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Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Michael Booth, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Emergency Responder at IFAW HQ filed this brief update. The Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Emergency Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
IFAW's Sarah Herzig reports after the rescue of a wounded seal on the beaches of Cape Cod, USA: A sub-adult male gray sea Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Becky Brimley and Roy Jones visited Moscow in early August to assess the Read more »
More than 1000 juvenile Magellanic penguins have washed-up either dead or dying along the Brazilian coast and as far north 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 »
YouTube has selected IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) to be a member of its first official YouTube Next Cause class for leading nonprofit organizations. From thousands of eligible organizations, YouTube selected IFAW an Read more »
In an epic operation starting today, ten elephants in Tsavo East and West National Parks will be collared using satellite technology. The collared elephants, both male and female, will assist in mapping out the migratory corridors in the Parks and th Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) says that by setting a Total Allowable Catch of 400,000 harp seals, Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) not only ignores the lack of market for seal products but demonstrates a cont Read more »
IFAW and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) collared nine elephants, six males and three females, in Tsavo East and West National Parks in three days. Our plans were to collar ten elephants but one of the collars failed to pick a signal from the satell Read more »
On Monday, Nikita, a 7-year-old white tiger and Tasha, a 10-year-old cougar are being loaded onto a rescue trailer in Ohio and moving 800 miles away to their new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW- www.ifaw Read more »
At least 50 per cent of the elephant population of Cameroon’s Bouba Ndjida National Park is dead. They have been killed in a bloody poaching spree by horseback bandits whose deadly mission has continued virtually unhindered for eight weeks than Read more »
          A new app for iPad and iPhone combines science and technology to help save critically endangered North Atlantic right whales by reducing threats of collisions with large ships along the East Coast of North America. Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) condemns the Canadian government's decision to provide $3.6 million in bailout money to a Norwegian company to stockpile seal pelts. The animal welfare group says that using Newfoundland tax dollar Read more »
Government officials, conservationists, animal rescuers and celebrities joined in a celebration today to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Beijing Raptor Rescue Center (BRRC)—China’s only specialized raptor rescue and rehabilitation fac 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 »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Michael Booth, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Emergency Responder at IFAW HQ filed this brief update. The Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Emergency Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
Update: IFAW is now on the ground in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.  Read an update from IFAW Read more »
IFAW's Sarah Herzig reports after the rescue of a wounded seal on the beaches of Cape Cod, USA: A sub-adult male gray sea Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Becky Brimley and Roy Jones visited Moscow in early August to assess the Read more »
More than 1000 juvenile Magellanic penguins have washed-up either dead or dying along the Brazilian coast and as far north 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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