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Our Animal Action Education programme helps children learn and care about animals

Our Animal Action Education programme helps children learn and care about animals

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One of the seals IFAW successfully disentangled is shown here with its neck stra
28th October 2016 Brian Sharp
The International Fund for Animal Welfare has been rescuing gray seals for years. Recently, The Marine Mammal Center’s Read more »
Response to Hurricane Matthew in Jamaica, Haiti, North Carolina
27th October 2016 Shannon Walajtys
No one slept the night Hurricane Matthew passed near Jamaica, dropping rain through high winds lasting through the dawn. Read more »
Coco’s new animal clinic helps spaniel with infected eye
21st October 2016 Erika Flores
Bobby the spaniel came to IFAW partner Coco’s animal clinic with a terribly infected eye. His owners are from Read more »
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17th October 2016
We are happy to say that Washburn, the wayward, pregnant manatee we rescued last month, is one step closer to returning to Watch Video »
4th October 2016
India's wild tiger numbers are very encouraging. There are 2,226 tigers there, amounting to 70 percent of the world Watch Video »
22nd September 2016
When the worst floods hit the northeastern state of Assam this year, IFAW- WTI Animal Rescue teams successfully rescued Watch Video »
24th August 2016
Almost a year ago, September 7, 2015 to be exact, I was doing my monthly visit to one of the impoverished communities we Watch Video »
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Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy
15th August 2016
The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a right whale Saturday afternoon in the Bay of Fundy. The whale is a six year old male, #4057, who has been dubbed FDR. He was caught up in a huge ball of nets and fishing gear on his Read more »
The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry.
27th July 2016
The 9th iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA), AKA "the Oscar of mobile phone photography," recently awarded young Chinese photographer Niu Siyuan with the Grand Prize for his iPhone photo captioned "Man and the Eagle," which features Read more »
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12th April 2016
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – and the Wildlife Trust of India ( will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Con Read more »
 Alena Hughes with Masie the Golden Labrador
19th October 2015
Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare ( IFAW’s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baron Read more »
China announces domestic ivory trade ban
25th September 2015
(Sept. 25, 2015 – Yarmouth Port, MA) The President of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, and the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama, made history today by announcing that the two countries would take swift action to protect elephants from the Read more »
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28th May 2015
This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. Newly released video cap Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25
28th July 2016 by rbartlett
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2nd May 2016 by rbartlett
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11th January 2016 by rbartlett
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World of Animals Issue 22
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Dr Saskia as we affectionately call her, with one of her patients.
11th November 2015 by Jennifer Gerner
On a blistering hot Johannesburg day I stand in awe watching CLAW veterinarian Dr Saskia Karius, or Dr Saskia as we Read more »
9th November 2015 by Grace Ge Gabriel
In addition to anchoring shows on China Central Television, Yue Zhang is also an animal advocate. She formed China’s Read more »
The author looks out over the herds of Amboseli’s elephants.
6th November 2015 by Azzedine Downes
Over the past year, I have been encouraged to see more and more wildlife criminals being brought to justice, like the recent Read more »
The intent of the Northern Dogs Project is to keep dogs in the communities by he
6th November 2015 by Janice Hannah
As winter approaches, we at IFAW are thinking about the dogs we have rescued and cared for in the Northern communities of Read more »
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