Focus sur Amboseli : la fin du baby boom

IFAW helps rescue nine tigers and one cougar from a failing sanctuary in Arkansas

Publication Date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW- www.ifaw.org) announced today an emergency grant to rescue the last remaining 10 big cats from Riverglen Tiger Sanctuary near Mountainburg, Arkansas. The funds are being used to build temporary enclosures for the tigers at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR), located 80 miles to the north.

Press Location: 
Yarmouth Port, MA
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Michael Booth (IFAW HQ)
Cynthia Carson (IFAW DC)
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1 508 648 3556
1 202 536-1921

Kenya Elephant Walk Joins the Race to Save Elephants

Publication Date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013
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Kenya Elephant Walk Joins the Race to Save Elephants

In the race to save elephants Jim Nyamu is a champion, but over the next couple of weeks he’s taking it slowly in a high-profile march from Mombasa to Nairobi, Kenya to raise awareness of the threats that face Africa’s tuskers.

East Africa, and Kenya in particular has been identified as major source and trafficking route for poached ivory – with nearly 3,5 tonnes of ivory directly linked to Kenya reported seized in January 2013 alone, two tonnes of that in Mombasa port.

Press Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (IFAW Elephant Programme)
Elizabeth Wamba (IFAW Eastern Africa)
Contact phone: 
+27 21 701 8642
+254 20 807 2197/387 0540
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+27 82 330 2558

Running out of time, a marathon struggle for elephants…

Tue, 02/12/2013
Jason Bell is running the Boston Marathon to raise awareness and money for eleph

Jason Bell is running the Boston Marathon to raise awareness and money for elephants.As a keen runner, the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon for IFAW to raise awareness of the plight of elephants is a dream come true.  The Boston Marathon is the one event all marathoners want ticked off.  But, to be able

CITES Bangkok: navigating complicated policy waters in pursuit of a better future for wildlife

Fri, 02/15/2013
At CoP16, one of our goals is to develop plans on how to phase out tiger farming

The IFAW team urges governments to base their decisions on the "precautionary approach" and to always respect wildlife welfare.The 16th meeting of the Convention of the Parties (CoP16) to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand this M

Show some love this Valentine’s Day

Wed, 02/13/2013
There’s nothing like giving the gift of life

There’s nothing like giving the gift of lifeAlready that time of year is upon us again. That’s right; Valentine’s Day is almost here, and if you are still looking for that special something to express your feelings to those you love, then why not give the gift of life and make a donation to IFAW.

Ratgeber: Kein Tier als Urlaubssouvenir!

Publication Date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013
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Schick, aber tödlich: Souvenirs aus Reptilienleder
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Ratgeber:
Kein Tier als Urlaubssouvenir!

Press Location: 
Hamburg
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Press Contact: 
Dörte von der Reith
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040-86650033
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0160-90486493
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Save imperiled polar bears from catastrophic climate change, trophy hunting, and commercial trade

Fri, 02/08/2013
Global warming is wreaking havoc on polar bears.

Global warming is wreaking havoc on polar bears.A new report published in the journal Conservation Letters reveals that anthropogenic global warming is wreaking havoc on polar bears. The Arctic’s climate change is the most dramatic on the planet, which leaves sea-ice dependent species, like polar bears, as well as walrus, ice-pack seals and some species of whales, at great risk.

Europeans have a history of valuing animal welfare

Mon, 02/18/2013
Europeans have a history of valuing animal welfare

Protecting and caring for animals is nothing new to the European populace.