WATCH: Six Russian bear cubs progress to open air enclosure

woe, 05/04/2016

Now that the bear cubs have made the transition from bottle feeding to eating from a bowl and the temperatures are milder in Russia, they’re ready to move to a new phase of life in the open-air enclosure.

Before the move the bear cubs were bathed, which was much needed after the long arduous process of training them to eat porridge out of bowls.

WATCH: Kenya burns ivory from 10,000 poached elephants

din, 05/03/2016

Bearing witness to the destruction of 105 tonnes of elephant ivory in Kenya this past weekend was a moving experience.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare is wholly committed in the fight against the decimation of elephants for their ivory on a number of fronts. And we were proud to support the government of Kenya and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on this somber occasion.

WATCH: Kenya burns ivory from 10,000 poached elephants

din, 05/03/2016

Bearing witness to the destruction of 105 tonnes of elephant ivory in Kenya this past weekend was a moving experience.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare is wholly committed in the fight against the decimation of elephants for their ivory on a number of fronts. And we were proud to support the government of Kenya and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on this somber occasion.

How the UK’s status in the European Union affects animals

din, 05/03/2016
IFAW is not taking a position on the EU Referendum, we urge our supporters to lo

IFAW is not taking a position on the EU Referendum, we urge our supporters to look further into the pros and cons of both sides.

On June 23rd, citizens across the UK will have what could be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to vote whether to remain in the European Union, or leave it.

Première européenne: Ségolène Royal annonce une interdiction totale du commerce de l'ivoire

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La ministre française de l'Environnement, de l'énergie et de la mer, Ségolène Royal, a saisi l'occasion de la plus grande destruction d'ivoire jamais organisée au Kenya samedi dernier pour annoncer sa décision d'adopter une interdiction totale des ventes d'ivoire  en France. Elle a déclaré qu'elle œuvrerait pour que ses homologues au sein de l’UE adoptent cette même mesure.

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Discovery to air NRDC-IFAW ocean noise film

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maa, 05/02/2016
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SONIC SEA premieres Thursday, May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
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SONIC SEA premieres Thursday, May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Everywhere on Earth we can hear the songs of life. From small insects to the largest animals on the planet, our world is made up of the sounds of these creatures living and communicating with one another.   This is even more apparent deep down in the darkness of the sea, where whales and other marine life depend on sound to mate, find food, migrate, raise their young and defend against predators. Yet, their symphony of life is being disrupted by the industrialized noise that has become commonplace in our oceans today—with tragic and deadly costs.

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Why France’s domestic ivory ban following Kenya burn is timely, important

maa, 05/02/2016
France can set an example with a near total ban on domestic trade of ivory.

France can set an example in the EU with a near total ban on domestic trade of ivory.

The weekend of 1 May 2016 will go down in history as an important moment in the fight to save the remaining elephants on this planet.

French minister of environment announces an unprecedented total domestic ban of ivory

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maa, 05/02/2016
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The French minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, Ségolène Royal, seized the opportunity of the biggest ivory destruction ever in Kenya last Saturday to announce internationally her decision to adopt a total ban of ivory sales in France. She declared that she would be promoting an enlargement of this measure to other EU countries.

An IFAW poll conducted by Ifop in June 2015 revealed that ¾ of French citizens were favorable to a total ivory ban in France.

Mrs. Royal went one step further with this announcement after several key decisions:

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