http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/16 en Monsoon floods bring elephant calves to the IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center in India! http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/monsoon-floods-bring-elephant-calves-ifaw-wildlife-rescue-center-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 09/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="When it rains, it pours! This elephant calf is one of six stranded by monsoon floods and under the IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center’s care in Kaziranga. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Daboka-elephant_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 390px;" title="When it rains, it pours! This elephant calf is one of six stranded by monsoon floods and under the IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center’s care in Kaziranga.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/monsoon-floods-bring-elephant-calves-ifaw-wildlife-rescue-center-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants animal rescue flood IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center Kaziranga monsoon Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:52:47 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 101496 at http://www.ifaw.org Progress on elephant protection at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/progress-elephant-protection-clinton-global-initiative-new-york <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">Mon, 09/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and Chief Executive Officer (far left), sits on a discussion panel during the 2013 Clinton Global Inituative annual meeting to discuss the three year commitment to help stop the poaching of African elephants for their ivory. c.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/progress-elephant-protection-clinton-global-initiative-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa CGI Clinton cooperation elephants Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:12:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101462 at http://www.ifaw.org Department of environmental affairs trying to remove protection for elephants http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/department-environmental-affairs-trying-remove-protection-elephants <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, 09/16/2014</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="300" height="201" title="Department of environmental affairs trying to remove protection for elephants" alt="Department of environmental affairs trying to remove protection for elephants" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephants_300px.jpg?1410874866" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>At a recent stakeholder meeting called by the Department of Environmental Affairs to discuss proposed amendments to the Elephant Norms and Standards it became apparent that the Department appears to be intending on removing all welfare based provisions relating to elephants.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/department-environmental-affairs-trying-remove-protection-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants African elephants elephants Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:45:28 +0000 adintino 101412 at http://www.ifaw.org Boubanjida National Park under the microscope: are village guards a solution to the chaos? http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/boubanjida-national-park-under-microscope-are-village-guards-solution-chaos <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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, 09/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="One of at least 200 elephants slaughtered for their tusks during a 2012 killing spree in Boubanjida." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/3-Elephanteau-sans-ivoire_web..jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 701px;" title="One of at least 200 elephants slaughtered for their tusks during a 2012 killing spree in Boubanjida. © Boubandjida Safari Lodge" />Remember Boubanjida. Hundreds of elephants lying motionless on the ground, heads wide open, their tusks and trunks ripped off.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/boubanjida-national-park-under-microscope-are-village-guards-solution-chaos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Boubanjida Ivory poaching Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:51:29 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 101349 at http://www.ifaw.org In Kenya, investing in a conservancy for Kitenden http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/kenya-investing-conservancy-kitenden <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">Thu, 09/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A little more than a year after I signed a lease with Olgulului/Ololarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) landowners to protect an important elephant corridor, I am now back in Amboseli:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/kenya-investing-conservancy-kitenden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Affrica corridor development elephants Kenya Kitenden land lease signing Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:51:38 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101315 at http://www.ifaw.org Protecting elephants to benefit people http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/protecting-elephants-benefit-people <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, 09/03/2014</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="300" height="200" title="Protecting elephants to benefit people" alt="Protecting elephants to benefit people" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ivory_Coast_elephant_300px_0.jpg?1409757017" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A plan for a proposed Kitenden Conservancy within Kenya&rsquo;s vast Amboseli ecosystem was unveiled today. Once operational the Conservancy will offer a three-pronged benefit to protect wildlife, for the local community through eco-friendly compatible tourism and enterprise projects and for investors through tourism development.</p> <p>The plan was announced at Amboseli National Park today by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare&ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) in partnership with the Executive Committee of the Kitenden Corridor Conservation Area.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/protecting-elephants-benefit-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Amboseli Amboseli National Park elephants Kitenden Conservancy Olgulului/Ololarashi Group Ranch OOGR Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:16:07 +0000 adintino 101303 at http://www.ifaw.org