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I salute my country and its leadership for once again making me proud. If we can now persuade others to follow the Russian Read more »
The dust had barely settled a year ago when I first encountered several cynics who felt the International Fund for Animal Read more »
We can’t really be sure in this individual case. But, we can be fairly confident that sea level rise will affect Read more »
In his opening speech, Commissioner Juffa stressed the importance of collaboration and networking among relevant government Read more »
Well, it's not all bad news this week. In a rare public climb-down, Mr. Kristjan Loftsson, the plucky Icelandic Read more »
Seeing the cruelty and suffering of the raptors was the defining moment for me. I pledged to set up a rescue center to Read more »
It’s not the end of this crisis, at least not for the animals because we know that there are thousands more in there. Read more »
If California (and Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state) can help spread the idea that shark fin soup is not desirable, then Read more »
It is no longer the exception, but rather the norm, that managers and decision-makers base conservation rulings on their own Read more »
The video above shows clips of Philippine authorities destroying their illegal ivory stockpiles. Footage c. IFAW/Alex Watch Video »
It is beyond surreal to sit on the deck of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s sailing research vessel Song of Watch Video »
IFAW President & CEO Azzedine Downes discusses some of the challenges and opportunities we face in helping to protect Watch Video »
This week during a visit to Cozumel, Mexico, our team discovered a dog in desperate need of help. Covered in used motor oil Watch Video »
Watch the amazing video of Cinderella's release back into the wild, shot on location by IFAW staff working in Russia. I Watch Video »
In the video above, IFAW CEO & President Azzedine Downes speaks with INTERPOL at their headquarters in Lyon, France. Watch Video »
It is 8 am. The temperature is already near 40°C on this part of the planet, which has now been identified as a high- Watch Video »
WARNING: the video above may be disturbing to some viewers. This week’s video of the horrific attack of a small Watch Video »
In this brief video above you can hear the IFAW-WTI team member and in this instance also camera person, Bhaskar Choudhury Watch Video »
The seizure of two tons of ivory in Mombasa, Kenya today has helped cement East Africa's growing reputation as a clearing house for the bloody illegal ivory trade. Media today reported Kenya police had intercepted the largest ever haul Read more »
A new Environics poll commissioned by Humane Society International and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org)shows that the vast majority of Canadians support the proposal to prohibit the international commercial trade of polar Read more »
The first hearing on the EU’s controversial ban on seal products begins Monday in Geneva at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The three members of the WTO’s dispute settlement panel established for this case will hear arguments from Can Read more »
IFAW experts will tomorrow brief MEPs on its global strategy to combat wildlife crime as part of a workshop organised by the European Parliament’s ENVI committee. IFAW Political Officer Satyen Sinha, will describe the vast scale of global wildl Read more »
Preview images here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/sets/72157632893025222/ High resolution hand-out images available for download by signing up at www.ifawimages.com including: - polar bear, tiger and elephant and ivory b-roll - pol Read more »
On the eve of the 16th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Bangkok, IFAW is urging conservation NGOs to come together to discuss how they can improve the way they coordinate with e Read more »
The EU delegation currently in Thailand at an international conference is actively derailing the polar bear’s best chance of survival. While the United States, supported by the Russian Federation, is hours away from securing vital protections t Read more »
Several EU member states were today forced to vote against a proposal to give the already endangered polar bear more protection at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) after the European Commission failed to support it. Read more »
IFAW has welcomed the decision today by the 16th Conference of the Parties (CoP 16) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to agree three proposals - two of which were proposed by the EU - Read more »
At the April meeting of the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals we discussed the recent spate of elephant p Read more »
At the April meeting of the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals we discussed the recent spate of elephant p Read more »
Scientific whaling has been used to keep the whaling industry in business through a period when commercial whaling is banne Read more »
Cape Cod is one of only a few places in the world where multiple whales and dolphins frequently beach themselves. These mass Read more »
I salute my country and its leadership for once again making me proud. If we can now persuade others to follow the Russian Read more »
The dust had barely settled a year ago when I first encountered several cynics who felt the International Fund for Animal Read more »
We can’t really be sure in this individual case. But, we can be fairly confident that sea level rise will affect Read more »
In his opening speech, Commissioner Juffa stressed the importance of collaboration and networking among relevant government Read more »
Well, it's not all bad news this week. In a rare public climb-down, Mr. Kristjan Loftsson, the plucky Icelandic Read more »
Seeing the cruelty and suffering of the raptors was the defining moment for me. I pledged to set up a rescue center to Read more »
It’s not the end of this crisis, at least not for the animals because we know that there are thousands more in there. Read more »
If California (and Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state) can help spread the idea that shark fin soup is not desirable, then Read more »
It is no longer the exception, but rather the norm, that managers and decision-makers base conservation rulings on their own Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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