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25th July 2008
We have exciting news! The European Union has announced a proposed ban on the trade in seal products in the European Union Read more »
25th July 2008
25 July 2008 From Noel Ashton’s studio in Cape Town “For many years I have watched with horror and dismay as the whaling Read more »
25th July 2008
News of the EU proposal is getting out and we’re not the only ones excited. At "On Loving Animals..." Chessbuff Read more »
24th July 2008
A baby green heron chick who fell out of it's nest last week quickly went from an easy and routine rescue to a quite Read more »
24th July 2008
"EU moves to ban seal products derived from 'cruel hunting'," from CBC In a long-awaited decision that may have Read more »
23rd July 2008
The Cape Cod Stranding Network, a Project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (CCSN-IFAW) and the Provincetown Read more »
23rd July 2008
This update was sent over by the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Seal Communications Officer, Katie McConnell. Read more »
23rd July 2008
EU-commissaris voor Milieu Stavros Dimas, heeft bekend gemaakt dat de Europese Commissie voornemens is een Europees Read more »
18th July 2008
Japanese whalers say crew members accused of stealing whale meat have been cleared of any crime. Greenpeace said the seamen Read more »
23rd July 2014
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
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 »
North Atlantic Right Whale Threatened By Seismic Airgun Use for Oil & Gas Explor
21st July 2014
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday issued a decision that opens the East Coast to seismic exploration for offshore oil and gas. This seismic testing threatens to harm hundreds of thousands of marine mammal populations along the Ea Read more »
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 »
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 »
31st January 2011 by
Implemented by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org ) and its partner organization the Wildlife Read more »
28th January 2011 by Michael Booth
It's a true privilege to be back in Assam, India. I missed the tea gardens that sprawl out in every direction, I missed the Read more »
26th January 2011 by Gail A’Brunzo
This post was filed by International Fund for Animal Welfare Emergency Relief officer Gail A 'Brunzo, who is on site in Read more »
26th January 2011 by Lisa Cant-Haylett
IFAW South Africa staff member Lisa Cant-Haylett reports on her third visit to the Randfontein Dump with Cora Bailey and the Read more »
25th January 2011 by Janice Hannah
This post was filed by Jan Hannah, the International Fund for Animal Welfare Northern Dogs team leader in Canada. How cool Read more »
24th January 2011 by Tania Duratovik
SUNDAY 23 JANUARY 2011 Started our day at driving back to Oakey to Wildlife’s Welfare Carers were there were several Read more »
21st January 2011 by Tania Duratovik
It's the close of day Friday here in Australia and I wanted to send you a quick update from our initial assessment on our Read more »
20th January 2011 by Michael Booth
Below is a story of a Asiatic black bear (aka moon bear) release in Northeast India. Our colleague Sashanka Barbaruah, a Read more »
19th January 2011 by Lisa Cant-Haylett
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's Lisa Cant-Haylett reports on the rescue of two dogs by IFAW’s Dog & Cat 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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