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International Fund for Animal Welfare teams on the road to rescue animals stricken by Hurricane Irene. Four days after Read more »
From where I sit in Cape Town as the Director of IFAW’s Southern Africa operations and as the Elephant Programme Read more »
UPDATE: 9.6.11 Hi all - There is an update on the situation by way of press release here. From the release: "The Read more »
The BBC has just reported that a volunteer IFAW hunt monitor filmed a fox being pursued by hounds on a railway track. Sadly Read more »
I applaud the decision by Hong Kong Ocean Park not to acquire Beluga whales from the wild. The Park’s decision is Read more »
Despite the incredible challenges surrounding relief efforts in Libya at the moment, International Fund for Animal Welfare Read more »
Elkana is a bit of an outsider in the family because she doesn’t have any living female relatives, and she lost her Read more »
The U.S. is a country with nearly 78.2 million dogs. Last year, we spent almost $50 billion on our beloved companions, yet Read more »
More often than not, we are left with only anecdotal evidence; stories and accounts which once combined, can still give us Read more »
I had the privilege of spending a week working with the Sarasota Dolphin Research Project in Sarasota, Florida last week. Watch Video »
When the rains came after the 2009 drought in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, the vegetation grew and the elephant Watch Video »
My fascination with elephants goes back as far as I can remember. To become a research associate studying Amboseli’s Watch Video »
It’s time for our cubs to abandon the little lair-homes that served as their shelters during the initial months of Watch Video »
In 2012, INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare teamed up to execute Operation WORTHY, an law enforcement Watch Video »
Elephants are a keystone species that play a vital role in maintaining the biodiversity in the areas where they range. Watch Video »
I’ve mentioned before how important it is to understand that elephants are individuals, as different from one another Watch Video »
It was good to see day three start off with continuing good discussions on the welfare of whales.  This included a Watch Video »
In this brief video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an overview of the week's work along with Watch Video »
In its survey carried out in February 2007, IFAW found that 94% of elephant ivory for sale on eBay sites was potentially illegal. The report also found that eBay policies varied from country to country and were often vague and not enforced.   Read more »
“Southern African countries’ ability to comply with CITES is not what they make it out to be,” says Jason Bell-Leask, IFAW’s Southern Africa Regional Director and advocate for good conservation management practices and non-c Read more »
Since 1994, Japan and Norway have regularly submitted proposals to CITES seeking to weaken protection for the great whales.  This year, Japan proposed a full review of the population status of all 13 great whale species by CITES, while Icelan Read more »
Interpol’s Ecomessage Award comes with a prize sponsored by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) valued at US$30,000. “By recognizing Cameroon and Hong Kong, Province of China as the 2007 award rec Read more »
The International Tiger Coalition, comprised of 35 organizations working to save wild tigers, assembled the world’s largest photo mosaic of a tiger in front of the World Forum Convention Center today with the message, “End Tiger Trade. Read more »
“CITES is a conservation convention designed to protect wildlife from the threat of trade, not a tool to promote trade,” says Peter Pueschel, Global Head of IFAW’s Wildlife Trade program. “We are heartened to see so many cou Read more »
Experts think these animals cannot be released. First of all, because there is no rehabilitation center for Amur tigers in the Russian Far East.“It was good we could timely start financing those orphaned tiger cubs. The last winter was a ver Read more »
The BC Government, IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) and NLWS have formed a unique alliance-supporting a grizzly bear rehabilitation pilot project to ensure that bear cubs like this one get a second chance. NLWS h Read more »
Reflecting on the Park’s troubled past and the rampant poaching that kept tourists away and almost wiped out its wildlife populations, Kenya’s Tourism and Wildlife Minister Morris Dzoro said, “Meru not only became a hotbed of conf Read more »
The IFAW research vessel Song of the Whale (SOTW) left the Azores at the beginning of May bound for the north-east coast of t Read more »
The IFAW research vessel Song of the Whale (SOTW) left Boston bound for Iceland at the beginning of July. The route skirted t Read more »
This report summarises research activities carried out by the Song of the Whale (SOTW) team in Iceland in August and Septembe Read more »
Cruise report for DTAG support and photogrammetry research conducted on humpback whales (Megaptera novaengliae) in and around Read more »
Cruise report for a survey of cetaceans in the Azores, Portugal, conducted from R/V Song of the Whale 5th April – 8th M Read more »
Final report for a survey for harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) of the Dogger Bank and southern North Sea conducted from Read more »
As domesticated animals, dogs and cats rely on us for the basic care that is essential for their health and well-being. At Read more »
Download our poster illustrating the requirements for adequate guardianship. Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare teams on the road to rescue animals stricken by Hurricane Irene. Four days after Read more »
From where I sit in Cape Town as the Director of IFAW’s Southern Africa operations and as the Elephant Programme Read more »
UPDATE: 9.6.11 Hi all - There is an update on the situation by way of press release here. From the release: "The Read more »
The BBC has just reported that a volunteer IFAW hunt monitor filmed a fox being pursued by hounds on a railway track. Sadly Read more »
I applaud the decision by Hong Kong Ocean Park not to acquire Beluga whales from the wild. The Park’s decision is Read more »
Despite the incredible challenges surrounding relief efforts in Libya at the moment, International Fund for Animal Welfare Read more »
Elkana is a bit of an outsider in the family because she doesn’t have any living female relatives, and she lost her Read more »
The U.S. is a country with nearly 78.2 million dogs. Last year, we spent almost $50 billion on our beloved companions, yet Read more »
More often than not, we are left with only anecdotal evidence; stories and accounts which once combined, can still give us Read more »

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More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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