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The Canadian Governenment announced the total allowable catch (TAC) today of 270,000 harp seals for this year's commercial Read more »
AN IFAW ER animal rescue team member carries a pomeranian rescued from the balcony of a flooded house in New Orleans. ( Read more »
40,000 people in the Philippines await their fate as the Mayon volcano eruption intensifies in the Philippines. Thousands Read more »
The one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is approaching. This week Spike Lee debuted his new documentary, "When Read more »
The cow was rescued and reunited with the owner. IFAW has supported  PFA Mumbai's animal disaster flood relief in Read more »
The Washington Post (WP) is featuring a story called “Fangs Are Bared Over MD. Group’s Katrina Dog Rescues”. This story Read more »
Back in March, IFAW received word that some of the largest US-based animal welfare organizations were planning to join Read more »
CTV reports that the evacuation of Canadians from Beirut will resume on Sunday when 2,000 citizen board a chartered ship for Read more »
This week during a visit to Cozumel, Mexico, our team discovered a dog in desperate need of help. Covered in used motor oil Watch Video »
Watch the amazing video of Cinderella's release back into the wild, shot on location by IFAW staff working in Russia. I Watch Video »
Music and art are my life, and animals have always been important to me. When I met Donna Gadomski of the International Watch Video »
In the video above, IFAW CEO & President Azzedine Downes speaks with INTERPOL at their headquarters in Lyon, France. Watch Video »
It is 8 am. The temperature is already near 40°C on this part of the planet, which has now been identified as a high- Watch Video »
WARNING: the video above may be disturbing to some viewers. This week’s video of the horrific attack of a small Watch Video »
In this brief video above you can hear the IFAW-WTI team member and in this instance also camera person, Bhaskar Choudhury Watch Video »
This brief video above from Euronews describes the scene at the Paris Natural History Museum. If there’s any doubt Watch Video »
Toma, seen taking her first steps in the video above, is one of six orphaned bear cubs recently rescued in Russia and Watch Video »
The legal appeal, by IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare), RSPCA Australia and Humane Society International (HSI), will begin on Tuesday (11 October). It is expected to last less than two working weeks. They are challenging a decision, Read more »
“While IFAW does not condone hunting we would welcome the adoption of measures that would help to stamp out the rampant abuses we know to take place in this industry,” said Jason Bell-Leask, Southern Africa Director of IFAW (Internatio Read more »
Whalers had been hunting since April, the earliest start to the whaling season since Norway resumed commercial whaling in 1993, but they did not manage to harpoon the full catch allowance of 796 set by the Norwegian Government. This was despite tw Read more »
Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is currently on a three-day official visit to Kenya and it is expected that his Government will follow-up on the proposal made late last year when the Kenyan President visited Thailand. “In January t Read more »
IFAW and other marine conservationists worldwide criticized today’s move, which marks a sharp escalation in Japan’s whaling activities. Japan’s new, self-allocated whaling quota will double the number of whales it kills each year Read more »
A morning ceremony in the Roseau Botanical Gardens celebrated the project. Local veterinarians, police officers and volunteers who passed a training course were awarded certificates. Several key government officials were in attendance including: D Read more »
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) today released the findings and documentary film evidence of its investigation into the captive breeding of large predators in South Africa.“Our evidence proves that captive bree Read more »
Today’s decision follows the October vote in the Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, which had turned down the Directive proposed by the Commission considering it “very unsatisfactory” and describing it “difficu Read more »
Following a request for help from Chile’s Antofagasta University an international team of experts from IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) with experience in oiled wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, arrived on the sc Read more »
Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human Read more »
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
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 »
The Canadian Governenment announced the total allowable catch (TAC) today of 270,000 harp seals for this year's commercial Read more »
AN IFAW ER animal rescue team member carries a pomeranian rescued from the balcony of a flooded house in New Orleans. ( Read more »
40,000 people in the Philippines await their fate as the Mayon volcano eruption intensifies in the Philippines. Thousands Read more »
The one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is approaching. This week Spike Lee debuted his new documentary, "When Read more »
The cow was rescued and reunited with the owner. IFAW has supported  PFA Mumbai's animal disaster flood relief in Read more »
The Washington Post (WP) is featuring a story called “Fangs Are Bared Over MD. Group’s Katrina Dog Rescues”. This story Read more »
Back in March, IFAW received word that some of the largest US-based animal welfare organizations were planning to join Read more »
CTV reports that the evacuation of Canadians from Beirut will resume on Sunday when 2,000 citizen board a chartered ship for 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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