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16th December 2006
December, just 36 hours before the Taiping 4 gorillas were due to depart for Cameroon, the South African Government delayed Read more »
15th December 2006
The Humane Society of South Mississippi's building before the storm. If I had not been told that the coast of Read more »
15th December 2006
It's that time of year to give a little bit more! If you're anything like me this time of year, you have already lined up Read more »
13th December 2006
Lindy Reports: Penguins enjoy a bath at SANCCOB prior to being released back into the wild. I spent most of my Read more »
12th December 2006
Recently, more than 700 penguins were abandoned by their parents off the shores of South Africa, due to natural causes. The Read more »
12th December 2006
Moldy veterinary documents from New Orleans. Today was like stepping back in time one year...Except for the Read more »
11th December 2006
My colleague and emergency relief responder, Wit Davis, is en route to New Orleans as part of a post-Katrina follow-up Read more »
11th December 2006
AP Photo. It’s Friday and I was just about to walk out of the office to head out for the weekend when I was Read more »
8th December 2006
A photo of a whale viewed from a whale watching boat in Dominica. Just heard this morning that the CARIBwhale Read more »
23rd July 2014
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
26th June 2014
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
2nd July 2014
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
25th June 2014
Watch as four adorable pups are welcomed to Kitchener, in Southern Canada, on the first step of their journey to their Watch Video »
10th June 2014
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
6th June 2014
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
21st February 2014
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
5th May 2014
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
3rd June 2014
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
27th June 2014
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi. As one of two NGO’s Read more »
Elephant calves take a step towards the wild
11th June 2014
Elephant calves Kavalamanja and Maramba, orphaned before their second birthdays, were a step closer to lives back in the wild this week when conservationists moved them to a unique rehabilitation facility in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. All th Read more »
300 elephant tusks seized in Mombasa
6th June 2014
Police at the coastal city of Mombasa have seized 300 elephant tusks. The tusks were seized when police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials broke into a warehouse where the tusks were being packaged in nylon and sisal sacks for export. One sus Read more »
Public Outcry Forces End to Plans for Meerendal Wine Farm Elephants
27th May 2014
Public outrage against the cruelty of elephant tourism, has forced Meerdendal Wine Estate in Cape Town to back down on its plans to install safari elephants on its estate. Last week a coalition of local, national and international animal welfare grou Read more »
The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia
22nd May 2014
Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Ani Read more »
WTO Rules in Favour of European Union Seal Product Ban
22nd May 2014
IFAW – the International Fund for Animal Welfare – is delighted that the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has largely upheld the European Union’s ban on seal products. As in an earlier first instance ruling, the WTO fou Read more »
Hong Kong Burns First Tranche of Ivory Stockpiles
15th May 2014
Today (15 May 2014) Hong Kong will destroy the first tranche of its 30 tonne stockpile of illegal ivory, with the rest to go up in smoke within the next two years. The ivory will be incinerated at the Chemical Waste Treatment Center in Tsing Yi. Read more »
Jane Goodall, Leonardo DiCaprio and Dave Matthews Join Businesses and Conservati
29th April 2014
An open letter to President Obama published today in the Washington Post expresses support for the Administration’s proposed new rules to halt domestic ivory sales.  Signatories on the letter include high-profile individuals, including Leo Read more »
IFAW Condemns Demand to Reopen Whitecoat Hunt
25th April 2014
Seal hunters from the Magdalen Islands, Quebec, are asking that the nearly 30-year old ban on the commercial hunting of whitecoat harp seals (nursing pups) be lifted. According to a report published April 20th in the Montréal newspaper Le Sole Read more »
UNEA Illegal trade in wildlife draft resolution 2014
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement Read more »
The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions
IFAW's collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada. Read more »
Southern Right Whale Fact Sheet
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
Blue Whale Fact Sheet
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
Arguably the most well-known and best-loved of all the whales, humpback whales are known to sing for minutes or hours. Solita Read more »
IFAW Annual Report 2013
IFAW Annual Report 2013 Read more »
14th October 2008 by
The 57th session of the Standing Committee for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) ruled Read more »
12th October 2008 by
We are sad to report that despite the best efforts of rescuers from IFAW, US Fish and Wildlife and Sea World, Dennis the Read more »
11th October 2008 by
It was an early morning start for rescuers on Cape Cod today as efforts began to get Dennis the wayward manatee out of the Read more »
10th October 2008 by
You may have heard by now that a Manatee has meandered its way into IFAW’s backyard on Cape Cod. Considering that they’re Read more »
10th October 2008 by
The International Fund for Animal Welfare is in the pre-planning stages to possibly help transport a wayward injured Read more »
10th October 2008 by
I just wanted to update you on an historic moment in Pacific whale protection last week. On Friday 3rd October, HRH Read more »
10th October 2008 by
This update was sent over by the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Campaigns Officer, Ellie Dickson We’ve just held an Read more »
8th October 2008 by
As part of Animal Action Week this year 13 IFAW country offices are coordinating beach clean-up operations with a theme Read more »
8th October 2008 by
On September 10, 2008, without consulting killer whale scientists, DFO declined to issue an Order under SARA to protect Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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