Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

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Tue, 06/07/2016
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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: 
Fri, 04/06/2012
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IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

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Jubilation as CITES Votes to Stop Discussions Aimed at Promoting a Framework for Ivory Trade

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Mon, 09/26/2016
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Conservationists were jubilant this evening as CITES voted once and for all to abandon the controversial Decision Making Mechanisim (DMM) for a process to trade in ivory.

While the decision became a nail-biter in the final moments, those wanting to end any continued consideration for ongoing debate about possible future ivory trade were rewarded with a satisfying finish.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Doerte von der Reith, IFAW Germany
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+27 82 330 2558
076 452 9498

Jubilation as CITES Votes to Stop Discussions Aimed at Promoting a Framework for Ivory Trade

Publication Date: 
Mon, 09/26/2016
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Jubilation as CITES Votes to Stop Discussions Aimed at Promoting a Framework for

Conservationists were jubilant this evening as CITES voted once and for all to abandon the controversial Decision Making Mechanisim (DMM) for a process to trade in ivory.

While the decision became a nail-biter in the final moments, those wanting to end any continued consideration for ongoing debate about possible future ivory trade were rewarded with a satisfying finish.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (IFAW SA)
Dörte von der Reith (IFAW DE)
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
076 452 9498

Veranstaltung zur Bekämpfung des illegalen Online-Wildtierhandels bei CITES-Vertragsstaatenkonferenz

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Mon, 09/26/2016
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Veranstaltung zur Bekämpfung des illegalen Online-Wildtierhandels bei CITES-Vertragsstaatenkonferenz

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Johannesburg
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Press Contact: 
Dörte von der Reith
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+49 (0)160 90 48 64 93
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Schlappe für Namibia bei CITES Konferenz: Teilnehmer wollen über Schließung nationaler Elfenbeinmärkte verhandeln

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Mon, 09/26/2016
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Schlappe für Namibia bei CITES Konferenz: Teilnehmer wollen über Schließung nationaler Elfenbeinmärkte verhandeln

Auf der Artenschutzkonferenz (CITES) in Johannesburg beschlossen die Delegierten heute, dass weiterhin über die Schließung nationaler Elfenbeinmärkte verhandelt werden soll. Namibia hatte gefordert, den entsprechenden Antrag fallen zu lassen.

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Johannesburg
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Press Contact: 
Dörte von der Reith
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Update: 8 geredde neushoorns doen het goed in opvangcentrum India

Thu, 09/22/2016

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La cybercriminalité liée aux espèces sauvages au cœur des débats de la CITES

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Fri, 09/23/2016
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La cybercriminalité liée aux espèces sauvages au cœur des débats de la CITES

Grandes entreprises, agences gouvernementales et ONG s'uniront pour protéger les espèces sauvages menacées par la criminalité en ligne lors d'un événement unique qui aura lieu lundi 26 septembre à la CoP17 de la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d'extinction (CITES).

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud
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Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (IFAW SA)
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+27 82 330 2558
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