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In January of 1935, a female right whale and her calf were swimming along the Florida shoreline in the heart of this Read more »
High court slashes $2.5 billion in punitive damages by 80 percent Checks should be sent out in 3 or 4 months Many of the 32, Read more »
On Saturday 14th June IFAW launched Australia's first National Whale Day in Sydney to celebrate Australia’s connection to Read more »
As a mariner/boater, you are enjoying the splendor of the blue planet. However, you should be aware of the environmental Read more »
Earlier today Norway’s Fisheries Ministry announced that whalers caught the first whales of the 2008 season.  Five in Read more »
In yet another case of political agendas trumping responsible science the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Read more »
South Korean Police seized 50 tons of minke whale meat validating earlier IFAW research reporting the actual number of minke Read more »
On December 3rd, Australia's new Prime Minister will attend the first meeting of his new cabinet.  The first agenda Read more »
Sir: Greg Weston is absolutely correct in his assessment of the economics and politics surrounding Canada's commercial seal Read more »
Animals do not own passports. They do not know which nation they belong to, and for them country borders are meaningless. A Watch Video »
Earlier this year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) team deployed to the Republic of Congo as part Watch Video »
On Wednesday, July 17th, we held a ceremony in one of the most spectacular places on earth, watched over by Mount Watch Video »
Watch the video above where IFAW staff were able to return pets affected by the flooding in Germany to their Watch Video »
Watch this video about Nala's story from Pilots and Paws Canada.  I won’t easily forget when I received the Watch Video »
The video above shows clips of Philippine authorities destroying their illegal ivory stockpiles. Footage c. IFAW/Alex Watch Video »
It is beyond surreal to sit on the deck of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s sailing research vessel Song of Watch Video »
It has been just over a week since I returned from Oklahoma, where the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Watch Video »
IFAW President & CEO Azzedine Downes discusses some of the challenges and opportunities we face in helping to protect Watch Video »
During natural disasters, animals are often lost or owners are forced to leave them behind during mandatory evacuations. Local animal groups, whose own facilities have been devastated or destroyed, have requested assistance to deal with the overwh Read more »
Local animal groups have now evacuated at least 300 dogs from New Orleans to Houston, where the Houston SPCA is caring for them and another 500 are expected tonight. Many were smuggled into shelters and evacuation buses by desperate New Orleans re Read more »
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) is sharing its wealth of experience over seven days in Sumatra and Borneo, as part of its post-Tsunami relief operation in Indonesia. Training takes place in Bukittinggi, Sumatra, from 15-18 September an Read more »
Consistent with IFAW values, each of the individuals has pushed for solutions to benefit both animals and people. Those recognized are:     Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA)    Congressmen Sam Farr (D-CA) and Cur Read more »
"When it comes to the commercial seal hunt, this poll shows that opposition literally starts on the doorsteps of Parliament Hill and extends across the country," said IFAW Canada’s Director, Olivier Bonnet. Opposition to specific aspects of t Read more »
The IFAW-KWS partnership will support in the purchase of vehicles for security patrols as well as for human-wildlife conflict management. The project will also increase and maintain road networks, build rangers’ houses, establish and renovate s Read more »
Benetting is one of more than 5,000 companion animals affected by Hurricane Katrina, many of which are only now able to reunite with their owners who were displaced by the disaster. Pedro Garnica and his wife and son evacuated out of the hurricane Read more »
The theme of this year’s event – “Caring for Our Best Friends” – focuses on dogs and cats and the problems they face due to cruelty and overpopulation. All the materials, many interactive, are available for free at the I Read more »
The Federal Government has upheld its long-held policy banning trophy hunting of Australian native animals for export. Senator Campbell has today ruled (6 October) against a proposal by the Northern Territory Government to allow up to 25 crocodile Read more »
This infographic details problems with the global problem of illegal ivory trafficking. Read more »
Poaching of rhinos in Southern Africa has increased dramatically in recent years.  There is considerable debate within p Read more »
In 2008, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) embarked on an effort to fully understand the true nature of wildli Read more »
IFAW will provide expertise, support and resources to communities that are committed to following a process that will develop Read more »
This Flash Report covers the highlights from an evaluation of the IFAW PSA “Mom, I have teeth”. The core message Read more »
In January of 1935, a female right whale and her calf were swimming along the Florida shoreline in the heart of this Read more »
High court slashes $2.5 billion in punitive damages by 80 percent Checks should be sent out in 3 or 4 months Many of the 32, Read more »
On Saturday 14th June IFAW launched Australia's first National Whale Day in Sydney to celebrate Australia’s connection to Read more »
As a mariner/boater, you are enjoying the splendor of the blue planet. However, you should be aware of the environmental Read more »
Earlier today Norway’s Fisheries Ministry announced that whalers caught the first whales of the 2008 season.  Five in Read more »
In yet another case of political agendas trumping responsible science the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Read more »
South Korean Police seized 50 tons of minke whale meat validating earlier IFAW research reporting the actual number of minke Read more »
On December 3rd, Australia's new Prime Minister will attend the first meeting of his new cabinet.  The first agenda Read more »
Sir: Greg Weston is absolutely correct in his assessment of the economics and politics surrounding Canada's commercial seal 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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