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As Discovery Channel celebrates Shark Week and runs a variety of programs looking at the world of sharks and how to Read more »
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famed black-maned African lion from Zimbabwe’s Hwange Read more »
Recently, I visited Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters to hand over more equipment to KWS under our tenBoma Read more »
The mobile response team of IFAW-WTI’s Wildlife Rescue Center responded to an adult female elephant in distress on the Read more »
A year ago today, a trophy hunter from the US shot an arrow from a high-caliber crossbow into Cecil the lion, a charismatic Read more »
Next week, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will commence another summer of beluga whale research as part of Read more »
BornToBeFree Trailer 3'05 from Dasha Domukhovskaya on Vimeo. Last week, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta announced that Read more »
Bear, a one-year-old Border Collie/Koolie cross with strikingly intent light blue eyes, was bred in a puppy farm and rescued Read more »
I have been lucky enough to see wild white rhinos in the bush of Kruger National Park, where I was awestruck by their Read more »
Watch Pelusa’s amazing transformation back to health after tragedgy left her thin and sickly. Pelusa’s story Watch Video »
The war in Eastern Ukraine continues to dominate news headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons. Cease-fires are Watch Video »
“There is an elephant. I want to play with the elephant”, a little boy excitedly announced while dragging his Watch Video »
Two hog deer that strayed into fringe villages were rescued by locals in back-to-back days and released back to the wild in Watch Video »
I am often asked by friends who do not work so directly with non-profit or cause-related organizations how they can help Watch Video »
Watch how the tigress dashes out of her crate and lets out a big roar. The dawn of Valentines Day heralded freedom for a Watch Video »
This 6th of January was such a perfect day, and I feel very fortunate to share this experience with you! IFAW and its Watch Video »
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Several days ago almost at the same time we received updates about two female Amur tigers Zolushka and Ilona. I continue to Watch Video »
The European Commission has confirmed that it will develop a wildlife trafficking action plan to join the global fight against the rampant and destructive trade in products like ivory, rhino horn, pangolin scales and tiger parts. “It is about t Read more »
Emirates, the world’s biggest international airline, have banned the transportation of hunting trophies on all its services effective Friday 15th May 2015. IFAW confirmed with Emirates SkyCargo today that the ban affects the transportation of t Read more »
Tweet it: @Slash releases new song “Beneath The Savage Sun” (HERE) to benefit @action4IFAW. SLASH--the iconic American rock guitarist, songwriter and film producer—today (May 7) announced the release of the song and video “B Read more »
Hunters are given a fox-like makeover in a controversial new advertising campaign launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) today to highlight illegal fox hunting. ‘The Sly Ones’ campaign, featuring photographs of model Read more »
The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal res Read more »
Minke whaling season is expected to start shortly in Iceland with whaling boats already on the move. Before any whales are harpooned in Icelandic waters this year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is urging the Icelandic government to Read more »
African Heads of State, government representatives and conservation experts have gathered in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo this week for the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa. With 22 countries represented a Read more »
In the wake of the over 3 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand, The International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW continues to reiterate the importance of inter-agency collaboration amongst wildlife law enforcement, the judiciary and, customs officials. Read more »
As Report Finds Hundreds of Wildlife Specimens, Valued at Millions of Dollars, Are Posted Each Month, Craigslist Takes First Step in Altering Policy Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Conservation S Read more »
by rbartlett
IFAW fully supports the assertion in the proposal by Benin et al. that it is the fundamental responsibility of the Conference Read more »
by rbartlett
Parties are required to consider information provided by a Panel of Experts when making decisions about the placement of ele Read more »
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The overuse of the secret ballot voting procedure has the potential to erode transparency and undermine multilateral decisi Read more »
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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 »
by rbartlett
Official government of Japan statistics, Japanese press clippings, and public opinion polling in Japan show conclusively that Read more »
by rbartlett
Discussions are underway at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over whether or not the EU ban on commercial seal products is Read more »
by adintino
IFAW approaches helping communities care for their dogs and cats by working with community leaders and local partners to ensu Read more »
by rbartlett
World of Animals Issue 14 Read more »
by adintino
Timeline of  IFAW major victories from 1969 - present Read more »
“Oh, but I know this dog! Of course I know this dog!” exclaims Cora Bailey, director of Community Led Animal Read more »
Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), in partnership with the Humane Society of the United States/Humane Read more »
The Kitenden Corridor Conservation Association (KCCA) recently issued membership cards to the more than 1,400 landowners Read more »
Over the last 10 days the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has once again teamed up with our colleagues from Read more »
Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during Read more »
As elephants are moved from one of Malawi's most important national treasures, Liwonde National Park, to restock other Read more »
by jhart@ifaw.org
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an Read more »
An urgent appeal was recently made in Montreux by governmental representatives of the 29 member states of the African Read more »
by rbartlett
People throughout the world are demanding that CITES CoP17 protects all African elephants. This visual can be shared Read more »

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Michael Booth and Brant Backlund on nationalgeographic.com: How to Move a Two-Ton Elephant to Safety –  read more.

Philip Mansbridge, UK director  in The Guardian: “Trail hunting is being used as a ruse to allow illegal hunts to continue.”  –  read more.

Tania McCrea-Steele, Campaigns and Enforcement Manager for IFAW UK on theguardian.com:  “The ivory ban is working well on eBay sites”- read more.

Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Officer, Washington, DC office on PBS NewsHour Rundown: “The International Fund for Animal Welfare released a study last month that surveyed Craigslist sites for 28 cities.”- read more.

 

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