Success for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) can only come one animal at a time

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Fri, 10/12/2012
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In a bid to reintroduce the protection of biodiversity to the ongoing CBD conference the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) hosted a showcase on ‘wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and welfare as an essential wildlife conservation tool’. Chairing the session, Dr MK Ranjitsinh, Chairman of WTI stressed, “Welfare is the bedrock of conservation.

Press Location: 
Hyderabad, India
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel –( IFAW EU Brussels)
Sheren Shrestha ( WTI Hyderabad)
Contact phone: 
+32 (0)473 86 34 61
(0120) 4143900

EU Parliament takes strong stand against Japanese whaling in trade talks

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Fri, 10/12/2012
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EU Parliament takes strong stand against Japanese whaling in trade talks

European Parliamentarians have taken a strong stand against whaling in the context of EU – Japan trade negotiations. The adopted amendments  tabled by MEP David Martin (S&D) note the serious divergences between the EU and Japan on issues related to the management of fisheries and whaling, notably Japan’s whaling under the guise of science.  Another amendment calls for, amongst other things, an “end to this so-called scientific whaling and support (for) the designation of substantial regions of ocean and seas as sanctuaries.”

Press Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel – IFAW EU (Brussels)
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+32 (0)473 86 34 61
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EU Parliament takes strong stand against Japanese whaling in trade talks

Publication Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2012
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European Parliamentarians have taken a strong stand against whaling in the context of EU – Japan trade negotiations. The adopted amendments  tabled by MEP David Martin (S&D) note the serious divergences between the EU and Japan on issues related to the management of fisheries and whaling, notably Japan’s whaling under the guise of science.  Another amendment calls for, amongst other things, an “end to this so-called scientific whaling and support (for) the designation of substantial regions of ocean and seas as sanctuaries.”

Press Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
Contact phone: 
+32 2 282 06 93
Contact mobile: 
+32 (0)473 86 34 61

In midst of WTO challenge, new study says trade ban on seal products is justified

Thu, 10/11/2012
A new veterinary report supports the EU decision to ban the importat

A new veterinary report supports the European Union's decision to ban the importation of seal products.A study recently published in the journal Marine Policy confirms what the International Fund for Animal Welfare and others have been saying fo

On VN Day, be sure to thank your veterinary nurse!

Thu, 10/11/2012
On VN Day, be sure to thank your veterinary nurse!

On VN Day, be sure to thank your veterinary nurse!It may be a yearly check-up, or perhaps your pet needs urgent attention.

Whatever the reason for visiting your vet, be sure to also thank your veterinary nurse!

Swimming with tigers? Roaring success? No. A roaring shame.

Thu, 10/11/2012
Swimming with tigers? Roaring success? No. A roaring shame.

It’s heartbreaking but true.

Unterwegs mit der IFAW-Tigerschutz- Patrouille im Fernen Osten Russlands

Wed, 10/10/2012
Unterwegs mit der IFAW-Tigerschutz- Patrouille im Fernen Osten Russlands

Unterwegs mit der IFAW-Tigerschutz- Patrouille im Fernen Osten RusslandsDie Reifen des Geländewagens pflügen sich durch den Schotter des Flussbettes. Wasserfontänen spritzen hoch, die Ufer sind gesäumt von üppigem Grün. Schaukelnd arbeitet sich der Wagen durch das Gelände.

Three Northern Dogs with lots to be thankful for

Mon, 10/08/2012
Three Northern Dogs with lots to be thankful For

Benny.My Thanksgiving table is going to be full this year - especially underneath it.

Vying for fallen bits of dinner will be my own four dogs, and three very thankful dogs from up North.

Two of these are eight-week-old pups who were left over from a litter of four.  These two girls came to IFAW’s attention when a community contact called to ask for help.