Progress in making websites endangered species free zones

August 30, 2014
Progress in making websites endangered species free zones

In May we released the results of a study we’d conducted to find out what endangered animal products were available on web platforms based in our region.

The report, Click to Delete delivered some bad news – there were hundreds of items found on websites such as eBay, Gumtree and Trade Me.

Well there’s been some good news since then.

I shared the news in June that eBay had taken the step of blocking the term ‘faux ivory’ on their Australian and US websites but that other websites were still to act.

Malawi: IFAW und HELP starten gemeinsames Bildungsprojekt

August 26, 2014
Malawi: IFAW und HELP starten gemeinsames Bildungsprojekt

IFAW Präsident Azzedine Downes und die Ministerin für Tourismus, Natur und Kultur, Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu bei der Einweihung der Fischfarm in der Nähe des Liwonde-Nationalparks in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale

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Hoe onderwijs mensen en dieren kan redden

August 26, 2014
Hoe onderwijs mensen en dieren kan redden

Azzedine Downes, de president-directeur van het IFAW, en Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu, de Minister van Toerisme, Wild en Cultuur, openen een viskwekerij naast Nationaal Park Liwonde in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale

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In Zuid-Afrika vergeten we de ‘totale’ hond niet

August 26, 2014
In Zuid-Afrika vergeten we de ‘totale’ hond niet

Honden hebben vrijheid nodig om hun lichaam en geest op één lijn te houden: de vrijheid om te bewegen, om vrienden te ontmoeten, om niet-vrienden te ontwijken, om een plek te kiezen om uit te rusten, om dierbaren te begroeten, om naar het toilet te gaan op een andere plek dan waar je eet en slaapt.</p />
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Spotlight Mauritania: Small is the seed of every greatness

August 29, 2014
Spotlight Mauritania: Small is the seed of every greatness

New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

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August 28, 2014
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New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

The earth’s largest land mammal is in crisis – on average, one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new article published in the American Bar Association’s Natural Resources & Environment journal explores the international crisis through the lens of the thriving illegal ivory market in the United States – a significant contributor to the rapid decline of elephant populations in Africa.

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Federal agencies limit Endangered Species Act protections

August 28, 2014
New policy will ultimately interfere with the Endangered Species Act’s efficacy

An endangered hawksbill sea turtle.This blog one in an ongoing series of intermittent analyses of the United States’ Endangered Species Act. --ED

Treasured to death

August 28, 2014
Treasured to death

Read Treasured to Death using the link below, and make sure to visit IFAW.org/stopwildlifecrime for other educational resources including infographics, reports, factsheets and articles on the illegal wildlife trade.The latest issue of the Americ

Australians voice their reasons for no return to Antarctic whaling

August 28, 2014
Australians voice their reasons for no return to Antarctic whaling

IFAW’s beautiful artwork made from the words of our passionate supporters who want to see Antarctic whaling end for good. See the full poster below...There is a lot to enjoy about my job working for IFAW.