SLIDESHOW: Bear cubs in Russia get the spa treatment

Thu, 04/30/2015
In a den the mother bear constantly cares about her cubs hygiene.

 

In the wild, the mother bear constantly cares for her cubs’ hygiene, licking them when they are near her tongue.

First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora

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Thu, 04/30/2015
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African Heads of State, government representatives and conservation experts have gathered in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo this week for the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.

With 22 countries represented at ministerial level, the conference is seen as a political show of force by African nations making it clear they are determined to take a zero tolerance approach to wildlife crime, including poaching of elephants and rhinos, and illegal trafficking.

Press Location: 
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Satyen Sinha (IFAW WTI)
Christina Pretorius (IFAW, SA)
Contact phone: 
+32 (0) 479 032 996
+27 82 330 2558

Une enquête d’IFAW et de la WCS dévoile l’ampleur du commerce d’ivoire et d’espèces sauvages sur Craigslist

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Tue, 04/28/2015
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Une enquête d’IFAW et de la WCS dévoile l’ampleur du commerce d’ivoire

Faisant suite à un rapport montrant que des centaines de spécimens sont mis en vente chaque mois sur ses sites pour une valeur de plusieurs millions d’euros, Craigslist décide de revoir sa politique.

Press Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Alex Kutler (IFAW)
Stephen Sautner (WCS)
Contact phone: 
+1 646.695.7046
+1 718.220.3682

South African Airways will not allow transport of hunting trophies

Tue, 05/05/2015
South African Airways has made a bold decision to embargo rhino, elephant, lion

South African Airways has made a bold decision to embargo rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies.South African Airways (SAA) joined the fight in combating illegal trafficking of wildlife with a bold, principled decision: to place an immediate embargo without exception on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies.<

Social ads to help save wildlife

Wed, 04/29/2015
Saiga Antelopes in Russia may become extinct due to poaching.

Saiga Antelopes in Russia may become extinct due to poaching. IFAW Russia collaborated with the Russian branch of the international advertisement  giant BBDO in production of a special ad for the Cannes Lions 2015 advertisement festival.

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WATCH: Animal rescuers share experiences responding to Chile floods

Wed, 04/29/2015

This month I joined IFAW’s efforts to provide relief for thousands of animals stricken by the historic floods and mudslides in Northern Chile.

Tragically, many animals were caught by the flood and died.

But others are still with their families and they are for the most part able to feed them because dog and cat food is readily available at the moment.

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Thailand Ivory seizure: IFAW reiterates importance of inter-agency collaboration

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Wed, 04/29/2015
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In the wake of the over 3 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand, The International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW continues to reiterate the importance of inter-agency collaboration amongst wildlife law enforcement, the judiciary and, customs officials.

Press Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Jacqueline Nyagah (IFAW East Africa)
Contact phone: 
+254 20 807 2197
Contact mobile: 
+ 254(0) 734 929 293
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WATCH: Animal rescuers share experiences responding to Chile floods

Wed, 04/29/2015

This month I joined IFAW’s efforts to provide relief for thousands of animals stricken by the historic floods and mudslides in Northern Chile.

Tragically, many animals were caught by the flood and died.

But others are still with their families and they are for the most part able to feed them because dog and cat food is readily available at the moment.

See video

WATCH: Animal rescuers share experiences responding to Chile floods

Wed, 04/29/2015

This month I joined IFAW’s efforts to provide relief for thousands of animals stricken by the historic floods and mudslides in Northern Chile.

Tragically, many animals were caught by the flood and died.

But others are still with their families and they are for the most part able to feed them because dog and cat food is readily available at the moment.

See video