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This blog is part of a series of blogs that feature excerpts of IFAW’s report Trail of Lies, which is the most Read more »
Orphaned elephants Zambezi (Bezi) and Musolole have taken their first steps towards a life back in the wild. Last week, they Read more »
A week-old male rhino calf rescued by the Bagori forest range staff of Kaziranga National Park was admitted to the Read more »
This update is sent courtesy of Francois Louw, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds ( Read more »
UPDATE: On April 21, a South African cabinet minister announced that the nation would not pursue a bid to have the global Read more »
Dr. Stephen Phillips Discusses Research on Ballina's Koalas from IFAW - Int. Fund for Animal Welf on Vimeo. So the Read more »
It was a normal day, much as any other when my owner tied a rope around my neck and walked me down the road. I was excited Read more »
  A male eastern swamp deer fawn was rescued by forest staff at Kaziranga National Park and handed over to the IFAW- Read more »
It’s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east Read more »
Toma, seen taking her first steps in the video above, is one of six orphaned bear cubs recently rescued in Russia and Watch Video »
Last November, villagers from Anini, a small and remote town in Northeast India, spotted four tiger cubs moving around their Watch Video »
I was completely shocked to hear that 86 elephants were killed close to the Chad border with Cameroon and their ivory Watch Video »
  A video update from Geneva, Switzerland on Canada's WTO challenge to the EU seal import ban by IFAW's EU Watch Video »
In this video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, we get a sneak view into our 2012 Animal Action Awards Watch Video »
In order to support the Congolese authorities in their efforts to reinforce the protection of the forest elephants that Watch Video »
Take a moment to watch this video on the recent elephant collaring in Amboseli and learn more of IFAW’s partnership Watch Video »
In the video above, IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes offers some thoughts from the floor of the CITES CoP 16 meeting in Bangkok, Watch Video »
Last week I shared a video overview from the first seal ban hearing at World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Watch Video »
Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is attempting to ship an estimated 2,000 tonnes of fin whale meat out of the country despite limited market for the meat and opposition at home and abroad to the bloody trade. The Internationa Read more »
IFAW’s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 March) to warn the public that the Hunting Act is under threat and the Government is seeking to allow a return to hunting Read more »
Conservationists including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org), OceanCare (www.oceancare.org) and NRDC (www.nrdc.org) welcome today's vote in the European Parliament to make underwater noise pollution related to  Read more »
The fondness of China’s bureaucrats for giving and receiving exotic gifts made from animal products will soon be cut short if some of the country’s most eminent figures have their way. Numerous proposals urging for the government to take Read more »
This morning, on the inaugural UN World Wildlife Day, the Belgian government announced that it would destroy its entire stockpile of illegal ivory seized by customs. The ivory will be destroyed in a ceremony on April 9th in the presence of dignitarie Read more »
Five years after it was first imposed by the Bush-Cheney administration, one of the most effective rules protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales migrating along the East Coast of the United States from fatal ship strikes may now be in jeopa Read more »
A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation describes the trafficking of wildlife and their products as one of the most profitable and attractive of all the illicit trades, possibly surpassed only by the trafficking of arms and Read more »
IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare is working near Mt. Kelud in the Island of Java, and Mt. Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia to help companion animals, farm animals and wildlife displaced after volcanic eruptions forced the evacuation of n Read more »
Nine Arabian countries today declared their commitment towards shark conservation by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) in Dubai, UAE. This global treaty was concluded under the UNEP Conventio Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) seeks to ensure that internationa Read more »
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An efficient and impactful first step towards removing illegal wildlife products online is the adoption of a standardized, in Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
Interspecies relationships can be one of the most interesting aspects of animal behaviour, especially those between predator Read more »
The shooters are coming. We still do not know exactly where, but they may be heading to an area near you. They began coming Read more »
Based on a number of court rulings over the years, it seems that the odds are stacked against animal welfare and Read more »
At the end of 2014, when I wrote about Chinese cultural icons joining the IFAW campaign to stigmatize wildlife consumption, Read more »
Walt Disney’s live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book continues to break box-office records Read more »
May 22 is International Biological Diversity Day and this year’s theme: Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People Read more »
Perhaps it seems a little ironic that we celebrate Endangered Species Day, as the fact that so many animals are endangered Read more »
In cooperation with the Saudi Wildlife Authority (SWA), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has organized two Read more »
Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW), the International Fund for Animal Welfare project in South Africa, has had challenges Read more »

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Michael Booth and Brant Backlund on nationalgeographic.com: How to Move a Two-Ton Elephant to Safety –  read more.

Philip Mansbridge, UK director  in The Guardian: “Trail hunting is being used as a ruse to allow illegal hunts to continue.”  –  read more.

Tania McCrea-Steele, Campaigns and Enforcement Manager for IFAW UK on theguardian.com:  “The ivory ban is working well on eBay sites”- read more.

Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Officer, Washington, DC office on PBS NewsHour Rundown: “The International Fund for Animal Welfare released a study last month that surveyed Craigslist sites for 28 cities.”- read more.

 

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