Schildpadden redden uit de illegale handel van Tunesië naar Europa

Feb 13 2017
Op veerboten die uitvaren vanuit Tunesische havens, worden vaak kartonnen dozen

Op veerboten die uitvaren vanuit Tunesische havens, worden vaak kartonnen dozen vol wilde schildpadden meegesmokkeld.

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Art for Animals!

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AAE Art Contest Teaser for Ed Theme Action Block

The 2017 Animal Action Art & Writing Contest is now open for Canadian students aged 4-18! Deadline for entries: March 31

Join the 2017 Animal Action Art & Writing Contest today!

The 2017 Animal Action Art & Writing Contest is now open for Canadian students aged 4-18! Deadline for entries: March 31

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Disaster response to Oroville dam evacuation

Feb 16 2017
Using the specialized mobile command trailer provided by IFAW, NVADG volunteers

Using the specialized mobile command trailer provided by IFAW, NVADG volunteers fielded more than 450 requests for services from the public in 24 hours.North Valley Animal Disaster Group (NVADG) is part of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Emergency Relief Network (ERN) here in the U

Finn’s Law – the latest from our police dog campaign!

Feb 16 2017

Last month we let you know about the callous attack on police dog Finn and urged you to contact your MP and call for a change in the law to increase sentencing and provide a stronger deterrent against future attacks on police animals like Finn.

URGENT: Help us protect Alaskan wildlife

Feb 16 2017
Wolves like the one pictured here may soon lose protection. Call your representa

Wolves like the one pictured here may soon lose protection. Call your representatives now. PHOTO © Danielle PlourdeUpdate: The U.S. House passed H.J. Res. 69, despite fierce opposition from the public and many members of Congress. The measure will now go to the Senate, where we will continue the fight to defeat it.

Protecting Pangolins on World Pangolin Day

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Feb 16 2017
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Protecting Pangolins on World Pangolin Day

February 18 marks World Pangolin Day. Small and scaly, pangolins are the world’s most illegally traded mammal and in danger of extinction. While these armored creatures once inhabited vast portions of Asia and Africa, their populations are severely dwindling due to a massive and growing demand for their scales, which are believed to have curative properties in East Asian medicine, and their meat, which is highly regarded as a symbol of status.

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Washington D.C.
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Abby Cohen (The Rosen Group)
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+1 (646) 695-7044
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Olifantencorridor in India eindelijk vrij van menselijke bewoning

Feb 10 2017
Een ernstig bedreigde Aziatische olifant in Rajaji National Park, in de Indiase

Een ernstig bedreigde Aziatische olifant in Rajaji National Park, in de Indiase staat Uttarakhand.

IFAW's partnerorganisatie in Zuid-Azië, de Wildlife Trust of India, komt met heuglijk nieuws: een project dat in 2005 in gang werd gezet, heeft een belangrijke mijlpaal bereikt op het gebied van natuurbehoud.

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Tweede kans voor olifanten en gewonde wilde dieren in Zimbabwe

Feb 9 2017
Etenstijd voor de weesolifanten in de ZEN.

Bij mijn recente bezoek aan de Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery (ZEN), samen met IFAW-bestuursleden James Costas en Gregory Mertz, realiseerde ik me opnieuw dat we bij de rehabilitatie van wilde dieren elke dag bijleren. Niet alleen van elkaar, maar ook van elk individueel dier dat we redden.

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