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The International Fund for Animal Welfare was delighted to take part in a brand new UK festival celebrating all things whale Read more »
A consumer education and awareness campaign to stop ecologically destructive wildlife trafficking was launched in Trinidad Read more »
This week the team onboard R/V Song of the Whale begin a project to survey the Dogger Bank, North Sea, for cetaceans, Read more »
I just arrived in Bergen, a very nice, historic Hanseatic city in Norway. Unfortunately at this time of the year daylight Read more »
Satellite follows movements of rescued dolphin on Cape Cod Overview: Based on historical and anecdotal data, it has been a Read more »
The Swiss Animal Protection Society, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, held a wildlife conference in Zurich last Read more »
Six days in and we have completed two of our smaller survey blocks, the first close to the Hornsea wind farm and the second Read more »
As we begin the long track from the west side of the large Dogger Bank survey block, seals dominate the morning’s Read more »
As we enter the mouth of the River Orwell bound for Song of the Whale’s berth back in Ipswich, here in the U.K., the Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
eBay’s decision was announced just hours before the release of IFAW’s latest investigative report showing Internet trade in wildlife poses a significant and immediate threat to the survival of elephants and many other endangered specie Read more »
Both China and Japan have been approved as trading partners for this ivory and are known to be among the world’s largest illegal ivory markets. The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) Elephants Program D Read more »
Yesterday, in a mercy mission to Dyer Island, officials rescued an initial 35 chicks and more will likely be collected from the island in the coming days. Dyer Island, situated about eight kilometres offshore from Gansbaai in the Western Cape, i Read more »
The three former sales totaled an estimated 60 tons (55 tonnes) of ivory. According to media reports, approximately USD $7MIL was yielded as a result by these three countries combined. This is merely a fraction of what such amounts of raw ivory w Read more »
The birds were seized by the local road police. The Gyrfalcons had been transported in a lorry of the local construction workers, the birds were then wrapped with fabric bandages with non-transparent caps on their heads – a typical “sm Read more »
Sacred Ocean is a campaign by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org )  At the heart of the campaign is an iconic 3,4-metre high sculpture named Sacred Ocean by renowned cetacean artist and conservationist Noel Read more »
The chicks were among 62 saved from certain death in October by the “Chick Bolstering Project” of the South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) which rescues and hand rears African penguin chicks abandone Read more »
Tutu launched Sacred Ocean - Global Voices Against the Cruelty of Whaling in Cape Town with a speech that made an analogy that compared rape and murder, with the killing of whales. "Are we surprised that we have lost a sense of the worth of human l Read more »
“The floods have been an overwhelming disaster for the people of Fiji. IFAW is pleased to be invited to work along side humanitarian relief efforts to save animals and minimize suffering in this time of crisis,” sa Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare was delighted to take part in a brand new UK festival celebrating all things whale Read more »
A consumer education and awareness campaign to stop ecologically destructive wildlife trafficking was launched in Trinidad Read more »
This week the team onboard R/V Song of the Whale begin a project to survey the Dogger Bank, North Sea, for cetaceans, Read more »
I just arrived in Bergen, a very nice, historic Hanseatic city in Norway. Unfortunately at this time of the year daylight Read more »
Satellite follows movements of rescued dolphin on Cape Cod Overview: Based on historical and anecdotal data, it has been a Read more »
The Swiss Animal Protection Society, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, held a wildlife conference in Zurich last Read more »
Six days in and we have completed two of our smaller survey blocks, the first close to the Hornsea wind farm and the second Read more »
As we begin the long track from the west side of the large Dogger Bank survey block, seals dominate the morning’s Read more »
As we enter the mouth of the River Orwell bound for Song of the Whale’s berth back in Ipswich, here in the U.K., 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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