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Today, the Member States of the European Union declared their support to a coordinated effort to tackle wildlife crime by Read more »
The auctioning of a permit to kill a rare rhino in Namibia. A Texas cheerleader posting pictures on social media with a Read more »
UPDATE: On April 21, a South African cabinet minister announced that the nation would not pursue a bid to have the global Read more »
On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world Watch Video »
A week ago the IFAW team had arrived for Advocating species listings at CMS in Quito, Ecuador. Now the 11th Conference of Watch Video »
The countries represented at the 11th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species Watch Video »
Conservationists launch appeal on Vulture’s day: “Ban killer drug or Europe’s birds face extinctions”
There are warnings tomorrow’s International Vulture Awareness Day [Saturday 5 September] could be one of the last the birds see in Europe. A number of conservation organisations (BirdLife International, Vulture Conservation Foundation, Wildlif Read more »
Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the CECIL Animal Trophies Act: “IFAW applauds the swift actions taken today by U Read more »
International scientists uphold expert findings that Japan does NOT need to kill more whales for ‘scientific research’
Japan does not need to kill any whales for ‘scientific research’ this year according to scientists from the majority of countries represented at the recent meeting of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Scientific Committee Read more »
Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is attempting to ship an estimated 1,700 tonnes of fin whale meat out of the country. Despite limited market for the meat and opposition at home and abroad to the bloody trade in the endangere Read more »
The result of a comprehensive analysis of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Read more »
Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare released our report Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of Read more »
Last night the German Bundestag voted unanimously to stick to the existing pan-European trade regulation on commercial seal Read more »
In two weeks’ time, something rather unusual will take place in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Read more »