http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/17 en High expectations from CITES conference in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa <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/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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">Sat, 09/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ab3xSPW875I?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/high-expectations-cites-conference-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos CITES convention cop17 elephants johannesburg lion list pangolin rhino South Africa vote Video Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:00:50 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109068 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum leaders find diversity, challenge, inspiration in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-leaders-find-diversity-challenge-inspiration-south-africa <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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">Fri, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157673078589331" title="YF_closing"><img alt="YF_closing" height="343" src="https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5162/29862000825_905795f64f_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-leaders-find-diversity-challenge-inspiration-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES Education future inspire South Africa youth forum Slideshow Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:25:27 +0000 Nancy Barr 109060 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Cybercrime Centre Stage at CITES http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/wildlife-cybercrime-centre-stage-cites <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, 09/23/2016</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="310" height="207" title="Wildlife Cybercrime Centre Stage at CITES" alt="Wildlife Cybercrime Centre Stage at CITES" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Elephant_310px.jpg?1474635181" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Big business, Government agencies and the NGO community are uniting forces in a joint bid to protect endangered wildlife from online wildlife crime during a unique event at the CoP17 meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) on Monday (26 September).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/wildlife-cybercrime-centre-stage-cites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos birds elephants illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching reptiles rhinoceros wildlife cybercrime Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:53:24 +0000 adintino 109063 at http://www.ifaw.org CITES proposal preview: Easing the suffering of captured live elephants in trade http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/cites-proposal-preview-easing-suffering-captured-live-elephants-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/node/2739">James Kinney</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, 09/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An elephant is made to perform in another zoo." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/zim_ele_china_zoo_2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 403px;" title="An elephant is made to perform in another zoo." />You already know that elephants across Africa are being slaughtered for their ivory tusks at the rate of about one every 15 minutes.</p> <p>The Great Elephant Census -- the first-ever continental-scale scientific survey of African savannah elephants -- confirmed that the status of African elephants is even more precarious than previously thought.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/cites-proposal-preview-easing-suffering-captured-live-elephants-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants captive circus CITES confined elephants training zoo Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:00:48 +0000 James Kinney 109016 at http://www.ifaw.org Online illegal wildlife trade: An island perspective http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/online-illegal-wildlife-trade-island-perspective <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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, 09/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="While it is well documented that there have been many efforts in island nations to tackle illegal wildlife trade, little action has been undertaken to thwart wildlife cybercriminals from ramping up their trade, like those profiled in the IFAW publication Wanted: Dead or Alive." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/dead_or_alive.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 589px;" title="While it is well documented that there have been many efforts in island nations to tackle illegal wildlife trade, little action has been undertaken to thwart wildlife cybercriminals f</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/online-illegal-wildlife-trade-island-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy birds caribbean crime economic benefit law lizards penalty protect wildlife trade Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:32:44 +0000 Nancy Barr 109025 at http://www.ifaw.org A lot at stake for wildlife at 17th CITES conference in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/lot-stake-wildlife <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, 09/21/2016</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="4272" height="2848" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IMG_5921_0.jpg?1474436195" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>(Johannesburg, South Africa &ndash; 21 September 2016) </strong>The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora <a href="https://cites.org/cop17">(CITES)</a> will hold its 17<sup>th</sup> Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) from 24 September to 5 October 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The survival of many species will be affected by decisions taken by the delegates including rhinos, lions, elephants, pangolins, Barbary macaques and African Grey parrots.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/lot-stake-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Elephants African Grey parrots barbary macaques CITES elephants lions pangolins rhinos sharks Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:38:06 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 109004 at http://www.ifaw.org