International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Trafficking

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Nov 21 2014
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Extensive collaboration and cooperation at an international level are key ingredients in fighting wildlife trafficking wildlife law enforcers agreed at the conclusion of a training workshop to increase capacity and expertise in the Horn of Africa.

The workshop began on Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and was hosted by the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) in partnership with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF), and Interpol.

Press Location: 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Jacqueline Nyagah, Communications Manager (IFAW East Africa)
Kathleen Garrigan (AWF)
Ahmad Abou-Zahra (IFAW Middle East)
Ato Mohammed Hussein ((Ethiopian Conservation and Wildlife Authority)
Contact phone: 
+254 20 3870540
+1 202 939 3326
+971 4 351 7479
+251 911780366
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+254 722 607 640
+1 912 661 4962

South Africa, Rhino Poaching Hits Record Level

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Nov 21 2014
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Rhino poaching has hit record levels in South Africa with 1020 rhinoceros poached for their horn to date in 2014.

The latest statistics were announced by the Department of Environmental Affairs earlier today in their monthly report on poaching of rhino, arrests of poachers, couriers and members of poaching syndicates. So far this year 344 people have been arrested in connection with crimes related to rhino poaching.

The world famous Kruger National Park (KNP) has been the worst hit by poaching with 672 of its rhinos poached in the past 10 months.

Press Location: 
Cape Town, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
Contact phone: 
+27 21 701 8642
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+27 82 330 2558
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South Africa, Rhino Poaching Hits Record Level

Publication Date: 
Nov 21 2014
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Rhino poaching has hit record levels in South Africa with 1020 rhinoceros poached for their horn to date in 2014.

The latest statistics were announced by the Department of Environmental Affairs earlier today in their monthly report on poaching of rhino, arrests of poachers, couriers and members of poaching syndicates. So far this year 344 people have been arrested in connection with crimes related to rhino poaching.

The world famous Kruger National Park (K NP) has been the worst hit by poaching with 672 of its rhinos poached in the past 10 months.

Press Location: 
Cape Town, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Contact phone: 
+27 21 701 8642
Contact mobile: 
+27 82 330 2558
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Незапланированная охота

May 8 2014

Надо заметить, что весна в Приморье, как и осень – процесс очень растянутый. Снег сошел в этом году еще в середине февраля, и до середины апреля тайга стояла голая,  сухая и дымила многочисленными пожарами- настоящим бедствием в Приморском крае.

Südafrika: Zahl der gewilderten Nashörner erreicht Rekordniveau

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Nov 21 2014
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Für Hörner wie diese werden Nashörner gemetzelt.
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Für Hörner wie diese werden Nashörner gemetzelt.

Die Wilderei hat ein neues, nie dagewesenes Niveau erreicht mit bis jetzt 1020 gewilderten Nashörnern alleine in 2014.

„Wir bewegen uns rasant schnell auf eine Situation zu, in der das Überleben der Nashorn-Populationen in Frage steht“, sagt Jason Bell, IFAW (Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds) Regionaldirektor südliches Afrika.

Press Location: 
Kapstadt, Südafrika
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Andreas Dinkelmeyer
Contact phone: 
+49 (0)40 866 500 15
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+49 173 622 75 39
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Тигры съели нашу еду?

Apr 16 2014
Are tigers eating all our food?

IFAW's Tiger Rehab Center project gives us a unique opportunity to observe how tigers feed, what their preferences are and what they do with their food.

Один день из жизни тигров в Центре реабилитации.

Mar 25 2014
How tigers in rehabilitation behave during their ‘night’ and ‘day’

Borya.

К вечеру (после 18 часов), все тигры как по команде, выходят  на наблюдательные места: Кузя ложится на холм или поляну, Боря залез на крышу грота, Устин лег на небольшую поляну, с которой открывается вид на все вольеры.

Тигрицы Светла я и Илона легли на тропинку, откуда виден вольер Устина.

Playful pachyderms: why elephants have a sense of humour

Nov 24 2014
A good play session can infect an entire elephant family.

A good play session can infect an entire elephant family.Play amongst young animals trains growing bodies and develops skills and reflexes crucial for survival. This is especially true for elephants.