California bans bobcat trapping

Wed, 08/19/2015
The Commission heard comments from both proponents and opponents (such as the fu

The Commission heard comments from both proponents and opponents (such as the fur industry) and approved the ban in a 3-2 vote.California has become the first state to broadly prohibit commercial and recreational bobcat trapping.

Know your seal species on Cape Cod

Mon, 08/17/2015
Only true seals are found on the East Coast.

Only true seals are found on the East Coast.Allison Hardman is currently an intern with the IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team based at IFAW headquarters.  Allison has interned with several stranding organizations from Maine to Virginia rescuing stranded animals, providing care at rehabilitation facilities, and participating in outreach events and research initiatives.

California wildfires: Pigs, emus, geese and more animals rescued

Fri, 08/14/2015
Over the past few weeks, North Valley Animal Disaster Group’s rescuers have been

Lake County, California is battling towering flames and smoke caused by rampant wildfires © NVADG.Firefighters are still trying to contain the ‘Rocky Fires’ and now a second one,  the ‘Jerusalem Fire’, is burning more than 20,000 acres of Lake County, California.

Olifanten gedood in Tsavo; stroperijcrisis laait op

Wed, 08/05/2015
De dag nadat president Barack Obama Kenia verliet, werden vijf olifanten wreed v

De dag nadat president Barack Obama Kenia verliet, werden vijf olifanten wreed vermoord.Weer een nieuw stroperij incident gevoed door de enorme vraag naar ivoor in het Oosten. Vijf olifanten - een vrouwtje en mogelijk haar nakomelingen - werden deze week op meedogenloze wijze gedood in het Tsavo West National Park in Kenia, hun slagtanden werden afgehakt.

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Noodhulp bij overstromingen in Myanmar

Tue, 08/11/2015
Honden in Myanmar. Foto door Kjetil Hasselgå

Honden in Myanmar. Foto door Kjetil Hasselgå

Azië kampt met veel meer regen dan tijdens een normaal regenseizoen, en al 500 mensen werden gedood door overstromingen en modderstromen. Het IFAW en onze partner Giving a Future Animal Aid werden gevraagd om noodhulp te bieden aan dieren die getroffen werden door het noodweer in Myanmar. 

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Twitter campaign #Every15Minutes was trending worldwide with help of supporter retweets

Thu, 08/13/2015
The rally around the message was overwhelming. It even reached “trending” status

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) posted tweets every 15 minutes during World Elephant Day yesterday across all its Twitter channels.

The rally around the message was overwhelming. It even reached “trending” status.

Twitter campaign #Every15Minutes was trending worldwide with help of supporter retweets

Thu, 08/13/2015
The rally around the message was overwhelming. It even reached “trending” status

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) posted tweets every 15 minutes during World Elephant Day yesterday across all its Twitter channels.

The rally around the message was overwhelming. It even reached “trending” status.