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Two weeks ago a headline hit news stands and Internet sites that shocked nearly everyone: “China Begins Mass Dog Slaughter Read more »
While innocent civilians are moving out of the war zones in Israel and Lebanon into safe refuges, many have no choice but Read more »
Imagine the feeling of just going about your day, walking down the street, when all of a sudden the shock of carbon dioxide Read more »
I’m curious, how many hits would a news release on the latest Indonesian tsunami disaster receive  in comparison to a Read more »
This post was filed by International Fund for Animal Welfare Emergency Relief officer Gail A 'Brunzo, who is on site in Read more »
2200.  Left the hotel at 0600 for what was supposed to be a 3 hour drive to Ishinomaki.  We have been very careful to stop Read more »
For the past decade I have spent a great deal of time in the company of Humpback whales, observing natural behaviour, Read more »
Last year, a federal sting operation exposed the sale of endangered sei whale meat at The Hump, a Santa Monica seafood Read more »
Last November, villagers from Anini, a small and remote town in Northeast India, spotted four tiger cubs moving around their Watch Video »
  A video update from Geneva, Switzerland on Canada's WTO challenge to the EU seal import ban by IFAW's EU Watch Video »
I was completely shocked to hear that 86 elephants were killed close to the Chad border with Cameroon and their ivory Watch Video »
In order to support the Congolese authorities in their efforts to reinforce the protection of the forest elephants that Watch Video »
Take a moment to watch this video on the recent elephant collaring in Amboseli and learn more of IFAW’s partnership Watch Video »
We’ve received many emails and Facebook posts about a dolphin stranding that took place on March 13th.  Several Watch Video »
In the video above, IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes offers some thoughts from the floor of the CITES CoP 16 meeting in Bangkok, Watch Video »
Last week I shared a video overview from the first seal ban hearing at World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Watch Video »
In this video International Fund for Animal Welfare Director for International Agreements, Peter Pueschel Watch Video »
On Monday when they make presentations to the Department of Environment & Tourism (DEAT) headed by Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, a number of local and international animal welfare groups and scientists will present their views on why culli Read more »
A three-member team from IFAW’s partner in India, the Wild Rescue Programme of Wildlife Trust of India, administered the health camps along with the Bihar Forest Department. The 77 elephants receiving health checks is a significant rise Read more »
Party leader Jim Harris yesterday stated in a release that, “This government-subsidized seal hunt is a chapter in our history that needs to come to a close.” “This is the first time in memory that the leader of a national pa Read more »
You can make a donation in someone’s name to one of five IFAW campaigns. Gifts start at $25 and will directly help animals in need all over the world. Choose from five unique gifts to help animals: · Protect baby seals from the annua Read more »
The footage shows Japanese whalers using a high-powered harpoon to gun the minke whale down.  The harpoon embeds in the minke’s back, hooking the large whale, but failing to kill it. The whale is then reeled in and tethered to the side Read more »
IFAW currently has offices in 15 countries and an international headquarters in Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts. The appointment of Mr. Wetstone initiates the process of establishing a major new U.S. presence, including new IFAW offices planned for W Read more »
Xishuangbanna, the last remaining rainforest in China, is home to 200 Asian elephants. Unfortunately, human development including farming and deforestation is creating human-elephant conflict in the region.“I know elephants have lived around Read more »
“These draft regulations are a good first step, but only address public contact with dangerous animals at licensed wildlife sanctuaries. IFAW will be working to ensure animals and people are protected at every big cat facility across the cou Read more »
IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare), RSPCA Australia and Humane Society International (HSI) appealed the decision by the Environment Minister, Senator Ian Campbell, to approve the import permits for the elephants. “While we would Read more »
Wildlife crime ranks among the most lucrative of serious and organised international crimes along with human trafficking, dru Read more »
Wildlife crime ranks among the most lucrative of serious and organised international crimes along with human trafficking, dru Read more »
A practical guide to understanding the risks and prevention of rabies in people and dogs. Read more »
Bill C – 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals 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 recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
Two weeks ago a headline hit news stands and Internet sites that shocked nearly everyone: “China Begins Mass Dog Slaughter Read more »
While innocent civilians are moving out of the war zones in Israel and Lebanon into safe refuges, many have no choice but Read more »
Imagine the feeling of just going about your day, walking down the street, when all of a sudden the shock of carbon dioxide Read more »
I’m curious, how many hits would a news release on the latest Indonesian tsunami disaster receive  in comparison to a Read more »
This post was filed by International Fund for Animal Welfare Emergency Relief officer Gail A 'Brunzo, who is on site in Read more »
2200.  Left the hotel at 0600 for what was supposed to be a 3 hour drive to Ishinomaki.  We have been very careful to stop Read more »
For the past decade I have spent a great deal of time in the company of Humpback whales, observing natural behaviour, Read more »
Last year, a federal sting operation exposed the sale of endangered sei whale meat at The Hump, a Santa Monica seafood 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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