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The Canadian Governenment announced the total allowable catch (TAC) today of 270,000 harp seals for this year's commercial Read more »
AN IFAW ER animal rescue team member carries a pomeranian rescued from the balcony of a flooded house in New Orleans. ( Read more »
40,000 people in the Philippines await their fate as the Mayon volcano eruption intensifies in the Philippines. Thousands Read more »
The one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is approaching. This week Spike Lee debuted his new documentary, "When Read more »
The cow was rescued and reunited with the owner. IFAW has supported  PFA Mumbai's animal disaster flood relief in Read more »
The Washington Post (WP) is featuring a story called “Fangs Are Bared Over MD. Group’s Katrina Dog Rescues”. This story Read more »
Back in March, IFAW received word that some of the largest US-based animal welfare organizations were planning to join Read more »
CTV reports that the evacuation of Canadians from Beirut will resume on Sunday when 2,000 citizen board a chartered ship for Read more »
In this brief video above you can hear the IFAW-WTI team member and in this instance also camera person, Bhaskar Choudhury Watch Video »
This brief video above from Euronews describes the scene at the Paris Natural History Museum. If there’s any doubt Watch Video »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Next week, Kenyan Minister for Forestry and Wildlife and co-chairman of the Coalition, Mr. Noah Wekesa, will also travel to Brussels to urge the EU to support an all-out ban on ivory trade to ensure conservation of elephants at a critical moment for Read more »
The Ministry of Justice statistics reveal 33 successful prosecutions under the Act in 2008*.  To date this means over 100 people have been successfully prosecuted since the Hunting Act’s introduction on the 18th of February 2005. Robbie M Read more »
While communities around the world celebrate this auspicious year in the lunar calendar, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) warns that unless stopped, the trade could well push the tiger to extinction. Grace Gabriel, IFAW’s Asia Read more »
Five years today since the Hunting Act came into force in England and Wales, Sir Paul speaks out in the new report ‘No Return to Cruelty’ by IFAW in Action, a part of the global International Fund for Animal Welfare movement. He said: Read more »
The plan was drafted by member countries of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), an international body which meets annually to set global policy on whaling and whale conservation. Despite the moratorium, three of the IWC’s 88 member cou Read more »
Robbie Marsland, UK Director of IFAW, said: “Parties to CITES have a heavy responsibility. With species disappearing from our planet daily – CITES Parties can and must make a difference.” This is the Chinese Year of the Tiger and P Read more »
“Whales are in a sea of trouble, and we must do all we can to mitigate threats to the species and its habitat,” said Jeff Flocken, IFAW DC Office Director. “We applaud Senator Kerry’s leadership in championing this legislation Read more »
Wildlife crime ranks among the most lucrative of serious and organised international crimes along with human trafficking, dru Read more »
Wildlife crime ranks among the most lucrative of serious and organised international crimes along with human trafficking, dru Read more »
A practical guide to understanding the risks and prevention of rabies in people and dogs. Read more »
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
The Canadian Governenment announced the total allowable catch (TAC) today of 270,000 harp seals for this year's commercial Read more »
AN IFAW ER animal rescue team member carries a pomeranian rescued from the balcony of a flooded house in New Orleans. ( Read more »
40,000 people in the Philippines await their fate as the Mayon volcano eruption intensifies in the Philippines. Thousands Read more »
The one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is approaching. This week Spike Lee debuted his new documentary, "When Read more »
The cow was rescued and reunited with the owner. IFAW has supported  PFA Mumbai's animal disaster flood relief in Read more »
The Washington Post (WP) is featuring a story called “Fangs Are Bared Over MD. Group’s Katrina Dog Rescues”. This story Read more »
Back in March, IFAW received word that some of the largest US-based animal welfare organizations were planning to join Read more »
CTV reports that the evacuation of Canadians from Beirut will resume on Sunday when 2,000 citizen board a chartered ship for 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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