VIDEO: Azzedine Downes speaking at the US ivory crush event in Denver, Colorado

Novembre 21, 2013

In this short video above, International Fund for Animal Welfare CEO Azzedine Downes speaks to gathered press, VIPs and dignitaries at the US Fish & Wildlife HQ led ivory crush in Denver Colorado. -- ED 

Take action to help protect the African elephant today: ifaw.org/ivorycrush

Spotlight EU: agencies, states must join forces in fight against wildlife crime

Novembre 20, 2013
"The Lizard King", Anson Wong

Convicted wildlife trader, Anson Wong, a.k.a. "The Lizard King". Source: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/

Cooperation is imperative to tackle big global problems.

WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban: "Global implications"

Novembre 22, 2013

In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action"

The pending decision of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel regarding whether the European seal product ban violates trade obligations goes beyond seals and will have great implications on the animal welfare movement as a whole.

WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action"

Novembre 21, 2013

In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane cull"

Michel Vandenbosch, founder of the Belgian animal welfare organization GAIA (Global Action in the Interest of Animals), worked tirelessly for the introduction of a national ban on the import of seal products into the EU. The ban was finally passed in 2007.

Roaring with Disapproval for Lion Meat at M. Wells Steakhouse

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Novembre 20, 2013
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Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the opening of M. Wells Steakhouse and the possibility of the inclusion of lion meat on the menu: 

“As M. Wells Steakhouse opens its doors in Long Island City, we strongly urge them against including lion meat on their menu. Not only is it irresponsible to serve an animal that is at risk of extinction, history has shown that diners have no appetite for it.

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Washington, D.C.
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Abby Berman (The Rosen Group)
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IFAW et WWF s’associent au gouvernement américain dans la destruction du stock d’ivoire de contrebande à Denver et appellent les autres pays à faire de même

Novembre 15, 2013
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Betere scholing voor Bhutaanse rangers leidt tot betere natuurbescherming

Novembre 5, 2013
Betere scholing voor Bhutaanse rangers leidt tot betere natuurbescherming

In bovenstaande diavoorstelling zijn leden van de Wildlife Conservation Division van het Koninkrijk Bhutan te zien, kort na een training die was opgezet in samenwerking met het IFAW en Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI). Deze speciale training, die een maand duurde, was bedoeld voor de mensen die in Bhutan in de frontlinie werken  en ging over de preventie van wildlife-criminaliteit.

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IFAW expose pour la première fois les images du massacre d’éléphants de Boubandjida à Montier en Der

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Novembre 20, 2013
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Alors que l'Afrique centrale entre dans la saison sèche, tristement synonyme de braconnage, IFAW exposera pour la première fois, au 17ème festival de la photo animalière de Montier en Der, les photos de sa mission d'urgence dans le Parc national de Boubandjida, au Cameroun, en février 2012.

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Reims, France
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Julie LANDRY (IFAW France)
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03 26 48 64 79
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WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane cull"

Novembre 20, 2013

Thanks to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporters, year after year we have been able to take media and decision makers to the ice as we document the cruelty of commercial seal hunt in Canada. 

Now, many leading Europeans have joined IFAW in defending the European ban on products from the commercial seal hunt in Canada as the Canadian government pursues a challenge to the ban’s legality according to the rules of the World Trade Organisation.

Bosnia deliberates euthanasia policy for dogs

Novembre 21, 2013
Bosnia deliberates euthanasia policy for dogs

Bosnian municipalities have asked the UN Development Program for our advice and have chosen a path that brings their communities together and empowers them.UPDATED 12.10.13: The proposed amendment passed a second reading in the House of Representatives on December 6th.