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Two weeks ago, we were invited to participate in a Free Spay and Neuter campaign at Akumal, little town located between Read more »
This post was filed by Kristin Ohman who is a member of the Nyangumi Humpback Research Team working throughout the next few Read more »
So patience is a virtue as they say. After nine days on land due to the rough weather we took to carrying out some land- Read more »
Lately, the weather was favorable, and we went out on the boat during five days in a row. It was truly enjoyable for us to Read more »
After our last blog, we went out to the sea three times; we sighted two more females with calves, both of them were known as Read more »
Lots and lots of whales... The whales are surely here now and we’ve already seen our first competitive pods (“active group Read more »
I’m not sure who saw the dog first or who was the first to tell the driver to “stop!” but it may have been all of us as it Read more »
The first thing that my computer did was cursing the absence of Internet. It did not matter to him that the phone here did Read more »
We have not been lucky with the weather for a while – the time of fogs came to Piltun. It’s been two weeks of staying at Read more »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action Watch Video »
In case you missed it, be sure to WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane Watch Video »
Thanks to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporters, year after year we have been able to take media and Watch Video »
Together with the United Nations Development Program a small IFAW team embarked on an exciting new journey in Bosnia helping Watch Video »
True Blood actress Kristin Bauer van Straten joined IFAW to witness the destruction of US Fish and Wildlife’s ivory Watch Video »
We're back in Tacloban to continue our animal rescue operations. I'm now joined by two veterinarians and an Watch Video »
After speaking with ministerial level representatives from around the world at the INTERPOL - UNEP International Watch Video »
In the brief video above, Dr. Jane Goodall and Sir Iain Douglas-Hamilton ask the nations of the world to call for a global Watch Video »
It was only less than a week ago that I was sitting among dozens of like-minded individuals who are spending their lives to Watch Video »
Japan threatens to break the 20-year moratorium on commercial whaling set up by the IWC. Senior Japanese official Yoshimasa Hayashi told AFP in Washington recently "We are running out of patience after waiting for 20 years," Media reports reveal t Read more »
Kentucky’s regulation prohibits pet ownership of dangerous animals such as elephants, lions, bears, tigers, rhinos, leopards and certain primates. People who currently own these animals will be allowed to keep them as pets but are prohibited Read more »
“The whales won this one,” said Dr. Joth Singh, Director of Wildlife and Habitat for IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) from the 57th IWC annual meeting.  “We’re heartened that the pro-conservation majority at Read more »
Japan has killed more than 8,000 whales under the guise of science since the commercial whaling ban. Earlier this year it announced plans to double its “scientific” whaling in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary around Antarctica and add enda Read more »
On Tuesday, a bull elephant killed an elephant handler at the Knysna Elephant Park, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, reportedly while out on a morning excursion. IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.or Read more »
“More and more countries are saying no to whaling and yes to whale watching, said Dr. Joth Singh, IFAW delegate to the IWC meeting. “Whale watching is a win-win solution for whales and people, bringing terrific economic opportunities t Read more »
Japan formally presented plans to double its “scientific” whaling in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary around Antarctica and added endangered humpback and fin whales to its target list at this week’s session.  A clear majority of Read more »
“This report clearly shows the links between the legal and illegal ivory trades. Chinese policy makers and enforcement officials have tried to bring the trade under control, but according to IFAW’s study there simply is no way to stop Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) had earlier urged the Icelandic government to reject this quota, recommended by Iceland's Marine Research Institute several weeks ago, and call an end to so-called scientific whaling. A joint state Read more »
The Alaskan North Pacific and Arctic oceans – their seas, bays, fjords and ice pack – are home to a dazzling arra Read more »
Tourism numbers, expenditures and economic benefits Read more »
IFAW’s Animal Action program reaches some seven million young people, educators and families worldwide with special eve Read more »
Some 10,000 to 20,000 big cats are kept captive by private owners in the U.S. The exact number is a mystery because there are Read more »
IFAW is working with governments, customs officers and rangers to protect wildlife from poaching and illegal wildlife trade. Read more »
Extending a Lifeline - Elephants orphaned by conflict, penguins affected by climate change, dogs and cats stranded after disa Read more »
Two weeks ago, we were invited to participate in a Free Spay and Neuter campaign at Akumal, little town located between Read more »
This post was filed by Kristin Ohman who is a member of the Nyangumi Humpback Research Team working throughout the next few Read more »
So patience is a virtue as they say. After nine days on land due to the rough weather we took to carrying out some land- Read more »
Lately, the weather was favorable, and we went out on the boat during five days in a row. It was truly enjoyable for us to Read more »
After our last blog, we went out to the sea three times; we sighted two more females with calves, both of them were known as Read more »
Lots and lots of whales... The whales are surely here now and we’ve already seen our first competitive pods (“active group Read more »
I’m not sure who saw the dog first or who was the first to tell the driver to “stop!” but it may have been all of us as it Read more »
The first thing that my computer did was cursing the absence of Internet. It did not matter to him that the phone here did Read more »
We have not been lucky with the weather for a while – the time of fogs came to Piltun. It’s been two weeks of staying at 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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