Journée mondiale des éléphants en Inde : un coup de pouce pour les pachydermes

Aug 18 2014
Journée mondiale des éléphants en Inde : un coup de pouce pour les pachydermes

Mayukh parle avec l’un des 250 élèves avec lesquels l’équipe a travaillé à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale des éléphants.Dans l’étouffante chaleur humide de Delhi, Mayukh Chatterjee, Achintya Tripathi et moi-même étions retournés sur les bancs de l’école.

Getting ‘mugged’ by whales in Hervey Bay, Australia

Sep 1 2014
A humpback whale breaches in Hervey Bay. © IFAW/M. Collis

A humpback whale breaches in Hervey Bay. © IFAW/M. CollisOne of the great privileges of my work is that I occasionally get to see whales in the wild. Another of the great privileges, though, is to meet the many passionate and committed people who work so hard every day to see these whales protected.

Progress in making websites endangered species free zones

Aug 30 2014
Progress in making websites endangered species free zones

In May we released the results of a study we’d conducted to find out what endangered animal products were available on web platforms based in our region.

The report, Click to Delete delivered some bad news – there were hundreds of items found on websites such as eBay, Gumtree and Trade Me.

Well there’s been some good news since then.

I shared the news in June that eBay had taken the step of blocking the term ‘faux ivory’ on their Australian and US websites but that other websites were still to act.

Malawi: IFAW und HELP starten gemeinsames Bildungsprojekt

Aug 26 2014
Malawi: IFAW und HELP starten gemeinsames Bildungsprojekt

IFAW Präsident Azzedine Downes und die Ministerin für Tourismus, Natur und Kultur, Rachel Mazombwe-Zulu bei der Einweihung der Fischfarm in der Nähe des Liwonde-Nationalparks in Chikolongo. © IFAW/R.Gangale

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Spotlight Mauritania: Small is the seed of every greatness

Aug 29 2014
Spotlight Mauritania: Small is the seed of every greatness

New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

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Aug 28 2014
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New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

The earth’s largest land mammal is in crisis – on average, one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new article published in the American Bar Association’s Natural Resources & Environment journal explores the international crisis through the lens of the thriving illegal ivory market in the United States – a significant contributor to the rapid decline of elephant populations in Africa.

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Federal agencies limit Endangered Species Act protections

Aug 28 2014
New policy will ultimately interfere with the Endangered Species Act’s efficacy

An endangered hawksbill sea turtle.This blog one in an ongoing series of intermittent analyses of the United States’ Endangered Species Act. --ED