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“We as a global society have crossed the Rubicon. We disagree about where to draw the line to protect animal rights, Read more »
At the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), we recognize we have a special role in bringing together people caring Read more »
Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for their ivory - a luxury product that no one needs. The International Fund for Read more »
In this three part series, we follow the International Fund for Animal Welfare's purpose built research vessel, the Read more »
UPDATE: In Primorye, the autumn is slowly coming. The tiger cubs activities have slightly changed: now, they stay Read more »
Images from the work performed for animals by the IFAW mobile unit team and volunteers. The mobile unit gives our project Read more »
Last week, 4-year-old Ionuţ Anghel and his 6-year-old brother were attacked by dogs in a park in Bucharest. His brother Read more »
We work hard every day at The International Fund for Animal Welfare to ensure that animals in our care are given the best Read more »
Janice Girardi of the IFAW- supported Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) has shared the following stories of their daily Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia. ~~~ In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top Watch Video »
Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) have mobilized teams to Alexandria, Louisiana and Waveland, Mississippi to assist in animal rescue and sheltering efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac that made land Read more »
On the eve of the opening of the world’s largest and most important conservation meeting, host country Korea has been urged to publicly reject its plans to slaughter whales. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) World Conser Read more »
A Coalition of 25 African States known as the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) met this week in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to identify the urgent actions necessary to protect African elephants in the face of widespread and growing threats.  The I Read more »
More than 35 Ethiopian law enforcement professionals are attending a training workshop to improve their capacity and ability to more effectively fight illegal wildlife trade. The national training workshop is specially designed for officers working a Read more »
 U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) today introduced S.3547, the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act, aimed at prohibiting private possession and breeding of captive big cats in the United States. The House version of the bill was introduced b Read more »
Queen guitarist and animal welfare champion, Brian May, will launch the national Team Badger campaign in London with a giant billboard Ad site 5, West Cromwell Road, Intersection with Warwick Road, (West Kensington overpass) London, SW5 “Th Read more »
Actress and activist Amber Valletta joins the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival in Monterey, California, September 26 – 28 to raise awareness of  entangled whales in California. Read more »
Canada and Norway have formally requested panelists to be appointed for their joint challenge to the EU trade ban of commercial seal products at the World Trade Organization (WTO). This latest attempt to overthrow the EU legislation was met with frus Read more »
Each year 55.000 people worldwide die because of rabies. More then half of the victims are less then 15 years old. This fatal disease threatens 3.3 billion people in Asia and Africa and in 99 per cent of cases it is contracted from dogs. The Internat Read more »
Conserving the forest and wildlife of the Bodoland Territorial Council Read more »
Elephants need protection - whether it’s individual animals or entire populations and their habitats. Read more »
Elephants at risk from poachers, whales and seals threatened by cruel hunts, wildlife and pets stranded after disasters Read more »
From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever. Read more »
Elephants, tigers and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate for trinkets, potions and fashion. Read more »
IFAW advocates for laws that protect animals from cruelty and neglect, we provide veterinary training and basic veterinary Read more »
Conserving the forest of Garo Hills with elephants and gibbon as flagships Read more »
A Scientific Approach to Understanding and Mitigating Elephant Mortality Due to Train Accidents in Rajaji National Park Read more »
The status, accomplishments and future of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary for Whales (SOSW), established by the International Read more »
Sea surface temperature (SST) time-series from the southwest Atlantic and the El Nin˜o 4 region in the western Pacific Read more »
Whale watching activities are expanding around the world, and, as the previous workshops and studies have established, so Read more »
The desire by some countries to lift the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) moratorium on commercial whaling and Read more »
The prevailing increase in elephant numbers across areas of southern Africa raises concern for their impact on biological Read more »
For the first time in 10 years, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has deemed it safe to deploy a warden-in-charge for Kara Read more »
By safeguarding Tsavo, IFAW is helping secure Kenya's largest single elephant population. We are proud of the 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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