In South Africa, plying science to do the right and ethical thing by elephants

Wed, 06/13/2012
The landing page of the Digital Elephant Magazine produced by IFAW’s South Afric

“Ethics is about knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do” – Potter Stewart

IFAW research vessel to study endangered whales in U.S. waters

Publication Date: 
Tue, 06/12/2012
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IFAW’s, (the International Fund for Animal Welfare, www.ifaw.org) research vessel, The Song of the Whale is contributing to one of the most comprehensive whale studies in the world - conducting critical research to help save whales from collisions with ships and entanglement in fishing gear.

Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Kerry Branon (IFAW HQ)
Contact phone: 
508-744-2068
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Eben noch im Büro – und am Abend in den Tagesthemen!

Mon, 06/11/2012
Eben noch im Büro – und am Abend in den Tagesthemen!

Eigentlich neigte sich mein Arbeitstag bereits dem Ende entgegen. Doch dann ein Telefonanruf: Ein NDR-Fernsehteam kündigte sich an, um mit mir noch ein Interview für die ARD-Tagesthemen desselben Abends zu drehen. Thema: illegaler Elfenbeinhandel in China und die zunehmende Elefantenwilderei in Afrika.

Future of whale conservation body in jeopardy

Publication Date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012
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At a time when whales face more threats than ever before, the conservation body set up to protect them is also in troubled waters.

In just a few weeks’ time, the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is due to take place in Panama City, Panama (2-6 July, 2012). However, unless anti-whaling member countries ensure they attend the meeting and speak out for whales, there is a real danger that this year’s meeting will be sabotaged by Japan and the rest of the pro-whaling bloc.

Press Location: 
London
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
Contact phone: 
+ 0207 587 6708
Contact mobile: 
+ 07917 507717
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Criminelen bestrijden die van de illegale ivoorhandel willen profiteren

Mon, 06/04/2012
Ivoren beeldjes en snuisterijen op een illegale markt

Ivoren beeldjes en snuisterijen op een illegale marktNa de ivooroorlog van de jaren tachtig, die de Afrikaanse olifantenpopulatie in krap tien jaar tijd meer dan halveerde, zien we nu een nieuwe opleving van stropersactiviteiten en is de situatie bloediger dan ooit.