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7th August 2008
Abbey, one of the ‘Taiping Four’ gorillas, has found new meaning to life as she became surrogate mother to a newly arrived Read more »
4th August 2008
By Richard Walker, San Juan Journal.com K-7, the oldest orca in the Southern resident pods, is believed dead. She is Read more »
3rd August 2008
As the start of the Japanese whaling season draws nearer, we have found a unique way here in Australia to encourage our Read more »
31st July 2008
From Noel Ashton’s studio in Cape Town Creating a sculpture of the size and complexity of Sacred Ocean involves a long Read more »
29th July 2008
A whale that swam inland and became stranded on mudflats has been rescued after a major operation.The 15ft mammal, believed Read more »
25th July 2008
We have exciting news! The European Union has announced a proposed ban on the trade in seal products in the European Union Read more »
25th July 2008
25 July 2008 From Noel Ashton’s studio in Cape Town “For many years I have watched with horror and dismay as the whaling Read more »
25th July 2008
News of the EU proposal is getting out and we’re not the only ones excited. At "On Loving Animals..." Chessbuff Read more »
24th July 2008
A baby green heron chick who fell out of it's nest last week quickly went from an easy and routine rescue to a quite Read more »
26th June 2014
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
2nd July 2014
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
10th June 2014
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
6th June 2014
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
21st February 2014
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
5th May 2014
Tupelo, Mississippi, a city best known as the birthplace of legendary Elvis Presley is no stranger to tornados. As a year- Watch Video »
3rd June 2014
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
28th May 2014
Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia. ~~~ In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top Watch Video »
19th May 2014
In the video above we get a peek into the “Twinning Project”, a key part of IFAW’s Animal Action Watch Video »
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9th July 2014
With the holiday season upon us the Met's Wildlife Crime Unit, in partnership with animal welfare and wildlife charities, are appealing to Londoners to donate unwanted items made from elephant ivory and other endangered species to help stop the t Read more »
27th June 2014
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi. As one of two NGO’s Read more »
Elephant calves take a step towards the wild
11th June 2014
Elephant calves Kavalamanja and Maramba, orphaned before their second birthdays, were a step closer to lives back in the wild this week when conservationists moved them to a unique rehabilitation facility in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. All th Read more »
300 elephant tusks seized in Mombasa
6th June 2014
Police at the coastal city of Mombasa have seized 300 elephant tusks. The tusks were seized when police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials broke into a warehouse where the tusks were being packaged in nylon and sisal sacks for export. One sus Read more »
Public Outcry Forces End to Plans for Meerendal Wine Farm Elephants
27th May 2014
Public outrage against the cruelty of elephant tourism, has forced Meerdendal Wine Estate in Cape Town to back down on its plans to install safari elephants on its estate. Last week a coalition of local, national and international animal welfare grou Read more »
The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia
22nd May 2014
Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Ani Read more »
WTO Rules in Favour of European Union Seal Product Ban
22nd May 2014
IFAW – the International Fund for Animal Welfare – is delighted that the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has largely upheld the European Union’s ban on seal products. As in an earlier first instance ruling, the WTO fou Read more »
Hong Kong Burns First Tranche of Ivory Stockpiles
15th May 2014
Today (15 May 2014) Hong Kong will destroy the first tranche of its 30 tonne stockpile of illegal ivory, with the rest to go up in smoke within the next two years. The ivory will be incinerated at the Chemical Waste Treatment Center in Tsing Yi. Read more »
Jane Goodall, Leonardo DiCaprio and Dave Matthews Join Businesses and Conservati
29th April 2014
An open letter to President Obama published today in the Washington Post expresses support for the Administration’s proposed new rules to halt domestic ivory sales.  Signatories on the letter include high-profile individuals, including Leo Read more »
UNEA Illegal trade in wildlife draft resolution 2014
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement Read more »
The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions
IFAW's collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada. Read more »
Southern Right Whale Fact Sheet
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
Blue Whale Fact Sheet
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
Arguably the most well-known and best-loved of all the whales, humpback whales are known to sing for minutes or hours. Solita Read more »
IFAW Annual Report 2013
IFAW Annual Report 2013 Read more »
Protecting the Sea’s Most Majestic Animal
7th March 2011 by
At IFAW, we want to see a world where whales live free from human threats, with their future safeguarded for generations to Read more »
Looking Out for Whalesharks after environmental disaster
7th March 2011 by
Whale sharks do most of their feeding on the surface of the ocean, which means oil spills like the BP Gulf of Mexico Read more »
Stopping Illegal Wildlife Trade
7th March 2011 by
IFAW is working with governments, customs officers, and rangers on ground to protect wildlife from illegal trade. We have Read more »
3rd March 2011 by
This story was filed from Egypt by Susie Nassar, Founding Member Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals (ESMA). The Read more »
Protecting Bears Around the World
3rd March 2011 by
Around the world, safe wild places for bears are disappearing. Mankind is destroying bear habitat at an alarming rate, and Read more »
1st March 2011 by
For many of us, thoughts of the African savanna are incomplete without the image of a lion. The fabled ‘king of the Read more »
1st March 2011 by Erika Flores
Joaquin jumped into the back of the truck with Velvet in his arms.  It should’ve been a quick ride to ferry, but Read more »
28th February 2011 by Satyen Sinha
I recently joined a host of EU decision makers, fellow animal welfare NGOs, veterinarians and most importantly 11 dogs in Read more »
28th February 2011 by
The population and range of the African lion are in alarming decline. Over the past two decades, the number of African lions 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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