OIE-conferentie in Parijs biedt hoop op goede wereldwijde dierenwelzijnsnormen

Mon, 05/21/2012
OIE-conferentie in Parijs biedt hoop op goede wereldwijde dierenwelzijnsnormen

We krijgen regelmatig geschokte reacties van IFAW-donateurs die tijdens hun buitenlandse vakantie zijn geconfronteerd met de manier waarop in andere delen van de wereld met dieren wordt omgegaan.

Over de hele wereld tonen steeds meer mensen belangstelling voor dieren en bezorgdheid over de manier waarop ze worden behandeld. Regeringen reageren echter vaak traag op de roep van hun burgers om betere dierenwelzijnsnormen.

IFAW and the Republic of Congo fight ivory trafficking

Publication Date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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More than 30 senior staff from different governmental agencies in Congo (Brazzaville) honed their skills and increased their capacity to halt ivory trafficking. A three-day training course began on World Environment Day (June 5th) and involved participants from a cross-section of government including wildlife protection, forest services, customs, defense, homeland security, port management, and justice.

Press Location: 
Brazzaville, Congo
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Céline Sissler-Bienvenu (IFAW France and Francophone Africa)
Contact phone: 
+33 (0)3 26 48 29 20
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+33 (0)6 17 56 10 74
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VIDÉO : Les derniers gorilles de République démocratique du Congo encore en danger

Thu, 05/24/2012
Kabirizi, un gorille des montagnes à dos argenté au Parc national des

Kabirizi, un gorille des montagnes à dos argenté au Parc national des Virunga en RDC.Ça y est, ça recommence.

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Bekijk de video: lot van de laatste berggorilla's in de DRC opnieuw onzeker

Thu, 05/24/2012
Zilverrug-berggorilla Kabirizi in het Virunga National Park in de DRC.

Zilverrug-berggorilla Kabirizi in het Virunga National Park in de DRC.En opnieuw laait het geweld op.

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Make World Oceans Day the day for action for our blueys

Thu, 06/07/2012
Make World Oceans Day the day for action for our blueys

If you care about oceans and what lives in them please spend a few minutes now to do three things help protect their biggest inhabitants – the blue whales currently at risk from rampant oil and gas development around our shores.

Action 1: Send a message today to protect our blueys

Action 2: Share the action via the Facebook and Twitter buttons

A simple fantasy fulfilled, Canadian Northern Dogs work continues

Thu, 06/07/2012
The rainbow we saw over the clinic-space, almost on the day of the walk!

The rainbow we saw over the clinic-space, almost on the day of the walk!As long as I have been leading the Northern Dogs Project, I have always wanted to take a walk out the back of where we host one of the vet clinics. 

The clinic takes place in a light filled, wooden building that overlooks a huge sandy area used for dirt biking. 

Polar bears: trading death for life

Wed, 06/06/2012
Polar bears: trading death for life

The Obama Administration has an opportunity to save the lives of thousands of polar bears.  Within the next few months, they must decide whether or not to propose that the polar bear be uplisted to Appendix 1 under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).  An Appendix 1 listing would provide further protection for polar bears by prohibiting international commercial trade in the species.

The decision should be an easy one.

Spotlight India: Raining elephants in the heat of summer

Wed, 06/06/2012
One of the happy children with his labels.

One of the happy children with his labels.Summertime in India means a two-month break from regular school, a time when children have a lot of free time that drives parents up the wall.

Inside the Beltway Ads Push for Global Polar Bear Protections

Publication Date: 
Tue, 06/05/2012
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Readers of influential inside the beltway newspapers were met with eye-popping, full-page advertisements this morning that called on the Obama Administration to take a leadership role in protecting imperiled polar bear populations.

Press Location: 
Washington, DC
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Press Contact: 
Abby Berman (Rosen Group)
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+1.646.695.7044
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