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Monsoon season has just begun in Myanmar. The following blog has just come in from IFAW partner Maiken Olsen, who recounts Read more »
The following is one in a series of blogs leading up to our Youth Forum for People and Wildlife in Johannesburg in September Read more »
On any given Sunday, IFAW companion animal partner Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) in Durban Deep, Johannesburg, is a Read more »
Last night, two more earthquakes hit Ecuador, measuring 6.2 and 6.9. While human injuries are limited and there are no Read more »
A four- to six-month-old male Asian elephant calf who had been separated from his mother and natal herd was reunited with Read more »
Perhaps you have seen the heart-wrenching video above released recently of the young Asian elephant in India mourning the Read more »
The cause of death of a North Atlantic right whale calf that had been floating in the water off Chatham’s shore near Read more »
Amending China’s 26-year-old Wildlife Protection Law was highly anticipated among wildlife advocates around the world Read more »
The following piece first appeared as a Scientific American guest blog. –The editors In early June, the Obama Read more »
Even though elephants can weigh up to seven tons and most people will never see an elephant in the wild, elephants share Watch Video »
INTERPOL’s Operation Infra (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest) Terra led the way as an outstanding example Watch Video »
In the video above, watch members of the team discuss their efforts to protect dogs from the cold of the Canadian winter. Watch Video »
Things are starting to get loud at my house! Now that Kiki’s puppies are up and about, they’re starting to Watch Video »
Watch this clip of Kiki’s puppies exploring Dr. Flore’s home. Kiki’s puppies are just about four weeks Watch Video »
More than 200 guests came together the other night at the historic Telegraph building on Tverskaya Street in downtown Watch Video »
My name is Peter Howson and I am an aquaculture consultant from the UK. Since November 2014, I have been in Malawi working Watch Video »
There were many moving moments at the gala to launch IFAW’s campaign “Give Peace to Elephants, Say No to Ivory Watch Video »
As director of IFAW’s education program, I don’t usually attend ivory crushes or burns. In fact, I had no idea Watch Video »
Kenya’s arrest of three suspects, thought to be the kingpins linked to the seizures of nearly seven tonnes of elephant ivory in Singapore and Thailand since the end of April, has been applauded by the International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFA Read more »
On this World Oceans Day, protecting some of its largest inhabitants has become easier with the launch of the Whale Alert app for Android.  This free app now available on Android and Apple devices is the first of its kind created to pr Read more »
A coalition of leading animal welfare organizations including the MSPCA-Angell, Zoo New England, Born Free USA, International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International have joined together to en Read more »
IFAW STATEMENT ON:  California State Assembly passage of AB96 Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement on the California State Assembly’s vote to ap Read more »
This morning, China State Forestry Administration (SFA) and General Administration of Customs (GAC) jointly crushed 662 kg confiscated ivory of all concluded cases since 2014 at Beijing Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. International Fund fo Read more »
A new app has been created to promote whale friendly tourism in Iceland. The free ‘Whappy’ app, launched today in Reykjavik by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), contains information about whale friendly restaurants, which Read more »
This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. Newly released video cap Read more »
Tencent, a leading provider of Internet services in China, The Nature Conservancy (“TNC”), and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (“IFAW”) today launched a joint campaign - Tencent for the Planet - to combat the illegal Read more »
Seventy one officers from Interpol, wildlife law enforcement and CITES management authorities in nine African countries, including East and Central Africa, and the Horn of Africa have today completed a five-day training workshop building their capaci Read more »
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Download our poster illustrating the requirements for adequate guardianship. Read more »
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Modern elephants are the last surviving members of a once diverse and widely distributed group of mammals known as probosci Read more »
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The Internet has become the world’s biggest marketplace, one that is open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a wee Read more »
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• The document provides draft Decisions contained in Annex 1 and proposed amendments to Resolution Conf. 12.5 (Rev. Co Read more »
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Inclusion of oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, in Appendix II with the following annotation: The entry into Read more »
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• The Polar bear has been recognized by Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and leading sci Read more »
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The document prepared by the Secretariat at the request of the Standing Committee, first and foremost, would delay the fina Read more »
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The document submitted by Nigeria and Rwanda (CoP16 Doc. 53.3) contains two items for consideration by the Parties: a decisio Read more »
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IFAW fully supports the assertion in the proposal by Benin et al. that it is the fundamental responsibility of the Conference Read more »
Critics claimed that orphaned wild tigers could never be rehabilitated and reintroduced to the wild. With PRNCO Tiger Center Read more »
The following blog is from Jose Louies, Manager, Enforcement Assistance and Law, of IFAW partner Wildlife Trust of India, Read more »
Josh Frydenberg MP has taken on the newly expanded role of Energy and Environment Minister following the return of the Read more »
After two long years of discussion, the deputies of the French National Assembly finally adopted the bill for the Read more »
Six rhino calves rescued from the monsoon floods in Kaziranga National Park over the last three days have been admitted to Read more »
A Rwandese national who was arrested at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in possession of 103 Read more »
Every year, International Mandela Day calls people across the world to take 67 minutes out of their day to make the world a Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
A state voter initiative that would help save elephants, rhinos, and other endangered animals has enough signatures to be Read more »

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Michael Booth and Brant Backlund on nationalgeographic.com: How to Move a Two-Ton Elephant to Safety –  read more.

Philip Mansbridge, UK director  in The Guardian: “Trail hunting is being used as a ruse to allow illegal hunts to continue.”  –  read more.

Tania McCrea-Steele, Campaigns and Enforcement Manager for IFAW UK on theguardian.com:  “The ivory ban is working well on eBay sites”- read more.

Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Officer, Washington, DC office on PBS NewsHour Rundown: “The International Fund for Animal Welfare released a study last month that surveyed Craigslist sites for 28 cities.”- read more.

 

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