Canada’s commitment to end wildlife crime needs to start at home

Feb 13 2014
Canada’s commitment to end wildlife crime needs to start at home

A spokesperson for Environment Canada claimed that Canada was required to allow the shipment, and that even though they knew the meat was from an endangered species, they “lacked authority” to do anything about it.Canadians awoke to the shocking news this

Big cat owner recalls initial excitement, now only love, heartbreak and regret

Feb 14 2014
Big cat owner recalls initial excitement, now only love, heartbreak and regret

It has taken months to coordinate the transport for a variety of reasons, but finally, we will be moving Sheba from her concrete cage to a spacious enclosure at In-Sync Exotics this weekend.He remembers that joyous day as if it were yesterday.

International summit on illegal wildlife trade makes positive pledges to protect animals

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Positive measures to protect wildlife from illegal trade were pledged at today’s London Summit on the issue.

Decision-makers from around 50 countries met in the Capital to discuss the plight of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other species threatened by the bloody poaching crisis at the meeting hosted by the UK Government, HRH Prince Charles and the Duke of Cambridge.

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First-ever transnational collaboration between Africa and China helps combat wildlife crime

Feb 13 2014
First-ever transnational collaboration between Africa and China helps combat wil

We at IFAW hold the view that no country or organization can single-handedly organize and facilitate an operation leading to such results.Through an operation dubbed Operation Cobra II, a mission to combat transnational wildlife crime has achieved excellent results.

The supporting partners the London Summit attendees cannot overlook

Feb 13 2014
The supporting partners the London Summit attendees cannot overlook

The London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade is an opportunity for the highest levels of government to come together as a united front against the illegal wildlife trade. The expertise and support of the international community can only bring us closer to achieving the shared goals of the global community.

But as HRH Prince of Wales said: “Neither governments, international organizations, nor private companies can tackle this enormous task alone. It will take action from all of us to beat back this highly organized criminal activity.”

L'UE s'attaque aux effets de la prospection sismique sur les mammifères marins

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IFAW (Fonds international pour la protection des animaux), OceanCare (www.oceancare.org), le NRDC (www.nrdc.org) et d'autres défenseurs de l'environnement ont salué la décision de la Commission de l'environnement du Parlement européen de soumettre la pollution acoustique sous-marine provoquée par l'exploitation pétrolière à une évaluation des incidences sur l'environnement (EIE).

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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The love of my life, caring for wildlife

Feb 13 2014
The love of my life, caring for wildlife

Denise Garratt with a rescued koala.Valentine’s Day – you either love it or hate it (I’m of the latter personally). But whatever your view it’s hard to avoid.

Sommet international sur le trafic d'espèces sauvages à Londres : des mesures de protection plus nécessaires que jamais

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Feb 12 2014
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Alors que le sommet de Londres sur le trafic d'espèces sauvages s'ouvre aujourd'hui dans la capitale britannique, les dirigeants d'environ 50 pays vont devoir adopter des mesures fortes afin de protéger les éléphants, les rhinocéros et d'autres espèces menacées par la crise du braconnage qui sévit actuellement.

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Londres
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EU hears concerns about marine mammals over the disturbance of seismic surveys

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Feb 12 2014
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Conservationists including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org), OceanCare (www.oceancare.org) and NRDC (www.nrdc.org) welcome today's vote in the Environment Committee of the European Parliament to make underwater noise pollution related to  oil exploration subject to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).

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Brussels, Belgium
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Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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EU erkennt Gefahren für Meeressäuger durch seismische Exploration an

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Feb 13 2014
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Grauwal vor Bohrinsel.

Gestern Abend hat der Umweltausschuss des Europäischen Parlaments entschieden, dass Unterwasserlärm bei Ölexplorationen Teil der Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfung (UVP) werden soll.

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Hamburg
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