Spotlight India: 27 years in service of animals, Manas forest guard Lankheshwar Lahkar

Tue, 06/25/2013
Mother and calf: Ganga and Dharati

Lankheshwar Lahkar.For someone who has spent half his life away from family and isolated from civilisation, 57-year-old Lankheshwar Lahkar sure is a jovial man.

Lahkar is a forest guard, currently posted at the Rhino Camp in Bansbari Range of Manas National Park -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- in Bodoland Territorial Council autonomous district in the northeast Indian state of Assam.

Spotlight India: guardians of the wild make a safe home for elephants

Fri, 06/21/2013
Tinku and Rupa were sighted in the wild.

Rehabilitated and tracked: young elephants Tinku and Rupa were sighted in the wild, and displayed wild behaviours!This post was written by, Anjan Sangma, biologist, and sent to us by Shrestha, Sheren, communications coordinator, both members of the International Fund for Animal Welfare -

Fresh anti-whaling volunteers in Iceland tell tourists ‘Meet Us Don’t Eat Us’

Tue, 06/18/2013
Volunteers will ask tourists on the streets of Reykjavík sign postcards promisin

Volunteers will ask tourists on the streets of Reykjavík sign postcards promising not to eat whale meat in Iceland.At the beginning of June, the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s campaign ‘Meet Us Don’t Eat Us’ started up for the third year running with the first volunteers of th

Spektakuläre Freilassung eines Sibirischen Tigers in Russland

Mon, 06/03/2013

Ich sollte mich wirklich glücklich schätzen, dass ich bei Zolushkas Auswilderung dabei sein durfte. Zolushka ist ein Sibirischer Tiger. Sie wurde im Winter 2012 zum Waisen und wir zogen sie in der Auswilderungsstation in Alekseyevka in der Nähe von Wladiwostok im Fernen Osten Russlands auf.


Finding a way to prevent a wildlife cull

Mon, 06/03/2013
IFAW UK office staff, some dressed in costume, during the March on June

When I put my brand new white trousers on this morning and I noticed how well they looked with my black and white IFAW T-shirt, I realised that today was going to be a good day. Today was the day I would become a badger.

IFAW finding a way to help care for Bali’s street dogs

Mon, 05/27/2013
IFAW and BAWA help banjars take responsibility of their dogs’ health

IFAW and BAWA help banjars take responsibility of their dogs’ healthIt’s a little-known secret that in the lush paradise of Bali, dog meat restaurants exist.

IFAW finds a way to rehabilitate and release an Amur tiger

Mon, 06/03/2013

Watch the amazing video of Cinderella's release back into the wild, shot on location by IFAW staff working in Russia.

I should consider myself truly lucky because I took part in Cinderella’s release to the wild.