Spotlight Soweto: community hears warnings on dog fighting's human and animal costs

Mon, 10/20/2014
IFAW-sponsored CLAW project educates Soweto people about dog fighting.

CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs.Nthabiseng Raditapole, Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project Administrative Assistant and Education Officer, recently tackled the dog fighting issue at a community lifestyle expo in Soweto. She filed this report.

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Michigan voters will consider two harmful wildlife measures on November 4th

Mon, 10/20/2014
Gray wolf in Denali National Park, photo by Ken Miller.

Wolf in Denali National Park, photo by Ken Miller

On November 4, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on two measures— Proposals 1 and 2—that, if passed, would harm the state’s small, vulnerable wolf population and prevent the public from weighing in on important wildlife protection and management decisions.

Des données satellite encourageantes après le sauvetage de plusieurs dauphins

Wed, 09/24/2014
Des données satellite encourageantes après le sauvetage de plusieurs dauphins

Un bénévole d'IFAW en compagnie de l'un des cinq dauphins récemment échoués à Cape Cod.

L'un des quatre dauphins secourus il y a dix jours semble bien se porter et a regagné une zone fréquentée par son espèce.

65. IWC-Konferenz bringt große Erfolge für den Walschutz

Mon, 10/06/2014
65. IWC-Konferenz bringt große Erfolge für den Walschutz

Die Erfolge der 65. Konferenz der Internationalen Walfangkommission (IWC) schützen diesen Zwergwal im Westen der Antarktischen Halbinsel. © IFAW/A. Friedlaender

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Orangutans, including babies, rescued in a blazing Borneo

Tue, 10/14/2014
Orangutans, including babies, rescued in a blazing Borneo

The author helping to move some of the wildlife victims in Borneo.The hazy skies of Indonesia were a drastic change from those left back home.

Sunsets and sunrises are nearly non-existent here, leaving only varying shades of grey to distinguish time of day.

IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler

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Fri, 10/17/2014
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IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler

Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert – similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.

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Yarmouth Port, MA
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
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Waarom ik in National Geographic uithaalde naar weer een oproep tot meer ivoorhandel

Tue, 10/14/2014
Waarom ik in National Geographic uithaalde naar weer een oproep tot meer ivoorha

Olifantenivoor dat in beslag is genomen door douanepersoneel in Hong Kong. © IFAW/A. Hofford

De ivoorhandel vermoordt olifanten.

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Een helpende hand voor dieren na olielek bij Chili

Tue, 10/14/2014
Een helpende hand voor dieren na olielek bij Chili

Plaatselijke vogels zwemmen in het water na een olielek in de Baai van Quintero, in Chili. Er is ongeveer 22.000 liter olie in de baai gelekt, een grote bron van vervuiling voor het lokale wild.

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