Trending this #WorldElephantDay: #Every15Minutes

Die, 08/11/2015
#Every15Minutes

Spread the word.

Every 15 minutes, an elephant is killed by poachers for its tusks.

Every. 15. Minutes.

To echo this dreadful statistic, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will post tweets every 15 minutes from midnight tonight through World Elephant Day tomorrow.

Each tweet is a unique portrait of an elephant—an intelligent, feeling individual and member of a family and community. Each one’s suffering matters.

News of elephants slaughtered in Tsavo West reignites poaching crisis

Mit, 08/05/2015
The cruel killings of five elephants came only a day after President Barack Obam

The cruel killings of five elephants came only a day after President Barack Obama left KenyaIn yet another poaching incident fueled by the voracious demand for ivory in the East, five elephants – a female and what appears to be her offspring – were ruthlessly killed and their tusks hacked off this week in Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park.

News of elephants slaughtered in Tsavo West reignites poaching crisis

Mit, 08/05/2015
The cruel killings of five elephants came only a day after President Barack Obam

The cruel killings of five elephants came only a day after President Barack Obama left KenyaIn yet another poaching incident fueled by the voracious demand for ivory in the East, five elephants – a female and what appears to be her offspring – were ruthlessly killed and their tusks hacked off this week in Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park.

Olifantje Suni ingeslapen na jarenlange strijd

Fre, 07/31/2015
Suni heeft een speciaal plekje in de harten van velen weten te veroveren.

Met pijn in het hart laat Game Rangers International hierbij weten dat Suni, het verweesde olifantje dat tijdens een aanval als jong kalfje op brute wijze werd verminkt, eerder vandaag in slaap moest worden gebracht na drie intensieve jaren strijd om haar herstel.Suni heeft een speciaal plekje in de harten van velen weten te veroveren.

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UNDP touts our roaming dog work in regional summit

Mit, 08/05/2015
L-R: Amela Cosovic Medic, UNDP Sector Leader, Rado Savic, Mayor of Lopare, and K

I work to help communities develop their own plans to take care of their doggy companions, particularly in places where dogs are free-roaming.

Australian government must address a host of issues when it comes to controlling feral cats

Mit, 08/05/2015
Australia’s unique fauna and its evolution over a long period separate from the

This blog is part two of a two-part series on controlling feral cat populations and our relationship with wildlife in Australia. Read the previous blog here.

Brigitte Bardot focuses world’s stare on Australia’s unique relationship with cats and wildlife

Die, 08/04/2015
Australia’s unique fauna and its evolution over a long period separate from the

This blog is part one of a two-part series on controlling feral cat populations and our relationship with wildlife in Australia.

IFAW applauds Delta, United and American airlines trophy hunting bans

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Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement in response to Delta, United and American Airlines’ bans on lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo trophies:

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Washington, DC
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Pressekontakt: 
Alex Kutler (The Rosen Group)
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646.695.7046

Delta, United and American airlines ban shipment of hunting trophies

Die, 08/04/2015
Caption: Delta, United and American airlines announced they would ban all shipme

Delta, United and American airlines announced they would ban all shipments of lion, leopard, elephants, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies, effective immediately.In the wake of Cecil the Lion’s brutal killing, the world has turned its attention to the barbaric practice of trophy hunting and th