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3rd April 2007
Every Saturday at Wildcare (IFAW sponsored wildlife rehab center on Cape Cod) is a new adventure. (See previous post about Read more »
2nd April 2007
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink is currently in Canada monitoring the seal hunt.  The update Read more »
2nd April 2007
While we still await the official sign-off from the Malaysian Government that would allow us to send the gorillas back, the Read more »
2nd April 2007
In the video above, Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about the opening day of the Canadian seal hunt. Katie McConnell Read more »
1st April 2007
Tomorrow, the seal hunt in the southern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is set to open. This hunt covers the area we’ve Read more »
31st March 2007
While sealers will be starting to hunt older seals this coming Monday, younger pups (like the one on the left) are Read more »
30th March 2007
The long-awaited total allowable catch (TAC) for this year’s hunt was finally released by the Canadian government this Read more »
29th March 2007
The Canadian Governenment announced the total allowable catch (TAC) today of 270,000 harp seals for this year's commercial Read more »
29th March 2007
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
23rd April 2014
BAWA videographer Adithio Noviello produced an outstanding video “From the Trash Dump to Place of Honour,”, Watch Video »
7th April 2014
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
27th March 2014
Meet the inspiring members of Song of the Whale in the video “The Night Whale” ~~~ The International Fund for Watch Video »
28th February 2014
Watch above as I discuss my trip to West Poland in September 2013. In the video I explain the different methods to track Watch Video »
25th February 2014
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
21st February 2014
Spotting illegal shark and manta products in international trade can be challenging for frontline officials. Dr. Akram Watch Video »
21st February 2014
UPDATED: 3.6.14 Sheba has been gaining more and more confidence in her new environment, as her keepers report that she Watch Video »
14th February 2014
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
10th January 2014
Watch the IFAW, "I Found A Way" TV spot above. ~~~ If, like me, you have ever witnessed a horrific natural Watch Video »
Securing corridors for elephants and mitigating human elephant conflict
23rd April 2014
Scientists today fitted satellite tracking collars on two male elephants in the Amboseli ecosystem, Kenya. Information transmitted from the collars will make it possible to map out their wanderings in search of food and water, assisting wildlife mana Read more »
IFAW: Commercial Seal Hunt Opens, Continues to Require Government Support
14th April 2014
After over 30 years of trying to revive the commercial seal hunt, and over $50 million in government support, the hunt will proceed again in 2014 despite the lack of markets. 
 “This hunt has been on life support for 20 years. It will never com Read more »
Arrival of hand-reared elephant calves to contribute to national park’s resurgen
11th April 2014
Four orphaned Asian elephant calves were moved to Manas National Park this week by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with the Assam Forest Department. The elephants will be gradually rei Read more »
Belgium Crushes 1.5 Tonnes of Ivory in Dramatic Bid to Save Elephants
9th April 2014
This morning the Belgian government, in conjunction with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org), destroyed its stockpile of seized ivory weighing more than 1.5 tonnes. “The Belgian government is putting wildlife traffickers on Read more »
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspends the import of sport-hunted African eleph
9th April 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (I Read more »
Rhino Horn of Contention – the Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty
8th April 2014
The South African Government could choose to be a global player or a lonely outlier by alienating itself from unprecedented international efforts to crack down on illicit trade and poaching of wildlife such as rhinoceroses, IFAW said today. Jason Bel Read more »
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3rd April 2014
As Singapore said today it had intercepted a tonne of smuggled ivory – the second large scale seizure by the island state in three months – the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) called for improved internat Read more »
Press Statement
3rd April 2014
Today’s announcement that the pilot badger cull will go ahead in Gloucestershire and Somerset once again this year was condemned by International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Eminent scientists and wildlife experts as well as many charities Read more »
President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trad
2nd April 2014
United States President Barack Obama has announced a raft of measures against Iceland over its continued slaughter of whales and trade in their meat. The US Government had announced on February 6 that it was invoking the Pelly Amendment which certifi Read more »
IFAW: A case for stepping up CITES enforcement in the EU
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
World of Animals Issue 18
World of Animals Issue 18 Read more »
US Audited Financials
Financial Statements for the years ended June 30, 2013 and 2012. Read more »
Nuclear Accidents and the Impact on Animals
A committee of Subject Matter Experts (Appendix A) from Japan and the United States was convened May 2-3, 2011 to discuss ani Read more »
US IRS 990 Tax Form
Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax for Fiscal Year beginning 7/1/2012 and ending 6/30/2013 Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
IFAW Briefing -- Bill C-555: An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals Read more »
Welfare of animals under veterinary care
Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human Read more »
Rabies: Risks and Prevention
A practical guide to understanding the risks and prevention of rabies in people and dogs. Read more »
3rd March 2009 by
Canadese Senator Mac Harb dient vandaag een wetsvoorstel in om een einde te maken aan Canada's commerciële Read more »
3rd March 2009 by
Het IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) verwelkomt een cruciale stemming over het handelsverbod in Read more »
3rd March 2009 by
“This is truly a historic moment – a moment that marks the beginning of the inevitable end to Canada’s Read more »
2nd March 2009 by
MEPs from the IMCO (Internal Market and Consumer Protection) Committee, today voted overwhelmingly in favor of a ban on Read more »
Reducing Underwater Noise Pollution From Large Commercial Vessels
1st March 2009 by
Reducing Underwater Noise Pollution From Large Commercial Vessels Read more »
27th February 2009 by
The International Herald Tribune is reporting that Russia has pledged to ban the killing of all baby harp seals less than Read more »
27th February 2009 by
The announcement of this new accord between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MPR) and the State Fisheries Read more »
Canadian Attitudes Towards the Commercial Seal Hunt - 2009 update
25th February 2009 by
In late 2008, IFAW commissioned Environics Research Group to include questions on Canada’s commercial seal hunt in its Read more »
24th February 2009 by
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers arrested two suspected poachers and one middleman from their hideout in the park, and Read more »

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"Environmental crime wave costs world billions. Read Associated Press story with Azzedine Downes here.

Dallas Safari Club auctions permit to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia. Jeff Flocken provides voice of reason in National Geographic news article.”

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for illegally trafficked ivory. read more

Malawi hails IFAW for initiative to protect wildlife at Liwonde National Park aimed at decreasing poaching pressure; launched with government optimism the project will also reduce human, wildlife conflicts in the area. See the original article

 

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