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Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Michael Booth, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Emergency Responder at IFAW HQ filed this brief update. The Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Emergency Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
IFAW's Sarah Herzig reports after the rescue of a wounded seal on the beaches of Cape Cod, USA: A sub-adult male gray sea Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Becky Brimley and Roy Jones visited Moscow in early August to assess the Read more »
More than 1000 juvenile Magellanic penguins have washed-up either dead or dying along the Brazilian coast and as far north Read more »
Abbey, one of the ‘Taiping Four’ gorillas, has found new meaning to life as she became surrogate mother to a newly arrived 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 »
This year’s meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) drew to a close today (Friday) after a mixed week for whales. While much of the agenda at the week-long meeting in Panama City, Panama focussed on conservation issues and threats Read more »
Yesterday’s seizure of 46 elephant tusks in Cape Town, the latest ivory related crime linked to the metropole, is fuelling concerns the South African city may be a fast developing cog for ivory transit in the wheel of wildlife crime. Customs of Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has welcomed news that the Republic of Korea will abandon plans to conduct so-called scientific whaling. According to a statement by Australia’s Foreign Minister, Senator the Hon. Bob Carr, Korea Read more »
– In a span of days, more than half a tonne of ivory has been seized by customs officials in two Asian countries. Last Friday, Thai customs officials discovered 456 kg of ivory which had been hidden in crates aboard a flight from Kenya. In addi Read more »
A state-of-the-art whale research vessel has returned to Icelandic waters to carry out further vital, non-invasive research on whales and their behaviour. Song of the Whale, owned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) and o Read more »
Based on information provided by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org), China’s Forestry Police conducted a surprise inspection earlier this week at Chengtian Antique Mall  where they confiscated 107 pieces Read more »
American actress Kristin Bauer van Straten plays a lethal vampire on television, but is even more deadly serious in her mission as an animal activist intent on saving elephants. True Blood star Bauer, a celebrity ambassador for the International Fund Read more »
An elephant calf injured in a village, a rhino orphaned by poachers, a full-grown tiger discovered in a well and a leopard found in a house! These are four of 1,600 animals and 150 species saved in the last ten years at IFAW’s Wildlife Rescue C Read more »
Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) have mobilized teams to Alexandria, Louisiana and Waveland, Mississippi to assist in animal rescue and sheltering efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac that made land 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 »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Michael Booth, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Emergency Responder at IFAW HQ filed this brief update. The Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Emergency Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
IFAW's Sarah Herzig reports after the rescue of a wounded seal on the beaches of Cape Cod, USA: A sub-adult male gray sea Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Becky Brimley and Roy Jones visited Moscow in early August to assess the Read more »
More than 1000 juvenile Magellanic penguins have washed-up either dead or dying along the Brazilian coast and as far north Read more »
Abbey, one of the ‘Taiping Four’ gorillas, has found new meaning to life as she became surrogate mother to a newly arrived 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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