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26th June 2008
The most intense part of the storm came through last night, rattling our tents and flashing like high beams on a car just Read more »
26th June 2008
The first vote of this years meeting has happened but lacks the ¾ voting majority to go through. I’m still not sure why Read more »
26th June 2008
Voting is happening right now. Read more »
26th June 2008
We’re back from lunch and Denmark has requested the scientific committee clarify their findings.  I wonder if this is a Read more »
26th June 2008
This morning was unreal.  Before Denmark even finished their call for a vote Caribbean countries were lining up to Read more »
26th June 2008
Surprise!  The first few nations to support Denmark were the same nations that vote in favor of Japan at past IWC Read more »
26th June 2008
Looks like that ice the IWC is skating on just cracked. The conservation committee just submitted their report and included Read more »
26th June 2008
Only two days remain in the week-long IWC meeting and the two toughest issues,Greenland’s quota increase and the South Read more »
25th June 2008
Let me break down just what is happening here at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting over the past 18 hours. Read more »
26th June 2014
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
2nd July 2014
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
21st June 2014
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 »
10th June 2014
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
6th June 2014
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
3rd June 2014
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
30th May 2014
On Wednesday morning, May 28th, as our crews were already busily loading the remaining tigers and other animals from the Watch Video »
28th May 2014
Watch the video above produced by the author on the ground in Bosnia. ~~~ In Bosnia, our Animal Rescue team's top Watch Video »
19th May 2014
In the video above we get a peek into the “Twinning Project”, a key part of IFAW’s Animal Action Watch Video »
27th June 2014
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi. As one of two NGO’s Read more »
New York State Assembly passes bill putting distance between public and big cats
19th June 2014
The New York State Assembly late yesterday signed bill A.9004-C/S.6903-C (Rosenthal/Avella) into law.  Introduced by Assembly Member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the ruling Read more »
Humpback Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy
12th June 2014
The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a humpback whale Tuesday evening 50 miles offshore in the Bay of Fundy. The whale was identified by the Center for Coastal Studies as 9 year-old "Hangglide," a frequent visit Read more »
Elephant calves take a step towards the wild
11th June 2014
Elephant calves Kavalamanja and Maramba, orphaned before their second birthdays, were a step closer to lives back in the wild this week when conservationists moved them to a unique rehabilitation facility in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. All th Read more »
300 elephant tusks seized in Mombasa
6th June 2014
Police at the coastal city of Mombasa have seized 300 elephant tusks. The tusks were seized when police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials broke into a warehouse where the tusks were being packaged in nylon and sisal sacks for export. One sus Read more »
Matt Sorum Drums Up Musicians’ Support for U.S. Ivory Ban
3rd June 2014
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos, and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporter Matt Sorum, penned an open letter urging fell Read more »
IFAW leads wildlife rescue in NY and finds new homes for lions, tigers, bears, w
28th May 2014
As an animal facility near Buffalo, NY closes its doors, 11 tigers, three lions, three black bears and two wolves need to find new homes. Working with six qualified U.S. sanctuaries and local authorities, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - Read more »
Public Outcry Forces End to Plans for Meerendal Wine Farm Elephants
27th May 2014
Public outrage against the cruelty of elephant tourism, has forced Meerdendal Wine Estate in Cape Town to back down on its plans to install safari elephants on its estate. Last week a coalition of local, national and international animal welfare grou Read more »
The largest release of endangered Amur tigers ever makes history in Russia
22nd May 2014
Three orphaned Amur tigers, two males and one female were successfully released to the wild in the Russian Far East. This, the largest release of rehabilitated Amur tigers ever, was made possible by the joint efforts of the International Fund for Ani Read more »
UNEA Illegal trade in wildlife draft resolution 2014
A draft resolution by the UNEA concerning the crisis of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement
UNEP-UNEA Illegal  Wildlife Statement Read more »
The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions
IFAW's collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada. Read more »
Southern Right Whale Fact Sheet
Southern right whales are one of the most commonly seen whales in Australian waters. Their name arises from the unfortunate f Read more »
Sperm Whale Fact Sheet
These sociable and deep-diving whales get their name from a peculiar organ inside their giant heads, the spermaceti organ, wh Read more »
Blue Whale Fact Sheet
The largest animal in the world was once brought shockingly close to extinction by relentless whaling. There used to be over Read more »
Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
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 »
IFAW Annual Report 2013
IFAW Annual Report 2013 Read more »
28th December 2010 by Michael Booth
Penguin expert Ralph Vanstreels, a PhD student from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil was supported by the International Read more »
28th December 2010 by Janice Hannah
Jan Hannah reports on the rabies vaccination efforts underway on the island of Bali. IFAW has committed a significant Read more »
23rd December 2010 by Robbie Marsland
I am proud of IFAW’s many achievements over the years and as we near Boxing Day, the biggest day in the hunting Read more »
23rd December 2010 by Janice Hannah
1.6.10 UPDATE: The Northern Dogs Project was contacted about a unique looking dog in one of the communities we worked in. Read more »
23rd December 2010 by
The endangered falcons were seized by customs officials on November 21 at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport Read more »
20th December 2010 by
The Shark Conservation Act, introduced by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), would strengthen the 2000 finning law by requiring Read more »
17th December 2010 by Jake Levenson
IFAW’s whale watching conference in Tokyo is just a day away and unlike many past whale watching workshops I’m not really Read more »
15th December 2010 by Michael Booth
Penguin expert Ralph Vanstreels, a PhD student from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil was supported by the International Read more »
Climate change affects wildlife as well as humanity.
12th December 2010 by Paul Todd
I have to say I was hoping for more at the climate talks in Cancun, Mexico. To be there as, unexpectedly, the parties ( 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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