Don’t forget this World Rhino Day that killing isn’t conservation

Sep 22 2014
Don’t forget this World Rhino Day that killing isn’t conservation

A black rhino at night in the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary.

Today we celebrate World Rhino Day, an annual celebration of the five species we know for their distinctive rough skin and horns.

Despite their tough exterior and their formidable size, all five species of rhinos are classified as Endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

WATCH: Dvůr Králové rhino horn burning ceremony

Sep 21 2014
Öffentliche Verbrennung von Rhinozeros-Horn in Tschechien

Stringent action is needed urgently, as to say we are now “at the 11 hour to save the rhinos” is not an over-estimation. 

Already we have lost at least 769 rhinos so far this year in South Africa, and there is no indication that the rhino poaching crisis is coming under control. It is very encouraging to see the broad, perhaps unique range of partners coming together here. 

What we’ve learned from the ozone layer controversy

Sep 23 2014
What we’ve learned from the ozone layer controversy

Ozone layer image. c. Wikimedia CommonsWhy does the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) engage in international treaty negotiations or global fora, such as those sponsored by the United Nations?

Granting new life to some special chimps

Sep 19 2014
Granting new life to some special chimps

Harper is now oh so happy. c. Chimp Haven

The pictures you see of these amazing and incredibly intelligent individual animals are just four of the over two hundred chimpanzees now in the care of the staff at Chimp Haven, an IFAW grantee in Louisiana.

I think the pictures speak for themselves.

Why we're joining an international network to address climate change

Sep 19 2014
Why we're joining an international network to address climate change

In the last twelve months alone, the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s animal rescue team has responded to floods in the Western US and Balkans, a cyclone in India, wildfires in Chile, drought in Pakistan, and a typhoon in the Philippines.

We have witnessed first-hand the various ways Mother Nature can wreak havoc for humans and animals alike.

The destruction left in the wake of these events has been shocking.

Les nations en faveur de la chasse à la baleine sapent une fois encore les efforts de création d’un sanctuaire baleinier dans l’Atlantique Sud

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Sep 18 2014
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Les nations en faveur de la chasse à la baleine sapent une fois encore les effor
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Les nations en faveur de la chasse à la baleine sapent une fois encore les effor

Alors que se conclut la 65e assemblée plénière de la Commission baleinière internationale (CBI) à Portorož, en Slovénie, les plans pour la création d’un sanctuaire baleinier dans l'Atlantique Sud n’ont une nouvelle fois pas pu aboutir en raison de l’opposition des pays favorables à la chasse à la baleine.

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Portorož, Slovénie
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