IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center celebrates 10 years and 1,600 animals saved

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Tue, 08/28/2012
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An elephant calf injured in a village, a rhino orphaned by poachers, a full-grown tiger discovered in a well and a leopard found in a house! These are four of 1,600 animals and 150 species saved in the last ten years at IFAW’s Wildlife Rescue Center in northeast, India.

Press Location: 
Assam, India
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Mike Booth (IFAW HQ)
Kerry Branon (IFAW HQ)
Contact phone: 
+1 508-744-2076
+1 508-744-2068

Field essay: in our Atlantic odyssey, who knows where the minke goes?

Thu, 08/30/2012
Field essay: in our Atlantic odyssey, who knows where the minke goes?

The team tracks minke sometimes with and sometimes without the presence of whale watching boats.As we move onwards through our 2012 Atlantic odyssey, the next phase is real-time video tracking of Icelandic minke whales.

In ihrem kurzen Leben hat die balinesische Hündin „Marti“ viel bewegt

Fri, 08/24/2012
Marti an einem Strand in Bali.

Marti an einem Strand in Bali.Lesen Sie einen sehr berührenden Brief von einer Frau, deren wundervoller Hund gestern in Bali starb.

Der Name der Hündin war Marti.

Sie war Samstagnacht mit schweren Nervenleiden in die Notaufnahme der Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) eingeliefert worden, bei denen auch starke Medikamente nicht anschlugen.

Spotlight Mexico: do you believe in destiny? "Kaab" the dog does!

Mon, 08/27/2012
Spotlight Mexico: do you believe in destiny? "Kaab" the dog does!

Down in a sewer hole, the author gives "Kaab" a bit of water.On August 7th I was driving back home from a massive spay and neuter campaign in Playa del Carmen, worried because Hurricane Ernesto was going to hit us the next day so we were in preparedness.  But suddenly in the local radio station, someone called to report a dog that fell or was thrown inside a sewer withou

Field essay: successful launch of our Icelandic summer whale research cruise

Tue, 08/28/2012
Pilot whale encountered while deplying the EAR from IFAW's Song of the Whale res

Pilot whale encountered while deploying the EAR from IFAW's Song of the Whale research vessel.The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s unique, non-harmful whale research vessel, Song of the Whale, left Reykjavik harbour on the sunny evening of August 4 with the crew consisting of Richard McLanaghan (skipper), Mat Jerram (1st mate), Olly Boissea

Australia, a place we all love

Mon, 08/27/2012
Australia, a place we all love

Australia, a place we all love.The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has joined with other conservation groups from across Australia to launch the ‘Places You love’ campaign to safeguard the nation’s environmental laws. 

IFAW urges Tony Abbott to build on progress towards marine reserves around Australia

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Fri, 08/24/2012
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Today Tony Abbott revealed the Coalition’s plan to a support a private member Bill that if passed will halt the development of large world class marine reserves in Commonwealth waters.  This will leave several of Australia’s most pristine and fragile marine environments, coral reefs and critical breeding areas at risk of unacceptable damage.

Press Location: 
Sydney, Australia
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Rebekka Thompson-Jones
Contact phone: 
0401 090 034
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True Blood Star’s Deadly Serious Mission to Save Elephants

Publication Date: 
Sat, 08/25/2012
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American actress Kristin Bauer van Straten plays a lethal vampire on television, but is even more deadly serious in her mission as an animal activist intent on saving elephants.

True Blood star Bauer, a celebrity ambassador for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) arrived in Kenya last night on a mission to help save elephants from being killed for their tusks, and to raise awareness of the deadly ivory trade.

Press Location: 
Cape Town, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
Donna Gadomski (IFAW HQ
Contact mobile: 
+27 82 330 2558
+1 508 776 2960

Spotlight South Africa: the CLAW team rescues two surprisingly chubby puppies

Tue, 08/28/2012
Spotlight South Africa: the CLAW team rescues two surprisingly chubby puppies

The mother in the drain.Being a mom is a stressful job, with any mother willing to risk her life for her children, as any one of us would attest to.  In this case of a mother dog with three-week old pups, it was no different, with her risking her life for her pups.