Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/13 en STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphana-0 <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">Feb 22 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="2464" height="1648" title="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" alt="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/RHINOSA_0.jpg?1487779157" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The<strong> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> </strong>condemns the Monday night attack on the Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage in South Africa, during which staff were beaten and brutalized, and at least one rhino calf killed while another had to be euthanized due to the extent of its wounds.</p> <p>Dr Joseph Okori, Regional Director Southern Africa, said the attack on the orphanage, its staff and care givers, was appalling and tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphana-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos Rhino orphanage rhino poaching Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:02:56 +0000 svandereyd 110522 at http://www.ifaw.org Los Angeles animal advocates rally to support IFAW and Zimbabwe orphan elephant rescue http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/los-angeles-animal-advocates-rally-support-ifaw-and-zimbabwe-orphan-elephant-rescue <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">Feb 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157676741867934" title="Poach Pears Not Animals Event"><img alt="Poach Pears Not Animals Event" height="400" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/568/32780687901_dab6f347fe_h.jpg" width="640" /></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/los-angeles-animal-advocates-rally-support-ifaw-and-zimbabwe-orphan-elephant-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Elephants conservation GLAM James Costa Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:56:08 +0000 rbartlett 110438 at http://www.ifaw.org First day on the job and the Environment Minister secretly signed the death warrant for Ballina’s 200 koalas http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/108694 <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 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="800" height="532" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/koala%20on%20a%20floppy%20fence_0.jpg?1472099337" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) together with Save Ballina&rsquo;s Koalas and Friends of the Koala are disappointed that the Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg has given the green light to the controversial NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Section 10 of the Pacific Highway Upgrade on the day of being sworn in.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/108694" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Ballina 200 koala koalas koalas facing extinction Pacific Highway upgrade Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:30:42 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 108694 at http://www.ifaw.org Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy <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 15 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="300" height="199" title="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " alt="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/D5100_094-CWR_300px.jpg?1471280552" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a right whale Saturday afternoon in the Bay of Fundy.</p> <p>The whale is a six year old male, #4057, who has been dubbed FDR. He was caught up in a huge ball of nets and fishing gear on his back, through the right side of his mouth in the baleen, around both flippers, and around the tail stock.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Bay of Fundy CWRT disentangled fighing gear entanglement fishing gear right whale whale Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:08:23 +0000 adintino 108590 at http://www.ifaw.org Photography Contest Ignores Cruel Reality of Falconry http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry <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">Jul 27 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="829" height="829" title="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." alt="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Man%20and%20the%20Eagle_0.jpg?1469644150" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 9th iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA), AKA &quot;the Oscar of mobile phone photography,&quot; recently awarded young Chinese photographer Niu Siyuan with the Grand Prize for his iPhone photo captioned &quot;Man and the Eagle,&quot; which features an ethnic Khalkha man with his captive eagle. This is the first time a Chinese photographer has won the IPPA Grand Prize.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors China China Nature Magazine eagle falconry iPhone IPPA Khalkha photography Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:37:18 +0000 slajoie 108349 at http://www.ifaw.org Canberra resident honoured for wildlife protection work http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/canberra-resident-honoured-wildlife-protection-work <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">Nov 26 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="2304" height="2424" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Marg%20Peachey_0.jpg?1448514787" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Canberra wildlife carer Marg Peachey has won an IFAW Animal Action Award for her work as a wildlife educator.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>After many years working with wildlife as a carer and shelter manager, two years ago Marg Peachey set up Canberra&rsquo;s main wildlife rescue group ACT Wildlife. The group rescues, rehabilitates and releases wildlife native to the ACT. It offers regular training courses and volunteer opportunities to people who want to help native animals.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/canberra-resident-honoured-wildlife-protection-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue flying foxes koala Marg Peachey rescue and rehabiliate Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:14:39 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 106009 at http://www.ifaw.org