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Post by Sheryl Fink We're still weathered in, looking out my window I can't even see the buildings across the road through Read more »
Posted by Sheryl Fink We flew back out into the Strait of Belle Isle this morning looking for the sealers. After being Read more »
IFAW Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink has been an observer of the hunt for the past 6 years We're grounded today - April 6th - Read more »
Last night, I heard from my colleagues who had moved the hunt observation operation to Newfoundland to document the sealing Read more »
Watch IFAW Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink in the above video talk about Day 2 of the northern hunt off the coast of Read more »
The IFAW team spotted six sealing boats off the coast of Newfoundland today.  After dealing with bad weather and a Read more »
The IFAW team has been scouting the waters off the coast of Newfoundland for the last day and a half. Yesterday, we had very Read more »
Weekly updates from Wild Care, a local and IFAW funded wildlife rehabilitation center on Cape Cod. It has been a sad week Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
The ownership of exotic animals in the United States is a huge and looming issue. Reality check: did you know there are more Watch Video »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
On Wednesday morning, May 28th, as our crews were already busily loading the remaining tigers and other animals from the Watch Video »
“Now that I have seen the actual text of the new condition of license, I’m left speechless by its inadequacy.” said Sheryl Fink, IFAW senior researcher and veteran seal hunt observer. “The impaling of live and conscious seal Read more »
“Now that I have seen the actual text of the new condition of license, I’m left speechless by its inadequacy.” said Sheryl Fink, IFAW senior researcher and veteran seal hunt observer. “The impaling of live and conscious sea Read more »
The team observed and documented sealers on the ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence hunting with hakapiks on the opening day of the hunt.  “We witnessed today a classic example of the cruelty associated with this hunt. We filmed as a sealer Read more »
The team observed and documented sealers on the ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence hunting with hakapiks on the opening day of the hunt.  “We witnessed today a classic example of the cruelty associated with this hunt. We filmed as a sealer Read more »
Canada’s commercial seal hunt is the largest hunt for marine mammals in the world. Hunters are allowed to kill pups as soon as they begin to molt their white coats, which occurs when the animals are about two weeks old. “In spite Read more »
Unacceptable cruelty, including the hooking and hoisting of a live seal into a boat has been documented at the hunt this week, at the very same time Canadian officials overseas are heralding this year to be the most humane seal hunt ever.  Read more »
The satellite technology transmits regular signals from the bear’s collar allowing researchers to follow them remotely and download information about their movements and whereabouts via internet updates three times a week. The collar is prog Read more »
The Northeast Region Stranding Conference is held from April 16 to 20 in Providence, Rhode Island and will gather over 100 participants to discuss strategies that will improve the coordination and effectiveness in rehabilitation and release effort Read more »
CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare) which works in townships and informal settlements across Gauteng reports that companion animals were abandoned as their owners scrambled to flee the xenophobic violence that has spread across South Africa’ Read more »
Post by Sheryl Fink We're still weathered in, looking out my window I can't even see the buildings across the road through Read more »
Posted by Sheryl Fink We flew back out into the Strait of Belle Isle this morning looking for the sealers. After being Read more »
IFAW Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink has been an observer of the hunt for the past 6 years We're grounded today - April 6th - Read more »
Last night, I heard from my colleagues who had moved the hunt observation operation to Newfoundland to document the sealing Read more »
Watch IFAW Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink in the above video talk about Day 2 of the northern hunt off the coast of Read more »
The IFAW team spotted six sealing boats off the coast of Newfoundland today.  After dealing with bad weather and a Read more »
The IFAW team has been scouting the waters off the coast of Newfoundland for the last day and a half. Yesterday, we had very Read more »
Weekly updates from Wild Care, a local and IFAW funded wildlife rehabilitation center on Cape Cod. It has been a sad week Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or 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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