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In co-operation with the Icelandic Whale Watching Association, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has Read more »
You can’t walk a block in Puerto Natales without seeing a dog...or five. The dogs are everywhere, and especially in a Read more »
Today is World Elephant Day: and time is ticking by for Africa’s elephants.  This presents an opportunity to Read more »
North Atlantic right whales are slow; they also spend a lot of time at the surface of the ocean and near the coast. All of Read more »
Puget Sound is the summering ground for the Southern Resident orca population of about 80 killer whales, listed as Read more »
I click on the photos sent to me each day and all I see are water-logged fields stretching out to a distance and hungry eyes Read more »
The harsh reality of life for many tens of thousands of people living within informal settlements is nothing new…. Read more »
Monk seals are shy animals that are highly affected by disturbance caused by humans. By the end of the twentieth century, 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 »
Wildlife law enforcement experts from Asia, Africa and the United States discussed regional and international enforcement cooperation to combat wildlife crime, at a meeting today in Nanning, Guangxi Province. The meeting between China and Association Read more »
INTERPOL have arrested more than 200 people, seized almost 2 tonnes of contraband ivory, 20kg of rhino horn and military grade automatic weapons in an operation that spanned three months and 14 African countries. Operation WORTHY saw INTERPOL and IFA Read more »
The audacious looting by thieves of ivory stockpiles from two southern African countries in as many months – including the bumper theft of three tonnes of tusks in Zambia – has flagged concerns for the security of stockpiles throughout th Read more »
Nearly five tonnes of elephant ivory and thousands of ivory ornaments went up in smoke in Gabon, Central West Africa this morning. The bonfire, lit by President Ali Bongo Ondimba, once and for all put Government stockpiles of legal and confiscated tu Read more »
Ms. Kathleen Savesky has been appointed the new Chair of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org), bringing a wealth of animal welfare and education expertise to the role. Ms. Savesky has more than 35 years of leadership in the Read more »
On the eve of the annual meeting of the conservation body set up to protect whales – the International Whaling Commission (IWC) – there are fears this year’s meeting could be over before it begins. As delegates from around the world Read more »
As the first day of the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) drew to a close in Panama today, fears that dirty tactics by pro-whalers might sabotage it from the outset were overcome, but an opportunity to provide lasting Read more »
At the annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Panama today, the Republic of Korea unexpectedly signalled its intention to begin so-called scientific whaling. The announcement, at the 64th meeting of the IWC in Panama City, ca Read more »
This year’s meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) drew to a close today (Friday) after a mixed week for whales. While much of the agenda at the week-long meeting in Panama City, Panama focussed on conservation issues and threats 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 IFAW research vessel Song of the Whale (SOTW) left the Azores at the beginning of May bound for the north-east coast of Read more »
The IFAW research vessel Song of the Whale (SOTW) left Boston bound for Iceland at the beginning of July. The route skirted Read more »
This report summarises research activities carried out by the Song of the Whale (SOTW) team in Iceland in August and Read more »
Cruise report for DTAG support and photogrammetry research conducted on humpback whales (Megaptera novaengliae) in and Read more »
Cruise report for a survey of cetaceans in the Azores, Portugal, conducted from R/V Song of the Whale 5th April – 8th Read more »
IFAW works from the concept of ‘adequate guardianship’, which requires that an animal’s basic needs are Read more »
All the organisations within the ICAM Coalition seek to improve animal welfare as a common purpose, and as a priority. Dog Read more »
Lethal methods of population control aim to eradicate or significantly decrease cat populations through culling a target 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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