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We left Cat Lake to head over to Summer Beaver, another fly in only community about an hour’s hop away. Logistics are Read more »
The data in DFO’s own report raises the question: If cod mortality does not track to grey seal numbers, how could a Read more »
A supporter nearly shouts over the phone receiver, ”All Jiangmen city dogs will be culled. Please help”! Appeals Read more »
Northern fires. Lots of them and big ones. If you have been reading the paper or listening to the news, you will have heard Read more »
What would it be like if the lion population really did vanish completely? If you wanted to travel to the African plains and Read more »
I was overwhelmed with emotion when news of the government officials canceling pending dog cull in Jiangmen reached me. It Read more »
When the piggy has enough money she will call Dr. Sandra Valdez who will ask vet friends to donate their time for a weekend Read more »
Lately, the weather was favorable, and we went out on the boat during five days in a row. It was truly enjoyable for us to Read more »
In terms of the weather conditions, August is considered to be the best month for conducting photo-identification on gray Read more »
In the video above, Peter Pueschel, International Fund for Animal Welfare Programme Director, describes the massive impact Watch Video »
Editor’s note – This email of thanks came in from Dr. Vicki Fishlock, a member of the Amboseli Trust for Watch Video »
Today marks the start of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Animal Action Week and the 20th birthday of IFAW Watch Video »
In this short video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an entangled juvenile seal who came to be known Watch Video »
I write this on my last day in Amboseli National Park, in the shadow of Mt Kilimanjaro. It has been a spectacular journey Watch Video »
If you wanted to ask an elephant a question, how would you go about it? One way would be to record an elephant’s call Watch Video »
  IFAW’s Brian Sharp, Stranding Coordinator, sits down with Fox 25 News to talk about the historic  finding Watch Video »
In this brief video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an overview of the week's work along with Watch Video »
CEO Fred O’Regan, Siobhan Magnus and other IFAW staff discuss the 2012 Animal Action Awards. There are three things I Watch Video »
More than 41 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in 2013, the largest quantity in 25-years. However, the fact that up to 50,000 elephants a year are now being slaughtered for their ivory seems to have shocked world leaders out of their ennui an Read more »
New acoustic data from Cornell University’s Bioacoustics Research Program finds that critically endangered North Atlantic right whales off the Virginia coast are in the path of proposed seismic airgun use. These whales, of which only about 500 Read more »
Today in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, the Chinese Government destroyed over 6 tonnes of confiscated elephant ivory and ivory products in a symbolic act to help stop the illegal wildlife trade. China’s crushing of confiscated ivory is hailed by Read more »
The European Parliament today voted for an EU Resolution on Wildlife Crime. The resolution, if heeded, could place the EU at the forefront in combatting one of the world’s most insidious biological tragedies. The illegal trade in wildlife produ Read more »
The only certainty of the impact of legalizing trade in rhino horn in an attempt to save rhinos from poachers, is uncertainty, a review of economic reports on the legal and illegal markets in horn has found. Commissioned by the International Fund for Read more »
IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics. IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi Read more »
The European Commission today announced its consultation on the EU Approach against Wildlife Trafficking. The consultation is welcomed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org) and is not before time. Current levels of wildlife traf Read more »
The European Commission today announced its consultation on the EU Approach against Wildlife Trafficking. The consultation is welcomed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org) and is not before time. Current levels of wildlife traf Read more »
As decision-makers from around 50 countries meet in London tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss illegal wildlife trade, strong measures are being sought to protect elephants, rhinos, tigers and other threatened species from the bloody poaching crisis. The Read more »
The document prepared by the Secretariat at the request of the Standing Committee, first and foremost, would delay the fina Read more »
The document submitted by Nigeria and Rwanda (CoP16 Doc. 53.3) contains two items for consideration by the Parties: a decisio Read more »
IFAW fully supports the assertion in the proposal by Benin et al. that it is the fundamental responsibility of the Conference Read more »
Parties are required to consider information provided by a Panel of Experts when making decisions about the placement of ele Read more »
The overuse of the secret ballot voting procedure has the potential to erode transparency and undermine multilateral decisi Read more »
The Internet has become the world’s biggest marketplace, one that is open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a wee Read more »
Modern elephants are the last surviving members of a once diverse and widely distributed group of mammals known as probosci Read more »
IFAW works from the concept of ‘adequate guardianship’, which requires that an animal’s basic needs are met Read more »
• The document provides draft Decisions contained in Annex 1 and proposed amendments to Resolution Conf. 12.5 (Rev. Co Read more »
We left Cat Lake to head over to Summer Beaver, another fly in only community about an hour’s hop away. Logistics are Read more »
The data in DFO’s own report raises the question: If cod mortality does not track to grey seal numbers, how could a Read more »
A supporter nearly shouts over the phone receiver, ”All Jiangmen city dogs will be culled. Please help”! Appeals Read more »
Northern fires. Lots of them and big ones. If you have been reading the paper or listening to the news, you will have heard Read more »
What would it be like if the lion population really did vanish completely? If you wanted to travel to the African plains and Read more »
I was overwhelmed with emotion when news of the government officials canceling pending dog cull in Jiangmen reached me. It Read more »
When the piggy has enough money she will call Dr. Sandra Valdez who will ask vet friends to donate their time for a weekend Read more »
Lately, the weather was favorable, and we went out on the boat during five days in a row. It was truly enjoyable for us to Read more »
In terms of the weather conditions, August is considered to be the best month for conducting photo-identification on gray 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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