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- What is the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW)?
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Political advocacy news
On this International Day of Happiness, we celebrate the United Nation’s goal of prioritizing happiness in the agendas Read more »
In December 2014, at the IUCN African Elephant Summit in Gaberone, a number of governments agreed to a series of urgent Read more »
Just over a year ago I was watching as Bill Oddie lowered ivory into an aptly named ‘Red Rhino’ cement crusher Read more »
Recently, Australia’s Environment Minister announced a ban on the import of all African lion parts, spurred in part by Read more »
More than 200 guests came together the other night at the historic Telegraph building on Tverskaya Street in downtown Watch Video »
Problems caused by crimes against nature are increasingly attracting the attention of the world. The United States Watch Video »
A week ago the IFAW team had arrived for Advocating species listings at CMS in Quito, Ecuador. Now the 11th Conference of Watch Video »
(26 March 2015, Sydney) IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) is appalled by the NSW Coalition’s announcement that it will repeal the Native Vegetation Act and give local landowners more autonomy over land clearing should it return Read more »
(20 March 2015, Sydney) IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) welcomes the announcement today by NSW Environment Minister, Rob Stokes that the Liberals will put $100 million towards threatened species protection if re-elected in the upco Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) urges the global community to respect, celebrate and most importantly to take action to protect animals from wildlife crime and illegal wildlife trade on the second annual World Wildlife Read more »
– Groups say uplisting species under Endangered Species Act is important tool to fight ivory trade – Today, a coalition of wildlife groups — the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org), The Humane Society of the U Read more »
The EU Commission today released an amended version of the EU regulations on seal products. The EU trade regulation on seals had to be revised in response to the findings of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body decision. IFAW (Inter Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
Vast throngs of Chinese are very technologically savvy. Chinese tech companies are capitalizing on the fact that 632 million Read more »
New Year’s Greetings, Whale Huggers and others, 2014 was a year of unprecedented, positive developments for anyone who Read more »