Representatives from many of the 88 member governments which comprise the IWC are due to consider a controversial compromise proposal which includes legalising commercial whaling for the first time since the ban came into place in 1986.
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The radio-collars will help rehabilitators track the movement of the cubs as they become completely independent of human care and begin exploring on their own.
An extremely shy, nocturnal and tree-dwelling species found in India’s north Read more »
The 1.5metre-high, fibreglass elephant, sponsored by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), is one of more than 250 elephant sculptures designed by artists and celebrities which will appear at locations around London on Monday (3) and rema Read more »
Freddie the Fox, along with his friends Harriet Hare and Stan Stag, will be outside the venue for the leaders’ debate in the city to remind members of the public and politicians to safeguard the Hunting Act and ensure no return to cruelty.
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Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is set to observe hunting activity off the coast of Newfoundland in the latest stage of this year’s Canadian commercial seal hunt.
Twenty-three sealing vessels from Newfoundland and Labra Read more »
The vessel is reportedly heading to the Northern Gulf – the only area where seals have been observed in the Gulf – to kill the few animals that have managed to survive what has been a disastrous year for harp seal pups.
“After spen Read more »
With the opening of Canada’s cruel annual commercial seal hunt imminent, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) reports that the Gulf of St Lawrence, the annual birthing ground of hundreds of thousands of harp seals, is essentially de Read more »
Zambia amended its proposal to remove the request for a one-off sale of ivory, seeking only the downlisting of elephants from Appendix I to Appendix II.
“This is a real victory for elephants,” said Jason Bell-Leask, Director of IFAW Sout Read more »
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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