For the last two weeks, the 8,070-foot Mayon volcano has been spewing smoke, rock, and burning mud. The volcano recently pushed a cloud of ash nearly a mile into the air and geologists point to the volcano’s continuous lava flows, sulphuric dio Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) issued the warning ahead of the annual festive hunt meets.
Robbie Marsland, UK Director of IFAW, said: “We have no problem at all with hunts meeting to enjoy a gallop through the countryside, ov Read more »
The challenge to the Hunting Act and the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act by the Countryside Alliance and Brian Friend failed with the European Court of Human Rights finding that the bans on hunting are there to stop this morally unjustifiab Read more »
At the Awards ceremony in London on Wednesday night, IFAW lifted the top prize for Best Green Advertising with its ‘Turtle Beach’ stunt and was highly commended in the Best Green International category for its ‘Tails for Whales Read more »
In defiance of global pressure and several international laws, the Japanese whaling fleet has left harbour and is now en route to the pristine Southern Ocean Sanctuary to harpoon up to 935 minke whales and 50 endangered fin whales.
Despite a worldwi Read more »
The EU ban was voted through earlier this year after a long-running campaign by IFAW and other animal welfare groups calling for an end to the cruelty of Canada’s commercial seal hunt. The largest marine mammal hunt in the world, the hunt has t Read more »
The elephants were confiscated in April this year after an inspection by the Zimbabwe National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ZNSPCA) found cruel and torturous methods were being used to ‘tame and train’ them for the el Read more »
IFAW’s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale with trophies presented by fashion designer to the stars Elizabeth Emanuel. This year’s winners include former marine Pen Farthing who rescu Read more »
This alarming level of illegal hunting could drive the African elephant to extinction across much of Africa in just 15 years.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) is calling for urgent action to protect elephants. It 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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