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23rd June 2008
Thanks to this new feature call typepad mobile, I'll be able to update you as things happen from right here in Santiago! Read more »
23rd June 2008
Evidence has emerged on day one of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting suggesting Japan killed more Read more »
23rd June 2008
Update from Santiago: Since the meeting I’m attending is confidential, I’m writing this on Thursday, but can’t tell you Read more »
22nd June 2008
IFAW is among the first to respond to the floods in Illinois. We are working with our friends and partners from the Read more »
21st June 2008
Esta semana llegué a Santiago, Chile con el propósito de asistir a la 60a reunión de la Comisión Ballenera Internacional ( Read more »
20th June 2008
I wanted to take a minute to clarify IFAW's position on whaling.  Japan works pretty hard to compare their Read more »
20th June 2008
The International Whaling Commission will weigh a partial lifting of a longstanding moratorium on commercial whale hunting Read more »
20th June 2008
Japanese police on Friday arrested two Greenpeace members who had alleged corruption in the country's controversial whaling Read more »
20th June 2008
There is a growing trend for products to carry some type of eco-label that certifies the resource is sustainable.  It's Read more »
21st July 2014
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
23rd July 2014
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
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 »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upholds the decision to suspend the import of spo
23rd July 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today confirmed the suspension of the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said: Read more »
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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 »
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 »
29th November 2010 by
“This is the beginning of better animal welfare standards throughout the European Union,” says Kate Atema, IFAW Read more »
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26th November 2010 by Vivek Menon
Was fantastic to be in the same room as Putin and Wen Jiabao and three other prime ministers in the bid to save the tiger. Read more »
24th November 2010 by
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) welcomed the US Department of Commerce decision to publicly Read more »
23rd November 2010 by Vivek Menon
As you know, the tiger is in trouble. That is why we are here at the International Tiger Forum in St. Petersburg. There are Read more »
22nd November 2010 by
In whispers, shouts, roars and emotional pleas broadcast on a large video screen, children from tiger range countries in Read more »
22nd November 2010 by
The birds – called gyrfalcons – were discovered in two cartons being loaded with luggage into the hold of a Read more »
21st November 2010 by Vivek Menon
A tiger has died in Sariska – a national reserve in India. Most likely the tiger was poisoned. Every animal’s Read more »
21st November 2010 by
The summit, which is hosted by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has brought together heads of state and ministers from 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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