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I can only describe Day Two of my participation in the collaring of elephants for satellite tracking as transformative. I Read more »
This is the one truly pristine ecosystem sufficient to accommodate significant herds of elephants and other large mammals. Read more »
This post was filed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare program communications officer Michael Booth who received Read more »
The baby Asian elephant born at the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s project site in Pu’er, Yunnan Read more »
It gave me hope thinking that if these young learners continue to strive for excellence as they clearly had done in Read more »
The ban is a great news not only for bears but for us as humans. Russian officials managed to overcome so called centuries Read more »
Everyone knows by now that climate change is going to be the leading driver of species decline and extinction in the next Read more »
That night, we convene at a lodge within Tsavo. Taking a break from answering e-mails, I go for tea. I return to the room, Read more »
Yesterday’s news of 30 elephants that were killed for their tusks in Chad over the past week is a grim reminder of the Read more »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action Watch Video »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane Watch Video »
Thanks to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporters, year after year we have been able to take media and Watch Video »
Together with the United Nations Development Program a small IFAW team embarked on an exciting new journey in Bosnia helping Watch Video »
True Blood actress Kristin Bauer van Straten joined IFAW to witness the destruction of US Fish and Wildlife’s ivory Watch Video »
We're back in Tacloban to continue our animal rescue operations. I'm now joined by two veterinarians and an Watch Video »
In the brief video above, Dr. Jane Goodall and Sir Iain Douglas-Hamilton ask the nations of the world to call for a global Watch Video »
After speaking with ministerial level representatives from around the world at the INTERPOL - UNEP International Watch Video »
In this brief and heart warming video, an International Fund for Animal Welfare Marine Mammal Rescue & Research team Watch Video »
The four young Western Lowland gorillas were illegally captured in Cameroon and sent to the Taiping Zoo in Malaysia in 2002 using forged documentation. Following their confiscation by the Government of Malaysia, the gorillas were transferred to th Read more »
This admission was made during closing remarks yesterday by Senior Counsel for the zoos, Dr John Griffiths, when Administrative Appeals Tribunal President the Honourable Justice Downes asked him to explain why the elephants (intended for importati Read more »
“It is a historic victory for endangered primates and marine mammals, for environmental groups and for the general public,” said Beatriz Bugeda, Director of IFAW Latin America. “This decision is critical to conservation policy in Read more »
Meeting in London this week the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), a regulatory body of the International Marine Organisation (IMO), approved a 1,500 kilometre long, 35 to 135 nautical miles wide length of coastline, a “Special Are Read more »
Sample whale mixes available at www.stopwhaling.org/community. Johanna Fateman of Le Tigre; Tom Dumont of No Doubt; Lisa Kekuala of The Bellrays; electronic music composer and producer BT; composer and producer Wayne Kramer (founding member of MC Read more »
“It is high time Namibia stopped culling Cape Fur seals,” said Jason Bell-Leask, IFAW Director Southern Africa. The Namibian Government justifies its annual seal hunt by claiming that the seal population poses a threat to the loca Read more »
“This is our fifth painted plane,” said Cape Air President Dan Wolf. “We love taking art off the walls and into the skies and having IFAW as a partner this time around along with Jürek’s artistry in his depiction of the Read more »
The team of scientists and volunteers from Iceland, UK and as far afield as Trinidad, has been using modern, non-invasive research techniques to gather important data on the many species of whales found in Icelandic waters. Sightings have included Read more »
After originally being exported illegally in 2001 from Africa to a zoo in Taiping, Malaysia, the four gorillas – now about seven years old - have spent the last two years at the National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria, South Africa. The Read more »
A committee of Subject Matter Experts (Appendix A) from Japan and the United States was convened May 2-3, 2011 to discuss ani Read more »
A status update on 15 species of disappearing wild cats & canids Read more »
This report updates and expands the Third Millennium Foundation’s (3MF) 2002 “Briefing on Japan’s ‘Vo Read more »
Tourism numbers, expenditures and economic benefits Read more »
Some 10,000 to 20,000 big cats are kept captive by private owners in the U.S. The exact number is a mystery because there are Read more »
IFAW is working with governments, customs officers and rangers to protect wildlife from poaching and illegal wildlife trade. Read more »
Extending a Lifeline - Elephants orphaned by conflict, penguins affected by climate change, dogs and cats stranded after disa Read more »
I can only describe Day Two of my participation in the collaring of elephants for satellite tracking as transformative. I Read more »
This is the one truly pristine ecosystem sufficient to accommodate significant herds of elephants and other large mammals. Read more »
This post was filed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare program communications officer Michael Booth who received Read more »
The baby Asian elephant born at the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s project site in Pu’er, Yunnan Read more »
It gave me hope thinking that if these young learners continue to strive for excellence as they clearly had done in Read more »
The ban is a great news not only for bears but for us as humans. Russian officials managed to overcome so called centuries Read more »
Everyone knows by now that climate change is going to be the leading driver of species decline and extinction in the next Read more »
That night, we convene at a lodge within Tsavo. Taking a break from answering e-mails, I go for tea. I return to the room, Read more »
Yesterday’s news of 30 elephants that were killed for their tusks in Chad over the past week is a grim reminder of the 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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