http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/15 en Are Australian and New Zealand auction houses contributing to the illegal ivory and rhino trade? http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/are-australian-and-new-zealand-auction-houses-contributing-illegal-ivory-and-rhino-trade <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 09/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_28_16_report.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 523px;" />What do you think of when you hear the words &lsquo;auction house&rsquo;? Do you have <a href="https://news.artnet.com/art-world/best-auction-scenes-hollywood-films-325463" target="_blank">Hollywood-like imaginings</a> of a mysterious art world and expensive sales of jewellery and paintings? Or maybe you think of junk in the attic and stumbling across antiques roadshow on TV? For many of us today, our only experience of an &lsquo;auction&rsquo; is bidding on eBay.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/are-australian-and-new-zealand-auction-houses-contributing-illegal-ivory-and-rhino-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Elephants Rhinos auction elephant endangered horn illegal Ivory poaching rhino trade tusk Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:57:30 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 109200 at http://www.ifaw.org World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets <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, 09/28/2016</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="225" title="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" alt="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/rabies-clinic-_300px.jpg?1475064771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some 60,000 cases per year. However, as rabies is a disease of marginalized people, many cases are unreported.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs companion animals dogs rabies vaccinate world rabies day Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:18:40 +0000 adintino 109158 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum leaders find diversity, challenge, inspiration in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-leaders-find-diversity-challenge-inspiration-south-africa <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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">Fri, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157673078589331" title="YF_closing"><img alt="YF_closing" height="343" src="https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5162/29862000825_905795f64f_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-leaders-find-diversity-challenge-inspiration-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers CITES Education future inspire South Africa youth forum Slideshow Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:25:27 +0000 Nancy Barr 109060 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW unites 34 young conservation leaders and CITES decision makers at VIP event http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-unites <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">Fri, 09/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/184045208" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>At a standing room only event, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was delighted to bring together CITES decision makers and delegation members, global media and the 34 young conservation and animal welfare leaders together.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/184045208?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-unites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Rhinos conservation Forum protect save trade Wildlife young youth Video Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:31:53 +0000 Erica Martin 109074 at http://www.ifaw.org Stars come out for Hollywood premiere of IFAW seal hunt documentary http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/stars-come-out-hollywood-premiere-ifaw-seal-hunt-documentary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/donna-gadomski">Donna Gadomski</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">Tue, 09/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157674054539396" title="Huntwatch LA"><img alt="Huntwatch LA" height="343" src="https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8038/29704616322_ba08845600_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Last week at NeueHouse Hollywood, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) teamed up with the Discovery Channel to screen <em>Huntwatch</em>, the documentary film on our founding campaign against the Canadian seal hunt.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/stars-come-out-hollywood-premiere-ifaw-seal-hunt-documentary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Seals bloody California celebrity cruel film HuntWatch Los angles movie premiere red carpet Slideshow Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:28:30 +0000 Donna Gadomski 108999 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum for People and Wildlife opens in Johannesburg http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-opens-johannesburg <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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">Wed, 09/14/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_14_16_youthforum.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 194px;" /></p> <p>This Saturday, the <a href="http://youthforum.ifaw.org/ifaw/Page/Campus" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a> in Johannesburg, South Africa will connect 34 young delegates involved in conservation and animal welfare days before the 17<sup>th</sup> meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-opens-johannesburg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education CITES future johannesburg learn millennial South Africa student Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:29:55 +0000 Nancy Barr 108913 at http://www.ifaw.org