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- What is the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW)?
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Political advocacy news
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to America this week presents a prime opportunity for President Obama, Read more »
In a world where the poaching and capture of wildlife to feed the demand for both live animals and their body parts remains Read more »
More than 200 guests came together the other night at the historic Telegraph building on Tverskaya Street in downtown Watch Video »
Problems caused by crimes against nature are increasingly attracting the attention of the world. The United States Watch Video »
About three years ago I received a phone call from award-winning German documentary filmmaker Jakob Kneser. It was shortly Watch Video »
A week ago the IFAW team had arrived for Advocating species listings at CMS in Quito, Ecuador. Now the 11th Conference of Watch Video »
International scientists uphold expert findings that Japan does NOT need to kill more whales for ‘scientific research’
Japan does not need to kill any whales for ‘scientific research’ this year according to scientists from the majority of countries represented at the recent meeting of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Scientific Committee Read more »
Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is attempting to ship an estimated 1,700 tonnes of fin whale meat out of the country. Despite limited market for the meat and opposition at home and abroad to the bloody trade in the endangere Read more »
Malawi’s decision to torch four tonnes of ivory on Thursday has been hailed as brave and groundbreaking, standing out in stark contrast against other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, some of which resolutely demand the r Read more »
In an unprecedented move, Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is refusing to release the quantity and landed value of products from the 2014 commercial seal hunt in what IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) believes to be Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) urges the global community to respect, celebrate and most importantly to take action to protect animals from wildlife crime and illegal wildlife trade on the second annual World Wildlife Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
I have just returned from a week-long trip to Beijing where International Fund for Animal Welfare staff met with government Read more »
A new report published in the journal Conservation Letters reveals that anthropogenic global warming is wreaking havoc on Read more »
Read the report above, using the Issuu.com reader, click EXPAND to enter full screen mode. Two decades ago this year I Read more »
Things are starting to heat up for polar bears, in more ways than one. The United States, backed by the Russian Federation, Read more »