http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/17 en South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/south-africa%E2%80%99s-rhino-auction-%E2%80%93-selling-bloody-harvest-profit <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">Aug 16 2017</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="200" title="South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit" alt="South Africa’s rhino auction – selling a bloody harvest for profit" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rhino_sized_300px.jpg?1502893523" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Experts say South Africa&rsquo;s first ever legal auction of rhinoceros horn will enrich few, and is likely to speed the road to extinction for one of the world&rsquo;s most endangered species. The auction takes place on Monday.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/south-africa%E2%80%99s-rhino-auction-%E2%80%93-selling-bloody-harvest-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos black market illegal wildlife trade poachers rhino rhino horn rhinoceros horn Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:19 +0000 adintino 112289 at http://www.ifaw.org Don’t let Australia lag behind in the global movement to save elephants from slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/don%E2%80%99t-let-australia-lag-behind-global-movement-save-elephants-slaughter <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/conservation/rebecca-keeble">Rebecca Keeble </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">Aug 15 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="p1"><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Untitled%20design%20%281%29.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/don%E2%80%99t-let-australia-lag-behind-global-movement-save-elephants-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Australia China domestic ivory trade elephants Ivory United Kingdom United States wildlife trade Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:44:00 +0000 Rebecca Keeble 112284 at http://www.ifaw.org Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World Elephant Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/global-momentum-shut-down-ivory-markets-provides-reason-celebrate-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">Aug 11 2017</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="199" title="Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World Elephant Day" alt="Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20elephant%20portrait_300px.jpg?1502453366" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On Saturday millions of animal lovers around the world will be raising a cheer for nature&rsquo;s biggest land animal, the elephant.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/global-momentum-shut-down-ivory-markets-provides-reason-celebrate-world-elephant-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants elephants illegal wildlife trafficking Ivory ivory ban ivory trade poachers world elephant day Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:13:51 +0000 adintino 112235 at http://www.ifaw.org Australia's marine sanctuaries under threat http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/australias-marine-sanctuaries-under-threat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/conservation/rebecca-keeble">Rebecca Keeble </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">Aug 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="two humpback whales swimming close together in Australia" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/au-marine-sanctuary-2_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="Two humpback whales swimming close together in Australia." />In October 2016, we updated you on the Australian Government&rsquo;s intention to take a backward step on marine conservation by <a href="/node/109334" target="_blank">rolling back marine sanctuary protections</a>, when the rest of the world are forging ahead with increased protections!&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/australias-marine-sanctuaries-under-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Whales Dolphins Whales Australia Australian dolphin government marine mammals marine sanctuary ocean protect whale Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:25:01 +0000 Rebecca Keeble 112209 at http://www.ifaw.org Saving elephants, the Fleetwood way http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/saving-elephants-fleetwood-way <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/donna-gadomski">Donna Gadomski</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">Aug 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/new-york-ivory-crush-8.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Mick and Lynn Fleetwood attended the ivory crush in New York's Central Park alongside IFAW's Donna Gadomski and Jeff Flocken." />Last week in New York, musician and IFAW ambassador Mick Fleetwood joined his ex-wife, IFAW ambassador Lynn Fleetwood and their daughters, Ruby and Tessa, to witness the <a href="/node/112158" target="_blank">destruction of two tons of confiscated ivory</a> in New York&rsquo;s Central Park<strong>.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/saving-elephants-fleetwood-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants central park confiscated ivory elephant ivory elephants Fleetwood Mac illegal ivory ivory ban ivory crush ivory trade Lynn Fleetwood mick fleetwood New York NYC Ivory Crush Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:49:46 +0000 Donna Gadomski 112196 at http://www.ifaw.org Koalas in blue gum plantations– a travesty in our own backyard http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/koalas-blue-gum-plantations%E2%80%93-travesty-our-own-backyard <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/whales/josey-sharrad">Josey Sharrad</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">Aug 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="This koala was found wandering in the slash on an active harvesting site, no mum, no home, terrified. He has nowhere to go and little food."><img alt="This koala was found wandering in the slash on an active harvesting site, no mum, no home, terrified. He has nowhere to go and little food. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Blue%20Gum.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="This koala was found wandering in the slash on an active harvesting site, no mum, no home, terrified. He has nowhere to go and little food. " /></a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/koalas-blue-gum-plantations%E2%80%93-travesty-our-own-backyard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Australia Blue Gum Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio habitat loss koala population decline Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:55:04 +0000 Josey Sharrad 112148 at http://www.ifaw.org