Groups Applaud Federal Appeals Court Upholding Endangered Species Act Listing for Polar Bears

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Fri, 03/01/2013
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A coalition of groups is applauding a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reject a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2008 decision to list polar bears as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. The ruling keeps in place the current ban on the import of trophies of sport-hunted polar bears from Canada.

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Washingto, DC
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Abby Berman (IFAW)
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CITES Photos and Video for Press

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Sun, 03/03/2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Adrian Hiel, Communications Manager
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Launching a new EU action plan in the fight against wildlife trafficking

Fri, 03/01/2013
IFAW's Adrian Hiel and MEP Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy speak with media on the MEP's ne

Speakers at the Wildlife Crime Workshop, the author is second from the right.The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was invited to speak at a workshop held by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee on wildlife Trafficking.

Valentine’s in Amboseli with African elephants

Thu, 02/14/2013
, Julius and Jolene; hope for a brighter few years for the JA family

Jean, Julius and Jolene; hope for a brighter few years for the JA familyToday (the moment of writing) is Valentine’s Day so it seems appropriate that I use this post to talk about my love of elephants, Certain elephants in particular.

Use our “Unveiling the Ivory Trade” iPad app to help sound the alarm for elephants

Mon, 03/04/2013
To interact with “Unveiling the Ivory Trade”, click here.

To interact with “Unveiling the Ivory Trade”, click here.In 2011 an estimated 25,000 to 50,000 elephants were killed to supply the increasing demand for elephant ivory around the world.

VIDEO: Geneva update on Canada’s WTO challenge to the EU seal import ban

Fri, 03/01/2013

Last week I represented the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland along with Sheryl Fink and Hannes Schloemann.

Mehr Schutz für bedrohte Tiere? CITES-Konferenz tagt in Bangkok

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Fri, 03/01/2013

Hamburg, 1. März 2013 – Am 3. März beginnt in Bangkok die 16. Vertragsstaatenkonferenz des Artenschutzübereinkommens CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). Bis zum 14. März werden Regierungsvertreter wichtige Entscheidungen über den Schutz bedrohter Arten treffen. Es geht um die Frage, ob und wieviel Handel mit gefährdeten Tier- und Pflanzenarten erlaubt wird.

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Blickpunkt Indien: Beim Kinderprojekt „Kunst für Elefanten“ sind Fantasie keine Grenzen gesetzt

Tue, 02/19/2013
Beim Kinderprojekt „Kunst für Elefanten“

Beim Kinderprojekt „Kunst für Elefanten“Haben Sie sich je einen Elefanten mit Flügeln vorgestellt, bei dem es sich nicht um Dumbo handelt? Bei der Arbeit mit Kindern hört die Fantasie beim Himmel noch lange nicht auf.