French biodiversity bill adopted; online wildlife crime fines increased significantly

Fri, 07/29/2016
With the adoption of the biodiversity restoration bill, online wildlife crime wi

After two long years of discussion, the deputies of the French National Assembly finally adopted the bill for the restoration of biodiversity, nature, and landscapes.  

Having followed the debates held throughout this process of securing a better legislative framework for online wildlife trade, we can now confirm that an explicit reference to e-commerce will appear in the Environmental Code.

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IFAW congratulates African partner LATF on arrests of ivory kingpins

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Fri, 08/05/2016
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IFAW congratulates African partner LATF on arrests of ivory kingpins

IFAW congratulates the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) on conducting a successful operation from July 28th to August 2nd that led to the seizure of 1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory and the arrest of two ivory trafficking kingpins in the Republic of Congo.

Press Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya
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Press Contact: 
Jacqueline Nyagah, Communications Manager (IFAW, East Africa)
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+254 722 607640
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Forschung zum Schutz der Wale: Identifikation von Walen in Island

Fri, 07/22/2016
Vor Beginn unserer Expedition: Das Forschungsschiff Song of the Whale liegt vor

Vor Beginn unserer Expedition: Das Forschungsschiff Song of the Whale liegt vor dem Konzerthaus Harpa in Reykjavik. Foto: © IFAW/Sharon Livermore

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Am 8. August ist Weltkatzentag!

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Fri, 08/05/2016
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Katzensprechstunde beim IFAW-Tierartzprojekt in Berlin

Katzensprechstunde beim IFAW Tierarztprojekt Berlin

Press Location: 
Hamburg
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Press Contact: 
Dörte von der Reith
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040-86650033
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0160-90486493
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First-ever seal disentanglement with new darting technique

Thu, 08/04/2016

Rescuing any animal from an entanglement is a challenge, regardless of the species. Wary of our presence and unaware of our good intentions, they respond with fight or flight, and we are forced to capture them, restrain them, assess their health, and quickly extricate them from the life-threatening entanglement.

This challenge is only further complicated when the focus of a rescue effort is a marine mammal, such as a seal.

Saving dogs of Bali one visit at a time

Wed, 08/03/2016

This blog is the first in a series on the Participatory Learning and Action Program in Bali.

Edo was just a few weeks old when he started getting sick. He hadn’t eaten for a day. He had vomited, and was hot to the touch. He was struggling to walk.

Thankfully his owner decided to call the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) team to come and check on him.

Saving dogs of Bali one visit at a time

Wed, 08/03/2016

This blog is the first in a series on the Participatory Learning and Action Program in Bali.

Edo was just a few weeks old when he started getting sick. He hadn’t eaten for a day. He had vomited, and was hot to the touch. He was struggling to walk.

Thankfully his owner decided to call the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) team to come and check on him.

Saving dogs of Bali one visit at a time

Wed, 08/03/2016

This blog is the first in a series on the Participatory Learning and Action Program in Bali.

Edo was just a few weeks old when he started getting sick. He hadn’t eaten for a day. He had vomited, and was hot to the touch. He was struggling to walk.

Thankfully his owner decided to call the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) team to come and check on him.