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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment selected IFAW’s (the International Read more »
On a bitterly cold Saturday in January, I went to the antique and curio markets in Beijing looking for elephant ivory. With Read more »
UPDATE: 8.5.11 At IFAW's July 2011 Prevention of Illegal Wildlife Trade Training workshop in Djibouti, participants from Read more »
It’s been a bit of a crazy spring with the first set of Northern Dogs clinics taking place during a very wintery April and Read more »
Recently I saw a satirical commercial about the infamous plastic water bottle, demonstrating that even though said bottle Read more »
One of the rules of the boat for the day was no screaming, well that rule went right out when the dolphins were swimming all Read more »
At next week’s meeting, the International Fund for Animal Welfare is calling for new measures to be introduced to Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare research expedition starts its work at the north-east of the Sakhalin Island to Read more »
It was difficult to reach the lighthouse because of the tundra landscape that includes many swamps, muddy rivers and sandy 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 »
As the 2007 International Whaling Commission meetings commence in Alaska, the advice by the Sydney Legal Panel clearly outlines legal channels the Australian Government can take to stop the Government of Japan from whaling, under any guise, in the So Read more »
Today’s report, dubbed the London Report on Illegal Whaling, comes as the Government of Japan prepares to launch its whaling fleet into international waters later this week.  Its dramatic findings add to a growing body of legal opinion Read more »
“This program will save hundreds of thousands of lives—both dogs and humans,” said Kate Atema, IFAW Director of Companion Animals Programs. IFAW is supporting the initiative which is being led by the World Society for the Protection Read more »
A new study, The Economics of Polar Bear Trophy Hunting in Canada, jointly released today by Humane Society International and International Fund for Animal Welfare reveals that polar bear hunts provide little economic benefit to Canada’s In Read more »
IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project team was in a remote Canadian community providing vital veterinary care and humane education when concerned community members alerted IFAW’s team that due to concerns about the number of roaming dogs, unwanted Read more »
A report released today by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Ocean Noise: Turn it down, showed that, in recent decades, ocean noise created by human activities has risen dramatically, posing a major threat to many marine mammals. Nois Read more »
IFAW formed its specialist international oiled wildlife team, headed by Jay Holcomb of the International Bird Rescue Research Centre (IBRRC), to be a hands-on disaster unit prepared to travel immediately to assist countries and their conservation Read more »
The chimpanzee, nicknamed “Commando” and of the sub-species Schwienfurthii, is roughly two years of age, based on dental development, but due his poor state of health is so severely stunted in growth, that rescuers initially estimated h Read more »
Three islands - Ons, Cies and Salvora – form the new National Maritime Atlantic Islands Park and are the most important nesting and migration locations for birds in the region.Tens of thousands of birds inhabit and visit the island and nearb Read more »
Conserving the forest and wildlife of the Bodoland Territorial Council Read more »
Elephants need protection - whether it’s individual animals or entire populations and their habitats. Read more »
Elephants at risk from poachers, whales and seals threatened by cruel hunts, wildlife and pets stranded after disasters Read more »
From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever. Read more »
Elephants, tigers and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate for trinkets, potions and fashion. Read more »
IFAW advocates for laws that protect animals from cruelty and neglect, we provide veterinary training and basic veterinary Read more »
Conserving the forest of Garo Hills with elephants and gibbon as flagships Read more »
“Trade over the Internet poses one of the greatest threats to wildlife and undermines the CITES treaty itself,” Read more »
Conservationists however, breathed a sigh of relief that Parties reaffirmed a decision from the previous CITES meeting that Read more »
“Fighting to save these elephants paid off today with Parties taking note of the science demonstrating that Tanzanian Read more »
Zambia amended its proposal to remove the request for a one-off sale of ivory, seeking only the downlisting of elephants Read more »
“CITES Parties voted by the slimmest of margins to protect porbeagle sharks, but rejected all other shark proposals at Read more »
“The rejection of this proposal does not make any sense at all,” said Dr Ralf Sonntag, IFAW marine biologist and Read more »
“Short -term profits rather than long-term conservation has once again been the theme of this meeting,” said Read more »
The proposal, if adopted, would overturn the 1986 ban on commercial whaling by authorizing whaling by Norway, Iceland, and Read more »
The radio-collars will help rehabilitators track the movement of the cubs as they become completely independent of human 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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