Your donations in ACTION in February 2020

Bela Bela

South Africa We resumed our work in South Africa’s poverty-stricken Hillview township, in Cape Town. For three months, the army wouldn’t let us go there because it was too dangerous. In February, they allowed us to go in with armed guards and a police escort. Within an hour, we had filled two rescue vans with […]

NFA NEWS: Your donations in ACTION in January 2020

NFA NEWS: Your donations in ACTION in January 2020 1

2020 started with a massive catastrophe for animals. 2020 started with a massive catastrophe for animals. Australian bushfires have claimed the lives of an astounding one-billion or more animals, a disaster so huge that every bit of help possible is needed. Faced with overwhelming need, NFA focused on flying-foxes. These creatures birth together once a […]

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE SMUGGLING RING BUSTED

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE SMUGGLING RING BUSTED 2

Wildlife trafficking is believed to be the third most valuable illicit trade in the world, after drugs and weapons, and continues to grow considerably. This outrageous trade continues to rage, while leaders fail to take appropriate steps to deal with it. In the most recent case, a reptile smuggling ring was uncovered in Melbourne, Australia, […]

The beauty of Animal Rescue

The beauty of Animal Rescue 3

Joy, tenacity and indomitable spirit! These are some of the characteristics that Network for Animals staff members encounter in the thousands of dogs that the organisation helps every day in Cuba, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Philippines, Serbia, South Africa and Uruguay. Now, Australian photographer, Alex Cearns, has captured the unique spirit of injured rescue dogs in […]

Australia seeks to stop the trade in donkeys before it starts

Australia seeks to stop the trade in donkeys before it starts 4

Australian senators Lee Rhiannon and Derryn Hinch have spoken out against their government’s plans to allow a live export trade in donkeys and horses. On Monday 26 June, the senators introduced the Export Control Amendment Bill to the Australian Senate. If it is passed, the amendment will prohibit the live export of horses and donkeys […]