一马当先——法国销毁3吨非法象牙

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februari 6, 2014
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        今天,法国政府践行了去年12月总统奥朗德在爱丽舍宫的峰会上许下的承诺,销毁了3吨法国海关在过去20年所罚没的非法象牙。这些象牙在埃菲尔铁塔附近被销毁,法国生态、可持续发展和能源部部长菲利普·马丁(Mr. Philippe Martin)和法国总统保护地球特使尼古拉斯·于洛(Mr. Nicolas Hulot)出席了销毁仪式。

        被销毁的象牙包括698根原牙和15,357件牙雕,主要是由海关在戴高乐机场罚没的。仅在2012年,法国海关总署就开展了57次调查,共查获346件象牙及象牙制品, 主要来自刚果、尼日利亚和几内亚。

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Petition asks USDA, how many more animals need suffer?

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Petition asks USDA, how many more animals need suffer?

Tragically, many USDA-licensed big cat exhibitors place profits over the well-being of their animals and often abuses go on for years while the animals suffer.Today, IFAW joined the HSUS, Big Cat Rescue, and Born Free USA in

United States Government takes action over Icelandic whaling

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februari 6, 2014
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The US Government today announced it is invoking the Pelly Amendment which certifies Iceland for undermining the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) over its continued slaughter of whales and trade in whale meat.

As one of the original petitioners, The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) commends United States Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, for acknowledging that Iceland’s whaling is diminishing the effectiveness of CITES.

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Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer

februari 6, 2014
Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer

Culling dogs in Sochi—or any community, for that matter—is the wrong solution. c. IFAWIFAW is horrified that the culling of dogs in Sochi was back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer

februari 6, 2014
Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer

Culling dogs in Sochi—or any community, for that matter—is the wrong solution. c. IFAWIFAW is horrified that the culling of dogs in Sochi was back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer

februari 6, 2014
Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer

Culling dogs in Sochi—or any community, for that matter—is the wrong solution. c. IFAWIFAW is horrified that the culling of dogs in Sochi was back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

The Department of the Interior takes action to stop Icelandic whaling

februari 6, 2014
On shore flensing of a fin whale. c. IFAW

On shore flensing of a fin whale. c. IFAWAfter years of behind-the-scenes negotiating, the United States has finally said ‘enough is enough!’ to Iceland’s whaling industry.

First in Europe: France destroys 3 tonnes of illegal ivory

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februari 6, 2014
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This morning, the French government destroyed 3 tonnes of illegal ivory seized by customs over 20 years, following through with the promise made by President Holland during the Elysee Summit last December. The ivory was destroyed near the Eiffel Tower in the presence of the Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development & Energy, Mr. Philippe Martin, and Mr. Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the President of the Republic for the Protection of the Planet.

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PHOTOS : La France réduit 3 tonnes d’ivoire… en poudre

februari 6, 2014
La France réduit 3 tonnes d’ivoire… en poudre

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