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4th July 2008
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Kim Elmslie filed this report from Northern Canada. For the past year IFAW has Read more »
3rd July 2008
In January of 1935, a female right whale and her calf were swimming along the Florida shoreline in the heart of this Read more »
3rd July 2008
TOKYO (AFP) — Japan is ready to spare humpback whales from its Antarctic hunt for another year if international whaling Read more »
3rd July 2008
BOSTON - The rubber bands that bind lobster claws in Massachusetts are now about more than protecting people from their Read more »
2nd July 2008
By JENNIFER MacMILLAN The Canadian Press Most university students are only worried about a single cell signal, namely the Read more »
1st July 2008
The following post is an essay written by  Alp Mehmet, UK Ambassador to Iceland from 2004 to 2008.  A terrific Read more »
1st July 2008
IFAW-Australia recently allocated a grant to the Oceania project to create conservation focused whale and dolphin films. Read more »
1st July 2008
We have become slightly more aggressive in our approach to getting the stranded pigs off the levee in Iowa at the point. Read more »
26th June 2014
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
2nd July 2014
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
21st June 2014
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 »
10th June 2014
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
6th June 2014
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
3rd June 2014
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
30th May 2014
On Wednesday morning, May 28th, as our crews were already busily loading the remaining tigers and other animals from the Watch Video »
28th May 2014
Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia. ~~~ In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top Watch Video »
19th May 2014
In the video above we get a peek into the “Twinning Project”, a key part of IFAW’s Animal Action Watch Video »
27th June 2014
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi. As one of two NGO’s Read more »
New York State Assembly passes bill putting distance between public and big cats
19th June 2014
The New York State Assembly late yesterday signed bill A.9004-C/S.6903-C (Rosenthal/Avella) into law.  Introduced by Assembly Member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the ruling Read more »
Humpback Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy
12th June 2014
The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a humpback whale Tuesday evening 50 miles offshore in the Bay of Fundy. The whale was identified by the Center for Coastal Studies as 9 year-old "Hangglide," a frequent visit Read more »
Elephant calves take a step towards the wild
11th June 2014
Elephant calves Kavalamanja and Maramba, orphaned before their second birthdays, were a step closer to lives back in the wild this week when conservationists moved them to a unique rehabilitation facility in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. All th Read more »
300 elephant tusks seized in Mombasa
6th June 2014
Police at the coastal city of Mombasa have seized 300 elephant tusks. The tusks were seized when police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials broke into a warehouse where the tusks were being packaged in nylon and sisal sacks for export. One sus Read more »
Matt Sorum Drums Up Musicians’ Support for U.S. Ivory Ban
3rd June 2014
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos, and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporter Matt Sorum, penned an open letter urging fell Read more »
IFAW leads wildlife rescue in NY and finds new homes for lions, tigers, bears, w
28th May 2014
As an animal facility near Buffalo, NY closes its doors, 11 tigers, three lions, three black bears and two wolves need to find new homes. Working with six qualified U.S. sanctuaries and local authorities, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - Read more »
Public Outcry Forces End to Plans for Meerendal Wine Farm Elephants
27th May 2014
Public outrage against the cruelty of elephant tourism, has forced Meerdendal Wine Estate in Cape Town to back down on its plans to install safari elephants on its estate. Last week a coalition of local, national and international animal welfare grou Read more »
The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia
22nd May 2014
Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Ani Read more »
UNEA Illegal trade in wildlife draft resolution 2014
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement Read more »
The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions
IFAW's collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada. Read more »
Southern Right Whale Fact Sheet
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
Blue Whale Fact Sheet
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
Arguably the most well-known and best-loved of all the whales, humpback whales are known to sing for minutes or hours. Solita Read more »
IFAW Annual Report 2013
IFAW Annual Report 2013 Read more »
12th January 2011 by Dr. Ian Robinson
In this short video, the International Fund for Animal Welfare Emergency Relief Director Ian Robinson reflects on the Read more »
12th January 2011 by Sheryl Fink
The Canadian sealing industry is on the hunt again -- this time they are back in on a desperate hunt to find consumers for Read more »
12th January 2011 by
IFAW asserts that while this is a political agreement between China and Canada, Chinese consumers will be the ones to decide Read more »
11th January 2011 by Hanna Lentz
This post comes from Dr.  Kati Loeffler, an IFAW veterinary advisor who currently works out of IFAW’s office in China. Ten Read more »
11th January 2011 by
Rejected by the EU, which banned seal product sales last year, Canada has returned to China on the hunt for new consumers. Read more »
11th January 2011 by
Formed just days after the quake, ARCH led by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW- www.ifaw.org) and the World Read more »
11th January 2011 by
On a perfect summer’s afternoon and cheered on by dozens of tourists on board the boat transporting the birds, the Read more »
8th January 2011 by
However, never in my wildest dreams did I picture myself pushing a stuffed leopard through the corridors of the European Read more »
7th January 2011 by Danielle Kessler
In the final days of the 111th Congress, I was actually inspired by the democratic process.  Yes, you read that right.  I 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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