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The Hawaii legislature has just passed a bill to restrict sales of ivory and other wildlife products from imperiled species Read more »
On June 23rd, citizens across the UK will have what could be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to vote whether to remain in the Read more »
Bearing witness to the destruction of 105 tonnes of elephant ivory in Kenya this past weekend was a moving experience. The Read more »
The weekend of 1 May 2016 will go down in history as an important moment in the fight to save the remaining elephants on Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) recently unveiled an Animal Action Education (AAE) exhibition of Read more »
Earlier this week, a score of countries submitted proposals to transfer pangolins to Appendix I of the Convention on Read more »
The Giants Club, founded by His Excellency Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta with the presidents of Botswana, Gabon and Uganda Read more »
“Pyow! Pyow! Hack, hack, hack!” That’s the call of the Putty-Nosed Guenon, a West African monkey. Loosely Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Disaster Response team proudly welcomes the Armed Forces of the Read more »
Watch the amazing transformation and joyful new beginning from what had been a tough start for Coconut the dog. ~~~ In June Watch Video »
The video above shows some of the animals helped in the aftermath of the disaster following Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Watch Video »
UPDATE: I am thrilled to tell you that we have reached our target of £81,250 needed to protect eighty tigers in Bhutan Watch Video »
In this short video above, International Fund for Animal Welfare CEO Azzedine Downes speaks to gathered press, VIPs and Watch Video »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action Watch Video »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane Watch Video »
Thanks to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporters, year after year we have been able to take media and Watch Video »
Together with the United Nations Development Program a small IFAW team embarked on an exciting new journey in Bosnia helping Watch Video »
True Blood actress Kristin Bauer van Straten joined IFAW to witness the destruction of US Fish and Wildlife’s ivory Watch Video »
An important resolution to provide increased protection to whales around the world was passed despite pro-whaling countries opposing it and a vote being forced on the second day of the 65th International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Portoroz, Read more »
At a recent stakeholder meeting called by the Department of Environmental Affairs to discuss proposed amendments to the Elephant Norms and Standards it became apparent that the Department appears to be intending on removing all welfare based provisio Read more »
Today in Reykjavik, Iceland the 28 member states of the EU led a coalition including the US, Australia, Brazil, Israel and New Zealand against Icelandic whaling. The coalition expressed their “strong opposition to Iceland’s continuing and Read more »
Conservationists have called for 14th September to be declared World Shark Day, as a landmark decision to better protect sharks goes into action today. It is estimated that up to 100-million sharks are killed each year for the voracious shark fin tra Read more »
As delegates from around the world converge on Portoroz, Slovenia for the opening of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Monday, pro and anti-whaling nations are set to clash over Japan’s ‘scientific whaling Read more »
A new poll commissioned by leading anti-whaling organisations, Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Humane Society International (HSI), International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), OceanCare, Pro Wildlife, and Wh Read more »
Today’s news that the pilot badger cull has started in Gloucestershire and Somerset once again this year was condemned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and many other NGOs. Eminent scientists and wildlife experts have stated Read more »
A plan for a proposed Kitenden Conservancy within Kenya’s vast Amboseli ecosystem was unveiled today. Once operational the Conservancy will offer a three-pronged benefit to protect wildlife, for the local community through eco-friendly compatib Read more »
The earth’s largest land mammal is in crisis – on average, one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new article published in the American Bar Association’s Natural Resources & Environment journal explores the int 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 »
Today, the Member States of the European Union declared their support to a coordinated effort to tackle wildlife crime by Read more »
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 Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking Read more »
The heartbreaking news of the death of Harambe, a popular western lowland gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, who was killed to Read more »
This report comes courtesy of Vladimir Kalmykov, Director of the Stepnoy Sanctuary. Spring is the most vivid, exhilarating Read more »
Kulimba (“Strength”) was the name Remke Lasance, a Dutch national who has been living and volunteering in Read more »
As a dog lover, I was overjoyed to be able to stand alongside Emma Lewell Buck MP, South Tyneside’s Deputy Mayor Olive Read more »
Buddy, a Northern Dog, is breaking the internet. Almost two years ago, he was given up by his owners in the northern Read more »
On the very first day there were only 10 patients for spay and neuter surgery, a very low number for what the staff is Read more »
It is not an easy process to capture an entangled seal. The gray seals here on Cape Cod tend to haul out on sand bars, 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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