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27th October 2010 Kate Nattrass Atema
Right now we are in full swing organizing teams of all our staff and a few additional helpers to vaccinate as many of the Read more »
16th April 2009
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment selected IFAW’s (the International Read more »
On a bitterly cold Saturday in January, I went to the antique and curio markets in Beijing looking for elephant ivory. With Read more »
UPDATE: 8.5.11 At IFAW's July 2011 Prevention of Illegal Wildlife Trade Training workshop in Djibouti, participants from Read more »
It’s been a bit of a crazy spring with the first set of Northern Dogs clinics taking place during a very wintery April and Read more »
Recently I saw a satirical commercial about the infamous plastic water bottle, demonstrating that even though said bottle Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare research expedition starts its work at the north-east of the Sakhalin Island to Read more »
Cat Lake is a small community with about 100 houses.  It’s accessible by air only until the winter.  About 25 years ago, Read more »
I hugged the rubber bucket tight and sat heaving into it as violent gusts of wind and whipped-up waves engulfed the foredeck Read more »
21st July 2014
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
23rd July 2014
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
26th June 2014
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
2nd July 2014
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
10th June 2014
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
6th June 2014
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
21st February 2014
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
5th May 2014
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
3rd June 2014
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upholds the decision to suspend the import of spo
23rd July 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today confirmed the suspension of the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said: Read more »
4th July 2014
As humpback whales arrive in the Great Barrier Reef to give birth to their young, a new report released today by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows that these whales are at increasing danger from collisions with coal ships and other v Read more »
4th July 2014
As humpback whales arrive in the Great Barrier Reef to give birth to their young, a new report released today by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) shows that these whales are at increasing danger from collisions with coal ships and other v Read more »
27th June 2014
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi. As one of two NGO’s Read more »
Elephant calves take a step towards the wild
11th June 2014
Elephant calves Kavalamanja and Maramba, orphaned before their second birthdays, were a step closer to lives back in the wild this week when conservationists moved them to a unique rehabilitation facility in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. All th Read more »
10th June 2014
10th June 2014 – Further to Prime Minister Abe’s comments to a Japanese parliamentary hearing about his desire for Japan to return to commercial whaling, claiming that the world does not understand Japan’s “culture” of w Read more »
300 elephant tusks seized in Mombasa
6th June 2014
Police at the coastal city of Mombasa have seized 300 elephant tusks. The tusks were seized when police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials broke into a warehouse where the tusks were being packaged in nylon and sisal sacks for export. One sus Read more »
Public Outcry Forces End to Plans for Meerendal Wine Farm Elephants
27th May 2014
Public outrage against the cruelty of elephant tourism, has forced Meerdendal Wine Estate in Cape Town to back down on its plans to install safari elephants on its estate. Last week a coalition of local, national and international animal welfare grou Read more »
The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia
22nd May 2014
Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Ani Read more »
UNEA Illegal trade in wildlife draft resolution 2014
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
Collision Course: the increasing risk of ship strikes to whales in the great bar
Concerns over the rapid industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef are widespread and have attracted the attention of the Wo Read more »
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement Read more »
The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions
IFAW's collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada. Read more »
Southern Right Whale Fact Sheet
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
Blue Whale Fact Sheet
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
Arguably the most well-known and best-loved of all the whales, humpback whales are known to sing for minutes or hours. Solita Read more »
30th April 2012 by Fred O'Regan
In this video interview, International Fund for Animal Welfare, James Isiche Director, Eastern Africa, gives a terrific Read more »
With regard to population management, 'too many' really means 'not enough'
30th April 2012 by Kate Nattrass Atema
Around the world, dogs and cats are poisoned, beaten, neglected or otherwise abused because there are “too many Read more »
30th April 2012 by
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) welcomes the Environment Minister's announcement today Read more »
Little Nunai the elephant at the IFAW CWRC in India.
27th April 2012 by Sashanka Barbaruah
When the spring comes, the rains are not far behind. Yes, this is the season of pre- monsoon in Northeast India. Kaziranga Read more »
© IFAW/Chris Ord
26th April 2012 by
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW, www.ifaw.org) is calling for Environment Minister Tony Burke to list koalas Read more »
Geeta's female calf, our 100th recorded calf in the Amboseli baby boom.
25th April 2012 by Vicki Fishlock
Elephants are capricious. In fact, I’m beginning to suspect that after 40 years, the Amboseli elephants might well Read more »
Poll: Americans Support Whale Conservation; New Blueprint Lays Out Government Ac
24th April 2012 by
A new nationwide survey shows that 77 percent of Americans across the political spectrum agree that Congress and the Read more »
Annual Report FY11
23rd April 2012 by
Annual Report 2011 Read more »
IFAW Animal Action Young Campaigner Award winner Olivia Todd & her brother Jake
20th April 2012 by Isabel McCrea
  As National Youth Week draws to a close I’d like to dedicate this post to all the fabulous young people around 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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