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Chestnut is a young dog found by my friend Kelly, who helps runs the The Snoopi Project in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The Read more »
Update: Royal visit a delight all around! Yesterday, we were lucky to have nice weather as the Duke and Duchess of Read more »
About a week after rescuing and releasing a single stranded dolphin, reports from a satellite tag show the animal is faring Read more »
They may not be as obvious – where dogs come to investigate, cats scarper – but cats are as much part of the Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare and our local partner, Coco´s Animal Welfare, participated in the annual Read more »
Two recent US federal agency decisions bring promise for improving the welfare of big cats in the US and restricting the Read more »
Wildlife trade is rampant in the Gulf Area, whether it be the trade of live exotic animals or that of products made from Read more »
This is the first in a series of reports from IFAW’s tenBoma team in Kenya If there is one thing I have learned from Read more »
Five bear cubs who arrived in January and February at the International Fund for Animal Welfare Orphan Bears Rescue Centre Read more »
It has been just over a week since I returned from Oklahoma, where the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Watch Video »
IFAW President & CEO Azzedine Downes discusses some of the challenges and opportunities we face in helping to protect Watch Video »
This week during a visit to Cozumel, Mexico, our team discovered a dog in desperate need of help. Covered in used motor oil Watch Video »
Watch the amazing video of Cinderella's release back into the wild, shot on location by IFAW staff working in Russia. I Watch Video »
In the video above, IFAW CEO & President Azzedine Downes speaks with INTERPOL at their headquarters in Lyon, France. Watch Video »
It is 8 am. The temperature is already near 40°C on this part of the planet, which has now been identified as a high- Watch Video »
This year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Australia celebrates 30 years of finding ways to help rescue and Watch Video »
WARNING: the video above may be disturbing to some viewers. This week’s video of the horrific attack of a small Watch Video »
In this brief video above you can hear the IFAW-WTI team member and in this instance also camera person, Bhaskar Choudhury Watch Video »
Conservationists have called for 14th September to be declared World Shark Day, as a landmark decision to better protect sharks goes into action today. It is estimated that up to 100-million sharks are killed each year for the voracious shark fin tra Read more »
As delegates from around the world converge on Portoroz, Slovenia for the opening of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Monday, pro and anti-whaling nations are set to clash over Japan’s ‘scientific whaling Read more »
A plan for a proposed Kitenden Conservancy within Kenya’s vast Amboseli ecosystem was unveiled today. Once operational the Conservancy will offer a three-pronged benefit to protect wildlife, for the local community through eco-friendly compatib Read more »
The earth’s largest land mammal is in crisis – on average, one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new article published in the American Bar Association’s Natural Resources & Environment journal explores the int Read more »
A unique conservation education partnership launched to great excitement at Liwonde National Park, Malawi today with hopes high the initiative will have a significant impact on improving school success rates in local communities who live daily with w Read more »
August 26th is World Dog Day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and dogs. Dogs have lived with humans for thousands of years as our companions, guardians of our homes, and assistants in our work and daily lives. Science is increasingly de Read more »
It is early August 2014, and so far this year not a single week has passed without law enforcers seizing a consignment of ivory “and those are the ones that are being reported,” says the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) today – World Elephant Day – published a new investigative report finding that the auction industry does not have the safeguards in place to protect elephants. Although many in Read more »
More than 300 kilograms of ivory have been seized in two separate incidents in Kenya and Thailand since Friday. Earlier today Thai customs officials paraded a Chinese woman and Vietnamese man at a press conference. The pair were arrested at Bangkok Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) seeks to ensure that internationa Read more »
by rbartlett
An efficient and impactful first step towards removing illegal wildlife products online is the adoption of a standardized, in Read more »
by rbartlett
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by rbartlett
World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare partner Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) received a call: There’s an Read more »
by jhart@ifaw.org
(Yarmouth Port, MA – June 13, 2016)  A new study published today confirms what conservationists like the Read more »
Music legend and wildlife advocate Mick Fleetwood has chosen the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) as the Read more »
Last week, I was at the Santa Fe farmers’ market at the launch of the Charter for Happiness, a document that spells Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare has worked in Bali for years, mostly with our partner, Bali Animal Welfare Read more »
by adintino
Seventeen percent of illegal ivory seized worldwide in the past seven years was confiscated at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta Read more »
Less than a couple months ago, I hosted an event at my home in the Hollywood Hills to raise awareness and funds for the Read more »
Whales, dolphins and our planet’s oceans face a wide variety of threats, more today than ever before in history. Read more »
The word ‘determined’ has new meaning for me since starting to work with IFAW partners around the world. Take 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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