Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/13 en 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">Thu, 11/26/2015</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 POSTHUMOUS AWARD PRESENTED TO VISIONARY ADELAIDE WILDLIFE CARER http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/posthumous-award-presented-visionary-adelaide-wildlife-carer <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">Mon, 11/23/2015</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="4764" height="3360" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rae%20Campbell%20with%20koala%20and%20AAW%202015%20award_0.JPG?1448514665" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Warren Campbell, who dedicated his life to rescuing and caring for wildlife was today recognised posthumously by IFAW&rsquo;s Animal Action Awards. The Award was presented to his wife Rae in acknowledgement of his lifetime dedication and the fruition of their shared dream of setting up a koala hospital.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/posthumous-award-presented-visionary-adelaide-wildlife-carer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Adelaide Koala Hospital koalas Rae Campbell rescue and rehabiliate Warren Campbell Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:11:39 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 106008 at http://www.ifaw.org China announces domestic ivory trade ban http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china-announces-domestic-ivory-trade-ban <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, 09/25/2015</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="610" height="343" title="China announces domestic ivory trade ban" alt="China announces domestic ivory trade ban" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/0_9_25_15_victory_0.jpg?1443211731" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>(Sept. 25, 2015 &ndash; Yarmouth Port, MA)</strong> The President of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, and the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama, made history today by <a href="https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/09/25/fact-sheet-president-xi-jinpings-state-visit-united-states" target="_blank">announcing</a> that the two countries would take swift action to protect elephants from the ongoing poaching crisis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china-announces-domestic-ivory-trade-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:09:06 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 105353 at http://www.ifaw.org 17,000 Australians urge reconsideration of highway upgrade route to save koalas http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/17000-australians-urge-reconsideration-highway-upgrade-route-save-koalas <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">Thu, 06/25/2015</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="3264" height="2448" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ballina%20petition%20handover_0.JPG?1435206742" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>(Sydney, 25 June, 2015) A petition signed by over 17,000 concerned citizens was presented to the NSW Parliament today, urging the State government to find an alternative koala-friendly route for the Pacific Highway upgrade from Broadwater to Ballina.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/17000-australians-urge-reconsideration-highway-upgrade-route-save-koalas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Political advocacy koalas; koala; extinction; Ballina; Friends of the Koala: Ballina Environment Society Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:35:33 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 104518 at http://www.ifaw.org New video provides evidence that ‘Putin’s tigers’ are thriving in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild <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">Thu, 05/28/2015</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="300" height="219" title="Archive photo © IFAW" alt="Archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/AmurTigerHighres_300px.jpg?1432839726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-year-after-release-rehabilitated-amur-tigress-caught-film-russia">Newly released video</a> captured by a camera trap positioned at the Khingan Nature Reserve shows a healthy tigress Ilona marking her territory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Amur tigers big cats putin's tigers Siberian tiger tigers Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:33 +0000 adintino 104108 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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, 05/05/2015</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="300" height="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org