Tragédie en Roumanie : tuer les chiens errants n’est pas la solution

Wed, 09/11/2013
Les chiens errants posent un problème majeur dans de nombreuses villes du monde.

Les chiens errants posent un problème majeur dans de nombreuses villes du monde.La semaine dernière, dans un parc de Bucarest, des chiens ont attaqué le jeune Ionuţ Anghel, quatre ans, ainsi que son frère aîné âgé de six ans.

Le gouvernement américain annonce la destruction d'un stock d'ivoire

Mon, 09/09/2013
Le gouvernement américain annonce la destruction d'un stock d'ivoire. c. IFAW

Stock d'ivoire récemment saisis pendant leur transit par Hong Kong.Lors d'un forum privé de la Maison-Blanche contre le trafic d'espèces sauvages aujourd'hui, l'administration Obama a annoncé à IFAW et à quelques autres groupes éminents de conservation de la faune sauvage et de protection des animaux que le gouvernement américain allait

A sad ending for two grizzly bears

Thu, 09/12/2013
A sad ending for two grizzly bears

Blair and Terry were rescued in October, 2012.We work hard every day at The International Fund for Animal Welfare to ensure that animals in our care are given the best chance at the life they were meant to have.

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, things don’t go as we’d like.

Guilty plea to Hunting Act offence - Huntsman fined after admitting illegally hunting a fox

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The Huntsman of the Seavington Hunt today admitted an offence of hunting a fox with dogs at Yeovil Magistrates’ Court.

Huntsman David Parker (18/1/74) of Seavington St Mary, Ilminster pleaded guilty to the Hunting Act offence which took place in the area around Causeway Lane, Winsham in Dorset in January 2013.

He was sentenced to pay a £500 fine, £500 costs plus a £50 victim surcharge.

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London
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A successful prosecution against illegal foxhunting in Yeovil Magistrates’ Court

Thu, 09/12/2013

In the video above, we see key footage obtained by Wildlife Crime Investigators for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) which led to a successful prosecution (taken by the RSPCA) against the huntsman of the Seavington Foxhounds in Dorset, UK, for illegally hunting a fox with dogs (an offence under the Hunting Act 2004), on 26 January 2013.

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Tragödie in Rumänien: Die Massentötung von Straßenhunden ist keine Lösung

Wed, 09/11/2013
Tragödie in Rumänien: Die Massentötung von Straßenhunden ist keine Lösung

Tragödie in Rumänien: Die Massentötung von Straßenhunden ist keine LösungLetzte Woche wurden der vierjährige Ionuţ Anghel und sein sechsjähriger Bruder laut Medienberichten in einem Bukarester Park von Hunden angefallen. Der ältere Bruder konnte verletzt entkommen. Ionuţ wurde getötet.

Neue Studie zeigt: Illegaler Wildtierhandel bedroht Sicherheit weltweit

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Thu, 09/12/2013
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Gewildertes Nashorn-Horn im Tsavopark in Kenia
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Gewildertes Nashorn-Horn im Tsavopark in Kenia

Der illegale Wildtierhandel gefährdet nicht nur viele Arten und bringt einige an den Rand der Ausrottung, sondern stellt auch eine ernsthafte Bedrohung der nationalen und regionalen Sicherheit vieler Staaten dar. Das belegt eine neue Studie des IFAW (Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds).

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Hamburg
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Dörte von der Reith
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New report links the illegal wildlife trade to global security

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The illegal wildlife trade is not only detrimental to many of the world’s endangered species, but also poses a genuine threat to national and global security, a new report by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) asserts.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Romanian tragedy: culling street dogs isn’t the solution

Wed, 09/11/2013
Street dogs are a major problem in communities throughout the world.

Street dogs are a major problem in communities throughout the world.Last week, 4-year-old Ionuţ Anghel and his 6-year-old brother were attacked by dogs in a park in Bucharest. His brother escaped with wounds, but Ionuţ was killed, his body found some distance away.<