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26th November 2007
Australian politician Kevin Rudd, leader of the Labour Party, was elected as the country's Prime Minister in a recent Read more »
25th November 2007
A young humpback whale was stranded off the coast of Rhode Island last weekend, tangled in nets and fishing gear.  Read more »
24th November 2007
A week ago, the US government officially asked Japan to stop their hunt of humpback and fin whales.  A few days later, Read more »
23rd November 2007
As soon as I think everything is going so well and I've settled into a routine of daily sweat, stinky-pig-food-hauling Read more »
23rd November 2007
On November 19th, US State Department spokesperson Sean McCormack formally requested that Japan refrain from participating Read more »
22nd November 2007
Happy Thanksgiving to IFAW's American friends, family, and supporters, and a sincere "Thank you for your support" Read more »
21st November 2007
Hayden Panetierre, who plays the "indestructable cheerleader" on the hit TV show "Heroes", traveled to Read more »
20th November 2007
Nothing could have made me happier today than to meet a young boy and a rabbit he rescued from the flood waters. I have to Read more »
20th November 2007
I've created this slide show of images which is a compilation of the work we have been doing since arriving in the field Read more »
7th April 2014
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
27th March 2014
Meet the inspiring members of Song of the Whale in the video “The Night Whale” ~~~ The International Fund for Watch Video »
3rd March 2014
This morning the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Laurette Onkelinx made a wonderful announcement, that Belgium would be Watch Video »
28th February 2014
Watch above as I discuss my trip to West Poland in September 2013. In the video I explain the different methods to track Watch Video »
25th February 2014
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
21st February 2014
Spotting illegal shark and manta products in international trade can be challenging for frontline officials. Dr. Akram Watch Video »
14th February 2014
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
10th January 2014
The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants Watch Video »
31st December 2013
We’ll admit it: We tug on your heartstrings every once in a while. From a gigantic mother rhinoceros to a small kitten Watch Video »
IFAW: Commercial Seal Hunt Opens, Continues to Require Government Support
14th April 2014
After over 30 years of trying to revive the commercial seal hunt, and over $50 million in government support, the hunt will proceed again in 2014 despite the lack of markets. 
 “This hunt has been on life support for 20 years. It will never com Read more »
Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgen
11th April 2014
Four orphaned Asian elephant calves were moved to Manas National Park this week by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with the Assam Forest Department. The elephants will be gradually rei Read more »
Belgium Crushes 1.5 Tonnes of Ivory in Dramatic Bid to Save Elephants
9th April 2014
This morning the Belgian government, in conjunction with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org), destroyed its stockpile of seized ivory weighing more than 1.5 tonnes. “The Belgian government is putting wildlife traffickers on Read more »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspends the import of sport-hunted African eleph
9th April 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (I Read more »
Rhino Horn of Contention – the Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty
8th April 2014
The South African Government could choose to be a global player or a lonely outlier by alienating itself from unprecedented international efforts to crack down on illicit trade and poaching of wildlife such as rhinoceroses, IFAW said today. Jason Bel Read more »
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3rd April 2014
As Singapore said today it had intercepted a tonne of smuggled ivory – the second large scale seizure by the island state in three months – the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) called for improved internat Read more »
Press Statement
3rd April 2014
Today’s announcement that the pilot badger cull will go ahead in Gloucestershire and Somerset once again this year was condemned by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Eminent scientists and wildlife experts as well as many charities Read more »
President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trad
2nd April 2014
United States President Barack Obama has announced a raft of measures against Iceland over its continued slaughter of whales and trade in their meat. The US Government had announced on February 6 that it was invoking the Pelly Amendment which certifi Read more »
World Court: Japan’s ‘scientific’ whaling is illegal and must end
31st March 2014
(The Hague, Netherlands – 31 March 2014) – Delivering its judgment on Australia’s case against Japan, which saw evidence presented during a three-week hearing last June, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today found that Japa Read more »
IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
US Audited Financials
Financial Statements for the years ended June 30, 2013 and 2012. Read more »
Nuclear Accidents and the Impact on Animals
A committee of Subject Matter Experts (Appendix A) from Japan and the United States was convened May 2-3, 2011 to discuss ani Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
Audited Financials
Financial Statements - IFAW UK Charity registered number 1024806 For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
Audited Financials
Financial Statements - IFAW in Action For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
Financial Statements – IFAW Commerce Limited
Financial Statements – IFAW Commerce Limited For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
IFAW Briefing -- Bill C-555: An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
Welfare of animals under veterinary care
Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human Read more »
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Residents with dogs over one foot in height or with those which are considered to be “dangerous breeds” are Read more »
8th September 2009 by
This post was written by Christina Pretorius, Programme Manager for IFAW Southern Africa. It is the first of a series that Read more »
7th September 2009 by
More on the mysterious disappearance of Fin whales from the Bay of Biscay Read more »
7th September 2009 by
An exhausted humpback whale is now continuing its migration south thanks to the efforts of NSW Fisheries officers, after Read more »
5th September 2009 by
via www.boston.com Check out this story just off the press. Right whale rescued from an entanglement in fishing gear. Read more »
4th September 2009 by
An infant western Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) rescued from Borgaon near Dibru Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary late last Read more »
4th September 2009 by
Antananarivo - Rescue workers in Madagascar were battling to save a group of humpback whales beached on the southern tip of Read more »
4th September 2009 by
GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY — As the 45-foot-white catamaran "Kitty Kat" bobbed in the ocean Read more »
3rd September 2009 by
Summer 2009 – Stories from Tsavo West National Park These stories were submitted by our team on the ground in Africa, Read more »

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In the news

"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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