Pangolins win at CITES

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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Parties today at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg decided that the most illegally traded mammal in the world urgently needs protection from further over-exploitation. All eight pangolin species are being transferred from Appendix II to Appendix I – thus prohibiting any international commercial trade with pangolin parts.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Eleonora Panella, IFAW EU
Contact phone: 
+27 (0) 82 330 2558
+32 2 237 60 52

INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBoma CITES event

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBom

Today enforcement officials and global thought leaders will gather at a CITES side event as INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) announce their cooperation on IFAW’s tenBoma initiative in Kenya, which represents an important expansion of their longstanding collaboration combatting global wildlife trafficking.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW Southern Africa
INTERPOL Press Office, Lyon, France
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
+33 4 72 44 00 00

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Publication Date: 
Jun 7 2016
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Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act would bring long-overdue amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada, ban the sale of cat and dog fur in Canada;  and ban the importation of shark fink into Canada.  

Please download a copy of our infographic on how this important Bill will help protect animals in Canada. 

IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(2001-2011)

Publication Date: 
Apr 6 2012
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IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

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Searching for scat; Maya the koala sniffing dog

Jul 21 2017
Maya, a border collie, was rescued from a dog shelter and is now fully trained a

Maya, a border collie, was rescued from a dog shelter and is now fully trained at detecting koalas scat.Detecting and protecting wildlife is not an easy task, especially for rare animals that are well hidden in the forest such as koalas.

Searching for scat; Maya the koala sniffing dog

Jul 21 2017
Maya, a border collie, was rescued from a dog shelter and is now fully trained a

Maya, a border collie, was rescued from a dog shelter and is now fully trained at detecting koalas scat.Detecting and protecting wildlife is not an easy task, especially for rare animals that are well hidden in the forest such as koalas.

Bear on track to find koalas

May 22 2017
Bear on track to find koalas

In partnership with IFAW, the training team from Detection Dog for Conservation is able to give Bear a second chance…so he can give a second chance to koalas! Ellie Milano, Companion Animal Programme Officer, contributed to this report. –The eds.

Michael Gove’s first major speech as Environment Minister contains promise for animals

Jul 21 2017
Michael Gove’s first major speech as Environment Minister contains promise for a

Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for the Environment delivered his first major speech on the environment at the offices of WWF today, where he promised a ‘Green Brexit’ that would set gold standards for protecting animal welfare and the environment.

Lugubere vangst voor Franse douane

Jul 19 2017
Lugubere vangst voor Franse douane

De Franse douane onderschepte deze maand een halve ton schilden van bedreigde zeeschildpadden. De smokkelwaar werd ontdekt op het vliegveld Roissy-Charles de Gaulle.

De Franse douane onderschepte deze maand een halve ton schilden van bedreigde zeeschildpadden. De smokkelwaar werd ontdekt op het vliegveld Roissy-Charles de Gaulle.

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With one more reported death, biologists extremely concerned about right whales’ future

Jul 20 2017
The North Atlantic right whale population has now experienced nearly twice as ma

The North Atlantic right whale population has now experienced nearly twice as many deaths (9) as births (5) this year.We recently received more sad news regarding the already critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.