More than 300 wildlife conservation advocates gather to celebrate ESA's 40th birthday

Thu, 11/14/2013
More than 300 wildlife conservation advocates gather to celebrate ESA's 40th bir

Attendees pose for a photo at the "A Wild Success: Forty years of the Endangered Species Act" gathering.Last night, as a member of the Endangered Species Coalition, I was proud to represent IFAW at A Wild Success: Forty years of the Endangered Species Act, a gathering of more than 300 wildlife conservation advocates at the Library o

Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Thu, 11/14/2013
Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Thu, 11/14/2013
Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Thu, 11/14/2013
Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Thu, 11/14/2013
Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

Thu, 11/14/2013
Typhoon Haiyan: no way to prepare for scale of human and animal disaster

U.S. Ivory Crush

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IFAW Statement:  Azzedine Downes, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
RE:  U.S. Ivory Crush

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Denver CO
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Cynthia Carson (IFAW US)
Abby Berman (The Rosen Group)
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Gemeinsamer Einsatz für Elefanten

Thu, 11/14/2013

Hier im Video sehen Sie Dr. Jane Goodall und Sir Iain Douglas-Hamilton, zwei berühmte Biologen und Naturschützer, die sich für ein komplettes Handelsverbot für Elefantenelfenbein stark machen.

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Wilderei ist dafür verantwortlich, dass Afrikas Elefantenpopulation in den letzten sechs Jahren dramatisch gesunken ist.

Tons of Ivory Seized in Zanzibar

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Several tons of elephant ivory have been found concealed in a freight container on the island of Zanzibar. The seizure was made on Tuesday

According to reports, the ivory was stuffed into plastic sacks containing sea shells – each weighing 50 kgs. The total weight seized has not been announced, but Zanzibar police officials said it amounted to several tons. Reports say two people – a clearing agent and businessman have been arrested.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Wildlife Trade Programme)
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