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So...this is J.C. Bouvier, IFAW's Online Community Coordinator,...I'm about to host an informative event in Second Life, Read more »
Global warming is resulting in dramatically reduced ice coverage in the Gulf of St Lawrence and off Newfoundland. Scientists Read more »
In early March the ice floes of Eastern Canada are a breathtaking vision: an endless sea and sky filled with white as far as Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
Late in the evening, about 9:30 p.m. three tiny new bear cubs were delivered to IFAW's orphan bear cub rehabilitation Read more »
All the bears cubs are within a week or two of the same age because bears give birth within a very brief period in the Read more »
Baby squirrel receiving daily feeding of suppliments so that it can be rehabilitated and released back into the wild: Read more »
Every Saturday at Wildcare (IFAW sponsored wildlife rehab center on Cape Cod) is a new adventure. (See previous post about Read more »
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink is currently in Canada monitoring the seal hunt.  The update Read more »
IFAW's South Asia Regional Director, Vivek Menon, addresses the delegates at the International Tiger Forum in St. Watch Video »
In this short video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, we make the case for funding the rangers of Watch Video »
In this short video produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Dr. Ian Robinson gives us an update on the Watch Video »
Canada remains defiant in its intent to challenge the EU seal product ban at the WTO, despite the estimated $10 million Watch Video »
While this job is physically demanding, and often emotionally exhausting all of our team members, along with dedicated Watch Video »
As you know, the tiger is in trouble. That is why we are here at the International Tiger Forum in St. Petersburg. There are Watch Video »
The agreement allows Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe to sell additional ivory under strictly monitored CITES processes,  but only those government stockpiles officially registered prior to January 31, 2007.  “We are en Read more »
Statistics from Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) show that to date, 215,388 harp seals have been taken from the 270,000 harp seal quota for 2007. Final catch numbers will not be available until after the hunt closes and all Read more »
The event highlighted this summer’s cetacean survey of the eastern Mediterranean Sea which began in May. Mahmoud Fouad of the Department of Natural Resources at Egypt’s Ministry of Environment is among the 12 interns who are participati Read more »
In addition to bear cubs, affected species include bobcats, coyotes, porcupines, and squirrels. People encountering injured and dehydrated wildlife are asked to be careful. “Leave injured wildlife alone and call people who are trained, Read more »
The ban officially removes the Dutch market from the international commercial seal trade, sending a strong message to the Canadian government that European markets for seal products are continuing to shrink. This decision was applauded by IFAW (Th Read more »
Haley’s Act would amend the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to prohibit direct contact between the general public and big cats, including lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, cougars and hybrids.  The bill does not discourage public dis Read more »
The continuous stream of oil from accidental spills and the deliberate, illegal discharge of oil from ships have created a chronic oiling problem across South America and other parts in the world. Seabirds are especially vulnerable to oiling. Loos Read more »
Japan's press reported yesterday that an unidentified "company president" who attempted to smuggle three tons of contraband ivory - the country's largest-ever illegal ivory shipment - into Osaka in August 2006 was "sentenced to a one-year suspende Read more »
The passage of the Captive Wildlife Safety Act – which happened shortly after IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) engaged in a high-profile confiscation of 24 full-grown tigers from a suburban New Jersey home – Read more »
So...this is J.C. Bouvier, IFAW's Online Community Coordinator,...I'm about to host an informative event in Second Life, Read more »
Global warming is resulting in dramatically reduced ice coverage in the Gulf of St Lawrence and off Newfoundland. Scientists Read more »
In early March the ice floes of Eastern Canada are a breathtaking vision: an endless sea and sky filled with white as far as Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
Late in the evening, about 9:30 p.m. three tiny new bear cubs were delivered to IFAW's orphan bear cub rehabilitation Read more »
All the bears cubs are within a week or two of the same age because bears give birth within a very brief period in the Read more »
Baby squirrel receiving daily feeding of suppliments so that it can be rehabilitated and released back into the wild: Read more »
Every Saturday at Wildcare (IFAW sponsored wildlife rehab center on Cape Cod) is a new adventure. (See previous post about Read more »
IFAW Senior Research and Projects Specialist Sheryl Fink is currently in Canada monitoring the seal hunt.  The update 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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