The grueling schedule of rehabilitating orphan bear cubs

Fre, 07/04/2017
The grueling schedule of rehabilitating orphan bear cubs

This report was filed by Polina Shershneva, IFAW Russia Communications & Development Officer, after a visit to the Orphan Bears Rehabilitation Center.

Hulp voor dieren na cycloon Debbie

Die, 04/04/2017
Cycloon Debbie heeft grote schade aangericht aan de dierenverblijven en volières

Cycloon Debbie heeft grote schade aangericht aan de dierenverblijven en volières van Fauna Rescue Whitsundays. FOTO: © Fauna Rescue Whitsundays

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Tragic development problems cub-petting operations can create

Mon, 10/04/2017
An x-ray of Blackfire’s hind legs reveals fractures (labeled with yellow arrows)

An x-ray of Blackfire’s hind legs reveals fractures (labeled with yellow arrows), as well as many micro-fractures.This article is the third in a multi-part series explaining the deleterious effects of cub petting.

WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

Mon, 10/04/2017
WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians.

With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.

Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Myth #1: Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.

Differences between Inuit, Canada’s East Coast seal hunts

Mon, 27/03/2017
IFAW always focused on the commercial hunting of harp, hooded, and grey seals th

IFAW always focused on the commercial hunting of harp, hooded, and grey seals that takes place off of Canada’s east coast; it has never campaigned against the Inuit seal hunt.I remember going to the East Coast seal hunt for the first time in 2001.

INDIA UPDATE: Whale sharks—from hunted quarry to conservation icon

Don, 06/04/2017
Once hunted extensively off the state of Gujarat, the whale shark came to be kno

Once hunted extensively off the state of Gujarat, the whale shark came to be known as ‘Vhali’ –meaning loved one—and spectacular events provided public participation and groundswell.Thirteen years since a religious icon in India championed the cause of saving a little-kno

Statement zum „Report Mainz“ Bericht zur Elefantenhaltung im Zoo Hannover

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Don, 06/04/2017

In einem Bericht des Magazins „Report Mainz“ vom 4. April 2017 wurde Filmmaterial der Tierrechtsorganisation PETA gezeigt, das zeigt, dass junge Elefanten im Zoo Hannover unter dem Einsatz von Elefantenhaken abgerichtet werden, um sie zu bestimmten Verhaltensweisen zu zwingen. Es wird außerdem auf dem Filmmaterial aus dem Jahr 2016 gezeigt, dass die Elefanten Kunststücke vor Publikum aufführen müssen.

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Rehabilitated rhinos sighted in Indian forest range

Mit, 05/04/2017
Rehabilitated rhinos sighted in Indian forest range

Rhino Sighting

Nearly two years after going back to the wild, Sohola, the hand-raised adult male rhino that was released in the western forest range of Kaziranga National Park was sighted today near Gendamari forest camp.