A seal’s capture, rehab and successful release

October 7, 2014
A seal’s capture, rehab and successful release

Throughout the year IFAW’s Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team brings on a number of interns who gain valuable experience responding with staff to reports of marine mammals in distress along Cape Cod’s shores. This post by intern Margot Madden depicts one of those responses to help an ill grey seal, later named Mary Arnold. – BS

Why we raise bees at our headquarters

October 7, 2014
Why we raise bees at our headquarters

There are half as many beekeepers as there were two decades ago, and the remaining beekeepers are mostly large-scale pollination services with thousands of hives and millions of bees. Global plant pollination is in decline.

On the passing of Frederic Chemay: Belgian IWC Commissioner

October 6, 2014
On the passing of Frederic Chemay: Belgian IWC Commissioner

Frederic Chemay.It is with great sadness that we here at IFAW learned of the passing of Frederic Chemay on Sept. 30th at only 53 years of age.

As the Belgian IWC Commissioner Fred was a passionate advocate on behalf of whales. He would not be swayed from doing what he thought was in the best interest of marine mammals.

WATCH: Rescue team, Philippine army find few animals during Volcano Mayon aerial survey

October 6, 2014

Something as simple as a piece of rope has helped save thousands of lives, both humans and animals, in the Albay Province of the Philippines.

À l’occasion de la Journée mondiale des animaux, IFAW met à l’honneur l’éducation

October 4, 2014
À l’occasion de la Journée mondiale des animaux, IFAW met à l’honneur l’éducatio

Plus jeune déjà, j’étudiais des volumes entiers de l’Encyclopædia Britannica pour découvrir les trésors du règne animal. C’est cette première introduction à la vie sauvage qui m’a amené plus tard à me consacrer à la défense de la nature et des animaux qui y vivent.

La jeunesse d’aujourd’hui a bien changé et ne se rend guère plus à la bibliothèque comme nous le faisions vous et moi.

День тигра

September 29, 2014
Как всегда было очень нарядно, ярко, весело и зажигательно

В этом году День Тигра в Приморском крае проводился в пятнадцатый раз. Лично я первый раз приняла в нем участие  в 2007 году.  

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Амурских тигров спасают, но популяция по-прежнему под угрозой.

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September 27, 2014
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Международный фонд защиты животных (IFAW) в 12-й раз  участвует в намеченном на 28-е сентября Дне Тигра во Владивостоке.

WATCH: How the Maasai community is making the Amboseli elephant corridor project a success

October 3, 2014

The Maasai of the Olgulului/Ololarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) have rallied behind the Kitenden Corridor project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

They showed up in unprecedented numbers to the historic signing of an accord last year that would set aside their lands so that the local migrating elephants could more easily traverse them.