The seizure of 1.5 tons of elephant tusks in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Tuesday, was the single biggest ever ivory haul in the island state, fuelling concerns for the increasing boldness of the illegal ivory trade in developing new routes to ship its con Read more »
Sri Lankan authorities said they seized around 350 illegal elephant tusks weighing nearly 1.5 tons in Colombo port on Tuesday – marking the single biggest ivory haul in the island nation. As authorities around the globe work to bring these culp Read more »
Recreational boaters need a greater understanding of what to do when encountering whales and dolphins according to IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare www.ifaw.org) following a review of potential impact from recreational boaters.
The rep Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) is calling for critical blue whale habitat to be withdrawn from the acreage list released to the oil and gas industry in today’s announcement by Resources Minister, Martin Fer Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) has welcomed the news that Iceland has called an end to the cruel practice of harpooning endangered fin whales.
Kristjan Loftsson, the lone Icelandic whaler responsible for killing Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) welcomes the Environment Minister's announcement today listing certain koala populations on the national list of threatened species.
Isabel McCrea, IFAW Australia Director said this is a Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW, www.ifaw.org) is calling for Environment Minister Tony Burke to list koalas as a threatened species under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC Act). Minister Burke is due Read more »
A new nationwide survey shows that 77 percent of Americans across the political spectrum agree that Congress and the Administration should adopt a broad whale conservation program, and 89 percent believe that the U.S. should help enforce the global b Read more »
IFAW welcomes the Western Australian Government’s decision today to protect the biggest calving area for humpback whales in the southern hemisphere by creating the Camden Sound Marine Park.
“This is an important first step towards increas Read more »
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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