Officials issued a notice that they would ban dogs in three districts of Jiangmen and confiscate and kill all dogs in those areas beginning on August 26. The reason for the notice was to prevent rabies for human safety and to establish a civilized ci Read more »
The gorilla move is being funded principally by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) and organized by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (Fossey Fund). “IFAW was happy to help with the move and provi Read more »
A recent International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) survey of websites in the UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Germany, found a thriving in trade in ivory items – the legality of most of which is questionable. Read more »
A UK proposal on greater transparency and effectiveness at the IWC was adopted by consensus yesterday. Today, a proposal for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary by Brazil and Argentina led to a mid-morning walkout by Japan, Iceland, Norway and other pro Read more »
“Across Europe, thieves are targeting museums to steal antique rhino horns. These crimes obviously have grave implications for museum collections and visitors, as well as the Earth’s rhinos, who are being slaughtered to near extinct Read more »
IFAW (The International Fund for Animal Welfare www.ifaw.org), which backed the paper as a vital measure to secure the IWC’s future credibility and effectiveness, believes the final resolution is a step in the right direction for the forum, des Read more »
IFAW (The International Fund for Animal Welfare www.ifaw.org) is urging delegates from the IWC’s 89 member countries to adopt a policy of greater openness and accountability to ensure the organisation runs effectively and to safeguard its credi Read more »
Following widely reported accusations of corruption surrounding the meetings in recent years, IFAW is calling for greater openness and accountability at IWC to ensure it runs effectively and that the credibility of the forum is safeguarded.
The UK G Read more »
“It’s deeply troublesome to see restaurants across the country promoting the sale and consumption of exotic meats, including lions.
In March, IFAW and a coalition of wildlife groups petitioned the US government to list the African 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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