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The long-awaited total allowable catch (TAC) for this year’s hunt was finally released by the Canadian government this Read more »
IFAW's Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about IFAW's short term goals for the Canadian seal hunt. Read more »
After working on IFAW’s seal campaign for the past several months, today I actually had the rare opportunity to see some Read more »
After scanning the southern section of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, very few harp seals have been spotted.  Of the few Read more »
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink discusses the current environment surrounding the 2007 Canadian Read more »
In an effort to look beyond all the news of dog cullings in China these days, and to focus on some really good work that is Read more »
Baliang, 8 months old, weighed 2/5 of a kilo when she was abandoned at BHAEEC. Volunteers were just returning from an Read more »
Shortly after Banjin was born, he owner began to feel the difficulties of pet ownership. Soon thereafter, Banjin was taken Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
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 »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
On Wednesday morning, May 28th, as our crews were already busily loading the remaining tigers and other animals from the Watch Video »
According to the report, the world is now being confronted with a persistent and combined environmental, development and energy crisis that acknowledges the importance of extinction rates and biodiversity on humanity’s very prospects for sur Read more »
Today’s report, dubbed the London Report on Illegal Whaling, comes as the Government of Japan prepares to launch its whaling fleet into international waters later this week.  Its dramatic findings add to a growing body of legal opinion Read more »
This past April, the Austrian Parliament unanimously voted on a motion in favor of a trade ban. If the ban passes in early 2008, this decision could make Austria the fourth nation in the European Union to implement a ban on seal products, followin Read more »
Earlier, Douala International Airport erupted with dancing gorilla impersonators, folk singers, and a cavalacade of government dignitaries including the Minister of Wildlife and Forestry and media who arrived to greet the returning primates as the Read more »
Orr was attacked as he cleaned the enclosure of a 4-year-old tiger named Alexander. The attack occurred at Shambala Preserve, which is run by the actress Tippi Hendren. The sanctuary has 65 cats, including lions, tigers, leopards and servals. &n Read more »
“The Canadian government’s claim that 98% of the seals are killed humanely in the commercial seal hunt is exposed in the report as being scientifically incorrect.  This report reveals the truth about Canada’s commercial seal Read more »
"This is happy news for 50 humpback whales but Japan’s whaling continues to expand,” said Patrick Ramage, IFAW Global Whale Program Manager.  “Withdrawing wild threats to kill humpbacks isn't enough, Japan needs to stop whal Read more »
“The overall spill is made up of several slicks, two to three kilometers wide along a total extension of approximately forty kilometers,” reported the local newspaper El Chubut. The Argentine government is analyzing recent satellite im Read more »
“Saving the right whale requires collaboration and shared commitment.  Nearly ¾ of endangered right whales have scars from entanglement in fishing gear; it remains one of the biggest threats to the survival of the species.” S Read more »
Effective management to reduce human impacts on the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale requires improved survei Read more »
To reduce the risk of vessel collisions with right whales, three basic management measures, derivatives and combinations ther Read more »
New Scientific Paper Documents Horrific Cruelty of Japanese Scientific Whaling Read more »
For the past two decades, a polarised debate has raged in the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission (I Read more »
IFAW is proud to release this comprehensive report investigating the true scale of chronic oiling in EU waters and its impact Read more »
Whale watching as a commercial endeavor — with important educational, environmental, scientific, and other socioeconomi Read more »
In 1979, The International Whaling Commission declared the Indian Ocean (north of 55°S) a sanctuary. The sanctuary, which Read more »
The Pacific Islands Region is a globally significant area that supports a wide range of marine turtles and marine mammals inc Read more »
The long-awaited total allowable catch (TAC) for this year’s hunt was finally released by the Canadian government this Read more »
IFAW's Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about IFAW's short term goals for the Canadian seal hunt. Read more »
After working on IFAW’s seal campaign for the past several months, today I actually had the rare opportunity to see some Read more »
After scanning the southern section of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, very few harp seals have been spotted.  Of the few Read more »
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink discusses the current environment surrounding the 2007 Canadian Read more »
In an effort to look beyond all the news of dog cullings in China these days, and to focus on some really good work that is Read more »
Baliang, 8 months old, weighed 2/5 of a kilo when she was abandoned at BHAEEC. Volunteers were just returning from an Read more »
Shortly after Banjin was born, he owner began to feel the difficulties of pet ownership. Soon thereafter, Banjin was taken Read more »

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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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