世界穿山甲日:让我们携手保护穿山甲

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Feb 18 2017
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2月18日是世界穿山甲日。穿山甲是覆有鳞片、体型较小的动物,也是世界上遭受非法贸易最严重的哺乳动物,已经濒临灭绝。这种身披铠甲的物种曾分布在亚洲和非洲大部分地区,而现如今,因为人们对其鳞片的大量需求,穿山甲种群数量锐减。在东亚地区,穿山甲鳞片被认为具有药效;食用穿山甲肉还被视为身份的象征。

根据国际爱护动物基金会(IFAW)数据分析,不论是分布国、中转国还是消费国,去年都截获了数量惊人的穿山甲鳞片和穿山甲肉。去年夏天,香港三次分别截获了来自喀麦隆、尼日利亚和加纳的穿山甲鳞片,共计13.4吨。12月份,中国大陆截获了来自尼日利亚的穿山甲鳞片,总重3.1吨,数量之大可谓前所未有;马来西亚作为中转国,也截获了一批来自刚果民主共和国的穿山甲鳞片,重达2.9吨。

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华盛顿 美国
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张琦 (IFAW中国办公室)
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+86 10 6440 2960
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Welt-Pangolin-Tag: Können Schuppentiere noch vor dem Aussterben gerettet werden?

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Feb 17 2017
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Welt-Pangolin-Tag: Können Schuppentiere noch vor dem Aussterben gerettet werden?Hamburg, 17. Februar 2017 – Morgen ist Welt-Pangolin-Tag. Die kleinen Schuppentiere sind das am häufigsten illegal gehandelte Säugetier weltweit und vom Aussterben bedroht.

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Hamburg
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Dörte von der Reith
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040-86650033
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0160-90486493
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Schildpadden redden uit de illegale handel van Tunesië naar Europa

Feb 13 2017
Op veerboten die uitvaren vanuit Tunesische havens, worden vaak kartonnen dozen

Op veerboten die uitvaren vanuit Tunesische havens, worden vaak kartonnen dozen vol wilde schildpadden meegesmokkeld.

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Art for Animals!

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AAE Art Contest Teaser for Ed Theme Action Block

The 2017 Animal Action Art & Writing Contest is now open for Canadian students aged 4-18! Deadline for entries: March 31

Join the 2017 Animal Action Art & Writing Contest today!

The 2017 Animal Action Art & Writing Contest is now open for Canadian students aged 4-18! Deadline for entries: March 31

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Disaster response to Oroville dam evacuation

Feb 16 2017
Using the specialized mobile command trailer provided by IFAW, NVADG volunteers

Using the specialized mobile command trailer provided by IFAW, NVADG volunteers fielded more than 450 requests for services from the public in 24 hours.North Valley Animal Disaster Group (NVADG) is part of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Emergency Relief Network (ERN) here in the U

Finn’s Law – the latest from our police dog campaign!

Feb 16 2017

Last month we let you know about the callous attack on police dog Finn and urged you to contact your MP and call for a change in the law to increase sentencing and provide a stronger deterrent against future attacks on police animals like Finn.

URGENT: Help us protect Alaskan wildlife

Feb 16 2017
Wolves like the one pictured here may soon lose protection. Call your representa

Wolves like the one pictured here may soon lose protection. Call your representatives now. PHOTO © Danielle PlourdeUpdate: The U.S. House passed H.J. Res. 69, despite fierce opposition from the public and many members of Congress. The measure will now go to the Senate, where we will continue the fight to defeat it.

Protecting Pangolins on World Pangolin Day

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Feb 16 2017
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February 18 marks World Pangolin Day. Small and scaly, pangolins are the world’s most illegally traded mammal and in danger of extinction. While these armored creatures once inhabited vast portions of Asia and Africa, their populations are severely dwindling due to a massive and growing demand for their scales, which are believed to have curative properties in East Asian medicine, and their meat, which is highly regarded as a symbol of status.

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Washington D.C.
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Abby Cohen (The Rosen Group)
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+1 (646) 695-7044
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Olifantencorridor in India eindelijk vrij van menselijke bewoning

Feb 10 2017
Een ernstig bedreigde Aziatische olifant in Rajaji National Park, in de Indiase

Een ernstig bedreigde Aziatische olifant in Rajaji National Park, in de Indiase staat Uttarakhand.

IFAW's partnerorganisatie in Zuid-Azië, de Wildlife Trust of India, komt met heuglijk nieuws: een project dat in 2005 in gang werd gezet, heeft een belangrijke mijlpaal bereikt op het gebied van natuurbehoud.

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