Preparing the future environmental stewards in the Caribbean

Publication Date: 
Ma, 05/15/2012
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From May 1 through May 4, the first training session of the pilot Caribbean Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (C-EWCL) class was held in Antigua. The seventeen carefully selected participants from the Caribbean islands and Central American Caribbean coast gathered for three days of intensive skills and leadership training, as well as mentoring and discussion about their professional choices and future career direction. 

Press Location: 
Washington, D.C.
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Contact presse: 
Abby Berman, (Rosen Group)
Contact phone: 
+1 (646) 695-7044
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Spotlight South Africa: Watch “People of Dogs” talk CLAW

Me, 05/30/2012

I have travelled to nearly all of the International Fund for Animal Welfare projects around the world, and have always been impressed with the quality and commitment of those teams and staff members.

One woman, however, dedicated to making her community a better place, one animal at a time, continually renews my hope, and her name is Cora Bailey.

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The sad tale of Tony the 'Truck Stop Tiger'

Lu, 05/14/2012
The Sad Tale of Tony the “Truck Stop Tiger”

Here’s a report from Gina Miller, IFAW’s legal policy analyst, about a captive tiger in Louisiana:

Laws that govern the private ownership of big cats vary widely from one state to another but they do have one thing in common—they’re not enough to protect big cats in private hands. Some 10,000 to 20,000 big cats are kept captive by private owners in the U.S., and they aren’t in zoos but in backyards, basements, garages, sheds and even truck stops.

Yes, you read that correctly: It is legal to keep a tiger at a truck stop.

Rectificatie én opluchting na onjuist bericht over olifantenivoor

Lu, 05/07/2012
Rectificatie én opluchting na onjuist bericht over olifantenivoor

Het gebeurt niet vaak dat je een fout moet toegeven, en tegelijkertijd opgelucht bent. Toch is dat precies wat er gebeurde naar aanleiding van een persbericht van een aantal weken geleden.

Het IFAW had een persbericht uit laten gaan waarin stond dat medewerkers van de Keniaanse belastingdienst (KRA) in de haven van Mombasa een vrachtcontainer hadden aangetroffen met daarin een onbekende hoeveelheid ivoor.

Twee belangrijke gebeurtenissen in het parlement brengen einde ivoorhandel dichterbij

Je, 05/03/2012
Twee belangrijke gebeurtenissen in het parlement brengen einde ivoorhandel dicht

In januari van dit jaar werd IFAW regiodirecteur Azië Grace Ge Gabriel in het IFAW-kantoor in China uitgebreid geïnterviewd voor de bekende BBC-documentaireserie Panorama. De aflevering draaide om het werk dat het IFAW wereldwijd verzet in de strijd tegen ivoorstropers.

Veldverslag: lente breekt aan voor drie Russische berenjongen

IFAW training bolsters animal rescue skills in disaster-prone Gulf region

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Lu, 05/14/2012
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This week, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, more than 25 veterinarians, animal responders, animal control officers, and volunteers are acquiring new skills to rescue animals from disasters. The ‘Advanced Animal Responder Boot Camp’ is a five-day training sponsored by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org).

Press Location: 
Yarmouth Port, MA
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Contact presse: 
Michael Booth (IFAW HQ) ;
Renee Poirrier (LSART)
Contact phone: 
(508) 744-2076
(337) 981-8387

Update von der chinesischen Greifvogelstation: Ein Steinadler möchte wieder die Lüfte erobern

Je, 05/10/2012
Das Steinadlerweibchen in der Pekinger IFAW-Greifvogelstation mit Schutzverbände

Das Steinadlerweibchen in der Pekinger IFAW-Greifvogelstation mit Schutzverbänden."Dieses Steinadlerweibchen kreiste als Adlerkind über Nordchina. Sie wurde geboren, um am Himmel zu schweben und die Welt unter sich mit scharfen Augen zu beobachten.

Blue Whales Get Bad Vibes From Oil and Gas Leases

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Lu, 05/14/2012
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) is calling for critical blue whale habitat to be withdrawn from the acreage list released to the oil and gas industry in today’s announcement by Resources Minister, Martin Ferguson.

At the APPEA conference today Minister Ferguson released vast offshore areas in the Bonney Upwelling region in southern Australia, exposing one of only three blue whale feeding grounds in Australia to petroleum exploration involving the use of seismic airguns*.

Press Location: 
Sydney, Australia
Contact presse
Contact presse: 
Imogen Scott (IFAW Australia)
Contact phone: 
(+61) 2 9288 4973
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+ 61 (0) 402 183 113
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