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Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW), the International Fund for Animal Welfare project in South Africa, has had challenges Read more »
Implementing systems and technologies to prevent elephant poaching in Africa can be complicated. Working with Kenya Read more »
Quiet is the most frightening sound after a disaster.  It means that rescue crews, victims’ loved ones, and Read more »
A male Asian elephant calf, estimated to be just over a year old, had been wedged between rocks for 72 hours in the hilly Read more »
The Pacific Island region is home to more than half the world's species of whales and dolphins, including some of the Read more »
After more than a year of planning, designing, and collaborating with our local partner Coco’s Animal Welfare, our Read more »
Last month, 60 cobras were confiscated in the Cairo airport after a customs officer detected suspicious movement while Read more »
I joined my fellow International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) responders last night to examine a dead North Atlantic Read more »
You never forget where you were when you first heard bad news. I was taking a day off after a conference in Accra, Ghana, Read more »
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants Watch Video »
We’ll admit it: We tug on your heartstrings every once in a while. From a gigantic mother rhinoceros to a small kitten Watch Video »
I am sure it must have been fate that IFAW’s regional partner organization, the Tiertafel, was using the same slogan Watch Video »
The video above shows some of the animals helped in the aftermath of the disaster following Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Watch Video »
Watch the amazing transformation and joyful new beginning from what had been a tough start for Coconut the dog. ~~~ In June Watch Video »
In this short video above, International Fund for Animal Welfare CEO Azzedine Downes speaks to gathered press, VIPs and Watch Video »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action Watch Video »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane Watch Video »
According to media reports the Norwegian government has announced it will stop propping up an unnecessary commercial seal hunt industry with government handouts. “This is brilliant news that will save thousands of seals from a cruel death. It s Read more »
A prominent environmental criminal named on the INTERPOL Wanted List of International Fugitives, INFRA Terra, has been arrested by a team from the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) and Zambia Police. Ben Simasiku, a 32-year-old Zambian national, escap Read more »
An orphaned snow leopard taken from the wild and placed in a small cage on the side of Pakistan’s Karakoram highway will get a new home thanks to Snow Leopard Foundation, Parks and Wildlife Department, Gilgit-Baltistan, US State Department Read more »
A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale. A shocking report released today by the Read more »
Rhino poaching has hit record levels in South Africa with 1020 rhinoceros poached for their horn to date in 2014. The latest statistics were announced by the Department of Environmental Affairs earlier today in their monthly report on poaching of rhi Read more »
Extensive collaboration and cooperation at an international level are key ingredients in fighting wildlife trafficking wildlife law enforcers agreed at the conclusion of a training workshop to increase capacity and expertise in the Horn of Africa. Th Read more »
A group of leading Chinese celebrities are lending their voices to a campaign to save elephants by rejecting ivory trade. The campaign “Give Peace to Elephants; Say No to Ivory” officially launched today at a gala event by the Internation Read more »
Japan today announced plans for a new ‘scientific’ whaling programme in the Antarctic, just months after the International Court of Justice (ICJ)  ruled its whaling in the Southern Ocean was illegal and must stop. The Japanese govern Read more »
A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers to tackle wildlife trafficking began today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The training workshop hosted by the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) in partnership with In Read more »
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Final report for a survey for harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) of the Dogger Bank and southern North Sea conducted from Read more »
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This report summarises the distribution and habitat requirements of cetacean species known to occur in the North-west Marine Read more »
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This report summarises the distribution and habitat requirements of cetacean species known to occur in the North-west Marine Read more »
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IFAW's report on managing unnatural disasters and how they affect wildlife, livestock, and companion animals. Read more »
by adintino
Sea Turtles have been important part of ocean ecosystems for over 100 million years. Read more »
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The highly endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) has suffered high rates of mortality from ship strikes Read more »
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By safeguarding Tsavo, IFAW is helping secure Kenya's largest single elephant population. We are proud of the achievement Read more »
by adintino
Canada’s commercial seal hunt remains an industry predominantly based on the skins of seals aged 3 weeks to 3 months of Read more »
I have been lucky enough to see wild white rhinos in the bush of Kruger National Park, where I was awestruck by their Read more »
Technologies developed for outer space uses have helped scientists discover underground water sources in drought-stricken Read more »
by adintino
This week, Hong Kong Customs seized about 4,000 kilograms of pangolin scales from a container at the Kwai Chung Customhouse Read more »
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A unique effort to draw the attention of Chinese consumer to the plight of endangered species reaches a climax in Nanjing Read more »
A male Asian elephant calf, about two months old, was rescued from the village of Chessa in Arunachal Pradesh and Read more »
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Today the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) released pictures of more than a ton of ivory was seized in South Read more »
With the help of the Princess Alia Foundation, the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Middle East office Read more »
Lyn Obern, Wombat Coordinator for International Fund for Animal Welfare partner Wildlife Rescue South Coast (WRSC), Read more »
The following is one in a series of blogs leading up to our Youth Forum for People and Wildlife in Johannesburg in September 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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