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25th September 2006
Good news for companion animals facing disaster situations! Delvin (DJ) Simmons, is happily reunited with Coco. IFAW Read more »
19th September 2006
UPDATE: Another success! California bans lengthy dog tethering, making it illegal to tether your dog for longer than 3 hours Read more »
14th September 2006
Hundreds of thousands of dogs and cats are without veterinary care in South Africa; an impossible number to count or even Read more »
13th September 2006
Emergency Relief director, Ian Robinson prepares to release a rehabilitated mute swan. Shiver was one of 13 mute swans Read more »
8th September 2006
A four year battle to return a group of illegally smuggled gorillas to their home country of Cameroon may now be ending. Read more »
5th September 2006
On Monday, September 4th, snakes, crocodiles and animal lovers around the world mourned the loss of one of Australia’s Read more »
31st August 2006
The animal rescue teams in India have been facing some of the worst flooding conditions ever. I was floored to hear that Read more »
28th August 2006
AN IFAW ER animal rescue team member carries a pomeranian rescued from the balcony of a flooded house in New Orleans. ( Read more »
24th August 2006
40,000 people in the Philippines await their fate as the Mayon volcano eruption intensifies in the Philippines. Thousands Read more »
21st July 2014
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
23rd July 2014
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
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 »
Weekend Ivory Seizures in Kenya/Thailand
28th July 2014
More than 300 kilograms of ivory have been seized in two separate incidents in Kenya and Thailand since Friday. Earlier today Thai customs officials paraded a Chinese woman and Vietnamese man at a press conference. The pair were arrested at Bangkok Read more »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upholds the decision to suspend the import of spo
23rd July 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today confirmed the suspension of the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said: Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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On Friday 3rd October Her Royal Highness Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita will be officially declared the Royal Read more »
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    On October 2nd, more than 300 Magellanic penguins will be loaded onto a military plane and airlifted to Read more »
1st October 2008 by
From the BBC News by Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News website, the Canary Islands As a scientist, you know Read more »
30th September 2008 by
A BBC online team are onboard IFAW's whale research vessel Song of the Whale from 27th September to 4th October. They are Read more »
30th September 2008 by
The poll by Ipsos MORI was conducted on behalf of the League Against Cruel Sports and the International Fund for Animal Read more »
24th September 2008 by
Yesterday the key concern was to get across fodder to Narpatganj; but the priority being human relief, boats were difficult Read more »
22nd September 2008 by
IFAW just returned from a visit to the Moscow Zoo Rehab and Nursery Center for Rare species where Baryshnya a tigress, Read more »
22nd September 2008 by
The following report on floods in India has been written by Shibani Chaudhury: It is day 17 since Dr.Abhijit Bhaval moved Read more »
22nd September 2008 by
The City of Orange Animal Shelter is now up and running. IFAW's Deb Gleason writes: IFAW volunteers have spent the past 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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