Giving it time: Abandoned or orphaned animals can reintegrate on their own

Fri, 07/08/2016
Giving it time: Abandoned or orphaned animals can reintegrate on their own

Perhaps you have seen the heart-wrenching video above released recently of the young Asian elephant in India mourning the death of its mother.

Rescue unit reunites elephant calf with mother, herd in Kaziranga

Fri, 07/08/2016
A calf separated from his herd was guided toward trumpeting after nightfall.

A calf separated from his herd was guided toward trumpeting after nightfall.A four- to six-month-old male Asian elephant calf who had been separated from his mother and natal herd was reunited with them by International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India’s Mobile Veterinary Service (MVS).

Neue Studie zeigt: Legale Elfenbeinverkäufe verschärfen die Wildereikrise

Wed, 07/06/2016
Viele Verbraucher glauben, dass es sich bei Elfenbein um ein legales Produkt han

Viele Verbraucher glauben, dass es sich bei Elfenbein um ein legales Produkt handelt, wenn man es frei kaufen kann.Seit langer Zeit schon setze ich mich für den Schutz der Elefanten vor kommerziellem Elfenbeinhandel ein und beobachte die Veränderungen der Nachfrage unter chinesischen Verbrauchern.

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Verbesserter Schutz für Löwen seit Cecils tragischem Tod

Wed, 06/29/2016
Vor einem Jahr wurde Cecil erschossen. FOTO: © Paula French/shutterstock.com

Es ist jetzt ein Jahr her, dass der Löwe Cecil erschossen wurde. Das Leittier aus dem Hwange National Park in Simbabwe wurde Opfer des Pfeiles einer Großkaliber-Armbrust eines US-amerikanischen Trophäenjägers. Cecil starb nicht sofort, sondern flüchtete zunächst schwer verletzt.

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Looking back at animals’ historical resilience, tolerance on Badger Week

Fri, 07/08/2016

Last week’s events felt quite personal to me.

On one side, it was the week when the ‘Brexit’ spectre shook the entire nation, causing all sorts of political turmoil in the UK.

Tanzania must act to revoke Green Mile Safari licence

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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was appalled to learn that Green Mile Safari—the same organisation responsible for a hunting video showing shocking animal abuse in 2014—has been awarded a 2016 hunting permit.

“IFAW immediately reached out to contacts in Tanzania and understood that the decision was under review by Tanzanian authorities,” said Ian Robinson, VP Animal Welfare and Conservation.

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Yarmouth Port, MA
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Kerry Branon (IFAW HQ)
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Saigareservaat te zien in serie Our Planet

Tue, 07/05/2016
Saigareservaat te zien in serie Our Planet Foto: ©IFAW/Evgeniy Polon

Foto: ©IFAW/ Evgeniy Polonskiy

Aan dit verslag is meegewerkt door Vladimir Kalmykov, directeur van het Stepnoy-reservaat.

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Anticipated pairing of rehabbed Amur tigers

Thu, 07/07/2016
Svetlaya and Borya have formed a pair, and we are hopeful that Svetlaya will giv

Svetlaya and Borya have formed a pair, and we are hopeful that Svetlaya will give birth to cubs, if she hasn’t already.It has been seven months since we celebrated the mating and eventual birth of cubs to Zolushka, a successfully rehabilitated and released Amur tiger.