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“We as a global society have crossed the Rubicon. We disagree about where to draw the line to protect animal rights, Read more »
At the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), we recognize we have a special role in bringing together people caring Read more »
Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for their ivory - a luxury product that no one needs. The International Fund for Read more »
In this three part series, we follow the International Fund for Animal Welfare's purpose built research vessel, the Read more »
Hundreds of horse-drawn carriages are lugged out each day in cities across America in preparation of booking tourists, Read more »
UPDATE: In Primorye, the autumn is slowly coming. The tiger cubs activities have slightly changed: now, they stay Read more »
UPDATE: NBC News says the ivory crush will begin on October 8. ORIGINAL POST: At a private White House Counter Read more »
Images from the work performed for animals by the IFAW mobile unit team and volunteers. The mobile unit gives our project Read more »
I’m happy to report that California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 789, a historic anti-trapping cruelty 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 »
As of today, more than 11,000 individuals have donated the equivalent of 39,614 volunteer days to assist with the rescue and rehabilitation of the penguins affected by a massive oil spill caused by the June 23 sinking of the ore carrier MV Treasur Read more »
The stranded whales were discovered at six o’clock in the morning as low tide was approaching on the North side of Cape Cod. Member organizations of the Cape Cod Stranding Network immediately responded to the situation. More than 100 volunte Read more »
The whales stranded once again with the falling tide and veterinary experts determined the animals were too weak to survive another rescue attempt. By late afternoon, the difficult decision was made to euthanize the remaining animals and end their Read more »
The MPs, from all parties, signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) calling for urgent international action to address the bushmeat crisis. At current levels, bushmeat hunting could drive our closest animal relatives, Africa’s great apes (gorillas, Read more »
“There are only 5,000 tigers left in the wild but as many as 10,000 being kept as pets in basements and backyards across the U.S. and there are few, if any, legal safeguards to protect the animals or public safety,” said Sarah Tyack, d Read more »
IFAW has deployed emergency relief teams of veterinarians and animal care experts from Australia, China, United Kingdom and the United States to work collaboratively with local groups in affected areas in India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. “Thi Read more »
“Hundreds of animals, mostly pelicans, are stained with oil and we are attempting to catch and wash them as quickly as possible,” said Beatriz Bugeda, IFAW's Latin America country director. On the scene, IFAW is working in coopera Read more »
On November 24, a 49-foot pregnant right whale was killed off the Virginia coast after it was apparently struck by a Navy Vessel on November 17th.  This pregnant female and her full term fetus both bled to death. In December, a dead right wha Read more »
· Keep all pets indoors during the cold weather as much as possible. Animals can get frostbite if they are left outside for long periods of time especially after sunset. · Continue to walk dogs outdoors, but provide a swea Read more »
Conserving the forest and wildlife of the Bodoland Territorial Council Read more »
Elephants need protection - whether it’s individual animals or entire populations and their habitats. Read more »
Elephants at risk from poachers, whales and seals threatened by cruel hunts, wildlife and pets stranded after disasters Read more »
From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever. Read more »
Elephants, tigers and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate for trinkets, potions and fashion. Read more »
IFAW advocates for laws that protect animals from cruelty and neglect, we provide veterinary training and basic veterinary Read more »
Conserving the forest of Garo Hills with elephants and gibbon as flagships Read more »
A Scientific Approach to Understanding and Mitigating Elephant Mortality Due to Train Accidents in Rajaji National Park Read more »
Looking back, it is amazing to see how much we have achieved in the past six years of our joint partnership with KWS. IFAW Read more »
In Elephants: Facts & Fables, Professor Rudi van Aarde notes that similar issues plague the debate over elephant Read more »
The Canadian harp seal hunt is a competitive activity, carried out over an extensive area, and under very unpredictable Read more »
For this report, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) monitored the trade in ivory within, out of and into the Read more »
IFAW believes that the Standing Committee's (SC) decision on designating Japan as a "trading partner" for the Read more »
In 1992, in response to an intensifying debate on the interactions between fisheries and marine mammals, a SAC was convened Read more »
This report is an analysis of the subsidies, expenditures and incomes associated with Atlantic Canada's sealing industry. 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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