Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years

Fri, 07/22/2016
Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years

Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during a 2014 law enforcement raid on the Kenyan coast.

He was sentenced to 20 years and ordered to pay a KS 20 million fine. Feisal had been listed by Interpol as one of the nine most wanted suspects for crimes against the environment.

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

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Tue, 06/07/2016
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Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act would bring long-overdue amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada, ban the sale of cat and dog fur in Canada;  and ban the importation of shark fink into Canada.  

Please download a copy of our infographic on how this important Bill will help protect animals in Canada. 

IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(2001-2011)

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Fri, 04/06/2012
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IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

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Inscription du requin soyeux et du requin-renard à l'Annexe II de la CITES

Thu, 08/18/2016
Les déclins de populations de requins soyeux sont principalement dus à la surexp

Les déclins de populations de requins soyeux sont principalement dus à la surexploitation des pêcheries, qui vendent les ailerons sur les marchés internationaux.Pendant des siècles, 1 150 espèces d'elasmobranchii (510 espèces de requins et 650&

Badger slaughter set to resume with more kill zones added to irrational Government-sanctioned cull

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Tue, 08/23/2016
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Badger slaughter set to resume with more kill zones added to irrational Governme

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 plans for the cull to be extended across new cull zones of South Devon, North Devon, North Cornwall, South Herefordshire and West Dorset. This is in addition to existing cull zones in Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.

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London
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Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
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CITES: Besserer Schutz für Seidenhai und Fuchshai

Thu, 08/18/2016
Hauptursache für die Dezimierung von Seidenhaien ist der Raubbau durch Fischerei

Hauptursache für die Dezimierung von Seidenhaien ist der Raubbau durch Fischereiunternehmen, die Fischprodukte auf dem Weltmarkt anbieten.Seit Jahrhunderten werden 1.150 Knorpelfischarten (510 Haiarten und 650 Rochenarten) wegen ihres Fleisches, ihres Öls und ihrer Haut gejagt.

Beijing rescue center releases 8 common kestrels after rehabilitation

Mon, 08/22/2016
Five rescuers and their families joined in the release of eight common kestrels

Five rescuers and their families joined in the release of eight common kestrels in Beijing today.The Beijing Raptor Rescue Center (BRRC) released eight common kestrels at the Ming Tombs in the Changping District of Beijing today. Five rescuers and their families joined in the release.