal killing, the world has turned its attention to the barbaric practice of trophy hunting and th</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/delta-united-and-american-airlines-ban-shipment-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers airlines American Airlines Cecil the lion delta transport trophy hunting United Airlines Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:11:56 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 104891 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Applauds Actions Taken by U.S. Senators in Introducing the CECIL Animal Trophies Act http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-applauds-actions-taken-us-senators-introducing-cecil-animal-trophies-act <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">Fri, 07/31/2015</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="392" height="300" title="Cecil the lion killed in Zimbabwe" alt="Cecil the lion killed in Zimbabwe" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/cecil610.jpg?1438372409" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the CECIL Animal Trophies Act:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-applauds-actions-taken-us-senators-introducing-cecil-animal-trophies-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:35:00 +0000 smoos 104879 at http://www.ifaw.org