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20th May 2008
REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Iceland's government said on Monday it would allow 40 minke whales to be hunted, ending a temporary Read more »
20th May 2008
The Last Whale, a true Australian story set in the 1970s about the battle for the last whaling station in the English- Read more »
20th May 2008
Australia's first National Whale Day will be Saturday 14 June 2008! Australia is world renowned for its incredible coastline Read more »
19th May 2008
Iceland’s Fisheries Minister announced a quota of 40 minke whales earlier today despite the damage to the country’s economy Read more »
16th May 2008
The first humpback whales have been spotted traveling north up the east coast of Australia and the world famous white whale Read more »
16th May 2008
Het IFAW heeft jaren campagne gevoerd voor een handelsverbod op zeehondenproducte. We waren dan ook erg blij dat deze Read more »
14th May 2008
Japanese Whaling Fleet Crew Accused of Meat Theft, Asahi Says By Tak Kumakura May 15 (Bloomberg) -- Japan's whaling crew, Read more »
10th May 2008
Many readers have probably heard some of the dramatic stories surrounding the North Atlantic right whale.  Sadly most Read more »
9th May 2008
The following essay is authored by Asbjörn Björgvinsson, Chairman of the Icelandic Whale Watching Association ?Manager for Read more »
26th June 2014
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
2nd July 2014
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
10th June 2014
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
6th June 2014
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
21st February 2014
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
5th May 2014
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
3rd June 2014
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
28th May 2014
Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia. ~~~ In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top Watch Video »
19th May 2014
In the video above we get a peek into the “Twinning Project”, a key part of IFAW’s Animal Action Watch Video »
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9th July 2014
With the holiday season upon us the Met's Wildlife Crime Unit, in partnership with animal welfare and wildlife charities, are appealing to Londoners to donate unwanted items made from elephant ivory and other endangered species to help stop the t Read more »
27th June 2014
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi. As one of two NGO’s Read more »
Elephant calves take a step towards the wild
11th June 2014
Elephant calves Kavalamanja and Maramba, orphaned before their second birthdays, were a step closer to lives back in the wild this week when conservationists moved them to a unique rehabilitation facility in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. All th Read more »
300 elephant tusks seized in Mombasa
6th June 2014
Police at the coastal city of Mombasa have seized 300 elephant tusks. The tusks were seized when police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials broke into a warehouse where the tusks were being packaged in nylon and sisal sacks for export. One sus Read more »
Public Outcry Forces End to Plans for Meerendal Wine Farm Elephants
27th May 2014
Public outrage against the cruelty of elephant tourism, has forced Meerdendal Wine Estate in Cape Town to back down on its plans to install safari elephants on its estate. Last week a coalition of local, national and international animal welfare grou Read more »
The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia
22nd May 2014
Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Ani Read more »
WTO Rules in Favour of European Union Seal Product Ban
22nd May 2014
IFAW – the International Fund for Animal Welfare – is delighted that the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has largely upheld the European Union’s ban on seal products. As in an earlier first instance ruling, the WTO fou Read more »
Hong Kong Burns First Tranche of Ivory Stockpiles
15th May 2014
Today (15 May 2014) Hong Kong will destroy the first tranche of its 30 tonne stockpile of illegal ivory, with the rest to go up in smoke within the next two years. The ivory will be incinerated at the Chemical Waste Treatment Center in Tsing Yi. Read more »
Jane Goodall, Leonardo DiCaprio and Dave Matthews Join Businesses and Conservati
29th April 2014
An open letter to President Obama published today in the Washington Post expresses support for the Administration’s proposed new rules to halt domestic ivory sales.  Signatories on the letter include high-profile individuals, including Leo Read more »
UNEA Illegal trade in wildlife draft resolution 2014
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement Read more »
The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions
IFAW's collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada. Read more »
Southern Right Whale Fact Sheet
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
Blue Whale Fact Sheet
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
Arguably the most well-known and best-loved of all the whales, humpback whales are known to sing for minutes or hours. Solita Read more »
IFAW Annual Report 2013
IFAW Annual Report 2013 Read more »
21st June 2010 by Christina Pretorius
A member of the IFAW team helping an owner with their pet. Eish! Wow! Amazing! These are all my feelings as I think back Read more »
21st June 2010 by
ここ数十年間で最も重要な国際捕 Read more »
18th June 2010 by
This post is provided by Christina Pretorius of the International Fund for Animal Welfare who will spend the next few days Read more »
17th June 2010 by Christina Pretorius
We arrived to join the team in Prince Albert this afternoon after driving through the exquisite Hex River Valley, where the Read more »
16th June 2010 by Sashanka Barbaruah
The opportunity to walk through the forest of Pakke materialized when I heard that IFAW, local partners in India - Wildlife Read more »
16th June 2010 by
The commercial slaughter of harp seal pups for 2010 officially closed at 8 pm on June 14. Only 66,509 harp seal pups have Read more »
15th June 2010 by Christina Pretorius
This post is provided by Christina Pretorius of the International Fund for Animal Welfare who will spend the next few days Read more »
8th June 2010 by
Report filed by Roger Parry from Wild Horizons Wildlife Trust a local group who conducts wildlife research Read more »
7th June 2010 by
The following post was submitted by International Fund for Animal Welfare's Sashanka Barbaruah reporting from Read more »

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