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A few days after arriving to Piltun, the weather conditions were favorable to start our work and four of us went out on the Read more »
As the sun goes down at the Mvuu Lodge in the Liwonde National Park in Malawi, you don’t simply say, “ I am off to bed”, Read more »
There are around 200 sovereign states, thousands upon thousands of cultures, and more than 6.7 billion people on Earth Read more »
After the high drama of the 62nd International Whaling Commission meeting in Agadir last year, when NGOs had to lobby hard Read more »
After a frustrating day of delays and complaints on points of order yesterday, today’s session started with the UK Read more »
And so, gentle reader, a day after adopting a sweeping resolution to improve the transparency and effectiveness of this Read more »
Today the vets expect to do about 11 surgeries including some cats or kittens.  The set up in the school classroom is Read more »
Chipmunk is actually a community dog.  He has about six different ‘owners’ who feed him but really, the whole community Read more »
Erika and I were invited to celebrate the 4th of July in Cozumel, an unusual celebration for Mexicans. But the reality is Read more »
23rd April 2014
BAWA videographer Adithio Noviello produced an outstanding video “From the Trash Dump to Place of Honour,”, Watch Video »
7th April 2014
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
27th March 2014
Meet the inspiring members of Song of the Whale in the video “The Night Whale” ~~~ The International Fund for Watch Video »
3rd March 2014
This morning the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Laurette Onkelinx made a wonderful announcement, that Belgium would be Watch Video »
28th February 2014
Watch above as I discuss my trip to West Poland in September 2013. In the video I explain the different methods to track Watch Video »
25th February 2014
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
21st February 2014
Spotting illegal shark and manta products in international trade can be challenging for frontline officials. Dr. Akram Watch Video »
14th February 2014
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
10th January 2014
The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants Watch Video »
Securing corridors for elephants and mitigating human elephant conflict
23rd April 2014
Scientists today fitted satellite tracking collars on two male elephants in the Amboseli ecosystem, Kenya. Information transmitted from the collars will make it possible to map out their wanderings in search of food and water, assisting wildlife mana Read more »
IFAW: Commercial Seal Hunt Opens, Continues to Require Government Support
14th April 2014
After over 30 years of trying to revive the commercial seal hunt, and over $50 million in government support, the hunt will proceed again in 2014 despite the lack of markets. 
 “This hunt has been on life support for 20 years. It will never com Read more »
Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgen
11th April 2014
Four orphaned Asian elephant calves were moved to Manas National Park this week by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with the Assam Forest Department. The elephants will be gradually rei Read more »
Belgium Crushes 1.5 Tonnes of Ivory in Dramatic Bid to Save Elephants
9th April 2014
This morning the Belgian government, in conjunction with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org), destroyed its stockpile of seized ivory weighing more than 1.5 tonnes. “The Belgian government is putting wildlife traffickers on Read more »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspends the import of sport-hunted African eleph
9th April 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (I Read more »
Rhino Horn of Contention – the Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty
8th April 2014
The South African Government could choose to be a global player or a lonely outlier by alienating itself from unprecedented international efforts to crack down on illicit trade and poaching of wildlife such as rhinoceroses, IFAW said today. Jason Bel Read more »
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3rd April 2014
As Singapore said today it had intercepted a tonne of smuggled ivory – the second large scale seizure by the island state in three months – the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) called for improved internat Read more »
Press Statement
3rd April 2014
Today’s announcement that the pilot badger cull will go ahead in Gloucestershire and Somerset once again this year was condemned by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Eminent scientists and wildlife experts as well as many charities Read more »
President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trad
2nd April 2014
United States President Barack Obama has announced a raft of measures against Iceland over its continued slaughter of whales and trade in their meat. The US Government had announced on February 6 that it was invoking the Pelly Amendment which certifi Read more »
IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
World of Animals Issue 18
World of Animals Issue 18 Read more »
US Audited Financials
Financial Statements for the years ended June 30, 2013 and 2012. Read more »
Nuclear Accidents and the Impact on Animals
A committee of Subject Matter Experts (Appendix A) from Japan and the United States was convened May 2-3, 2011 to discuss ani 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 »
Audited Financials
Financial Statements - IFAW UK Charity registered number 1024806 For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
Audited Financials
Financial Statements - IFAW in Action For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
Financial Statements – IFAW Commerce Limited
Financial Statements – IFAW Commerce Limited For the Year Ended June 30, 2013 Read more »
IFAW Briefing -- Bill C-555: An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
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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 »
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News of the EU proposal is getting out and we’re not the only ones excited. At "On Loving Animals..." Chessbuff Read more »
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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 »
24th July 2008 by
"EU moves to ban seal products derived from 'cruel hunting'," from CBC In a long-awaited decision that may have Read more »
23rd July 2008 by
The Cape Cod Stranding Network, a Project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (CCSN-IFAW) and the Provincetown Read more »
23rd July 2008 by
This update was sent over by the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Seal Communications Officer, Katie McConnell. Read more »
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EU-commissaris voor Milieu Stavros Dimas, heeft bekend gemaakt dat de Europese Commissie voornemens is een Europees Read more »
On 23 July, 2008, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation ba
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On 23 July, 2008, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation banning the trading of seal products within, Read more »
18th July 2008 by
Japanese whalers say crew members accused of stealing whale meat have been cleared of any crime. Greenpeace said the seamen 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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