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Thanks to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporters, year after year we have been able to take media and Read more »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane Read more »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action Read more »
Cooperation is imperative to tackle big global problems. I was reminded of this while at the International Network for Read more »
In this short video above, International Fund for Animal Welfare CEO Azzedine Downes speaks to gathered press, VIPs and Read more »
Iraq published the CITES convention in its official governmental magazine and soon they will become Party to CITES, the Read more »
Today, we are celebrating the World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel finding that the EU seal trade regulation, which prevents Read more »
After over a year of deliberations, it is expected that the final ruling of the World Trade Organization panel on the EU Read more »
In my first weeks in the exciting new role of Native Wildlife Campaigner for IFAW in Australia, I had the pleasure of 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 2007 International Whaling Commission meetings commence in Alaska, the advice by the Sydney Legal Panel clearly outlines legal channels the Australian Government can take to stop the Government of Japan from whaling, under any guise, in the So Read more »
Today’s report, dubbed the London Report on Illegal Whaling, comes as the Government of Japan prepares to launch its whaling fleet into international waters later this week.  Its dramatic findings add to a growing body of legal opinion Read more »
“This program will save hundreds of thousands of lives—both dogs and humans,” said Kate Atema, IFAW Director of Companion Animals Programs. IFAW is supporting the initiative which is being led by the World Society for the Protection Read more »
A new study, The Economics of Polar Bear Trophy Hunting in Canada, jointly released today by Humane Society International and International Fund for Animal Welfare reveals that polar bear hunts provide little economic benefit to Canada’s In Read more »
IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project team was in a remote Canadian community providing vital veterinary care and humane education when concerned community members alerted IFAW’s team that due to concerns about the number of roaming dogs, unwanted Read more »
A report released today by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Ocean Noise: Turn it down, showed that, in recent decades, ocean noise created by human activities has risen dramatically, posing a major threat to many marine mammals. Nois Read more »
The release of its Browse Basin LNG environmental impact statement by oil and gas giant, Woodside, exposes the inadequacies of the Australian Government’s Bioregional Planning process for the North-west Marine Region, according to IFAW (Interna Read more »
25 November 2011—The Protect Our Coral Sea coalition has called the federal government’s draft Coral Sea plan a good start, but said it falls short of fully protecting the area’s fragile coral reefs and spectacular marine life. Read more »
An intergovernmental conservation body representing more than 100 countries has failed to recognise whaling as a threat to whale conservation following objections from Norway, one of the last three countries still killing whales for commercial reason Read more »
Conserving the forest and wildlife of the Bodoland Territorial Council Read more »
Elephants need protection - whether it’s individual animals or entire populations and their habitats. Read more »
Elephants at risk from poachers, whales and seals threatened by cruel hunts, wildlife and pets stranded after disasters Read more »
From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever. Read more »
Elephants, tigers and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate for trinkets, potions and fashion. Read more »
As more and more people spend time on the water with each passing year in Australia, whale and dolphin populations will be in Read more »
IFAW advocates for laws that protect animals from cruelty and neglect, we provide veterinary training and basic veterinary Read more »
Conserving the forest of Garo Hills with elephants and gibbon as flagships Read more »
This document was prepared in collaboration with the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Conservation Read more »
The rise of the Internet has revolutionized the way we exchange ideas, information and merchandise. This is largely due to Read more »
The Internet is a rapidly expanding global marketplace. Its anonymity and unregulated nature provide almost limitless Read more »
Chinese culture and traditional lore are deeply intertwined with beliefs over the curative powers of animals, and the use of Read more »
The Internet has become the world’s biggest marketplace, one that is open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a Read more »
IFAW report on the threat of ocean noise. For more information, see press release. The great whales and other marine species Read more »
Lions are in peril as never before due to growing human populations and corresponding habitat loss, loss of prey species, 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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