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Just over a year ago I was watching as Bill Oddie lowered ivory into an aptly named ‘Red Rhino’ cement crusher Read more »
Recently, Australia’s Environment Minister announced a ban on the import of all African lion parts, spurred in part by Read more »
Watch this clip of Kiki’s puppies exploring Dr. Flore’s home. Kiki’s puppies are just about four weeks Read more »
Dr. Blessing Chiriseri, is a veterinarian with IFAW’s Mdzananda Animal Clinic in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The clinic Read more »
More than 200 guests came together the other night at the historic Telegraph building on Tverskaya Street in downtown Read more »
This first-person account was submitted by IFAW-Wildlife Trust of India vet. Dr. Bishwajit Boruah, who did the work to Read more »
What if technology could help us stop poaching before it happened? All of us concerned about the devastating number of Read more »
Shopping online has become part of our daily lives. We might buy our food shopping over the internet or surf online Read more »
Wildlife cybercrime is rising to the fore on the political and enforcement agenda. For the first time ever, G7 members Read more »
At a standing room only event, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was delighted to bring together CITES Watch Video »
Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks. And the International Fund for Watch Video »
I’m here in Johannesburg, South Africa leading the delegation from  the International Fund for Animal Welfare ( Watch Video »
When the worst floods hit the northeastern state of Assam this year, IFAW- WTI Animal Rescue teams successfully rescued Watch Video »
Moments after we climbed off of our scooters, the children started poking their heads out of gates and doorways lining the Watch Video »
Almost a year ago, September 7, 2015 to be exact, I was doing my monthly visit to one of the impoverished communities we Watch Video »
In the middle of the Bay of Fundy, in the deep water of the Grand Manan Basin about 50 km southeast of Campobello Island, a Watch Video »
This piece was co-authored by John Scanlon, Secretary General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Watch Video »
Three of the eight rhino calves rescued from the floods in Kaziranga National Park last month were introduced yesterday Watch Video »
Big business, Government agencies and the NGO community are uniting forces in a joint bid to protect endangered wildlife from online wildlife crime during a unique event at the CoP17 meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Spec Read more »
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will hold its 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) from 24 September to 5 October 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The survival of many species will be Read more »
Sri Lankan Delegate to IUCN announces Asian Elephants & Whales Conference to take place September 2017 The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), today announced they will be serving as technical partners Read more »
A petition signed by tourists and locals pledging not to eat whale meat in Iceland and calling on the country’s government to end the cruel practice of whaling has beaten all previous records and now passed 100,000 signatures. It was started by Read more »
(London – 31 August 2016) – The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has voted overwhelmingly against Japan’s so-called scientific whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific. The IUCN, which has 89 member co Read more »
The world’s most heavily trafficked mammal finds wave of support among world conservation leaders at IUCN World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest gathering of conservation leaders. IUCN has passed a motion outlining a path to bro Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has condemned plans for this year’s badger cull, following today’s announcement by the Government of seven additional kill zones to be added across the country. IFAW strongly opposes plans Read more »
Animal welfare campaigners have condemned plans for this year’s badger cull, with five additional kill zones added across the country, according to media reports today. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) strongly opposes reported Read more »
Discovery Channel acquired worldwide television rights to the feature documentary Huntwatch narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds and produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). The film, which follows the 50 year history of Canada’ Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) seeks to ensure that internationa Read more »
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An efficient and impactful first step towards removing illegal wildlife products online is the adoption of a standardized, in Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
Without a doubt one of the most gratifying things from my work is to know that by sharing our work, knowledge and skills we Read more »
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Leading animal welfare charity the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is delighted that the Government has come Read more »
Suni, the orphaned elephant calf who had been brutally attacked with a machete when rescued three years ago, is facing Read more »
Elephants have roamed the savannahs of Africa for millions of years. They descend from a long line of ancient land mammals, Read more »
As I woke up this morning and began checking the news, most of the international headlines were reporting that the eruption Read more »
A newborn male rhino calf was spotted in swift water unable to move inside Kaziranga National Park and rescued by the Read more »
When my partner Michael and I arrived at the orphanage, we put on the green coats that the caretakers all wear when they Read more »
The story was sent by Amrit Menon, Technical Officer to ED, Planning, Wildlife Trust of India.—VM Even though he has Read more »
Travelling to Abu Dhabi in the month of July takes some mental preparation as temperatures can often reach 120 degrees Read more »

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Michael Booth and Brant Backlund on nationalgeographic.com: How to Move a Two-Ton Elephant to Safety –  read more.

Philip Mansbridge, UK director  in The Guardian: “Trail hunting is being used as a ruse to allow illegal hunts to continue.”  –  read more.

Tania McCrea-Steele, Campaigns and Enforcement Manager for IFAW UK on theguardian.com:  “The ivory ban is working well on eBay sites”- read more.

Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Officer, Washington, DC office on PBS NewsHour Rundown: “The International Fund for Animal Welfare released a study last month that surveyed Craigslist sites for 28 cities.”- read more.

 

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