Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/15 en Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awards <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, 10/21/2013</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="375" title="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" alt="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Alban06Geo_the_Dog_300px_0.jpg?1382371411" /> </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-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards animal heroes companion animals Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:11:17 +0000 adintino 97959 at http://www.ifaw.org Leonardo DiCaprio Kicks Off IFAW’s Animal Action Week http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/78961 <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, 10/01/2012</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="Leonardo DiCaprio Kicks Off IFAW’s Animal Action Week" alt="Leonardo DiCaprio Kicks Off IFAW’s Animal Action Week" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_300px_0.jpg?1349111459" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio joined IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today in calling for the world community to step up efforts to save elephants from poaching and the illegal ivory trade, which have escalated dramatically in recent years.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/78961" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Elephants aae Animal Action Education animal action week elephants Leonardo DiCaprio Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:46:11 +0000 adintino 78961 at http://www.ifaw.org Unique whale research boat returns to Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/71826 <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, 07/31/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A state-of-the-art whale research vessel has returned to Icelandic waters to carry out further vital, non-invasive research on whales and their behaviour.</p> <p>Song of the Whale, owned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and operated by a dedicated, specialist research team, previously visited Iceland in 2004 and 2006 and will spend the next seven weeks studying endangered fin whales, blue whales, minke whales and other species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/71826" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales iceland song of the whale SOTW whales Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:56:30 +0000 adintino 71826 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW research vessel to study endangered whales in U.S. waters http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-research-vessel-study-endangered-whales-us-waters <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, 06/12/2012</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="IFAW research vessel to study endangered whales in U.S. waters" alt="IFAW research vessel to study endangered whales in U.S. waters" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/SOTW_300px.jpg?1339506350" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s, (the International Fund for Animal Welfare, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) research vessel, <em><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/us/our-work/defending-whales/take-tour-song-whale">The Song of the Whale</a></em> is contributing to one of the most comprehensive whale studies in the world - conducting critical research to help save whales from collisions with ships and entanglement in fishing gear.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-research-vessel-study-endangered-whales-us-waters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales Fin Whales Humpback Whales North Atlantic right whale Research research vessel song of the whale SOTW Stellwagen Bank whales Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:20:06 +0000 adintino 65141 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Heroes Honoured With International Awards http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-honoured-international-awards <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, 12/01/2011</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This week seven International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) Action Awards are being presented to Australians from around the country who have made an outstanding contribution to animal welfare.&nbsp;</p> <p>This international accolade recognises the unsung heroes who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to care for animals in our shared world. The winners were nominated for the awards by their peers, family and friends, for a wide range of work for animals.&nbsp;</p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-honoured-international-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Thu, 01 Dec 2011 20:56:42 +0000 adintino 36656 at http://www.ifaw.org