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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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Abu Dhabi zoo’s festival raises wildlife awareness
28th November 2016
Held under the theme of ‘Wildlife: Keep it Wild and Alive – Stop the Illegal Pet Trade!” the two-day Al Read more »
Local South African artist Wesley van Eeden (Resoborg), who designed the Durban
22nd November 2016 Nancy Barr
On their first day together, Youth Forum for People and Wildlife delegates visited the Kliptown Youth Program (KYP) in Read more »
Many of the children were incredibly excited at the idea of being able to visit
5th October 2016 Christina Pretorius
Sheena Dale, Project Manager CLAW – Operations, IFAW South Africa, submitted this blog. In honour of the CITES CoP17 Read more »
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23rd September 2016
At a standing room only event, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was delighted to bring together CITES Watch Video »
3rd March 2016
On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world Watch Video »
22nd February 2016
Animals_3_3_3b from wildperspective on Vimeo. Update: During one week more than 100,000 people saw the Russian version of a Watch Video »
This companion film is an excellent introduction to the content, concepts and issues presented in the "Keep Wild Watch Video »
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Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose
15th November 2016
Boosting law enforcement skills of stakeholders is critical to detecting, managing and adjudicating over wildlife cases In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies a Read more »
Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards
17th October 2016
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 »
New University of Winchester partnership to boost animal welfare expertise
5th October 2016
The University of Winchester has partnered with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to create a new generation of animal welfare experts and ensure that animal welfare is recognised and respected as an expert discipline in its own right. Read more »
World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets
28th September 2016
Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some Read more »
China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals
27th June 2016
A unique effort to draw the attention of Chinese consumer to the plight of endangered species reaches a climax in Nanjing tonight with hundreds of thousands of shoppers having watched the animal picture show at the facade of a large building. The the Read more »
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12th April 2016
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Trust of India (www.wildlifetrustofindia.org) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Con 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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12th April 2016 by adintino
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Trust of India ( Read more »
More than 100 teachers recently gathered for a workshop at the Ministry of Educa
5th April 2016 by Dima Abo Kous
Wildlife trade is rampant in the Gulf Area, whether it be the trade of live exotic animals or that of products made from Read more »
Exotic pet ownership, trade must stop in Middle East
11th March 2016 by Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed
Recently, social media erupted when someone captured on video a tiger roaming the streets of Doha, the capital of Qatar. @ Read more »
Combating wildlife trafficking in Egypt
4th March 2016 by Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed
In cooperation with the Franz Weber Foundation and the CITES Management Authority of Egypt, the International Fund for Read more »
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