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It seems hard to believe that a year has passed since the International Fund for Animal Welfare team was in Russia meeting Read more »
Recently I attended a meeting of Buddhist leaders and practitioners from around the world in New Delhi to celebrate the 2, Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare veterinarian Kati Loeffler reports from flood-stricken Bangkok after her visit to IFAW Read more »
“I think we will have to take one this down to the pier!”, shouted the teacher from Grand Fond Primary school. Read more »
I recently returned from my first visit to the chaotic and beautiful country of Japan. Along with Iceland and Norway, Japan Read more »
UPDATED: 12.5.11 On Saturday, Chinese officials stopped the illegal auction of tiger bone wine. The International Fund for Read more »
The best outcome for me at this year’s meeting of the Convention for Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), held in Read more »
On a balmy morning in Washington, DC, I got up just before sunrise as usual to walk the dog.  Winter hat and gloves, Read more »
With fall upon us and the temperatures dropping, there are many tasks to do before the winter months and holiday season. 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 »
In its report to the plenary meeting of IWC delegates, the Scientific Committee noted that, there was “little incentive” for Japan to produce data collected from its JARPN whaling program. The committee went on to note that, what data Read more »
Despite a 1986 global moratorium on commercial whaling, Japan currently hunts more than 1,200 whales a year for what it calls “scientific” whaling, in abuse of an IWC loophole that allows for the lethal research of whales. Whales hunted Read more »
Dr. Joth Singh, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) Director of Wildlife and Habitat said from the floor of the meeting, “We welcome the call for IWC member nations to work together respectfully.  A good first ste Read more »
“The people have spoken, and they are clearly saying they do not want the gruesome slaughter of elephants to continue unnecessarily,” says Cindy Milburn, IFAW’s US Regional Acting Director. “An estimated 20,000 elephants are Read more »
Key anti-whaling actions included the adoption of a resolution condemning Japanese whaling, and a report by the IWC Scientific Committee that hotly criticized Japan’s so-called “scientific” whaling program. IFAW Global Whale Read more »
An investigation conducted by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare; www.ifaw.org) in February revealed how the rampant trade in elephant ivory being carried out across eBay’s global network of auction sites is enabling consumers to lit Read more »
Grace Gabriel, Asia Regional Director for IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) expressed her delight, “We are extremely pleased that range states spoke up on behalf of their tiger populations in the wild.  Al Read more »
The agreement allows Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe to sell additional ivory under strictly monitored CITES processes,  but only those government stockpiles officially registered prior to January 31, 2007.  “We are en Read more »
Statistics from Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) show that to date, 215,388 harp seals have been taken from the 270,000 harp seal quota for 2007. Final catch numbers will not be available until after the hunt closes and all Read more »
IFAW is proud to release this comprehensive report investigating the true scale of chronic oiling in EU waters and its impact Read more »
IFAW report on the threat of ocean noise. For more information, see press release. The great whales and other marine species Read more »
A brief checklist of things to do prior to a disaster to keep your pets safe. Read more »
A campaign to protect hunted animals Read more »
It seems hard to believe that a year has passed since the International Fund for Animal Welfare team was in Russia meeting Read more »
Recently I attended a meeting of Buddhist leaders and practitioners from around the world in New Delhi to celebrate the 2, Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare veterinarian Kati Loeffler reports from flood-stricken Bangkok after her visit to IFAW Read more »
“I think we will have to take one this down to the pier!”, shouted the teacher from Grand Fond Primary school. Read more »
I recently returned from my first visit to the chaotic and beautiful country of Japan. Along with Iceland and Norway, Japan Read more »
UPDATED: 12.5.11 On Saturday, Chinese officials stopped the illegal auction of tiger bone wine. The International Fund for Read more »
The best outcome for me at this year’s meeting of the Convention for Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), held in Read more »
On a balmy morning in Washington, DC, I got up just before sunrise as usual to walk the dog.  Winter hat and gloves, Read more »
With fall upon us and the temperatures dropping, there are many tasks to do before the winter months and holiday season. 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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