Bizoo the Bear's chaperoned explorations ensure a successful release to the wild

Tue, 04/14/2015
Before Bizoo is released, he needed to be acclimatized to the wild.

Before Bizoo is released, he needed to be acclimatized to the wild.This first-hand experience was shared by Debahutee Roy, who is an Assistant Field Officer at the Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), Arunachal Pradesh.

Born in captivity at the IFAW-WTI run Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), Bizoo was raised by his mother.

After the marine mammal necropsy: learning from each animal

Wed, 04/08/2015
Two student volunteers, look at the inverted top half of a fin whale skull. Phot

Two student volunteers, look at the inverted top half of a fin whale skull. Photo © SUNY ESF

We don’t often get a chance to talk about what happens after the necropsy; however, it is a hugely important part of what our team does and can have long lasting impacts.

WATCH: Rescued rhinos set free in Northeast India

Tue, 04/07/2015

Two hand raised rhinos, Sohola and Baghmari, were released back to the wild in Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The two male rhinos spent three to four years undergoing rehabilitation at IFAW’s Wildlife Rescue Center in Northeast India.

Sohola was just four months old when he was found injured and dehydrated and lying alone near the bank of a river in 2010.

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Third Ukraine crisis video update: Berdyansk SPCA

Mon, 04/06/2015

In the third and last installment of our video conversations with those brave individuals saving animals in the frontlines of the war in Eastern Ukraine, we touch base with Valentina Mamay, Director of the Berdyansk SPCA.

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Elementary school students in Los Angeles participate in Animal Action Education program

Tue, 04/07/2015
The students shared stories about animals they knew were part of their habitat.

The students shared stories about animals they knew were part of their habitat.I have just returned from sunny Los Angeles, California, where alongside IFAW partner Abby Berman, co-founder of Adopt the Arts Foundation (ATA), we presented IFAW’s Animal Action Education program’s

Canada’s commercial seal hunt: it is cruel, unnecessary – and shockingly wasteful

Fri, 04/03/2015

Warning this video contains graphic material.

For now, there is peace on the ice. 

Harp seals are currently “off limits” to sealers, as the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has temporarily closed the hunt to allow the mothers to give birth and nurse their whitecoat pups.

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Canada’s commercial seal hunt: it is cruel, unnecessary – and shockingly wasteful

Fri, 04/03/2015

Warning this video contains graphic material.

For now, there is peace on the ice. 

Harp seals are currently “off limits” to sealers, as the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has temporarily closed the hunt to allow the mothers to give birth and nurse their whitecoat pups.

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Canada’s commercial seal hunt: it is cruel, unnecessary – and shockingly wasteful

Fri, 04/03/2015
La chasse commerciale aux phoques du Canada : une pratique cruelle et inutile

Warning this video contains graphic material.

For now, there is peace on the ice. 

Harp seals are currently “off limits” to sealers, as the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has temporarily closed the hunt to allow the mothers to give birth and nurse their whitecoat pups.

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Animal rescue in Chile: Coping in Copiapó

Tue, 04/07/2015
Hundreds of small animals and thousands of large animals lost their lives in the

Total devestation in a desert region where it is common to receive less than an inch of rain all year…torrential rainfall causing all waterways to flood and mud to flow through entire communities.

The resiliency of the Chilean people never ceases to amaze me. They are grateful to have survived when so many lost their lives.

У микрофона!

Mon, 04/06/2015

Сказать: "Доброе утро!" - по радио "Эхо Москвы" в воскресное утро - было очень приятно.
Я и Анна Филиппова (руководитель программ Международного фонда защиты животных IFAW) и Игорь Беляцкий (пресс-секретарь IFAW) были гостями радиопередачи "Открывашка". Это программа образовательно-познавательная для детей от 5 до 15 лет. Мы рассказывали юной аудитории о защите животных.
Для тех кто не был у радиоприемника в это время, есть возможность услышать и увидеть нас в записи.