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Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during Read more »
As elephants are moved from one of Malawi's most important national treasures, Liwonde National Park, to restock other Read more »
An urgent appeal was recently made in Montreux by governmental representatives of the 29 member states of the African Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team experienced a busy three days of Read more »
Looking to get more involved in animal and environmental protection as part of your career? Hoping to make your initiative Read more »
As the next Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Read more »
As someone who has the privilege to travel the world and interact with wildlife, I have first-hand knowledge of the threats Read more »
We don’t know how little Lulingu ended up with an armed and dangerous group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( Read more »
For more than 40 years, the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has Read more »
This month I joined IFAW’s efforts to provide relief for thousands of animals stricken by the historic floods and Watch Video »
They were found hungry and alone without their mothers back in 2012 Gerakati and Agora, two wild Asiatic water Watch Video »
So often, it is the simple things that make us the happiest. For me, it’s quite easily watching an animal - wild or Watch Video »
Watch the full "An Impossible Mission" video above. §   I spoke with Rachel Link, an Associate Producer Watch Video »
Warning this video from 2012 contains graphic material. IFAW has spent decades documenting what really happens at Canada Watch Video »
Watch the author’s video above, as the OA family greet their newest addition, a healthy baby boy. Elephant greetings Watch Video »
Two hand raised rhinos, Sohola and Baghmari, were released back to the wild in Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Watch Video »
In the third and last installment of our video conversations with those brave individuals saving animals in the frontlines Watch Video »
Warning this video contains graphic material. For now, there is peace on the ice.  Harp seals are currently “off Watch Video »
A new alliance of conservation organisations has been launched to stem the crisis facing the world’s remaining Asian elephants – thought to number only 35,000 – 45,000. Habitat loss, along with ivory poaching, has devastated the pop Read more »
Iceland’s fin whaling season has begun with the first whaling boats heading out to sea overnight to train their harpoons on the second largest species of whale. Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, usually begins fin whalin Read more »
Japan does not need to kill any whales for ‘scientific research’ this year according to scientists from the majority of countries represented at the recent meeting of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Scientific Committee Read more »
USFWS and State of New York Joined by Wildlife and Conservation NGOs to Raise Awareness of Poaching Crisis and Ivory Trade The United States today destroyed more than one ton of illegal ivory confiscated through the law enforcement efforts of the U.S Read more »
Andrew C. Wilson will join the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) starting on July, 1 as Vice President of Philanthropy. In this role, he will direct global giving across the organization, maintaining IFAW’s base of 1.9 million suppor Read more »
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will destroy more than one ton of contraband ivory in New York City on Friday, June 19 alongside conservation leaders including International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). The event, which is intended to r Read more »
A recently released study commissioned by the Canadian government recommends the international marketing of seal penises as ingredients in energy drinks. The genitalia would be obtained by killing 140.000 grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Read more »
Private rhino breeders go head to head with the South African Government on Monday, in a court case that seeks to lift the moratorium on domestic rhino trade. The civil case is set down in the Pretoria High Court and has been brought by two of South Read more »
Many animal shelters have an overabundance of high-energy, toy-obsessed dogs. While these qualities often make them unsuitable as house pets, these dogs are likely to thrive when they have a detection career. In order to maximize adoption rates for t Read more »
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The EU legislation being challenged by Canada and Norway is Regulation (EC) No. 1007/2009, also known as the “EU s Read more »
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Final Seal Amicus Brief from IFAW and other NGOs. Read more »
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The preliminary submissions in this brief are aimed at correcting the misleading and incomplete manner in which Canada has ch Read more »
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INTERPOL’s Project Web was launched following studies by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), which conclu Read more »
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It’s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada’s cruel com Read more »
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IFAW works from the concept of ‘adequate guardianship’, which requires that an animal’s basic needs are met Read more »
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All the organisations within the ICAM Coalition seek to improve animal welfare as a common purpose, and as a priority. Dog po Read more »
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Lethal methods of population control aim to eradicate or significantly decrease cat populations through culling a target nu Read more »
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As domesticated animals, dogs and cats rely on us for the basic care that is essential for their health and well-being. At Read more »
by adintino
IFAW congratulates the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) on conducting a successful operation from July 28th to August 2nd Read more »
Rescuing any animal from an entanglement is a challenge, regardless of the species. Wary of our presence and unaware of our Read more »
by rbartlett
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Read more »
This blog is the first in a series on the Participatory Learning and Action Program in Bali. Edo was just a few weeks old Read more »
In the townships and suburbs of the West Rand, among the communities Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) serves, there are Read more »
by adintino
Last week marked the first successful seal rescue using remote sedation on the East Coast of the U.S.  Biologists and Read more »
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Today the The Non Profit Times (NPT) announced their Top 50 Power and Influence list including Azzedine Downes, President Read more »
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The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources requested assistance from International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW Read more »
World Ranger Day celebrates the passion rangers have for their calling and commemorates those tragically killed or injured Read more »

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Michael Booth and Brant Backlund on nationalgeographic.com: How to Move a Two-Ton Elephant to Safety –  read more.

Philip Mansbridge, UK director  in The Guardian: “Trail hunting is being used as a ruse to allow illegal hunts to continue.”  –  read more.

Tania McCrea-Steele, Campaigns and Enforcement Manager for IFAW UK on theguardian.com:  “The ivory ban is working well on eBay sites”- read more.

Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Officer, Washington, DC office on PBS NewsHour Rundown: “The International Fund for Animal Welfare released a study last month that surveyed Craigslist sites for 28 cities.”- read more.

 

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