http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/17 en Rachael Hewish http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/110290 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IFAW Campaigns Officer </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rachael joined IFAW in 2016 and works on a variety of campaigns and projects, including issues affecting British wildlife such as the badger cull and seeking an end to the UK ivory trade. As campaigns manager she takes a leading role in the development of policy, campaigns and the political lobbying work of the IFAW UK team.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" alt="Rachael Hewish, IFAW Campaigner" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rachael-Hewish-Blog-photo.jpg?1485348991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/110290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Elephants Foxes Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:30:08 +0000 aclark 110290 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter <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 24 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="197" title="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" alt="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Seal-hunt-25th027_beater_300px_1.jpg?1490377740" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare condemns any early opening of the commercial harp seal hunt. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) are considering suspending the annual closure of the hunt in mid-March. This is one of the few protections in place for harp seals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt DFO harp seal seal seal hunt commercial seal hunt Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:51:44 +0000 adintino 110844 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Statement on S.J. Res. 18: Congress “intent on doing anything but protecting wildlife” http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-statement-sj-res <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 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the passage of S.J. Res.18 in the U.S. Senate:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-statement-sj-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:19:05 +0000 smoos 110811 at http://www.ifaw.org Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/better-security-not-dehorning-answer-protecting-rhino <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 15 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="310" height="217" title="Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino " alt="Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-CITES-rhino-pic_310px_0.jpg?1489584566" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Zoos should be improving their security, not dehorning their rhino exhibits to protect them from poachers says one of the world&rsquo;s leading rhino conservationists.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/better-security-not-dehorning-answer-protecting-rhino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos dehorning rhinos illegal wildlife trade poachers rhino Rhino hor wildlife trade Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:44:44 +0000 adintino 110754 at http://www.ifaw.org More than 50,000 supporters tell Trump: Stick with Paris climate agreement http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/more <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">Mar 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A concerted effort of letter writers urged President Trump not to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the 2015 accord to slash carbon emissions worldwide. Photo: by Dori" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/smokestack.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A concerted effort of letter writers urged President Trump not to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the 2015 accord to slash carbon emissions worldwide.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy air quality carbon emissions carbon footprint climate change global warming ozone pollution Thu, 09 Mar 2017 20:48:52 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 110720 at http://www.ifaw.org Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-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="1366" height="768" title="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " alt="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20WWD%20Collage_0.jpg?1488547316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Amidst the sixth mass extinction, wildlife conservation has never been more paramount. The UN World Wildlife Day, which takes place globally on the third of March each year, provides an opportunity to emphasize the importance of protecting wild animals and plants.</p> <p>This year, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) partnered to end rampant illegal wildlife trade and encourage active youth involvement in wildlife protection.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles #DoOneThingToday #ListenToYoungVoices #WWD2017 #Youth4Wildlife CITES conservation illegal wildlife trade wildlife protection world wildlife day WWD. WIldlife consevation Youth for Wildlife Conservation Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:20:23 +0000 adintino 110634 at http://www.ifaw.org