Despite what many Australians might believe, elephant ivory and rhino horn is sold in Australia. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) recently released their “Under the Hammer” report, exposing how much ivory and rhino horn is being sold through auction rooms. The report identified that only 2.7 per cent of items inspected at Australian […]
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About Donalea Patman
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Entries by Donalea Patman
To take the next step in our journey and be eligible for funding opportunities it’s imperative that For the Love of Wildlife applies for DGR Status (deductible gift recipient). It does mean we’ll have more compliance and accounting responsibilities but we’re also looking into collaborating with international conservation groups in some exciting new projects. Membership […]
A private Australian zoo has imported lion cubs from a lion breeding facility that’s been under fire by conservationists and animal activists for more than a decade.
This is a significant blow to the canned hunting industry. South Africa’s defiance despite the global outrage, choosing to side with SAPA (South Africa Predator Breeders Association) in supporting the brutal industry of breeding predators for profit. South Africa’s Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom states in Blood Lions that it’s bad for brand South Africa. The […]
The Australian government will be asked to enact a total ban on the domestic trade of elephant ivory and rhino horn in a communiqué that will be hand delivered to Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg on Monday 26 September. Signed by over 50 conservation organisations from around the world, the ban would […]
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More than 135 cities will join the Global March for Elephant, Rhino and Lion on the opening day of Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) to demand these species are listed as Appendix 1 to offer the highest protection possible. The Melbourne event will start at 11am at Alexandra Gardens, walking down South Bank to […]
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Sacred Safari – May 2016 We made a conscious choice to work in the world differently, to take courageous leaps of faith and enter into the unknown and then find valid support for our efforts: this is why we chose to offer our first deep nature immersion journey. To share another perspective on entering the […]
Gathering at Federation Square we marched to City Square with the fabulous Tracy Bartram chanting “ban canned hunting” “Global March for Lions” and then gathered for speeches. We are very excited to have Jason Wood MP, Bruce Poon (Animal Justice Party), Laurie Levy (Coalition Against Duck Shooters), Dr Lynn Johnson (Breaking the Brand) and Donalea Patman […]