The new report, ‘Whale Watching Worldwide’ comes as more than 80 countries
debate the future of whaling and whale conservation at the 61st annual meeting
of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Madeira, Portugal.
The new Read more »
triumphant in the print section after 34 teams at the Young Lions Competition at
the 56th Cannes Lions Advertising Festival worked to a tight brief to
design attention-grabbing adverts for IFAW, publicising the need for tourists t Read more »
IFAW opposes whaling because it
is unacceptably cruel – there is no humane way to kill a whale and research has
shown that whales shot with explosive harpoons can take more than half an hour
to die. Targeting an endangered species also raise Read more »
Conservation-minded delegates to
the week-long meeting said much is at stake for whales and decades of
international efforts to protect them.
Patrick Ramage, whale programme
director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), sa Read more »
IFAW opposes whaling because it is unacceptably cruel – there is no humane
way to kill a whale and research has shown that whales shot with explosive
harpoons can take more than half an hour to die.
Opinion polling and independent economic r Read more »
About 72,000 seal pups have been
reported killed so far in the annual slaughter, from a government-set allowable
catch of 280,000 harp seals.
The decrease in the number of
seals killed coincides with falling prices for seal pelts and the announce Read more »
The International Fund for Animal
Welfare (IFAW) backed the plea issued by whale experts today in a new report of
the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP), convened by the World
Conservation Panel (IUCN).
Recent estimates suggest there
are o Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) has partnered with the government
of Malawi to rescue animals and people from fierce
human-elephant conflict in the Phirilongwe area, just south of Lake Malawi.
“Some elep Read more »
from Campaign Whale, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), the International
Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS)
and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) are handing in a Read more »
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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