Following widely reported accusations of corruption surrounding the meetings in recent years, IFAW is calling for greater openness and accountability at IWC to ensure it runs effectively and that the credibility of the forum is safeguarded.
The UK G Read more »
“It’s deeply troublesome to see restaurants across the country promoting the sale and consumption of exotic meats, including lions.
In March, IFAW and a coalition of wildlife groups petitioned the US government to list the African Read more »
IFAW’s state-of-the-art Song of the Whale, which uses non-harmful methods to study whales, is currently in St Katharine Docks in London before IFAW’s team of whale experts sail to the 63rd annual IWC meeting to urge delegates to protect t Read more »
Jointly organised by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock & Fishery Resources in Djibouti, the training aims to cover issues on status of species, magnitude of Read more »
“While we are disappointed that polar bears have not yet been afforded the highest possible level of protection under the Endangered Species Act, we are thankful that the Court ruled against those special interests that aimed to remove the pol Read more »
The hunt, which runs from 01 July to 15 November, is the world’s second largest, next to Canada – which this year only managed to kill 38,000 seals of a total allowable catch (TAC) of 400,000 in 2011.
Namibia, in southern African, target Read more »
The rescue, transport and release of the Grizzlies is part of a unique cooperative pilot project between the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org), the Northern Lights Wildlife Society (NLWS – www.wildlifeshetler.com Read more »
Last night at the prestigious Cannes Golden Lion Awards for excellence in advertising, JWT Melbourne picked up the bronze medal for IFAW posters designed to highlight the sham of Japanese ‘scientific’ whaling.
Despite a global ban on whal Read more »
Manas – a biodiversity hotspot that serves as a National Park, a Tiger Reserve and an Elephant Reserve, was listed as a World Heritage site in 1985. In 1992, amidst the civil unrest of the 1980s and 90s, Manas was declared ‘in danger Read more »
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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