Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/15 en Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/young-leaders <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, 03/02/2016</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="300" title="Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife " alt="Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/delegates-revised-300px.jpg?1456941354" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today, World Wildlife Day, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a>) announced that 34 extraordinary young leaders in conservation and animal welfare from around the world have been selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 candidates as delegates to first global Youth Forum for People and Wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/young-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy aae CITES world wildlife day Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Wed, 02 Mar 2016 18:27:24 +0000 adintino 106826 at http://www.ifaw.org Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/applications-open-global-youth-and-wildlife-forum-south-africa <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">Sun, 10/04/2015</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="200" title="Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa" alt="Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Purabi08_300px_0.jpg?1443818907" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The search is on for 20 of the world&rsquo;s brightest conservationists, aged 18 to 25, to join the first ever Youth Forum for People and Wildlife.</p> <p>Convened by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) the Youth Forum will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2016.</p> <p>Delegate applications open on Sunday, October 4<sup>th</sup> and run through until December 4<sup>th</sup> 2015. Applications and more information can be found at <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/youthforum">www.ifaw.org/youthforum</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/applications-open-global-youth-and-wildlife-forum-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy CITES conservationists Global Youth Forum South Africa Fri, 02 Oct 2015 20:41:36 +0000 adintino 105459 at http://www.ifaw.org GO WILD WITH IFAW’S NEW GLOBAL EDUCATION PROGRAM http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/go-wild-ifaw%E2%80%99s-new-global-education-program <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">Sun, 10/04/2015</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="225" title="Go wild with ifaw’s new global education program" alt="Go wild with ifaw’s new global education program" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSCF9718_300px.jpg?1443819071" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is launching the new global education program <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/our-work/education/animal-action-education">Keep Wild Animals Wild</a> and a new online community to connect educators and students worldwide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/go-wild-ifaw%E2%80%99s-new-global-education-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Rhinos aae elephants illegal wildlife trade Keep Wild Animals Wild rhinos Fri, 02 Oct 2015 20:57:56 +0000 adintino 105460 at http://www.ifaw.org Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign <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, 01/15/2015</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="200" title="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" alt="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PROTECT_300jpg.jpg?1421352372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today released its new PROTECT PSA campaign. The series, which was conceived, directed and edited by actress, director and IFAW ambassador <strong>Joely Fisher</strong>, features notable Hollywood personalities discussing pressing issues facing animals around the world and calling upon the public to take action for animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Tigers Whales aae action for animals Animal Action Education Animal welfare big cats elephants I found a way Joely Fisher protect Protect PSAs PSAs whales Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:12:13 +0000 adintino 102699 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-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">Tue, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in previous year. http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-previous-year <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, 09/29/2014</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="224" title="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." alt="Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in pevious year." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TigerDay2014%20Boy_tiger_makeup_costume_300px.jpg?1412085127" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 15<sup>th</sup> annual Tiger Day in Vladivostok on September 28 &nbsp;involved more than 10 000 participants and spectators, organisers said, which is about two thousand more than a year before.</p> <p>It has become a landmark celebration for this city in the Russian Far East and is considered one of the most popular environmental festivals in Russia.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/tiger-day-russia%E2%80%99s-far-east-attracts-more-people-previous-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Tigers Amur tiger anti poaching Endangered Species illeagal wildlife trade Tiger Day 2014 tigers wildlife trade Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:27 +0000 adintino 101585 at http://www.ifaw.org