The EU ban was voted through earlier this year after a long-running campaign by IFAW and other animal welfare groups calling for an end to the cruelty of Canada’s commercial seal hunt. The largest marine mammal hunt in the world, the hunt has t Read more »
The elephants were confiscated in April this year after an inspection by the Zimbabwe National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ZNSPCA) found cruel and torturous methods were being used to ‘tame and train’ them for the el Read more »
IFAW’s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale with trophies presented by fashion designer to the stars Elizabeth Emanuel. This year’s winners include former marine Pen Farthing who rescu Read more »
This alarming level of illegal hunting could drive the African elephant to extinction across much of Africa in just 15 years.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) is calling for urgent action to protect elephants. It Read more »
This year’s Animal Action theme, ‘Under One Sky’, highlights the importance of protecting biodiversity, habitat and ecosystems, as well as the bonds between animals and people.
IFAW encourages teachers and children across th Read more »
The poll, by Ipsos MORI, shows that nearly twice as many Tory supporters favour the ban as want it repealed. More than six out of 10 (62%) say that fox hunting should NOT be made legal again, with just one in three (33%) saying it should be (five per Read more »
Representatives from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Campaign Whale, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) are staging the prot Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), called on the Icelandic government to heed the international criticism and support responsible whale watching as a humane and profitable alternative to the cruelty of whaling.
The joint demarche, a f Read more »
The orphan tiger was found last March when it wandered into the village of Avangard desperately looking for food. It was captured without resistance by the tiger protection specialists from Inspection Tiger. The cub was given little chance of survivi 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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