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While we still await the official sign-off from the Malaysian Government that would allow us to send the gorillas back, the Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
News has just come in from Canada, where the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans has announced the number of seals allowed to Read more »
Several of my colleagues are currently in Canada monitoring the dismal ice conditions and awaiting the inevitable, gruesome Read more »
News broke last week about tainted pet food. Unfortunately many dogs and cats are now suffering from the poison.(Photo: Read more »
Today, the seal hunt in the northern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence opens. Our team is poised to document any hunting Read more »
In the video above, Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about the opening day of the Canadian seal hunt. Katie McConnell Read more »
Tomorrow, the seal hunt in the southern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is set to open. This hunt covers the area we’ve Read more »
While sealers will be starting to hunt older seals this coming Monday, younger pups (like the one on the left) are Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
Watch as four adorable pups are welcomed to Kitchener, in Southern Canada, on the first step of their journey to their Watch Video »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
IFAW opposes whaling because it is unacceptably cruel – there is no humane way to kill a whale and research has shown that whales shot with explosive harpoons can take more than half an hour to die. Targeting an endangered species also raise Read more »
IFAW opposes whaling because it is unacceptably cruel – there is no humane way to kill a whale and research has shown that whales shot with explosive harpoons can take more than half an hour to die. Opinion polling and independent economic r Read more »
The elephants were moved by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) to save them from persecution by local villagers trying to protect their crops and livelihoods from the animals. "This is a victory for both elephants and pe Read more »
“There is a wonderful sense of accomplishment today after years of hard work,” said Lesley O’Donnell, Director of IFAW EU. “Already this year we’ve seen how the prospect of the ban has saved the lives of hundreds of thou Read more »
IFAW is responding to a cry for help by local groups currently working to save animals affected by the storm. Reports indicate that at least 10 animal shelters were damaged, leaving more than 1,000 dogs trapped by floods and more than 100 dogs drowne Read more »
Residents with dogs over one foot in height or with those which are considered to be “dangerous breeds” are being asked to kill their own dogs by September 10th. If these animals are not killed, police will then form dog-beating squads, c Read more »
Caribou have been a part of the Arctic and Inuit culture for generations. Currently, the habitat of Peary and Dolphin-Union caribou is threatened by rapid climate change and increased frequency of severe weather patterns which prevent them from forag Read more »
The orphan tiger was found last March when it wandered into the village of Avangard desperately looking for food. It was captured without resistance by the tiger protection specialists from Inspection Tiger. The cub was given little chance of survivi Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), called on the Icelandic government to heed the international criticism and support responsible whale watching as a humane and profitable alternative to the cruelty of whaling. The joint demarche, a f Read more »
A Companion Animal Management Plan is a tool for Municipalities to establish humane, efficient, and effective solutions to co Read more »
Our first campaign, in 1969, was in protest of the Canadian seal hunt. By the 1980s, our work, and the outrage of millions of Read more »
Lions are in peril as never before due to growing human populations and corresponding habitat loss, loss of prey species, hum Read more »
In the Navajo Nation, a vast Native American homeland in the south-western United States, poverty and hardship mean that owne Read more »
For people on the breadline in Germany, it can be hard looking after a beloved pet. Owners struggle to afford food for themse Read more »
If current trends persist – in poaching, loss of tiger habitat and prey species and demand for tiger parts – tige Read more »
The future of the Western Gray whale hangs in the balance, with fewer than 30 breeding-age females left in the world’s Read more »
At IFAW, we want to see a world where whales live free from human threats, with their future safeguarded for generations to c Read more »
Whale sharks do most of their feeding on the surface of the ocean, which means oil spills like the BP Gulf of Mexico disaster Read more »
While we still await the official sign-off from the Malaysian Government that would allow us to send the gorillas back, the Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
News has just come in from Canada, where the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans has announced the number of seals allowed to Read more »
Several of my colleagues are currently in Canada monitoring the dismal ice conditions and awaiting the inevitable, gruesome Read more »
News broke last week about tainted pet food. Unfortunately many dogs and cats are now suffering from the poison.(Photo: Read more »
Today, the seal hunt in the northern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence opens. Our team is poised to document any hunting Read more »
In the video above, Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about the opening day of the Canadian seal hunt. Katie McConnell Read more »
Tomorrow, the seal hunt in the southern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is set to open. This hunt covers the area we’ve Read more »
While sealers will be starting to hunt older seals this coming Monday, younger pups (like the one on the left) are 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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