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We left Cat Lake to head over to Summer Beaver, another fly in only community about an hour’s hop away. Logistics are Read more »
The data in DFO’s own report raises the question: If cod mortality does not track to grey seal numbers, how could a Read more »
A supporter nearly shouts over the phone receiver, ”All Jiangmen city dogs will be culled. Please help”! Appeals Read more »
Northern fires. Lots of them and big ones. If you have been reading the paper or listening to the news, you will have heard Read more »
What would it be like if the lion population really did vanish completely? If you wanted to travel to the African plains and Read more »
I was overwhelmed with emotion when news of the government officials canceling pending dog cull in Jiangmen reached me. It Read more »
When the piggy has enough money she will call Dr. Sandra Valdez who will ask vet friends to donate their time for a weekend Read more »
Lately, the weather was favorable, and we went out on the boat during five days in a row. It was truly enjoyable for us to Read more »
In terms of the weather conditions, August is considered to be the best month for conducting photo-identification on gray Read more »
Last Thursday and Friday, the International Fund for Animal Welfare and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge successfully Watch Video »
  I just returned from our office in Dubai, whose mission is to reinforce the importance of protecting animals and to Watch Video »
The recent video posting of divers attempting to disentangle a wild dolphin in Hawaii (footage above) reminds me of the Watch Video »
As I sit at my desk thinking about all the preparations that need to be performed, I can’t help but wonder if it Watch Video »
Recently, I traveled to India to support a team of local rescuers who save the lives of endangered Eastern Hoolock gibbons. Watch Video »
It’s not often that one gets to witness a day-in-the-life of a wild Amur tiger, one of only 350 left in the world. Watch Video »
The above SkyTV video shows the killer whales surfacing through a hole in the ice to get access to air. Whales, dolphins Watch Video »
In every family there comes a time when the children have grown up and are ready to live on their own. Children look Watch Video »
In this short video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, the author and supporting staff interviewed Watch Video »
Whalers had been hunting since April, the earliest start to the whaling season since Norway resumed commercial whaling in 1993, but they did not manage to harpoon the full catch allowance of 796 set by the Norwegian Government. This was despite tw Read more »
IFAW and other marine conservationists worldwide criticized today’s move, which marks a sharp escalation in Japan’s whaling activities. Japan’s new, self-allocated whaling quota will double the number of whales it kills each year Read more »
Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is currently on a three-day official visit to Kenya and it is expected that his Government will follow-up on the proposal made late last year when the Kenyan President visited Thailand. “In January t Read more »
A morning ceremony in the Roseau Botanical Gardens celebrated the project. Local veterinarians, police officers and volunteers who passed a training course were awarded certificates. Several key government officials were in attendance including: D Read more »
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) today released the findings and documentary film evidence of its investigation into the captive breeding of large predators in South Africa.“Our evidence proves that captive bree Read more »
Today’s decision follows the October vote in the Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, which had turned down the Directive proposed by the Commission considering it “very unsatisfactory” and describing it “difficu Read more »
Following a request for help from Chile’s Antofagasta University an international team of experts from IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) with experience in oiled wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, arrived on the sc Read more »
On Monday when they make presentations to the Department of Environment & Tourism (DEAT) headed by Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, a number of local and international animal welfare groups and scientists will present their views on why culli Read more »
A three-member team from IFAW’s partner in India, the Wild Rescue Programme of Wildlife Trust of India, administered the health camps along with the Bihar Forest Department. The 77 elephants receiving health checks is a significant rise Read more »
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
A report on grey seals in the Atlantic and the issue of whether to cull. Read more »
Inclusion of oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, in Appendix II with the following annotation: The entry into Read more »
• The Polar bear has been recognized by Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and leading sci Read more »
The document prepared by the Secretariat at the request of the Standing Committee, first and foremost, would delay the fina Read more »
We left Cat Lake to head over to Summer Beaver, another fly in only community about an hour’s hop away. Logistics are Read more »
The data in DFO’s own report raises the question: If cod mortality does not track to grey seal numbers, how could a Read more »
A supporter nearly shouts over the phone receiver, ”All Jiangmen city dogs will be culled. Please help”! Appeals Read more »
Northern fires. Lots of them and big ones. If you have been reading the paper or listening to the news, you will have heard Read more »
What would it be like if the lion population really did vanish completely? If you wanted to travel to the African plains and Read more »
I was overwhelmed with emotion when news of the government officials canceling pending dog cull in Jiangmen reached me. It Read more »
When the piggy has enough money she will call Dr. Sandra Valdez who will ask vet friends to donate their time for a weekend Read more »
Lately, the weather was favorable, and we went out on the boat during five days in a row. It was truly enjoyable for us to Read more »
In terms of the weather conditions, August is considered to be the best month for conducting photo-identification on gray Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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