http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/21 en Still hope for wildlife after the 12th Convention on Biodiversity http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/still-hope-wildlife-after <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-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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, 10/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Delegates from Jordan, Syria and Yemen in consultation with a participant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Image: International Institute for Sustainable Development." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ifaw_cbd_team_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 391px;" title="Delegates from Jordan, Syria and Yemen in consultation with a participant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/still-hope-wildlife-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy #cop12 biodiversity conservation convention Korea policy UN Wildlife Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:11 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101755 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org Animals are worth so much more than their economic value http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animals-are-worth-so-much-more-their-economic-value <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">Fri, 10/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/satao_mark_deeble_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 323px;" title="In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”" />World leaders have been gathering in a wide variety of forums lately to addr</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/animals-are-worth-so-much-more-their-economic-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy biodiversity CBD change climate development Korea Wildlife Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:26:02 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101731 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler <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">Fri, 10/17/2014</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="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" alt="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/INTERPOL%20-%20IFAW_300px_0.jpg?1413564103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Interpol, the world&rsquo;s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert &ndash; similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants elephants illeagal ivory trade Interpol Ivory Ivory poaching ivory smuggling Wildlife crime Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:44:17 +0000 adintino 101740 at http://www.ifaw.org Refresher training reinforces Bhutanese rangers’ steely resolve to combat illegal wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/refresher-training-reinforces-bhutanese-rangers%E2%80%99-steely-resolve-combat-illegal-wildlife-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/node/2739">James Kinney</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">Thu, 10/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Bhutanese rangers engage in interactive training during their refresher course." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW-WTI-Classroom_Bhutan-Rangers-training_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 341px;" title="Bhutanese rangers engage in interactive training during their refresher course." />Editor&rsquo;s note: Jose Louies, Wildlife Trust of India&rsquo;s Assistant Manager, Enforcement Assistance and Law filed this report about this recent ranger refresher training.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/refresher-training-reinforces-bhutanese-rangers%E2%80%99-steely-resolve-combat-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Bhutan crime IFAW-WTI ranger training Wildlife Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:23:32 +0000 James Kinney 101717 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/chinese-e-commerce-giants-say-%E2%80%9Cno%E2%80%9D-wildlife-crime <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">Thu, 10/16/2014</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="Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime" alt="Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Chinese%20online%20law%20enforcement%20workshop.300px.jpg?1413486145" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="left">Leading online companies in China reaffirmed their zero tolerance for illegal wildlife trade at a workshop organized by China&rsquo;s inter-agency wildlife enforcement task force with the support of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>). Nine e-commerce, social media and antique collectible companies including Alibaba, Tencent, Sina and Artron.net pledged to collaborate with government and civil society to prohibit illegal trade of wildlife parts and products in online marketplaces.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/chinese-e-commerce-giants-say-%E2%80%9Cno%E2%80%9D-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:07:07 +0000 slajoie 101730 at http://www.ifaw.org