Hours prior to the rule’s scheduled expiration, the Obama Administration’s announcement today of its decision to uphold the Ship Strike Rule is an important development in the ongoing efforts to protect endangered right whales. HoweRead more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) in cooperation with Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and CMS Secretariat are organizing training on prevention of wildlife trafficking on sharks and other marine species. TheRead more »
The Chinese Government yesterday issued a ban ruling out serving dishes containing shark fins, bird nests and other wild animal products at official reception dinners.
The ban is part of a sweeping government crackdown on corruption, excessive spendiRead more »
At an international polar bear forum this week marking the 40th anniversary of the “Agreement on the Conservation of the Polar Bear”, the IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) called on countries to go further in addressing the thrRead more »
The University of Aberdeen is being urged to publicly sever links with Iceland’s whaling programme after its researchers analysed data from whales harpooned in Iceland under the guise of ‘scientific whaling’.
The International FundRead more »
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) today released its first panel ruling on animal welfare in the trade dispute between Canada and Norway challenging the European Union regulation forbidding the placing on the market of seal products derived frRead more »