Watch: The last DRC mountain gorillas again face an uncertain fate

Je, 05/24/2012
Silver-back mountain gorilla Kabirizi at the Virunga National Park in D

Silver-back mountain gorilla Kabirizi at the Virunga National Park in DRC.Yes, it’s happening again.

A few weeks ago, the delicate state of peace in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was again shattered by renewed clashes between the Congolese army and rebel militias operating near and inside Virunga National Park.

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Continuing hope for worthy global animal welfare standards at Paris OIE meeting

Lu, 05/21/2012
Continuing hope for worthy global animal welfare standards at Paris OIE meeting

We frequently receive correspondence from International Fund for Animal Welfare supporters when they travel oversees and are shocked to see how animals are treated in other parts of the world.

In fact there is growing interest and concern about animals around the world but governments are often very slow to respond to their citizens' demands for improved animal welfare standards.

Annual animal art contest for kids is much more than meets the eye

Me, 05/23/2012
Artwork from one of the young winners.

Artwork from one of the young winners.For a few months every year as part of our Animal Action Education program, the team here at the International Fund for Animal Welfare has the difficult – but heart-warming - task of choosing winners from the amazing original artwork submissions that come pouring in from students across the United States.

Spotlight Amboseli: Elephant social relationships – both long and short terms matter

Ma, 05/22/2012
Spotlight Amboseli: Elephant social relationships – both long and short terms ma

Barbara with her youngest grand-daughter, Betts. Barbara's decisions increase the reproductive success of her family.Some of the readers of this blog have commented on my evident enjoyment of my job.

Partnership with Dubai Customs: A local collaboration preventing wildlife crime

Lu, 05/21/2012
Partnership with Dubai Customs: A local collaboration preventing wildlife crime

c. Maha Oda/IFAWThis week, Dubai Customs and International Fund for Animal Welfare in Dubai signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU aims to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals.

A day in your life – actually… a day for wildlife

Ma, 05/22/2012
A day in your life – actually… a day for wildlife

A thought came to me while I was powering up my PC this morning: This is just another day in your life. That may be so, but then today is also a day for wildlife.

A day for the wolves, the elephants, the tigers, the sharks and the whales, in fact for all the wildlife I have been working for decades to protect… but the changes are so small, just as the birds outside my window may appear to behave little different today from yesterday, or as the radio news appears almost the same over the last few days or even weeks.

Bericht aus Bali: Hilfe für Hunde an Ort und Stelle

Je, 05/17/2012
Bericht aus Bali: Hilfe für Hunde an Ort und Stelle

Janice Girardi von der vom IFAW unterstützten Organisation Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) berichtet von  ihrer Arbeit für die Straßenhunde von Bali.

Rec Boaters Need To Watch Out For Whales – New Report

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Lu, 05/21/2012
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Recreational boaters need a greater understanding of what to do when encountering whales and dolphins according to IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare www.ifaw.org) following a review of potential impact from recreational boaters.

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Sydney
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Imogen Scott (IFAW AU)
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