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Cat Lake is a small community with about 100 houses.  It’s accessible by air only until the winter.  About 25 years ago, Read more »
I hugged the rubber bucket tight and sat heaving into it as violent gusts of wind and whipped-up waves engulfed the foredeck Read more »
A few days after arriving to Piltun, the weather conditions were favorable to start our work and four of us went out on the Read more »
As the sun goes down at the Mvuu Lodge in the Liwonde National Park in Malawi, you don’t simply say, “ I am off to bed”, Read more »
There are around 200 sovereign states, thousands upon thousands of cultures, and more than 6.7 billion people on Earth Read more »
After the high drama of the 62nd International Whaling Commission meeting in Agadir last year, when NGOs had to lobby hard Read more »
After a frustrating day of delays and complaints on points of order yesterday, today’s session started with the UK Read more »
And so, gentle reader, a day after adopting a sweeping resolution to improve the transparency and effectiveness of this Read more »
“Did you just pick that up?!!” I exclaimed. He sheepish nodded yes and I gave him a high five. You would think Read more »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia. ~~~ In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top Watch Video »
IFAW staff on the ground in Russia were able to provide Reuters with these shots. ~~~ Precisely a year after Zolushka Watch Video »
In the video above we get a peek into the “Twinning Project”, a key part of IFAW’s Animal Action Watch Video »
The video above features some of the adorable bear cubs under care at the IFAW Orphaned Bear Rescue Center in Russia. The Watch Video »
IFAW's Bear Rescue Center, located 350km northwest of Moscow, rescues orphan baby bears, and then cares for them until they Watch Video »
BAWA videographer Adithio Noviello produced an outstanding video “From the Trash Dump to Place of Honour,”, Watch Video »
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
Meet the inspiring members of Song of the Whale in the video “The Night Whale” ~~~ The International Fund for Watch Video »
Conservationists worldwide, including experts with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), urged member countries meeting in Santiago, Chile, to reject any compromise which might threaten the global moratorium on commercial whaling. Read more »
IFAW staff visiting markets in Beijing have discovered many souvenirs made from rare wild animals, including ivory carvings, musical instruments covered in reptile skin and traditional Chinese medicines containing endangered species. These were found Read more »
The decision taken at the 57th Standing Committee for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), enables China to become a trading partner for 108 tonnes of elephant ivory which have been put up for sale from four southern A Read more »
The peaceful demonstration on Tuesday (1st), organised by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and coordinated by Eurogroup for Animals, will take place outside the offices of the European Commission, which is due to decide later next Read more »
The report, Ocean Noise: Turn it down, highlights how steadily increasing man-made noise - particularly from shipping, sonar and seismic surveys - is interfering with marine mammals’ communication, dramatically altering their behaviour and i Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and local volunteers deployed an Emergency Relief (ER) team and since their arrival they have treated and fed over 6000 starving livestock. Working with government rescuers, the team, which include Read more »
More than 60 school children from two schools, George Green School in Tower Hamlets and Abbey Wood School in Greenwich, teamed up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Thames21. The clean-up is part of IFAW's global initiative Read more »
The awards ceremony was hosted by Baroness Gale at the House of Lords and presented by IFAW patron, actress and model Lisa B. This year’s honours include awarding Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall ‘Campaigners of the Year Read more »
eBay’s decision was announced just hours before the release of IFAW’s latest investigative report, ‘Killing with Keystrokes: An Investigation of the Illegal Wildlife Trade on the World Wide Web’, which shows that Inter Read more »
The beginning to the end of dancing with bears Read more »
The campaign to save Vhali, the Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) in Gujarat Read more »
Rehabilitation of Asiatic black bears in Arunachal Pradesh Read more »
Killing with Keystrokes 2.0: IFAW's investigation into the European online ivory trade surveyed websites in the UK, Franc Read more »
Around the world, safe wild places for bears are disappearing. Mankind is destroying bear habitat at an alarming rate, and to Read more »
An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide i Read more »
Cat Lake is a small community with about 100 houses.  It’s accessible by air only until the winter.  About 25 years ago, Read more »
I hugged the rubber bucket tight and sat heaving into it as violent gusts of wind and whipped-up waves engulfed the foredeck Read more »
A few days after arriving to Piltun, the weather conditions were favorable to start our work and four of us went out on the Read more »
As the sun goes down at the Mvuu Lodge in the Liwonde National Park in Malawi, you don’t simply say, “ I am off to bed”, Read more »
There are around 200 sovereign states, thousands upon thousands of cultures, and more than 6.7 billion people on Earth Read more »
After the high drama of the 62nd International Whaling Commission meeting in Agadir last year, when NGOs had to lobby hard Read more »
After a frustrating day of delays and complaints on points of order yesterday, today’s session started with the UK Read more »
And so, gentle reader, a day after adopting a sweeping resolution to improve the transparency and effectiveness of this Read more »
“Did you just pick that up?!!” I exclaimed. He sheepish nodded yes and I gave him a high five. You would think Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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