From whale hunter to whale hugger: the extraordinary life of Kase Van Der Gaag

Mai 30, 2014
Helping to protect whales from the threat of whaling

Helping to protect whales from the threat of whaling.The past couple of months have been a series of ups and downs for me and my colleagues, both within IFAW and at other marine organisations.

Circle of life in Manas, India: rehabilitated rhinos continue to thrive

Juin 9, 2014
Circle of life in Manas, India: rehabilitated rhinos continue to thrive

 Now a proud mother of a female calf in Manas, I wondered whether she remembers her rescue. IFAW-WTI Northeast India Regional Head and Head Veterinarian, Bhaskar Choudhury, filed this report about rehabilitated rhinos thriving in the wild in Northeast India. –SS

VIDEO: update van ons Noodhulpteam in Bosnië

Mai 28, 2014
VIDEO: update van ons Noodhulpteam in Bosnië

Bekijk bovenstaande video van ons team in Bosnië.

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Ons Noodhulpteam is in Bosnië na de verwoestende overstromingen. De eerste prioriteit is het uitdelen van voedsel en water en het verlenen van medische zorg in het gebied Sanski Most.

Samen met onze partners blijven we hulp bieden nu veel inwoners weer naar hun huizen terugkeren.

Emplacement: 

Vrijlating weesolifantjes weer een stap dichterbij

Mai 29, 2014
Vrijlating weesolifantjes weer een stap dichterbij

Een grote gebeurtenis voor kleine olifantjes

Het Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP), opgezet door Game Rangers International (GRI), is de afgelopen zes jaar flink gegroeid. Het begon als een klein basiskamp in Zambia's Kafue National Park, er werden een paar weesolifantjes opgevangen door enkele lokale verzorgers.

Emplacement: 

Wildlife trade bans work, if they are not sabotaged

Mai 29, 2014
Wildlife trade bans work, if they are not sabotaged

As ingredients in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), medicines containing tiger bone and rhino horn made up a large part of China’s exports in the 1980s.May 29th 1993 was a day that gave tigers and rhinos some much-needed reprieve.

What an Oakland bird slaughter says about wildlife conflict

Mai 29, 2014
What an Oakland bird slaughter says about wildlife conflict

A black-crowned night heron in flight  c. WikimediaLiving among wildlife can be difficult.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) struggles every day with how to mitigate cohabitation conflicts between humans and endangered megafauna such as elephants, tigers, apes, bears, and so on.

VIDEO: Animal Rescue team update on record flooding in Bosnia

Mai 28, 2014

Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia.

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In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top priorities continue to be food and water distribution along with medical care with the focus remaining on the Sanski Most area.

Together with our partners, we will continue to reach out to affected communities as residents return to their homes and further assess animal needs.