Curbing the appetite for lion meat

Thu, 10/17/2013
Curbing the appetite for lion meat

We are pleased to announce another small but meaningful victory for African lions!

Last week, Taco Fusion, the controversial Florida-based restaurant which served lion meat tacos, closed its doors for what may be the final time.

The owner blamed the restaurant’s failure on a series of unfortunate instances, refusing to accept that it was their choice in bold menu options that contributed to the restaurant’s fate.

Gute Nachrichten: Europäischer Gerichtshof hält am Urteil zum EU-Robbenhandelsverbot fest

Thu, 10/03/2013
Kanadische Robbenjäger benutzen Hakapiks (spezielle Spitzhacken), um die Sattelr

Kanadische Robbenjäger benutzen Hakapiks (spezielle Spitzhacken), um die Sattelrobben zu erschlagen.Der Europäische Gerichtshof hat eine Berufung gegen das europäische Robbenhandelsverbot durch die kanadische und die norwegische Robbenindustrie abgelehnt.

An Indian perspective on Cameron’s ill-conceived badger cull

Thu, 10/17/2013
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The author, at the podium, during Controversial Conservation: a World Land Trust debate led by Chris Packham. c. 2013 IFAW/J. Casamitjana“The fate of animals is of far greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous…” said Emile Zola.

VIDEO: Update vanuit Geneve over Canada’s standpunt bij de WHO inzake het Europese importverbod op zeehondenproducten.

Fri, 03/01/2013

Afgelopen week heb ik het International Fund for Animal Welfare vertegenwoordigd bij de Wereldhandelsorganisatie ( WHO) in Geneve, Zwitserland samen met  Sheryl Fink en Hans Schloemann.

GOED NIEUWS: Hof van Justitie van Europese Unie verwerpt beroep tegen verbod op zeehondenproducten

Thu, 10/03/2013

Wat een geweldig nieuws gisteren, toen bekend werd dat het hoogste gerechtshof van de Europese Unie bezwaren van Canadese en Noorse zeehondenjagers tegen de verordening van het Hof met betrekking tot zaak C/583-11P heeft verworpen.

WATCH: changing attitudes and outcomes for dogs in Chile

Wed, 10/16/2013

In this brief narrated slideshow, International Fund for Animal Welfare Companion Animal Program officer, Hanna Lentz, takes a few minutes to explain how the IFAW team utilizes their Humane Community Development (HCD) approach to work with concerned citizens and help them better address animal management issues. -- ED

IFAW-WTI animal rescue teams reach cyclone-stricken area in India

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Tue, 10/15/2013
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IFAW-WTI animal rescue teams reach cyclone-stricken area in India

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) have dispatched a rescue team to provide emergency relief to animals affected by the super cyclone Phailin that saw the largest evacuation drive in the country.

With nearly 900,000 relocated from the coast by the government, a high likelihood of animals getting displaced triggered the action by the team.

Press Location: 
Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India
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Press Contact: 
Mike Booth (IFAW HQ)
Sheren Shrestha, (WTI India)
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1-508-744-2076
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