Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement in response to the death of Cecil the Lion, who was illegally killed for sport in Zimbabwe:
“We are extremely sa Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) issued the following statement in response to the proposed new ivory regulations issued by the US Federal Government:
“The proposed ivory regulations announced today by President Obama are an imp Read more »
South African Airways has back pedaled on its three month old ban on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies, quietly announcing on a “need to know” basis that they were back in business to handle the gory c Read more »
Today, a coalition of wildlife groups petitioned the U.S. government to designate seven species of pangolins as “Endangered” under the U.S. Endangered Species Act and also asked the agency to protect pangolins under the Act’s Read more »
Months after they were captured from the wild for sale to zoos in China, a group of elephant calves were exported from Zimbabwe on Saturday.
The elephants were airlifted from Harare and have been sent to the Chimelong Wildlife Safari Park in Guangzho Read more »
A new alliance of conservation organisations has been launched to stem the crisis facing the world’s remaining Asian elephants – thought to number only 35,000 – 45,000.
Habitat loss, along with ivory poaching, has devastated the pop Read more »
Iceland’s fin whaling season has begun with the first whaling boats heading out to sea overnight to train their harpoons on the second largest species of whale.
Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, usually begins fin whalin Read more »
Japan does not need to kill any whales for ‘scientific research’ this year according to scientists from the majority of countries represented at the recent meeting of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Scientific Committee Read more »
USFWS and State of New York Joined by Wildlife and Conservation NGOs to Raise Awareness of Poaching Crisis and Ivory Trade
The United States today destroyed more than one ton of illegal ivory confiscated through the law enforcement efforts of the U.S Read more »
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Azzedine Downes and Mark Hofberg discuss wildlife protection measures at CITES in The Guardian: Wildlife trade summit is a 'do or die' moment for endangered animals –read more.
Bloomberg picks up tenBoma with Faye Cuevas: Sniffer Dogs, U.S. Army Software Help Kenya Curb Poaching – read more.
IFAW’s documentary Huntwatch earns an LA Times review:Seal hunting is the target of the unflinching documentary Huntwatch – read more.
Jeffrey Flocken in Washington Post on CITES elephant decisions:The world just agreed to the strongest protections ever for endangered – read more.
Boston Globe talks with Katie Moore about our exciting rescue:The Cape Cod manatee is pregnant – read more.
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