7 tips to make you and your kitty happy

Ma, 07/15/2014
Cats: This’ll make your kitty happy

Celebrate the global Day of the Cat and promote a healthy cat and human co-existence with these tips to prevent toxoplasmosis. © IFAW/L. Cant-HaylettAugust 8th is the global “Day of the Cat”.

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North Atlantic Right Whale Threatened By Seismic Airgun Use for Oil & Gas Exploration on the East Coast

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Lu, 07/21/2014
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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday issued a decision that opens the East Coast to seismic exploration for offshore oil and gas. This seismic testing threatens to harm hundreds of thousands of marine mammal populations along the East Coast, including the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Under BOEM’s decision, an area twice the size of California – stretching from the New Jersey/Delaware border down to Cape Canaveral, Florida – will be open to industry use of seismic airguns.

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Spotlight Russia: Despite fog, Western Gray Whale Research Team’s work continues

Ma, 07/22/2014
Despite fog,the WGW Research Team’s whale photography continues

The WGW research team photographs the 2014 season’s first mother-calf pairThis post was filed from the field by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Western Gray Whale (WGW) Research Team collectively. WGW team member Olya Sychenklo contributed this report -- MV

Senate Subcommittee hears testimony in support of Big Cats Public Safety and Protection Act

Lu, 07/21/2014
Senate Subcommittee hears testimony in support of Big Cats Public Safety and Pro

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), the Big Cats Public Safety and Protection Act’s lead sponsor in the Senate, emphasized its potential value.Last Wednesday, a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing to discuss the

Joining Home Office Minister for UK Border Force wildlife crime unit visit

Lu, 07/21/2014
Joining Home Office Minister for UK Border Force wildlife crime unit visit

The good news is that wildlife crime is being taken seriously by the UK Home Office Minister and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament, Norman Baker.Wildlife crime is a serious issue that sees thousands of animals being killed and their body parts sold as commodities.

„Smile“ – Neuer TV-Spot gegen den Elfenbeinhandel

Lu, 07/21/2014
„Smile“ – Neuer TV-Spot gegen den Elfenbeinhandel

Elefanten haben nichts zu lachen. Schuld ist der Mensch. Die Wilderei hat in den letzten Jahren dramatische Ausmaße angenommen. Alle 15 Minuten wird ein Elefant wegen seiner Stoßzähne getötet. In einigen Ländern Afrikas sind die Bestände ernsthaft gefährdet.

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Notre hommage à Marie-Amandine

Ve, 07/18/2014
Notre hommage à Marie-Amandine

C’est avec une grande tristesse que nous perdons une nouvelle fois un être cher. Mia, c’est ainsi qu’elle se présentait, s’en est allée à 30 ans à peine, emportée par un accident vasculaire cérébral, lundi 14 juillet.

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5 animal welfare posts you may have missed

Ve, 07/18/2014
5 posts you may have missed this past month

Teams from all over the International Fund for Animal Welfare program and project landscape have been particularly busy over the last few weeks. Below are only five highlights from their rather amazing collective efforts.