http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/19 en The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking <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">Mon, 06/20/2016</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="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " alt="The European Union adopted an Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_family_300px_1.jpg?1466436125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic approach on endangered wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/european-union-adopted-action-plan-against-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers illegal wildlife trafficking ivory trade trophy hunting Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:22:58 +0000 adintino 107931 at http://www.ifaw.org Killing for Trophies: An Analysis of Global Trophy Hunting Trade http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/killing-trophies-analysis-global-trophy-hunting-trade <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">Tue, 06/14/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The result of a comprehensive analysis of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Trade Database, Killing for Trophies provides an in-depth look at the scope and scale of trophy hunting trade and isolates the largest importers of animal trophies worldwide. The report found that as many as 1.7 million hunting trophies may have been traded between nations between 2004 and 2014, with at least 200,000 of that being made up of categories of species, also known as taxa, that are considered threatened.</p> </div> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers trophy hunting wildlife trade Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:45:17 +0000 rbartlett 107797 at http://www.ifaw.org New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Industry Worldwide http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-ifaw-report-provides-depth-look-scope-and-scale-trophy-hunting-industry-worldwide <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">Tue, 06/14/2016</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="383" title="New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Industry Worldwide" alt="New IFAW Report Provides In-Depth Look at Scope and Scale of Trophy Hunting Ind" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW_TrophyHuntingReport-300px.jpg?1465902619" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center"><em>U.S. is Largest Importer of Hunting Trophies By Far</em></p> <p>Today the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) released <strong><em>Killing For Trophies: An Analysis of Global Trophy Hunting Trade</em>.</strong> The new report provides an in-depth look at the scope and scale of trophy hunting trade and isolates the largest importers of animal trophies worldwide. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-ifaw-report-provides-depth-look-scope-and-scale-trophy-hunting-industry-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Elephants Tigers animal trophies elephants ino trophy hunting lions rhino horns tigers Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:19:02 +0000 adintino 107841 at http://www.ifaw.org Released orphaned tigers Borya and Svetlaya survive second winter in wild http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/released-orphaned-tigers-borya-and-svetlaya-survive-second-winter-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 06/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_01_16_zhuraliny.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />New photographs of the tigers famously released back to the wild show that Borya and Svetlaya have successfully survived their second winter.</p> <p>Their good physical condition confirms that during the winter they did not suffer from lack of food.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/released-orphaned-tigers-borya-and-svetlaya-survive-second-winter-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers big cats feline Hunt prey russia spring Tiger winter Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:31:26 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 107672 at http://www.ifaw.org Tiger Temple seizure: The suffering of captive big cats http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/tiger-temple-seizure-suffering-captive-big-cats <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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, 06/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW has participated in numbers of captive big cat rescues in the last few years. Titan, pictured here, was rescued from a closed sanctuary in San Antonio, Texas and moved to Pittsboro, North Carolina in 2010." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_01_16_tiger.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW has participated in numbers of captive big cat rescues in the last few years.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/tiger-temple-seizure-suffering-captive-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Wed, 01 Jun 2016 20:29:52 +0000 Carson Barylak 107673 at http://www.ifaw.org Orphan tigress Filippa learning to hide food from scavengers http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/orphan-tigress-filippa-learning-hide-food-scavengers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 05/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Scientists are observing interesting interspecies relations in Filippa’s enclosure." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_25_16_filippa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Scientists are observing interesting interspecies relations in Filippa’s enclosure." />Interspecies relationships can be one of the most interesting aspects of animal behaviour, especially those between predator and prey.</p> <p>For instance, a deer is not always on high alert when predators are near; in fact, it may graze calmly if the predator is not demonstrating hunting behaviour.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/orphan-tigress-filippa-learning-hide-food-scavengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Filippa orphan rehabilitate rescue russia Tiger tigeress Wed, 25 May 2016 16:33:08 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 107633 at http://www.ifaw.org