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Peter Erwin/YouTube IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Response summer interns Kirsten Spray and Lianna Montgomery co- Read more »
This report comes courtesy of Vladimir Kalmykov, Director of the Stepnoy Sanctuary. The beautiful landscapes and wildlife of Read more »
As Discovery Channel celebrates Shark Week and runs a variety of programs looking at the world of sharks and how to Read more »
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famed black-maned African lion from Zimbabwe’s Hwange Read more »
Recently, I visited Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters to hand over more equipment to KWS under our tenBoma Read more »
The mobile response team of IFAW-WTI’s Wildlife Rescue Center responded to an adult female elephant in distress on the Read more »
A year ago today, a trophy hunter from the US shot an arrow from a high-caliber crossbow into Cecil the lion, a charismatic Read more »
Next week, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will commence another summer of beluga whale research as part of Read more »
BornToBeFree Trailer 3'05 from Dasha Domukhovskaya on Vimeo. Last week, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta announced that Read more »
As director of IFAW’s education program, I don’t usually attend ivory crushes or burns. In fact, I had no idea Watch Video »
In part two of our video conversations with those brave individuals saving animals in the frontlines of the war in Eastern Watch Video »
Elephants are famous for their special cognitive abilities. Their families, their memory, and their friendships. I’ve Watch Video »
Problems caused by crimes against nature are increasingly attracting the attention of the world. The United States Watch Video »
Watch Pelusa’s amazing transformation back to health after tragedgy left her thin and sickly. Pelusa’s story Watch Video »
I am often asked by friends who do not work so directly with non-profit or cause-related organizations how they can help Watch Video »
The war in Eastern Ukraine continues to dominate news headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons. Cease-fires are Watch Video »
“There is an elephant. I want to play with the elephant”, a little boy excitedly announced while dragging his Watch Video »
Two hog deer that strayed into fringe villages were rescued by locals in back-to-back days and released back to the wild in Watch Video »
Kenya’s arrest of three suspects, thought to be the kingpins linked to the seizures of nearly seven tonnes of elephant ivory in Singapore and Thailand since the end of April, has been applauded by the International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFA Read more »
This week marks the end of the first window of opportunity for Bight Petroleum to start its controversial plan for seismic testing in the waters off Kangaroo Island.   Instead of blasting this pristine marine environment with the continual, deaf Read more »
This morning, China State Forestry Administration (SFA) and General Administration of Customs (GAC) jointly crushed 662 kg confiscated ivory of all concluded cases since 2014 at Beijing Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. International Fund fo Read more »
A new app has been created to promote whale friendly tourism in Iceland. The free ‘Whappy’ app, launched today in Reykjavik by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), contains information about whale friendly restaurants, which Read more »
This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. Newly released video cap Read more »
Tencent, a leading provider of Internet services in China, The Nature Conservancy (“TNC”), and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (“IFAW”) today launched a joint campaign - Tencent for the Planet - to combat the illegal Read more »
Seventy one officers from Interpol, wildlife law enforcement and CITES management authorities in nine African countries, including East and Central Africa, and the Horn of Africa have today completed a five-day training workshop building their capaci Read more »
In celebration of the upcoming World Biodiversity Day on May 22nd, IFAW crushed 257 ivory items it had been given by individuals as part of an experimental initiative launched on February 6th called “Je Donne Mon Ivoire” (I am giving up m Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) Jeff Flocken responds to the killing of a black rhino in Namibia by the winner of the 2014 Dallas Safari Club auction. “I am deeply saddened, disappointed and incredulous t Read more »
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Lethal methods of population control aim to eradicate or significantly decrease cat populations through culling a target nu Read more »
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As domesticated animals, dogs and cats rely on us for the basic care that is essential for their health and well-being. At Read more »
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Download our poster illustrating the requirements for adequate guardianship. Read more »
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Modern elephants are the last surviving members of a once diverse and widely distributed group of mammals known as probosci Read more »
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The Internet has become the world’s biggest marketplace, one that is open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a wee Read more »
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• The document provides draft Decisions contained in Annex 1 and proposed amendments to Resolution Conf. 12.5 (Rev. Co Read more »
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Inclusion of oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, in Appendix II with the following annotation: The entry into Read more »
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• The Polar bear has been recognized by Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and leading sci Read more »
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The document prepared by the Secretariat at the request of the Standing Committee, first and foremost, would delay the fina Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
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The 9th iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA), AKA "the Oscar of mobile phone photography," recently awarded young Read more »
As the worst flooding in more than a decade ravages Assam in India, submerging entire areas of Kaziranga National Park, Read more »
“Oh, but I know this dog! Of course I know this dog!” exclaims Cora Bailey, director of Community Led Animal Read more »
Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), in partnership with the Humane Society of the United States/Humane Read more »
The Kitenden Corridor Conservation Association (KCCA) recently issued membership cards to the more than 1,400 landowners Read more »
Over the last 10 days the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has once again teamed up with our colleagues from Read more »
Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during Read more »
As elephants are moved from one of Malawi's most important national treasures, Liwonde National Park, to restock other 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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