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Emergency Relief director, Ian Robinson prepares to release a rehabilitated mute swan. Shiver was one of 13 mute swans Read more »
A four year battle to return a group of illegally smuggled gorillas to their home country of Cameroon may now be ending. Read more »
On Monday, September 4th, snakes, crocodiles and animal lovers around the world mourned the loss of one of Australia’s Read more »
The animal rescue teams in India have been facing some of the worst flooding conditions ever. I was floored to hear that Read more »
Recently, more than 700 penguins were abandoned by their parents off the shores of South Africa, due to natural causes. The Read more »
Moldy veterinary documents from New Orleans. Today was like stepping back in time one year...Except for the Read more »
My colleague and emergency relief responder, Wit Davis, is en route to New Orleans as part of a post-Katrina follow-up Read more »
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 »
A photo of a whale viewed from a whale watching boat in Dominica. Just heard this morning that the CARIBwhale Read more »
My fascination with elephants goes back as far as I can remember. To become a research associate studying Amboseli’s Watch Video »
It’s time for our cubs to abandon the little lair-homes that served as their shelters during the initial months of Watch Video »
In 2012, INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare teamed up to execute Operation WORTHY, an law enforcement Watch Video »
Elephants are a keystone species that play a vital role in maintaining the biodiversity in the areas where they range. Watch Video »
I’ve mentioned before how important it is to understand that elephants are individuals, as different from one another Watch Video »
It was good to see day three start off with continuing good discussions on the welfare of whales.  This included a Watch Video »
In this brief video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an overview of the week's work along with Watch Video »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare Whale Program Director, Patrick Ramage, gives a brief summary of the South Watch Video »
As I and other members of Team IFAW and government delegates from dozens of member countries migrate to Panama City, Panama Watch Video »
With more rain expected, over 1,000 displaced livestock face disease, starvation, or worse. The IFAW/CARE staff will conduct vaccination and de-worming campaigns and will provide food and vitamins to cattle and other farm animals in Sulawesi Read more »
IFAW is working across India including: In the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, IFAW is partnering with Sarwangin Vikas Samithi (SVS) to feed, vaccinate and provide emergency veterinary care to 3,000 livestock (cattle, buffaloes, and goats) over th Read more »
This rescue not only saved the lives of these animals, but also made it possible for IFAW to share its expertise in carrying out this type of rescue operation with SOCOBIOMA. “When a bird’s plumage is contaminated with oil or any Read more »
IFAW opposes whaling on the grounds that it is cruel and unnecessary. Economic studies in Iceland commissioned by IFAW and the Iceland Nature Conservation Association (INCA), have also revealed very little demand for the meat in Iceland or elsewhe Read more »
This effectively ends the five-year saga surrounding the four animals when they made international headlines in Malaysia in 2002. At that time, the four young gorillas (one male and three females), were illegally smuggled to the Taiping Zoo in Mal Read more »
Spearheaded by the community’s parliamentary representative in the National Assembly Hon. Dr Naomi Shaban, the community held a commissioning ceremony on site together with senior officials from Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and IFAW (Interna Read more »
“This pitiful response to protecting grizzly bears is yet another example of this government’s neglect when it comes to conservation,” said Barbara Cartwright, IFAW Canada Campaigns Manager. “Environment Canada has for Read more »
Additionally, the IFAW Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to the Honorable John Garamendi, Lieutenant Governor of California, for his steadfast commitment to the environment, conservation, and animal welfare throughout his service in the Read more »
In a move to show support from the highest levels of Tongan Society, the evening will be hosted by the Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita, whose father, the Late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV courageously banned wha Read more »
Download our poster illustrating the requirements for adequate guardianship. Read more »
It’s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada’s cruel com Read more »
The EU legislation being challenged by Canada and Norway is Regulation (EC) No. 1007/2009, also known as the “EU s Read more »
The illicit trade in wildlife is not only a serious global environmental crime with profoundly negative impacts for endangere Read more »
The status, accomplishments and future of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary for Whales (SOSW), established by the International Wh Read more »
Emergency Relief director, Ian Robinson prepares to release a rehabilitated mute swan. Shiver was one of 13 mute swans Read more »
A four year battle to return a group of illegally smuggled gorillas to their home country of Cameroon may now be ending. Read more »
On Monday, September 4th, snakes, crocodiles and animal lovers around the world mourned the loss of one of Australia’s Read more »
The animal rescue teams in India have been facing some of the worst flooding conditions ever. I was floored to hear that Read more »
Recently, more than 700 penguins were abandoned by their parents off the shores of South Africa, due to natural causes. The Read more »
Moldy veterinary documents from New Orleans. Today was like stepping back in time one year...Except for the Read more »
My colleague and emergency relief responder, Wit Davis, is en route to New Orleans as part of a post-Katrina follow-up Read more »
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 »
A photo of a whale viewed from a whale watching boat in Dominica. Just heard this morning that the CARIBwhale 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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