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It was our second day in Mantangai following the BOS rescue team when they got a phone call that the Nyaru Menteng rehab Read more »
Upon departing from the release camp along the Mantangai River, the IFAW team split in two. One group would follow the BOS Read more »
Orangutan hand out of cage with severed finger.See more photos. Since writing last, we have been on a whirlwind Read more »
An adult male Orangutan arrives in BOSF's Nyaru Menteng Center after confiscation operation in Palm Oil Plantation. Read more »
As expected, Internet connection has been difficult to come by here. However, today I opted not to join a rescue Read more »
9am could not have arrived any sooner. For the past 25+ hours that I have been traveling, I have so been looking forward to Read more »
A juvenile one-horned female rhino acclimates to the crate that will be used to transport her to her new "wild Read more »
A crate containing one of two juvenile one-horned female rhinos is lifted into a truck before the 13 hour drive. Read more »
1. As Tet, the end of the lunar year in Vietnam arrives, celebrities are speaking up against the use of wildlife Read more »
Three captive tigers make a journey from a failing Texas shelter to a new home in North Carolina. Watch Video »
Denise Flores, a big cat owner in Ohio talks about the realities of owning tigers and a cougar and the reason why she now Watch Video »
It’s time for our cubs to abandon the little lair-homes that served as their shelters during the initial months of Watch Video »
In 2012, INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare teamed up to execute Operation WORTHY, an law enforcement Watch Video »
Elephants are a keystone species that play a vital role in maintaining the biodiversity in the areas where they range. Watch Video »
I’ve mentioned before how important it is to understand that elephants are individuals, as different from one another Watch Video »
It was good to see day three start off with continuing good discussions on the welfare of whales.  This included a Watch Video »
In this brief video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an overview of the week's work along with Watch Video »
If you are quiet here, you can hear only the wind and birdsongs; no cars, no people, no trains, no planes. But such feeling Watch Video »
The Big Fix Rig is part of a $3.2 million effort funded by the ASPCA, The Humane Society of the United States, PetSmart Charities, International Fund for Animal Welfare, and United Animal Nations to increase the number of affordable and accessible Read more »
In early May, several hundred oiled Magellanic penguins began washing ashore in the Cabo Virgenes Nature Reserve in Argentina, about 1,700 miles (2,750 kilometers) southwest of Buenos Aires near the southernmost tip of Patagonia. A team from IFAW Read more »
Rep. Ryun worked closely with IFAW to draft the legislation after a fatal attack last year in Kansas.  The Congressman named the bill ‘Haley’s Act’ in memory of Haley Hilderbrand, a 17-year-old killed last August at a federa Read more »
The Animal Rescue Blog (www.animalrescueblog.org) will bring readers into the trenches of on- the-ground animal rescue efforts in disaster affected areas such as Lebanon and Israel, Indonesia and India. The Animal Rescue Blog will provide a single Read more »
More than 5,000 big cats are kept in facilities licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and it is estimated that thousands more are kept as pets.  “We’ve seen too many tragedies that could have been prevented,” Read more »
Elephant populations in West and Central Africa are some of the continent’s most vulnerable and most depleted. Only about three percent of Africa’s elephants can be found in the region, less than 20,000 individuals – where once h Read more »
Ting Cheng-lung, was arrested on 8 August 2006 at Ndola Airport in the Copperbelt Province of Zambia, while in possession of 13 pieces of raw ivory plus 106 pieces of carved ivory. The contraband ivory is estimated to be worth US$50,000. IFAW Read more »
“If the Canadian government wants to end the cruelty of the seal hunt, then Prime Minister Harper should end it once and for all,” said Olivier Bonnet, Director of IFAW’s Canada office. “If they think there is no problem wit Read more »
As the Grand Prize Winner, Moellman will receive a 60GB video iPod, and will have his song featured in upcoming public service announcements about the growing whale slaughter around the world.“At IFAW, we wanted to present these magnificent Read more »
The illicit trade in wildlife is not only a serious global environmental crime with profoundly negative impacts for endangere Read more »
The status, accomplishments and future of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary for Whales (SOSW), established by the International Wh Read more »
Canada’s commercial seal hunt remains an industry predominantly based on the skins of seals aged 3 weeks to 3 months of Read more »
The document includes a “Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement”, which is not part of the Regulations, and “ Read more »
In late 2008, IFAW commissioned Environics Research Group to include questions on Canada’s commercial seal hunt in its Read more »
In 2006, the European Parliament requested that the European Commission draft a regulation to ban trade in products derived f Read more »
It was our second day in Mantangai following the BOS rescue team when they got a phone call that the Nyaru Menteng rehab Read more »
Upon departing from the release camp along the Mantangai River, the IFAW team split in two. One group would follow the BOS Read more »
Orangutan hand out of cage with severed finger.See more photos. Since writing last, we have been on a whirlwind Read more »
An adult male Orangutan arrives in BOSF's Nyaru Menteng Center after confiscation operation in Palm Oil Plantation. Read more »
As expected, Internet connection has been difficult to come by here. However, today I opted not to join a rescue Read more »
9am could not have arrived any sooner. For the past 25+ hours that I have been traveling, I have so been looking forward to Read more »
A juvenile one-horned female rhino acclimates to the crate that will be used to transport her to her new "wild Read more »
A crate containing one of two juvenile one-horned female rhinos is lifted into a truck before the 13 hour drive. Read more »
1. As Tet, the end of the lunar year in Vietnam arrives, celebrities are speaking up against the use of wildlife 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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