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There had already been highly vocal complaints asserting some IWC member countries who wished to attend the meeting had not Read more »
With our global scope and expertise, IFAW has been able to make humane advancements and shift attitudes on a tremendous Read more »
There was much talk about quorates, banker’s drafts, voting rights, EU consensus and a variety of IWC technicalities, Read more »
For much of today, there hasn't been anything to see. But behind closed doors at the end of a hallway in the Hotel de Read more »
Jewels such as Liwonde have the potential to contribute enormously to Malawi’s economy and reputation as one of Read more »
On the heels of the grizzly bear airlift in British Columbia, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's (IFAW) Read more »
After the first working day, the weather turned bad, and continued with the fog and wind for a week. However, we had lots Read more »
UDPATE: 8.9.11 - On July 23-24, 2011, Six confiscated orphan Grauer's gorillas, aged 5-8 years old, were moved from a Read more »
On 26 July 2011, several news outlets reported that Victor Gordon, a Philadelphia African art-store owner, was arrested by Read more »
In the video above, IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes offers some thoughts from the floor of the CITES CoP 16 meeting in Bangkok, Watch Video »
Last week I shared a video overview from the first seal ban hearing at World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Watch Video »
In this video International Fund for Animal Welfare Director for International Agreements, Peter Pueschel Watch Video »
Warning: video contains graphic images of sealing activity. The first set of hearings on the WTO challenge concerning the Watch Video »
In this brief video, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's North America Regional Director, Jeff Flocken, takes Watch Video »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Peter Pueschel gives us an update from the floor of CITES CoP 16. Watch Video »
Jason Bell, IFAW Director Southern Africa and Director – Elephant Program, introduces IFAW’s new interactive Watch Video »
Last week I represented the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Watch Video »
  I just returned from our office in Dubai, whose mission is to reinforce the importance of protecting animals and to Watch Video »
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) said the new regulations sent a clear message to the hunting fraternity that it is time to clean up the industry. While hunting of captive bred predators per se has not been al Read more »
Last weekend two cubs were found by a logger and a truck driver on the roads of the Chuguyewski district in the Primorye region. The young tigers were so exhausted from hunger and frost that they did not flee from the men. “These tigers Read more »
The elephants—which were hand-raised at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)—were transported 450 kilometers from India’s Kaziranga National Park to Manas National Park. In Manas the elephants will Read more »
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) said the announcement today by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, that his department would commit an initial R5-million to an elephant research projec Read more »
In response to this disaster, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) and CARE (Center for Animal Rescue and Education) have mobilized a team to rescue domestic animals that were left homeless and abandoned and to provide basic Read more »
In making the announcement, South Africa’s Minister of Environment and Tourism, Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, said that his department would commit an initial five million rand ($675,000 or 514,000 Euros) to explore science-based options for the Read more »
Even the death of thousands of newborn pups in the Gulf of Saint-Laurent due to global warming has not prompted the Canadian authorities to cancel the hunt as recommended by the experts. In this particular respect, Canada's attitude can be qualifi Read more »
China's 1993 ban on domestic trade of tiger bones has been essential in contributing to preventing the extinction of wild tigers by curbing demand in what historically has been the world’s largest consumer market for tiger parts and products Read more »
New U.S. poll results on attitudes toward whaling show the vast majority of the American public opposes commercial whaling and supports greater protection for whales, while polling data from Japan shows that a sizeable majority of the Japanese pub Read more »
A practical guide to understanding the risks and prevention of rabies in people and dogs. Read more »
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
A report on grey seals in the Atlantic and the issue of whether to cull. Read more »
Inclusion of oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, in Appendix II with the following annotation: The entry into Read more »
There had already been highly vocal complaints asserting some IWC member countries who wished to attend the meeting had not Read more »
With our global scope and expertise, IFAW has been able to make humane advancements and shift attitudes on a tremendous Read more »
There was much talk about quorates, banker’s drafts, voting rights, EU consensus and a variety of IWC technicalities, Read more »
For much of today, there hasn't been anything to see. But behind closed doors at the end of a hallway in the Hotel de Read more »
Jewels such as Liwonde have the potential to contribute enormously to Malawi’s economy and reputation as one of Read more »
On the heels of the grizzly bear airlift in British Columbia, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's (IFAW) Read more »
After the first working day, the weather turned bad, and continued with the fog and wind for a week. However, we had lots Read more »
UDPATE: 8.9.11 - On July 23-24, 2011, Six confiscated orphan Grauer's gorillas, aged 5-8 years old, were moved from a Read more »
On 26 July 2011, several news outlets reported that Victor Gordon, a Philadelphia African art-store owner, was arrested by Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

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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