IFAW comments on greater scrutiny of oil and gas exploration in an Australian whale hotspot

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Matthew Collis, Campaigns Officer comments:

“The International Fund or Animal Welfare (IFAW) recognises the unprecedented decision today by Environment Minister, Tony Burke, to demand greater scrutiny of offshore oil and gas exploration in an Australian whale hotspot.

 

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As CITES approaches, work continues to alleviate attacks on shark fins

Je, 01/10/2013
Alleviating attacks on shark fins

Shark fins on display in a Chinese restaurant. c. IFAWShortly after the dawn of 2013, a federal judge thankfully denied an attempt to delay implementation of California's law banning restaurants from serving shark fin soup. 

In Cameroon, no season should be elephant poaching season

Ve, 01/11/2013
Bullet casings used to kill elephants in Cameroon.

Bullet casings used to kill elephants in Cameroon.As many of us prepare for the holidays surrounded by friends and loved ones, news reports of heavily armed poachers in Central Africa brings my mind back to Cameroon and the devastation of elephant families I witnessed last year.

2013 off to a great start as Taiwan bans seal products

Je, 01/10/2013
A growing number of Asian consumers are opposed to the cruel commercial slaughte

A growing number of Asian consumers are opposed to the cruel commercial slaughter of sealsSome great news to start off 2013, as Taiwan passed legislation this week to close its

Aucune saison ne devrait être propice au braconnage

Ve, 01/11/2013
Aucune saison ne devrait être propice au braconnage

À l’heure où la plupart d’entre nous s’apprêtent à passer les fêtes en compagnie de leurs amis et de leur famille, les médias ont évoqué l’incursion de braconniers lourdement armés en Afrique centrale, faisant resurgir dans mon esprit l’image des familles d’éléphants massacrées que j’ai pu voir l’année dernière au Camer

As bushfires burn large parts of South-Eastern Australia, our team stands ready

Je, 01/10/2013
If you find an injured animal, it should be treated by a local carer or vet imme

If you find an injured animal, it should be treated by a local carer or vet immediately so please contact a professional for advice. Devastating bushfires are burning across large parts of South-Eastern Australia, with homes destroyed in Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales.

Japanese fleet heads to Antarctica to harpoon more whales

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Ve, 12/28/2012
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Archive photo from 2005 departure ©IFAW
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The Japanese whaling fleet has left port for Antarctica to train its harpoons on around 1,000 whales.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) is disappointed that the Japanese government continues to prop up this needless slaughter with taxpayers’ money which would be better spent supporting the country’s whale watching industry.

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London, UK
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Zambia Calls Time-Out on Hunting Industry in Disarray

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Je, 01/10/2013
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Zambia Calls Time-Out on Hunting Industry in Disarray

The Zambian game hunting industry appears to be in disarray following the suspension of licences and the apparent firing of top officials within the country’s Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Südkorea: Forschung statt Walfang

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Me, 01/09/2013
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Südkorea hat seine Pläne für die nicht-invasive Walforschung als Alternative zum sogenannten wissenschaftlichen Walfang nun offiziell bestätigt.

Zehntausende Menschen auf der ganzen Welt, viele davon Förderer des IFAW (Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds), protestierten per Email gegenüber der südkoreanischen Regierung, nachdem diese im Juli letzten Jahres bei einem Treffen der Internationalen Walfangkommission (IWC) die Absicht verkündet hatte, mit dem „wissenschaftlichen” Walfang zu beginnen.

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Hamburg
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