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24th September 2007
Tuesday 18th September 2007Written by Mat After a very welcome night's sleep the team was up and about early with a lot to Read more »
24th September 2007
Sunday 9th September 2007Written by Mat As dawn broke we had a few spots of rain. Storm clouds all around but blue sky Read more »
24th September 2007
Hello friends of whales everywhere!  Hey a while back we ran the Whale Remix Contest which generated some cool toons Read more »
21st September 2007
An elephant calf was rescued today from Phulbari Tea Estate, in Balipara north of Kaziranga National Park. The male elephant Read more »
21st September 2007
This past week during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperative (APEC) in Sydney Austrailia where George Bush (USA), Shinzo Abe Read more »
21st September 2007
IFAW's Online Community Coordinator speaks with Wildlife and Habitat Seals Communications Officer Katie McConnell about Read more »
20th September 2007
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Barb Cartwright, Canada Campaigns Manager, filed this report from the Bay of Read more »
18th September 2007
Tuesday 4th September 2007Written by Magnus We are back in Gocek, Turkey, getting the boat ready for the final survey legs Read more »
14th September 2007
Everyone here at IFAW is very delighted that the official announcement of the return of the Taiping 4 gorillas was made on Read more »
14th April 2014
In Newfoundland and Labrador, the commercial seal hunt is a thing of legend. It’s a very important part of the Watch Video »
7th April 2014
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
27th March 2014
Meet the inspiring members of Song of the Whale in the video “The Night Whale” ~~~ The International Fund for Watch Video »
28th February 2014
Watch above as I discuss my trip to West Poland in September 2013. In the video I explain the different methods to track Watch Video »
25th February 2014
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
21st February 2014
Spotting illegal shark and manta products in international trade can be challenging for frontline officials. Dr. Akram Watch Video »
14th February 2014
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
27th January 2014
Did the Department of Obsolete Industry stir a nostalgia for the fragrant smell of burning blubber? Were you hoping to be Watch Video »
10th January 2014
The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants Watch Video »
IFAW: Commercial Seal Hunt Opens, Continues to Require Government Support
14th April 2014
After over 30 years of trying to revive the commercial seal hunt, and over $50 million in government support, the hunt will proceed again in 2014 despite the lack of markets. 
 “This hunt has been on life support for 20 years. It will never com Read more »
Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgen
11th April 2014
Four orphaned Asian elephant calves were moved to Manas National Park this week by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with the Assam Forest Department. The elephants will be gradually rei Read more »
Belgium Crushes 1.5 Tonnes of Ivory in Dramatic Bid to Save Elephants
9th April 2014
This morning the Belgian government, in conjunction with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org), destroyed its stockpile of seized ivory weighing more than 1.5 tonnes. “The Belgian government is putting wildlife traffickers on Read more »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspends the import of sport-hunted African eleph
9th April 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (I Read more »
Rhino Horn of Contention – the Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty
8th April 2014
The South African Government could choose to be a global player or a lonely outlier by alienating itself from unprecedented international efforts to crack down on illicit trade and poaching of wildlife such as rhinoceroses, IFAW said today. Jason Bel Read more »
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3rd April 2014
As Singapore said today it had intercepted a tonne of smuggled ivory – the second large scale seizure by the island state in three months – the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) called for improved internat Read more »
Press Statement
3rd April 2014
Today’s announcement that the pilot badger cull will go ahead in Gloucestershire and Somerset once again this year was condemned by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Eminent scientists and wildlife experts as well as many charities Read more »
President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trad
2nd April 2014
United States President Barack Obama has announced a raft of measures against Iceland over its continued slaughter of whales and trade in their meat. The US Government had announced on February 6 that it was invoking the Pelly Amendment which certifi Read more »
World Court: Japan’s ‘scientific’ whaling is illegal and must end
31st March 2014
(The Hague, Netherlands – 31 March 2014) – Delivering its judgment on Australia’s case against Japan, which saw evidence presented during a three-week hearing last June, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today found that Japa Read more »
IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
Nuclear Accidents and the Impact on Animals
A committee of Subject Matter Experts (Appendix A) from Japan and the United States was convened May 2-3, 2011 to discuss ani Read more »
CA Audited Financials
Financial Statements For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
IFAW Briefing -- Bill C-555: An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
Welfare of animals under veterinary care
Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human Read more »
Rabies: Risks and Prevention
A practical guide to understanding the risks and prevention of rabies in people and dogs. Read more »
World of Animals Issue 17
World of Animals Issue 17 Read more »
Horn of Contention: A review of literature on the economics of trade in rhino ho
Poaching of rhinos in Southern Africa has increased dramatically in recent years.  There is considerable debate within p Read more »
22nd June 2009 by
Governments from more than 80 countries opened the 61st annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Read more »
22nd June 2009 by
Our planet’s great whales face more threats today than at any time in history,” said Patrick Ramage, whale Read more »
19th June 2009 by
I just arrived back from Hvalfjörður filming the whaling boat bringing two fin whales to the whaling station. I went with a Read more »
19th June 2009 by
Images and footage of the first endangered fin whales harpooned in Iceland this season are available now from the Read more »
19th June 2009 by
IFAW opposes whaling because it is unacceptably cruel – there is no humane way to kill a whale and research has shown Read more »
19th June 2009 by
In conjunction with the closing of the Southern Gulf cod fishery earlier this week, Shea stated she had directed her Read more »
18th June 2009 by
As the first of Iceland’s whaling ships reportedly heads to sea today to train its harpoons on 150 endangered fin whales, Read more »
18th June 2009 by
This material was relayed back from our communications team on the ground in Malawi. After a brief suspension, the Read more »
18th June 2009 by
Fin whaling has just started again in Iceland after a pause since 2006. The first of the endangered fins to be killed this 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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