Duizenden zwerfhonden in Sotsji afgemaakt

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Wed, 02/05/2014
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SOTSJI - Duizenden zwerfhonden in Sotsji worden door de lokale autoriteiten van straat gehaald en afgemaakt. Dat antwoord kreeg het IFAW deze week van officials in Rusland, in een laatste poging de straten van Sotsji op een humane manier van zwerfhonden te ontdoen.

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Badger vaccination - a no-brainer

Wed, 02/05/2014
Dr. Brian May with the author, Jordi Casamitjana, right.

Dr. Brian May with the author, Jordi Casamitjana, right.Room O at Portcullis House, part of the House of Commons buildings, was packed today. We thought that arriving just a couple of minutes late due to a hold-up in security would not make much of a difference, but it did.

Ons Noodhulpteam keert terug naar de Filipijnen

Tue, 02/04/2014
Ons Noodhulpteam keert terug naar de Filipijnen

Het Noodhulpteam zette vijf dagen lang het werk in december voort: ze zorgden voor voedsel en medische zorg voor de dieren en hun eigenaren

De verwoestingen in de nadagen van tyfoon Haiyan waren overweldigend. Ons Noodhulpteam verleende hulp in Tacloban en omliggende dorpen.

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Finding a way to save koalas from bulldozers

Tue, 02/04/2014
Finding a way to save koalas from bulldozers

The iconic Australian koala.It’s a difficult fact to acknowledge, but koalas - one of the nations and the world's most beloved and iconic animals - are in crisis.

Unfortunately, the truth is that we cannot blame anyone but ourselves, as it is our endless quest to cut down trees to build houses that is the main cause of their decline.

No mistaking the realities of life for Canadian northern dogs

Tue, 02/04/2014
No mistaking the realities of life for Canadian northern dogs

A made-for-the-north breed making -30 look balmy! It was absolutely freezing. c. IFAW/J. HannahI check the weather up north every day to see what the temperatures are like.  How cold is it during day, what is it like at night.

While Tacloban rebuilds, team returns to regional Emergency Relief Network planning

Tue, 02/04/2014
While Tacloban rebuilds, team returns to regional Emergency Relief Network plann

Continuing the work this past December, the IFAW team worked for five days in Samar, providing medical care and food for the animals, along with human relief goods.The devastation in the days after Typhoon Haiyan was overwhelming as our IFAW disaster response team completed an assessment in Tacloban an

What dynamics move the Amboseli elephant herds?

Tue, 02/04/2014
What dynamics move the Amboseli elephant herds?

Why do elephants “hang out” the way they do? c. IFAW/ATE - V. FishlockAmboseli is fresh, green and vibrant in the New Year, and the elephants are travelling together in big groups, creating a spectacular sight for visitors…and some serious work for elephant researchers.

Sochi Olympic dog cull shame

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Tue, 02/04/2014
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Sochi Olympic dog cull shame

IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics.

IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a humane and sustainable plan for managing the community’s roaming dog population. 

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Yarmouth Port, MA
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Slideshow: Indian forest journey sees rescue of bullet-riddled elephant

Tue, 02/04/2014
A journey into the forest to rescue a bullet-riddled elephant

IFAW-WTI Bear Rescue Centre veterinarian Dr. Jahan Ahmed filed this report about the rescue of a wounded elephant in Pakke Tiger Reserve in India. –SS

Campaigner Brian May launches the Badger and Cattle Vaccination Initiative (BACVI). With partner groups, they will kick-start a fund and appeal for sponsors.

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Tue, 02/04/2014
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Campaigner Brian May launches the Badger and Cattle Vaccination Initiative (BACV

Forefront in the fight against the Government’s badger cull policy, Queen guitarist Brian May joins with cosmetics company Lush and leading animal welfare organisations including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and Save Me, to launch a new initiative, BACVI (Badger and Cattle Vaccination Initiative), a nationwide appeal to promote and support vaccination of badgers and cattle as a tool in the fight against bovine TB.

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London, UK
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