http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/15 en Our response to scholars’ call to have animal welfare ethics taught in French schools http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/our-response-scholars-call-have-animal-welfare-ethics-taught-french-schools <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/julie-matondo">Julie Matondo</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Animal Action Education has reached 5 million children worldwide on the power of humane education, proven by research." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_06_17_humane_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Animal Action Education has reached 5 million children worldwide on the power of humane education, proven by research." />I have a very vivid memory of the day my literature professor settled the fundamental question of the difference between animals and humans: Animals do not have consciences.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/our-response-scholars-call-have-animal-welfare-ethics-taught-french-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education children France French homework kid lesson plan school student teacher Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:51:30 +0000 Julie Matondo 110651 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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="7087" height="4134" title="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" alt="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/poster_0.jpg?1488554639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On this year&rsquo;s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the &lsquo;Protect Our Wildlife Star&rsquo; campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Junkai Wang and Xiaotong Guan to serve as the advocates for 2017 World Wildlife Day (WWD).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day WWD Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:36:26 +0000 adintino 110636 at http://www.ifaw.org Resources for Grade 7 ambassadors to make a difference in Southern Africa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/resources-grade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="(From l-r) The author, IFAW Supporter Development Representative Ronelle Petersen, Ambassador Yumnah Suliman and E-Classroom’s Christine Horsley." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_03_17_ambassador1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="(From l-r) The author, IFAW Supporter Development Representative Ronelle Petersen, Ambassador Yumnah Suliman and E-Classroom’s Christine Horsley." />When I was 12 years old, I wanted to put my compassion and love for animals into action. But there were no such opportunities to do so.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/resources-grade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Africa children class classroom kid learning school study Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:59:48 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 110637 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating launch of Youth for Wildlife Conservation on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to #DoOneThingToday to help become part of the solution.</p> <p>Check out this <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/content/events" target="_blank">map of World Wildlife Day events</a> you can join. IFAW will be participating in awareness events in France, China, and the United States.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Tigers Education Elephants Tigers change Education elephants leaders Snow Leopard Voices world wildlife day young Video Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:39:37 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110599 at http://www.ifaw.org Beyond the selfie: responsible tourism in today’s world http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/110381 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Feb 4 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_04_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" />This year &ndash; 2017 &ndash; is the year of the rooster, the year of new US leadership and as the United Nations has declared, the year of sustainable tourism. The latter gives us added incentive to be thoughtful in our approach to travel.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/110381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Big Cats Dolphins Tigers camera cat elephant photo picture selfie Tiger tourism vacation Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:59:40 +0000 Kerry Branon 110381 at http://www.ifaw.org Look back 2016: Videos of our successes http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/look-back-2016-videos-of-our-successes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 29 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vs3td80Enb4" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Our video team has been fortunate enough to chronicle so many of our successes over the years. Here is a rundown of our year&rsquo;s projects in videos and trailers.</p> <p><a href="/node/109580" target="_blank"><strong>Manatee Rescue</strong></a></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vs3td80Enb4?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/look-back-2016-videos-of-our-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Whales Elephants Animal rescue Education Seals Dogs & Cats Elephants Seals Whales Dogs & Cats accomplishments cat dog Ivory kitten list Noise ocean puppy tusks video Video Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:23:57 +0000 Erica Martin 110158 at http://www.ifaw.org