Spotlight India: Civet pups begin to see the world

Jun 5 2014
IFAW and the Wildlife Trust of India are caring for four orphaned civets.

An IFAW staff member feeds milk to a civet pup.

On April 30, our International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) rehabilitation station in Bodoland received four new animals – new-born common palm civet pups. Barely a few days old, the pups hadn’t even opened their eyes when brought in by the Forest Department.

Matt Sorum Drums Up Musicians’ Support for U.S. Ivory Ban

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Jun 3 2014
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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos, and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporter Matt Sorum, penned an open letter urging fellow musicians to support the U.S. government’s National Strategy for Combatting Wildlife Trafficking, which seeks to dramatically reduce the U.S. role in elephant poaching by enacting new rules on ivory trade.

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Washington, D.C
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Cynthia Carson, (IFAW US)
Abby Berman, (The Rosen Group)
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That Special Bond: In New York City, holding on to an animal for dear life

Jun 3 2014
That Special Bond: In New York City, holding on to an animal for dear life

We know it immediately when we look into the eyes of another species: There can be a special bond. Many people feel it when they experience a moment with their dog or cat. For a few lucky people, we have experienced a bond with a creature as magnificent as an elephant, a rhinoceros, a whale, a dolphin, or an ape.

Below are some recent thoughts from IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes on that special bond. Look for more articles on this theme in the future…-- ED

Matt Sorum drums up musicians’ support for U.S. ivory ban

Jun 2 2014
Matt Sorum drums up musicians’ support for U.S. ivory ban

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Through my partnership with IFAW, I’ve worked with youth to foster an appreciation for elephants and other animals through education and art.

A couple of “Veeps” speak out against seismic airgun use in the mid-Atlantic

Jun 2 2014
A couple of “Veeps” speak out against seismic airgun use in the mid-Atlantic

Reid Scott of HBO’s VEEP with IFAW’s Marine Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney (Right), and Oceana’s Ocean Advocate, Nancy Sopko (Left).Critically endangered North Atlantic right whales migrate every year along the East Coast, but proposed seismic airgun testing for

Notre équipe de sauvetage sur le terrain après les inondations en Bosnie

May 28 2014
Tierrettungsteam im Einsatz nach Rekordhochwasser in Bosnien