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New "Keep Wild Animals Wild" education resources: Lesson plans, videos and works
New "Keep Wild Animals Wild" education resources: Lesson plans, videos and worksheets for K-8

New "Keep Wild Animals Wild" education resources: Lesson plans, videos and worksheets for K-8

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Education news

Spreading tiger awareness in remote Russia
18th January 2016 Ekaterina Blidchenko
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is raising awareness of the success of the Amur tiger rehabilitation Read more »
How much do animals contribute to happiness?
18th November 2015 Beth Allgood
Can you think of a time that an animal made you happy?  Maybe it was snuggling with your own dog or cat, hearing a Read more »
Russian Children with their AAE materials
17th November 2015 Elena Zharkova
“Mospriroda,” a state institution that oversees all 20 natural parks and 10 eco-centers within the Russian Read more »
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This companion film is an excellent introduction to the content, concepts and issues presented in the "Keep Wild Watch Video »
17th July 2015
Nanthomba Full Primary School sits precariously close to Liwonde National Park, home to large numbers of potentially Watch Video »
17th July 2015
Nanthomba Full Primary School sits precariously close to Liwonde National Park, home to large numbers of potentially Watch Video »
2nd June 2015
Earlier this month IFAW Southern Africa’s “Twinnings” educational theatre project took to the boards in Watch Video »
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Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa
4th October 2015
The search is on for 20 of the world’s brightest conservationists, aged 18 to 25, to join the first ever Youth Forum for People and Wildlife. Convened by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) the Youth Forum will take place in Johann Read more »
Go wild with ifaw’s new global education program
4th October 2015
Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is launching the new global education program Keep Wild Animals Wild and a new online community to connect educators and students worldwide. “At the current rate of illegal wildlife trade Read more »
This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues
16th September 2015
The International Fund for Animal Welfare released the results of a survey today showing that animal issues will affect how the majority of Canadians cast their ballot on October 19th. It also shows near unanimous support for improving protection for Read more »
Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign
15th January 2015
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org) today released its new PROTECT PSA campaign. The series, which was conceived, directed and edited by actress, director and IFAW ambassador Joely Fisher, features notable Hollywood persona Read more »
Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards
21st October 2014
Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org). IFAW’s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baron Read more »
Tiger Day in Russia’s Far East attracts more people than in previous year.
29th September 2014
The 15th annual Tiger Day in Vladivostok on September 28  involved more than 10 000 participants and spectators, organisers said, which is about two thousand more than a year before. It has become a landmark celebration for this city in the Russ Read more »
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Animal Action Education Brochure
5th November 2015 by Nancy Barr
For more than two decades, the International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW has joined with educators, parents and celebrit Read more »
Saving animals
6th March 2013 by rbartlett
It’s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada’s cruel com Read more »
Victories For Animals
6th November 2012 by adintino
Timeline of  IFAW major victories from 1969 - present Read more »
Defending Seals
26th September 2012 by adintino
Each year in Canada, tens of thousands of baby harp seals are killed for their pelts. Read more »
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When empathy is regulated, molded, focused by rational consideration and, import
17th April 2015 by Cynthia Milburn
For those of us in animal welfare, we are intrigued by and do our best to analyze the capacity to have and exhibit concern Read more »
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is home to 48 orphaned chimps.
11th April 2015 by Julia Cumes
    Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is located on a magical little island in Lake Victoria, Uganda, and is Read more »
Since 2008 Lunchbox Theatre has performed more than 370 shows
10th April 2015 by Stuart Palmer
IFAW Southern Africa has introduced thousands of children to the concept of animal welfare through educational theatre. Read more »
The author presenting on the Science and Campaigns stage at WHALEFEST 2015."
20th March 2015 by Patrick Ramage
“The British and Americans are two people separated by a common language.” ― George Bernard Shaw A week ago Read more »
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