IFAW offers wildlife care clinics in wake of Cyclone Yasi

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Wildlife carers in the region requested the help of IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) The IFAW team joined forces with Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue Inc. and Mission Beach Wildcare to coordinate response efforts.

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IFAW brings hope for animals after Cyclone Yasi, Queensland

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Lu, 02/07/2011
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IFAW immediately met with the local wildlife association and vets to develop a response plan for animals in the area who are suffering primarily from a loss of food sources and shelter as a result of the two disasters.

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KWS partners with IFAW to determine Elephant Populations in Kenya’s largest Ecosystem

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Ve, 02/04/2011
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The census participants are from Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), International Fund for Animal welfare (IFAW -  www.ifaw.org), other Kenyan institutions and NGOs, and representatives from Tanzania, Southern Sudan and Uganda.

IFAW is providing fuel for aircrafts and vehicles, a census technical team and on-site assistance for the exercise in terms of logistical support for participants and administrative materials.

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IFAW releases rescued orphan elephants to the wild in India

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Lu, 01/31/2011
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Implemented by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org ) and its partner organization the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the release is part of an ongoing effort to integrate orphaned elephants into wild herds in Manas. This critical work is carried out with the support of the Assam Forest Department and the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).

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Oil giant plans new platform near feeding ground of critically endangered whale

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Lu, 01/17/2011
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Only around 130 whales of the critically endangered Western population exist today, and their primary feeding habitat – off Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East – is already besieged by multiple oil and gas exploration and development projects.  

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The Animal Rescue Site and GreaterGood.org Help IFAW Provide Significant Care for Animals in Haiti

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Je, 01/13/2011
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IFAW partner, The Animal Rescue Site and GreaterGood.org, donated more than $245,000 to ARCH, with the first donation arriving just days after the earthquake. This support helped launch and sustain the coalition, which is led by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the World Society of the Protection of Animals (WSPA).

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IFAW urges Chinese consumers to reject cruelty-tainted seal products

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Me, 01/12/2011
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IFAW asserts that while this is a political agreement between China and Canada, Chinese consumers will be the ones to decide the fate of seal products. Once Chinese consumers are made aware of the realities of Canada’s commercial seal hunt, IFAW believes that they will reject the products, thereby making the deal irrelevant.  

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Major accomplishments for animals in Haiti one year after the earthquake

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Ma, 01/11/2011
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Formed just days after the quake, ARCH led by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW- www.ifaw.org) and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is the only coalition that set off to provide relief for the animal survivors and address the threat of disease spreading from animals to humans.

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Senate Acts to Protect Sharks

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Lu, 12/20/2010
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The Shark Conservation Act, introduced by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), would strengthen the 2000 finning law by requiring fishermen to land all sharks with their fins naturally attached to their bodies.  The bill also clarifies that any vessel landing shark fins, not just fishing vessels, must do so with them naturally attached to the carcass.

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Rare smuggled falcons released back to the wild

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Je, 12/23/2010
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The endangered falcons were seized by customs officials on November 21 at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. They were found swaddled in cloth, hooded and packed four to a box. The passenger, who checked the cartons as personal luggage, was removed from the plane, bound for the Middle East, and detained.

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