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The Obama Administration finalized new rules plugging a series of loopholes, which will make it much harder for criminals to Read more »
The second set of the Northern Dogs annual spring vet clinics are just about to hit the road. For the sixteenth year, the Read more »
The Obama Administration has finalized new legal protections for African elephants, culminating a series of loophole Read more »
New photographs of the tigers famously released back to the wild show that Borya and Svetlaya have successfully survived Read more »
Thailand’s Tiger Temple has long been controversial. The facility has profited from allowing direct contact between Read more »
Illegal wildlife trade took centre stage in the UN Environment Assembly’s second-ever meeting at United Nations Read more »
This story comes to us from Brian Bergman, Head Veterinarian at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic.—LCH I arrived at the Read more »
The following blog comes to us from Eric Woehler, IFAW Tasmania A juvenile shy albatross was recently returned to the Read more »
After more than two years struggling to serve Soweto’s communities from divided locations, International Fund for Read more »
It’s as if fate has been against Littlefoot for most of his young life. But every obstacle he’s faced has been Watch Video »
On Thursday 21st August another chapter of the infamous badger cull saga in England began to unfold. I, and many others, Watch Video »
One of the females from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) social disruption study in Amboseli National Park Watch Video »
It is something that must be done, so let’s do it right IFAW’s position on Cameron’s irrational badger Watch Video »
The wide ear-to-ear smile graphic—from the “Have a Nice Day” campaign decades ago to the emoticons 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 »
A smaller than usual Japanese whaling fleet is due to leave port in Shimonoseki tomorrow (Thursday) to carry out research in the Antarctic - but no whales will be harpooned after the World Court ruled last year that its ‘scientific’ whali Read more »
Today’s Government announcement that the second year of the controversial pilot badger cull again failed to reach its target number and will continue next year was condemned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), other NGOs and MP Read more »
According to media reports the Norwegian government has announced it will stop propping up an unnecessary commercial seal hunt industry with government handouts. “This is brilliant news that will save thousands of seals from a cruel death. It s Read more »
Azzedine Downes, CEO, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement on news reports that 34 baby elephants have been seized in Zimbabwe for export into captivity in other countries. “We know that elephants have st Read more »
A prominent environmental criminal named on the INTERPOL Wanted List of International Fugitives, INFRA Terra, has been arrested by a team from the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) and Zambia Police. Ben Simasiku, a 32-year-old Zambian national, escap Read more »
An orphaned snow leopard taken from the wild and placed in a small cage on the side of Pakistan’s Karakoram highway will get a new home thanks to Snow Leopard Foundation, Parks and Wildlife Department, Gilgit-Baltistan, US State Department Read more »
A murky multi-million pound trade in wild animals and their parts is booming across online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale. A shocking report released today by th Read more »
Rhino poaching has hit record levels in South Africa with 1020 rhinoceros poached for their horn to date in 2014. The latest statistics were announced by the Department of Environmental Affairs earlier today in their monthly report on poaching of rhi Read more »
Extensive collaboration and cooperation at an international level are key ingredients in fighting wildlife trafficking wildlife law enforcers agreed at the conclusion of a training workshop to increase capacity and expertise in the Horn of Africa. Th Read more »
by adintino
Annual Report 1 July 2010 - 30 June 2011 Read more »
by rbartlett
Polar Bear Hunt Economic Study Read more »
by adintino
Extending a Lifeline - Elephants orphaned by conflict, penguins affected by climate change, dogs and cats stranded after disa Read more »
by adintino
Some 10,000 to 20,000 big cats are kept captive by private owners in the U.S. The exact number is a mystery because there are Read more »
by kradziszewska
In 2011 and into the following year, Canada's Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans undertook a review of pro Read more »
by adintino
Cape Cod is one of only a few places in the world where multiple whales and dolphins frequently beach themselves. These mass Read more »
by rbartlett
Final report for a survey for harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) of the Dogger Bank and southern North Sea conducted from Read more »
The following piece first appeared as a Scientific American guest blog. –The editors In early June, the Obama Read more »
It has been seven months since we celebrated the mating and eventual birth of cubs to Zolushka, a successfully rehabilitated Read more »
Apprehending a wildlife trafficker is only halfway to stopping a wildlife crime. In order to effectively combat wildlife Read more »
Peter Erwin/YouTube IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Response summer interns Kirsten Spray and Lianna Montgomery co- Read more »
This report comes courtesy of Vladimir Kalmykov, Director of the Stepnoy Sanctuary. The beautiful landscapes and wildlife of Read more »
As Discovery Channel celebrates Shark Week and runs a variety of programs looking at the world of sharks and how to Read more »
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famed black-maned African lion from Zimbabwe’s Hwange Read more »
by rbartlett
A pdf document showing the honorary board members. 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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