EU Seal Ban: Canada challenges EU’s right to say ‘no’

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Fre, 02/11/2011

“The government of Canada is wasting the hard earned money of Canadians to fight a battle that the citizens of the European Union have said is already lost,” said Sheryl Fink, Director of IFAW’s Seal Program, “the EU does not want products from commercial seal hunts, period.”

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IFAW brings hope for animals after Cyclone Yasi, Queensland

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Mon, 02/07/2011
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IFAW immediately met with the local wildlife association and vets to develop a response plan for animals in the area who are suffering primarily from a loss of food sources and shelter as a result of the two disasters.

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IFAW offers wildlife care clinics in wake of Cyclone Yasi

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Fre, 02/11/2011

Wildlife carers in the region requested the help of IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) The IFAW team joined forces with Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue Inc. and Mission Beach Wildcare to coordinate response efforts.

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IFAW releases rescued orphan elephants to the wild in India

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Mon, 01/31/2011
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Implemented by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org ) and its partner organization the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the release is part of an ongoing effort to integrate orphaned elephants into wild herds in Manas. This critical work is carried out with the support of the Assam Forest Department and the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).

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KWS partners with IFAW to determine Elephant Populations in Kenya’s largest Ecosystem

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Fre, 02/04/2011
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The census participants are from Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), International Fund for Animal welfare (IFAW -  www.ifaw.org), other Kenyan institutions and NGOs, and representatives from Tanzania, Southern Sudan and Uganda.

IFAW is providing fuel for aircrafts and vehicles, a census technical team and on-site assistance for the exercise in terms of logistical support for participants and administrative materials.

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Rare smuggled falcons released back to the wild

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Don, 12/23/2010
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The endangered falcons were seized by customs officials on November 21 at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. They were found swaddled in cloth, hooded and packed four to a box. The passenger, who checked the cartons as personal luggage, was removed from the plane, bound for the Middle East, and detained.

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Rescued Penguins Hit the Water for a Short Swim to Freedom

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Die, 01/11/2011

On a perfect summer’s afternoon and cheered on by dozens of tourists on board the boat transporting the birds, the penguins plunged one by one over the edge into perfectly calm waters. To add to the idyllic scene, a school of Heavyside’s dolphins also arrived to greet the new arrivals.

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Oil giant plans new platform near feeding ground of critically endangered whale

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Mon, 01/17/2011

Only around 130 whales of the critically endangered Western population exist today, and their primary feeding habitat – off Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East – is already besieged by multiple oil and gas exploration and development projects.  

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Senate Acts to Protect Sharks

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Mon, 12/20/2010

The Shark Conservation Act, introduced by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), would strengthen the 2000 finning law by requiring fishermen to land all sharks with their fins naturally attached to their bodies.  The bill also clarifies that any vessel landing shark fins, not just fishing vessels, must do so with them naturally attached to the carcass.

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Mercy mission saves hundreds of endangered penguin chicks

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Mit, 12/01/2010
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The rescued chicks were taken to the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) where they will be hand-reared for a period of approximately six weeks before returning back to their colony.

Two hundred and thirty six of the rescued chicks came from Stony Point penguin colony, 155 from offshore Dyer Island, and 24 others were rescued from various colonies. This is the largest number of chicks SANCCOB has cared for at one time since 2007 when 481 abandoned chicks were treated.

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