http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/16 en New report shows US “baseline” ivory market http://www.ifaw.org/australia/new-report-shows-US-baseline-ivory-market <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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">Jul 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="ivory items surveyed in 2016 united states" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ivory-markets-united-states.PNG" style="text-align: center; width: 610px; height: 346px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/new-report-shows-US-baseline-ivory-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants elephant Ivory ivory for sale ivory trade poaching Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:20:53 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 112114 at http://www.ifaw.org Trade study sets new baseline for monitoring US elephant ivory market http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/trade-study-sets-new-baseline-monitoring-us-elephant-ivory-market <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">Jul 26 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="300" height="198" title="Trade study sets new baseline for monitoring US elephant ivory market " alt="Trade study sets new baseline for monitoring US elephant ivory market " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/20130808AHKG08_300px_6.jpg?1501076437" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new trade study led by TRAFFIC, with support from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>), has established a baseline for the status of the US elephant ivory market around the time that a series of changes to federal regulations were imposed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Enacted on July 6, 2016, these changes enforced a &ldquo;near-total ban&rdquo; on imports, exports, and domestic trade of African elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) ivory.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/trade-study-sets-new-baseline-monitoring-us-elephant-ivory-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants African elephants elephant Illegal trade illegal wildlife trade Ivory Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:41:36 +0000 adintino 112112 at http://www.ifaw.org Out of Africa: Byting Down on Wildlife Cybercrime (2017) http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime <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">Jul 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s first ever research into online wildlife trade in Africa found 990 endangered and threatened wildlife advertisements across 33 online marketplaces and three social media platforms during a six-week period across seven African countries. Sellers offered for sale a total of 9,481 specimens of animals which are listed on Appendix I and II of CITES or that are protected by national or provincial laws in the relevant country/jurisdiction. The total value of all such goods for sale was approximately US $5,828,608.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/out-africa-byting-down-wildlife-cybercrime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants cybercrime Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:12:26 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112079 at http://www.ifaw.org US House Republicans’ bills would gut Endangered Species Act http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/us-house-republicans%E2%80%99-bills-would-gut-endangered-species-act <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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">Jul 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants such as these, as well as tigers, mountain gorillas, cheetahs and more than six hundred other plants and animals would be denied crucial legal defenses they need to stay alive if the ESA is gutted by Congressional bills." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_19_17_esa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Elephants such as these, as well as tigers, mountain gorillas, cheetahs and more than six hundred other plants and animals would be denied crucial legal defenses they need to stay alive if the ESA is gutted by Congressional bills." />C</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/us-house-republicans%E2%80%99-bills-would-gut-endangered-species-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:55:55 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 112047 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals May 2017 http://www.ifaw.org/australia/world-of-animals-may-2017 <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">Jul 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&#39;s flagship publication explores where we work, the species we protect, the inspiring work of our staff, and other IFAW milestones in animal welfare.&nbsp;</p> </div> Elephants Animal rescue Big Cats Elephants World of Animals Other Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:26:30 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112051 at http://www.ifaw.org Investigation unit captures notorious Zambian poachers http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/investigation-unit-captures-notorious-zambian-poachers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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">Jul 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The poachers and the two five-foot tusks confiscated by the Wildlife Crimes Investigations Unit. PHOTO: © Roger Allen" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_17_17_dailymail1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 699px;" title="The poachers and the two five-foot tusks confiscated by the Wildlife Crimes Investigations Unit.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/investigation-unit-captures-notorious-zambian-poachers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:14:03 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 112021 at http://www.ifaw.org