No Monkeying around at CITES as Parties Vote for full Protection for Barbary macaques

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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IFAW welcomed the decision today by the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to give greater protection to Barbary macaques by transferring them from Appendix II to Appendix I – thus giving the species greater protection from international trade.

“This is a critical step in preventing a further decline in Barbary macaque populations,” says Rikkert Reijnen, Senior Project Lead, Wildlife Trade at IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare).

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Eleonora Panella, IFAW EU
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
+32 2 237 60 52

Pangolins win at CITES

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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Parties today at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg decided that the most illegally traded mammal in the world urgently needs protection from further over-exploitation. All eight pangolin species are being transferred from Appendix II to Appendix I – thus prohibiting any international commercial trade with pangolin parts.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Eleonora Panella, IFAW EU
Contact phone: 
+27 (0) 82 330 2558
+32 2 237 60 52

INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBoma CITES event

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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Today enforcement officials and global thought leaders will gather at a CITES side event as INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) announce their cooperation on IFAW’s tenBoma initiative in Kenya, which represents an important expansion of their longstanding collaboration combatting global wildlife trafficking.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW Southern Africa
INTERPOL Press Office, Lyon, France
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
+33 4 72 44 00 00

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Publication Date: 
Jun 7 2016
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Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act would bring long-overdue amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada, ban the sale of cat and dog fur in Canada;  and ban the importation of shark fink into Canada.  

Please download a copy of our infographic on how this important Bill will help protect animals in Canada. 

IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(2001-2011)

Publication Date: 
Apr 6 2012
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IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

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Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria

Publication Date: 
Oct 20 2017
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The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The International Fund for Animal Welfare is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife. IFAW has partnered with Jake Levenson of the Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization and Shane Gero of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project, two organizations with extensive ties to the island, to complete this essential mission.

Press Location: 
Washington, DC
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Kerry Branon (IFAW)
Contact phone: 
+1-508-744-2068
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Espèces migratrices : leur avenir est notre avenir

Oct 17 2017
Le photographe Wayne Reynolds immortalise la queue d'une baleine à bosse au larg

L'article ci-dessous a été écrit par Azzedine Downes, Président directeur général d'IFAW, pour être diffusé dans la publication de la COP 12 de la Convention sur la conservation des espèces migratrices (CMS). Il est publié ici avec autorisation.

Мигрирующие виды диких животных: их будущее – это наше будущее

Oct 17 2017
humpback whale off the coast of australia

Эта статья была написана президентом и генеральным директором IFAW Аззедином Даунсом для публикации в материалах, предназначенных для участников предстоящей 12-й Конференции Сторон Конвенции по сохранению мигрирующих видов диких животных (CMS); здесь статья воспроизводится с согласия автора.