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The long-awaited total allowable catch (TAC) for this year’s hunt was finally released by the Canadian government this Read more »
IFAW's Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about IFAW's short term goals for the Canadian seal hunt. Read more »
After working on IFAW’s seal campaign for the past several months, today I actually had the rare opportunity to see some Read more »
After scanning the southern section of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, very few harp seals have been spotted.  Of the few Read more »
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink discusses the current environment surrounding the 2007 Canadian Read more »
In an effort to look beyond all the news of dog cullings in China these days, and to focus on some really good work that is Read more »
Baliang, 8 months old, weighed 2/5 of a kilo when she was abandoned at BHAEEC. Volunteers were just returning from an Read more »
Shortly after Banjin was born, he owner began to feel the difficulties of pet ownership. Soon thereafter, Banjin was taken Read more »
It is something that must be done, so let’s do it right IFAW’s position on Cameron’s irrational badger Watch Video »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
Wildlife carers in the region requested the help of IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) The IFAW team joined forces with Far North Queensland Wildlife Rescue Inc. and Mission Beach Wildcare to coordinate response efforts. The team is of Read more »
“The government of Canada is wasting the hard earned money of Canadians to fight a battle that the citizens of the European Union have said is already lost,” said Sheryl Fink, Director of IFAW’s Seal Program, “the EU does not Read more »
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director, Julius Kipng'etich, confirmed that this new figure represents a 2 per cent increase compared to 4 per cent in the previous census. Seven fresh, 41 recent and 295 old carcasses were found with the deaths like Read more »
In November last year, in defiance of international opposition and several international laws, Japan's whaling fleet set off for the pristine Southern Ocean Sanctuary with the intention of training its harpoons on around 1,000 whales. Despite a glob Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) condemns violence against humans and animals and calls on the European Union to take action to support African countries like Chad which are asking for help to save these endangere Read more »
The population and range of the African lion are in alarming decline. Over the past two decades, the number of African lions has declined by at least 48.5 percent as a result of retaliatory killings, loss of habitat and prey species, over-exploitatio Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org), called on the Icelandic government to heed the international criticism and support responsible whale watching as a humane and profitable alternative to the cruelty of whaling. The US-l Read more »
The elephants will be collared by research scientists from KWS and the International Fund for Animal welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org). IFAW has provided the collars, fuel for aircraft and an on-site technical team. The elephants will be collared by resear Read more »
Since 1995, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org), has campaigned to end the winter den hunt and to rescue, rehabilitate and release orphan bear cubs back into the wild. To date, IFAW has successfully released more than 150 cubs Read more »
If current trends persist – in poaching, loss of tiger habitat and prey species and demand for tiger parts – tige Read more »
The future of the Western Gray whale hangs in the balance, with fewer than 30 breeding-age females left in the world’s Read more »
At IFAW, we want to see a world where whales live free from human threats, with their future safeguarded for generations to c Read more »
Whale sharks do most of their feeding on the surface of the ocean, which means oil spills like the BP Gulf of Mexico disaster Read more »
IFAW is working with governments, customs officers, and rangers on ground to protect wildlife from illegal trade. We have tra Read more »
At IFAW we believe that when tragedy strikes, we have a duty to step in and alleviate animal suffering. We rescue individual Read more »
IFAW believes elephants should live in safe and secure habitats. We are working to eliminate the ivory trade, to secure prote Read more »
Since 2000 IFAW has been working with the Tess mobile veterinary clinic to provide surgery and medical help for thousands of Read more »
The long-awaited total allowable catch (TAC) for this year’s hunt was finally released by the Canadian government this Read more »
IFAW's Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about IFAW's short term goals for the Canadian seal hunt. Read more »
After working on IFAW’s seal campaign for the past several months, today I actually had the rare opportunity to see some Read more »
After scanning the southern section of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, very few harp seals have been spotted.  Of the few Read more »
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink discusses the current environment surrounding the 2007 Canadian Read more »
In an effort to look beyond all the news of dog cullings in China these days, and to focus on some really good work that is Read more »
Baliang, 8 months old, weighed 2/5 of a kilo when she was abandoned at BHAEEC. Volunteers were just returning from an Read more »
Shortly after Banjin was born, he owner began to feel the difficulties of pet ownership. Soon thereafter, Banjin was taken 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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