LINKS

This is a new page as of May 2009. We are gradually adding links to quality websites which are not wildlife rescue sites, but which share a commitment to the conservation and protection of wildlife. 

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International Fund for Animal Welfare

The founders of IFAW embraced the understanding that the fate and future of all animals on Earth-are inextricably linked to our own. IFAW begins its fourth decade of operation with more than 200 experienced campaigners, legal and political experts, and internationally acclaimed scientists working from offices in 15 countries around the world.

With 1.2 million supporters worldwide it is possible for IFAW to engage communities, government leaders, and like-minded organizations around the world and achieve lasting solutions to pressing animal welfare and conservation challenges - solutions that benefit both animals and people.

Wildlife Protection Society of Australia

The Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia is an all volunteer registered, non-for-profit conservation organisation holding tax exemption status with the Australian Tax Office.  The Society was formed in Sydney in May 1909 and is totally committed to the preservation and protection of Australia’s unique native fauna and flora in all its forms through national environmental education programs, community involvement, political lobbying and advocacy, as well as practical hands-on wildlife conservation projects.  Our Society is very proud to be celebrating a Centenary of wildlife conservation throughout 2009 with a series of special events.

Australian Wildlife Conservancy

AWC acquires land, and works with other landholders, to establish sanctuaries for the conservation of threatened wildlife and ecosystems. AWC now owns 20 sanctuaries covering 2.5 million ha (6.2 million acres) in places such as north Queensland, the Kimberley, western New South Wales, Northern Territory and the forests of south western Australia.

Wildlife Friendly Fencing

The wildlife friendly fencing project is raising awareness of the impact of barbed wire and netting on Australian wildlife, especially bats, birds and gliders, and developing guidelines for good practice.  Each year thousands of these animals face a cruel death or permanent injuries from entanglement. Many of the survivors are euthanased as they are unreleasable. Barbed wire is both an animal welfare and conservation issue, as it is now being recognised as a threatening process in the draft / recovery plans for a number of species.

NSW Wildlife Council

The NSW Wildlife Council (NWC) is the State’s peak body representing over 4,000 wildlife rescuers throughout NSW.   Our goal is to improve the outcomes for Australian wildlife, especially those that are sick, injured or orphaned

Wildlife Warriors

Wildlife Warriors Worldwide Ltd was established in 2002, initially by Steve and Terri Irwin, as a way to include and involve other caring people to support the protection of injured, threatened or endangered wildlife – from the individual animal to an entire species.Terri remains involved as our patron and significant supporter and advisor, but the charity now operates independently.

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

With more than 40 years experience at an international level, and more than 25 years of operation in Australia, WWF is the world's largest and most influential conservation organisation. We have close to five million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries.

In Australia, WWF works to conserve the nation's biodiversity, providing practical solutions to our greatest environmental threats. Our teams work on the ground with local communities, and in partnership with government and industry, advocating change and effective conservation policy.

Humane Society International

Our international efforts encompass relationships with the United Nations and work with various treaty and international agreements, including the World Trade Organization and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, affecting animals and their habitats. HSI works with national and jurisdictional governments, conservation NGOs, humane organizations, and individual animal protectionists to find practical, culturally sensitive, and long-term solutions to common environmental and animal problems.

Queensland Wildlife Rehabilitation Council

The Queensland Wildlife Rehabilitation Council is the peak representative body for wildlife rehabilitation in Queensland and provides a collective voice for members.

Wildlife Preservation Society of Qld

WPSQ is the oldest established wildlife-focused conservation group in the State of Queensland. Founded in 1962 by Judith Wright, Brian Clouston, David Fleay and Kathleen MacArthur, the Society is a community-based, non-profit organisation consisting of 24 branches throughout the State, committed to an ecologically sustainable future for people and wildlife.

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council Wildlife International was developed to serve as a centralized information resource, and to connect international rehabilitators for the purposes of networking and information sharing. It was also designed to link members of the public who have found an injured or orphaned wild animal with an experienced, authorized rehabilitator.
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Assn (USA)
The National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA) is dedicated to improving and promoting the profession of wildlife rehabilitation and its contributions to preserving natural ecosystems.

         (updated May 2009)

 

     

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