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Africa is a thirsty continent and scarce water resources make it one of our most important commodities – and Read more »
Today is my favourite day of the year. Today we celebrated our annual International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Action Read more »
By now, most of us have heard the news coming out of Zanesville, Ohio, where the owner of an animal preserve set free Read more »
I usually start writing my blog posts quite early on, as I’m not one to leave things to the last minute. However, I Read more »
UPDATE: 10.24.11 Our colleagues in northeast India are still working tirelessly to reunite an orphaned tiger cub with its Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare was recently invited to a stakeholder meeting in Namibia, organized by the Read more »
As human population grows, pressure has been mounting on areas that are ‘unoccupied’; some of which are wildlife Read more »
Each year thousands of swimmers take to our beaches, with this number increasing every year as population and tourism Read more »
The water is so clear it’s like looking through air, colourful coral reefs are so vivid you need sunglasses and Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
As the International Court of Justice hearing of Australia’s case against Japanese whaling in the Antarctic drew to a close today (Tuesday), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) hopes it will bring an end to so-called scientific wha Read more »
Space for elephants to roam free and safe at Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, grew by nearly 16,000 acres today, with the signing of a lease agreement between the local Maasai community and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – Read more »
Operation WENDI saw INTERPOL and IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) team up to target criminal organizations behind the illegal trafficking of ivory in West and Central African countries including the Central African Re Read more »
Unwanted whale meat arrived back in Iceland overnight after ports and cargo companies refused to play a part in its shameful passage to Japan. As the cargo vessel Pioneer Bay approached Reykjavik harbour it was joined by two whale watching vessels wi Read more »
Yesterday’s seizure by the Czech Republic of 24 White rhino horns and the arrest of 16 suspects in connection with wildlife trafficking, is the European Union’s largest yet and ample proof that proposals by South Africa to begin a legal t Read more »
STATEMENT From: Jeff Flocken, IFAW North America Director Congratulations to Etsy for stepping up to the plate in prohibiting the sale of ivory and all other products made from endangered species.  By reconsidering its wildlife policies, Etsy jo Read more »
A recent evaluation of an advertising campaign by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to reduce ivory demand in China shows that the campaign is paying dividends with 68% of the respondents said that they would definitely not buy ivory i Read more »
Today’s seizure of a reported 1,120 ivory tusks in Hong Kong brings to over three tons the amount of illegal elephant ivory, known to have been seized by Chinese authorities since January. This morning’s seizure was the second in one mont Read more »
In a rare glimmer of good news in the ongoing battle to save elephants and rhinos from organised crime one of West Africa's major kingpins has been arrested said Togo's environment minister. According to media reports the trafficker, Emile N Read more »
Africa is a thirsty continent and scarce water resources make it one of our most important commodities – and Read more »
Today is my favourite day of the year. Today we celebrated our annual International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Action Read more »
By now, most of us have heard the news coming out of Zanesville, Ohio, where the owner of an animal preserve set free Read more »
I usually start writing my blog posts quite early on, as I’m not one to leave things to the last minute. However, I Read more »
UPDATE: 10.24.11 Our colleagues in northeast India are still working tirelessly to reunite an orphaned tiger cub with its Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare was recently invited to a stakeholder meeting in Namibia, organized by the Read more »
As human population grows, pressure has been mounting on areas that are ‘unoccupied’; some of which are wildlife Read more »
Each year thousands of swimmers take to our beaches, with this number increasing every year as population and tourism Read more »
The water is so clear it’s like looking through air, colourful coral reefs are so vivid you need sunglasses and Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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