http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/15 en 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-html5-1" 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 Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Elephants Seals Whales 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 Look back 2016: The year in numbers http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/look-back-2016-the-year-in-numbers <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">Dec 28 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author hauling a tusk to be placed in the pyre for burning in Kenya." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_29_16_numbers_list.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The author hauling a tusk to be placed in the pyre for burning in Kenya." />The International Fund for Animal Welfare had a lot to celebrate in 2016. Here is a round-up through the numbers:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/look-back-2016-the-year-in-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales accomplishments CITES end of year policy rescue victory wrap up youth forum Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:45:49 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110152 at http://www.ifaw.org Abu Dhabi zoo’s festival raises wildlife awareness http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/abu-dhabi-zoo%E2%80%99s-festival-raises-wildlife-awareness <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Nov 28 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157673228895333" title="Zoo Fest"><img alt="Zoo Fest" height="343" src="https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5730/30496033923_3dea02924e_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Held under the theme of &lsquo;Wildlife: Keep it Wild and Alive &ndash; Stop the Illegal Pet Trade!&rdquo; the two-day Al Ain Zoo Conservation Festival was held to increase awareness of and knowledge about wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/abu-dhabi-zoo%E2%80%99s-festival-raises-wildlife-awareness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education children crime Dubai illegal pets students teaching trade Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:33:56 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 109858 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum delegates help with South Africa project’s new t-shirt design http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-delegates-help-south-africa-project%E2%80%99s-new-t-shirt-design <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">Nov 22 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Local South African artist Wesley van Eeden (Resoborg), who designed the Durban International Film Festival Poster last year, provided a sketch for a new t-shirt design." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_22_16_kyp.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 415px;" title="Local South African artist Wesley van Eeden (Resoborg), who designed the Durban International Film Festival Poster last year, provided a sketch for a new t-shirt design." />On their first day together, <a href="/node/109060" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife delegates</a> vis</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/youth-forum-delegates-help-south-africa-project%E2%80%99s-new-t-shirt-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Africa art Education johannesburg students t-shirt Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:39:49 +0000 Nancy Barr 109810 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution <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">Nov 15 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="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution " alt="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_0040_300px.jpg?1479221884" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><strong>Boosting law enforcement skills of stakeholders is critical to detecting, managing and </strong><strong>adjudicating</strong><strong> over wildlife cases</strong></p> <p>In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies and legislation that fail to treat wildlife poaching and trafficking as a serious offence.&nbsp; As a result of the weak laws, wildlife crime offenders are never profiled despite their despicable acts of illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants elephants great apes ilegal wildlife trade illegal wildlife trafficking poaching rhinoceros Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:51:31 +0000 adintino 109740 at http://www.ifaw.org CLAW Kids Club reflects on animals of CITES/CoP17 debates http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/claw-kids-club-reflects-animals-citescop17-debates <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/dogs-cats/christina-pretorius">Christina Pretorius</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">Oct 5 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The children spent the morning colouring in pictures of various animals on the CITES discussion list." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ClawCITESkidsclub-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 610px;" title="The children spent the morning colouring in pictures of various animals on the CITES discussion list." /></p> <p><em>Sheena Dale, Project Manager CLAW &ndash; Operations, IFAW South Africa, submitted this blog.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/claw-kids-club-reflects-animals-citescop17-debates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Rhinos Tigers Whales CITES CoP17 claw Wed, 05 Oct 2016 15:44:24 +0000 Christina Pretorius 109311 at http://www.ifaw.org