IFAW feeds starving animals in Pakistan and India

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“Thousands of animals have been left out in the open under the rain or in the scorching sun with no help at all,” said Dr. Dick Green IFAW Manager for Disasters. “Our main goal right now is to get food into the hardest-hit areas as quickly as possible.”

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Japan urged to abandon outdated whaling policy

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Fri, 09/30/2011

Following Japanese media reports today that whaling will continue with around US$27 million in additional government security budget to protect the fleet, Patrick Ramage, Director of IFAW’s Global Whale Programme, said: “I'd bet this is whaling's last gasp. The industry is out of gas and crashing. This move is more about pride than profit, more about politics and prerogatives of the Japanese Fisheries Agency than it is about public support.”   

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IFAW and Tufts University Veterinary School Sign Affiliation Agreement

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Tue, 09/20/2011

Together, IFAW and the Cummings School seek to collaborate on research and share training opportunities for staff and students.  Several Cummings School students have previously worked on IFAW sponsored projects all over the world including elephant rehabilitation in India, raptor rescue and rehabilitation in China, and improving community dog and cat welfare in Mexico and Native American reservations in the U.S. IFAW senior staff have also been invited to lecture to Tufts students on topics ranging from international wildlife policy to emergency relief.

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U.S. Takes Diplomatic Action Against Icelandic Whaling

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Fri, 09/16/2011

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org) welcomed the move and urged the US government to maintain its strong stance against Icelandic whaling. As the end of the country’s whaling season approaches, no endangered fin whales have been killed this year following earlier US diplomatic moves on the issue.

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Elephant ivory campaign ribbons benefit Cape Town NGOs

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Tue, 09/13/2011
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) is working with Learn to Earn (www.learntoearn.org.za), the Western Cape-based skills training and job creation organisation, which roped in 10 other non-profits to make the ribbons providing work to over 200 women from disadvantaged backgrounds and using an astonishing 10 kilometres ribbon so far.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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695 Elephant tusks seized in Malaysia add to staggering recent toll

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Tue, 09/06/2011

The seizure weighs about 2,000 kgs and was hidden inside containers marked as crushed plastic.

Friday’s ivory confiscations were the fourth seizure in 14 days – during which time a staggering 3,194 elephant ivory tusks were taken into custody. The flurry of seizures of illegal ivory began on August 19th.

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IFAW sends urgently needed aid to surviving animals at the Tripoli Zoo

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Tue, 09/06/2011

Moments after the National Transitional Council (NTC) took control of the Libyan capital, IFAW’s focus turned to the animals living at the Tripoli Zoo. The zoo is located in very close proximity to Gadhafi’s former compound at Bab al-Aziziya which was the center of intense fighting. More than a thousand animals live in the zoo including a tiger, lions, hyenas, hippos, deer and monkeys to name a few.

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IFAW rescues and releases a record 11 stranded dolphins

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Fri, 09/02/2011
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First, the team tried to herd the animals back out to open water by dropping acoustic deterrents called pingers from a boat, but unfortunately this technique was unsuccessful and the pod of dolphins beached themselves despite their efforts.

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IFAW rushes water rescue teams to New York State following Hurricane Irene

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Wed, 08/31/2011

Responding to a request from the State of New York, IFAW is deploying two trained water rescue teams and a 36-foot rescue trailer - funded by a grant from Petfinder.com Foundation - carrying boats, dog crates, capture equipment and other supplies.

“Irene is not done with us yet. At least 30 stranded horses need our help right now and we know a large number of companion animals will also need rescue, food and shelter,” said Dr. Dick Green, IFAW’s Disaster Manager.

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Orphan gorillas arrive back home in Congo after successful airlift operation

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Mon, 07/25/2011
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The gorilla move is being funded principally by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) and organized by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (Fossey Fund).   “IFAW was happy to help with the move and provide a helicopter to transfer the six orphan gorillas back to their country of origin,” said IFAW’s ER Program Director Dr. Ian Robinson.

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