Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/19 en The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <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, 06/20/2016</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="200" title="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " alt="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_1.jpg?1466436125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic approach on endangered wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers illegal wildlife trafficking ivory trade trophy hunting Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:22:58 +0000 adintino 107931 at http://www.ifaw.org New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Industry Worldwide http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-ifaw-report-provides-depth-look-scope-and-scale-trophy-hunting-industry-worldwide <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, 06/14/2016</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="383" title="New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Industry Worldwide" alt="New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Ind" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW_TrophyHuntingReport-300px.jpg?1465902619" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><em>U.S. is Largest Importer of Hunting Trophies By Far</em></p> <p>Today the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) released <strong><em>Killing For Trophies: An Analysis of Global Trophy Hunting Trade</em>.</strong> The new report provides an in-depth look at the scope and scale of trophy hunting trade and isolates the largest importers of animal trophies worldwide. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-ifaw-report-provides-depth-look-scope-and-scale-trophy-hunting-industry-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Elephants Tigers animal trophies elephants ino trophy hunting lions rhino horns tigers Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:19:02 +0000 adintino 107841 at http://www.ifaw.org 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