http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/32 en Global commitment secured to safeguard African wildlife at UN conference http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/global-commitment-secured-safeguard-african-wildlife-un-conference <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">Oct 26 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="201" title="Global commitment secured to safeguard African wildlife at UN conference" alt="Global commitment secured to safeguard African wildlife at UN conference" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Chimpanzees_300px.jpg?1509021237" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a> (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) welcomed the commitment by world governments to increase protection for some of Africa&rsquo;s most iconic wildlife: lions, leopards, chimpanzees and giraffes at the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS),</p> <p>However, this added protection, only came about after a historical first at CMS, when governments had to vote on species proposals, after failing to reach consensus.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/global-commitment-secured-safeguard-african-wildlife-un-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Primates Tigers chimpanzee CMS Convention on Migratory Species giraffe leopard lion Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:35:45 +0000 adintino 112804 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW launches #OneActForAll to protect the ESA http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-launches-oneactforall-protect-esa <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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">Sep 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T4biEGS-Bkc" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>With the support of over two dozen celebrity advocates, IFAW is taking a stand to protect the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). Together we are launching the #OneActForAll campaign, calling on US citizens to take action.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-launches-oneactforall-protect-esa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Elephants Tigers Wolves Bears Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Whales Wolves Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:58:57 +0000 Carson Barylak 112594 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Rescue August 2017 http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/animal-rescue-august <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 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal Rescue August 2017</p> </div> Animal rescue Bears Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Whales Dogs & Cats animal rescue Other Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:17:43 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112345 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW's work around the globe on International Tiger Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaws-work-around-globe-international-tiger-day <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/gail-a%E2%80%99brunzo">Gail A’Brunzo</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">Jul 29 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/U1pfGqHJPlQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Tiger populations around the world face a number of increasing challenges in the struggle for their place in the wild. Human encroachment into habitat. Poaching. Hunting. Private ownership.</p> <p>These are a few of the mounting obstacles threatening tigers, both wild and captive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaws-work-around-globe-international-tiger-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Animal rescue Tigers Tigers amur animal rescue international tiger day rescue tigers Video Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:12:40 +0000 Gail A’Brunzo 112122 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal endangerment issues warrant need for #safeselfies http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Jun 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_26_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 319px;" />Selfies have become social currency. It is no longer enough to <em>visit</em> the Blarney Stone. You need an upside-down kissing snapshot on Instagram to get people to double tap.</p> <p>We are social creatures, and research shows that photos with our faces in them receive an average of 38 percent more likes.</p> <p>So sharing our experiences does get your friends and followers&rsquo; attention.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Big Cats Tigers #safeselfies big cats photo picture safe selfie Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:07:15 +0000 Kerry Branon 111793 at http://www.ifaw.org Online wildlife trade: IFAW measures its impact in France http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france <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">Jun 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) has been working on the online wildlife trade since 2004. IFAW&rsquo;s investigations enable to measure the extent and nature of online trade of both live animals and their derived products, as well as to raise awareness about this issue among politicians, police forces, commercial websites and consumers.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/online-wildlife-trade-ifaw-measures-its-impact-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Big Cats Elephants Tigers African Grey parrots elephant ivory elephants Hermann tortoises Ivory ivory trade leopards online wildlife trade tigers Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:39:39 +0000 adintino 111902 at http://www.ifaw.org