Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/19 en IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime <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, 03/11/2016</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="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" alt="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/black_Rhino_300px_0.jpg?1458305281" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As part of its tenBoma initiative, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) sponsored a Congressional Forum to examine&nbsp;concrete intelligence-driven approaches to dismantle criminal networks involved in the illicit killing and&nbsp;trafficking of protected animal species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered wildlife protected animals rhinos tenBoma wildlife trafficking Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:48:33 +0000 adintino 107030 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW applauds European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle illegal wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-applauds-european-commission%E2%80%99s-action-plan-tackle-illegal-wildlife-trade <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, 02/26/2016</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="IFAW applauds European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle illegal wildlife trade" alt="IFAW applauds European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle illegal wildlife trade" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PA1351_300.jpg?1456496070" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The European Commission launched the European action plan against wildlife trafficking (link) in Brussels today, an historic EU initiative to prevent the killing and illegal trade of wildlife.</p> <p>The 5 year plan was welcomed by IFAW who has been advocating the need for urgent EU action to stop the devastating impact of this trade on biodiversity, livelihoods, national and regional security, and economic development.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-applauds-european-commission%E2%80%99s-action-plan-tackle-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory trade illegal trade of wildlife Ivory rhinos wildlife trafficking Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:16:55 +0000 adintino 106787 at http://www.ifaw.org First ever: rehabilitated Siberian tiger gives birth to cubs in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/first-ever-rehabilitated-siberian-tiger-gives-birth-cubs-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">Wed, 12/09/2015</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="720" height="424" title="© Bastak" alt="© Bastak" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW_Bastak%20Zolushka%20with%20cubs_0.jpg?1449689438" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Zolushka, an Amur (aka Siberian) tigress found orphaned in 2012 and released after rehabilitation in 2013, was photographed by motion-sensing cameras at Bastak Nature Reserve in Far East Russia with two young cubs. The photographs provide historic proof of her successful reintegration to the wild. Experts from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and partner organizations involved in Zolushka&rsquo;s rehabilitation celebrate the news world-wide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/first-ever-rehabilitated-siberian-tiger-gives-birth-cubs-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Big Cats Tigers Bastak Nature Reserve russia Siberian tiger Tiger tiger cubs Zolushka Wed, 09 Dec 2015 19:29:37 +0000 adintino 106155 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW-INTERPOL Agree Cooperation to Fight Global Wildlife Crime http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-interpol-agree-cooperation-fight-global-wildlife-crime <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, 11/17/2015</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="340" height="243" title="©IISD" alt="©IISD" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ECEC-6---INTERPOL-IFAW_300px.jpg?1447770034" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> and <a href="http://www.interpol.int/News-and-media/News/2015/N2015-192">INTERPOL</a> yesterday signed an agreement extending their worldwide cooperation to combat wildlife and environmental crime.</p> <p>The event took place at the 2nd INTERPOL-United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference being held in Singapore this week.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-interpol-agree-cooperation-fight-global-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants IGCI illegal hunting illegal ivory Interpol rhinos tigers Wildlife crime Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:20:53 +0000 adintino 105885 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 Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/emirates-%E2%80%93-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-international-airline-%E2%80%93-bans-transport-hunting-trophies <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, 05/13/2015</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="205" title="Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies" alt="Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Tr" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/lions_300px_5.jpg?1431525177" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Emirates, the world&rsquo;s biggest international airline, have banned the transportation of hunting trophies on all its services effective Friday 15<sup>th</sup> May 2015.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> confirmed with Emirates SkyCargo today that the ban affects the transportation of trophies of elephant, rhinoceros, lion and tiger. It follows swiftly in the steps of South African Airways which last month banned all transportation of the same trophies. SAA is a partner of Emirates in its Skywards frequent flyer programme.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/emirates-%E2%80%93-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-international-airline-%E2%80%93-bans-transport-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers big cats elephants hunting trophies illegal wildlife trade lions rhinos tigers Wed, 13 May 2015 13:53:08 +0000 adintino 103983 at http://www.ifaw.org