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This report and dramatic images were submitted from the International Fund for Animal Welfare - Wildlife Trust of India Read more »
I salute my country and its leadership for once again making me proud. If we can now persuade others to follow the Russian Read more »
The dust had barely settled a year ago when I first encountered several cynics who felt the International Fund for Animal Read more »
We can’t really be sure in this individual case. But, we can be fairly confident that sea level rise will affect Read more »
In his opening speech, Commissioner Juffa stressed the importance of collaboration and networking among relevant government Read more »
Well, it's not all bad news this week. In a rare public climb-down, Mr. Kristjan Loftsson, the plucky Icelandic Read more »
Seeing the cruelty and suffering of the raptors was the defining moment for me. I pledged to set up a rescue center to Read more »
It’s not the end of this crisis, at least not for the animals because we know that there are thousands more in there. Read more »
If California (and Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state) can help spread the idea that shark fin soup is not desirable, then Read more »
More than 500 South African school children attended Jungle Theatre Company performances. In the video above, the author Watch Video »
In the video above, IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes discusses why the opening of the Chikolongo Community Fish Farm is Watch Video »
In this three part series, we follow the International Fund for Animal Welfare's purpose built research vessel, the Watch Video »
Watch "Night of the Whale - part II" above, documenting research conducted in 2012 near Stellwagen Bank off Watch Video »
This companion film is an excellent introduction to the content, concepts and issues presented in the "Cats, Dogs, and Watch Video »
Animals do not own passports. They do not know which nation they belong to, and for them country borders are meaningless. A Watch Video »
Earlier this year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) team deployed to the Republic of Congo as part Watch Video »
On Wednesday, July 17th, we held a ceremony in one of the most spectacular places on earth, watched over by Mount Watch Video »
Watch the video above where IFAW staff were able to return pets affected by the flooding in Germany to their Watch Video »
IFAW and other groups successfully lobbied more than half of all MEPs to sign a Written Declaration calling for an end to the trade in seal products. A total of 368 MEPs signed the Written Declaration 38, which will now be forwarded to the Europea Read more »
Sakhalin-2 is a jointly owned project of Royal Dutch Shell (55%), Japan’s Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (25%) and the Mitsubishi Corporation (20%). Sakahlin-2 currently produces over 70,000 barrels a day of oil, and with planned expansions is expect Read more »
NGOs have now carried out a preliminary examination of the site. They found the pipeline work has caused environmental damage estimated at 2-billion Rubles (US$70-million). The width of digging for the 800 km (497 mile) long pipeline trench, set a Read more »
Botswana, Namibia and South Africa were granted permission by CITES in 2002 to sell 60 tonnes of ivory stockpiles, despite widespread opposition by many governments and NGOs. The sale is dependent on certain conditions being met, including the eff Read more »
The announcement was made by Iceland’s Ministry of Fisheries, which said permits had been granted for the commercial hunting of 30 minke whales and nine endangered fin whales. While Iceland has not officially hunted whales commercial over th Read more »
Over the past five years, more than 1.25 million seals have been hunted in Canada’s annual commercial hunt – making it the largest marine mammal hunt in the world. Recently, in opposition to the hunt, the European community has taken s Read more »
The whalers are on the hunt for a fin whale, one of nine the government has issued hunting permits for. Fin whales are endangered under IUCN guidelines and second only to the blue whale in terms of size -- growing to average lengths of 18-22m and Read more »
The whale is expected to be brought ashore early Tuesday afternoon, and will be the second fin whale hunted commercially by whalers since the Minister of Fisheries, Einar K. Gudfinnsson, issued hunting permits last week for nine endangered fin whales Read more »
IFAW and the National Zoo met in Pretoria last week and agreed to collaborate on all levels to return the gorillas to the Cameroon. A working date of 7 December 2006 has been set. The decision ends months of speculation regarding the possibility of Read more »
Scientific whaling has been used to keep the whaling industry in business through a period when commercial whaling is banne Read more »
Cape Cod is one of only a few places in the world where multiple whales and dolphins frequently beach themselves. These mass Read more »
Popularization of Alternatives to Dolphin Oil Among Fishermen for the Conservation of the Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista Read more »
Each year in Canada, tens of thousands of baby harp seals are killed for their pelts. Read more »
This infographic details problems with the global problem of illegal ivory trafficking. Read more »
This report and dramatic images were submitted from the International Fund for Animal Welfare - Wildlife Trust of India Read more »
I salute my country and its leadership for once again making me proud. If we can now persuade others to follow the Russian Read more »
The dust had barely settled a year ago when I first encountered several cynics who felt the International Fund for Animal Read more »
We can’t really be sure in this individual case. But, we can be fairly confident that sea level rise will affect Read more »
In his opening speech, Commissioner Juffa stressed the importance of collaboration and networking among relevant government Read more »
Well, it's not all bad news this week. In a rare public climb-down, Mr. Kristjan Loftsson, the plucky Icelandic Read more »
Seeing the cruelty and suffering of the raptors was the defining moment for me. I pledged to set up a rescue center to Read more »
It’s not the end of this crisis, at least not for the animals because we know that there are thousands more in there. Read more »
If California (and Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state) can help spread the idea that shark fin soup is not desirable, then 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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