Together, IFAW and the Cummings School seek to collaborate on research and share training opportunities for staff and students. Several Cummings School students have previously worked on IFAW sponsored projects all over the world including elep Read more »
U.S. President Barack Obama today announced diplomatic measures to be taken by the United States against Iceland in condemnation of its whaling activities.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare welcomed the move and urged the U.S. government to m Read more »
“The annual herding and clubbing to death of still-nursing seal pups in Namibia has been criticized by veterinarians and scientists around the world” said Sheryl Fink, Director of IFAW’s Seal Program.
As the example of the C Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) is working with Learn to Earn (www.learntoearn.org.za), the Western Cape-based skills training and job creation organisation, which roped in 10 other non-profits to make the ribbons provid Read more »
Moments after the National Transitional Council (NTC) took control of the Libyan capital, IFAW’s focus turned to the animals living at the Tripoli Zoo. The zoo is located in very close proximity to Gadhafi’s former compound at Bab al-Aziz Read more »
The seizure weighs about 2,000 kgs and was hidden inside containers marked as crushed plastic.
Friday’s ivory confiscations were the fourth seizure in 14 days – during which time a staggering 3,194 elephant ivory tusks were taken into cu Read more »
First, the team tried to herd the animals back out to open water by dropping acoustic deterrents called pingers from a boat, but unfortunately this technique was unsuccessful and the pod of dolphins beached themselves despite their efforts.
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Responding to a request from the State of New York, IFAW is deploying two trained water rescue teams and a 36-foot rescue trailer - funded by a grant from Petfinder.com Foundation - carrying boats, dog crates, capture equipment and other supplies. Read more »
The dramatic need for the training was underlined earlier in the week when Tanzania, who sent two officers to the training, seized 1,041 elephant ivory tusks.
Canada is one of the leading countries which supports INTERPOL’s Environmental Crime Read more »
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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