Poachers have slaughtered at least 200 elephants for their tusks in Cameroon in a continuing killing spree that began in mid-January.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) said an armed gang of Sudanese poachers had ki Read more »
The death of a rhinoceros in South Africa while being fitted with supposedly life-saving devices has highlighted the desperation of conservationists to save this threatened species.
“Desperate circumstances have brought about a situation where Read more »
One of the toughest judgments ever for animal cruelty in South Africa was handed down by a Krugersdorp court today.
Antoinette van Wyk (34), a mother of three, was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for five years, plus a further 12 months h Read more »
More than 30 officials from wildlife law enforcement, customs, immigration, ports, judicial and park management in Tanzania are attending a national training workshop to enhance their capacity and ability to fight and prevent wildlife crimes.
The wee Read more »
A “Day of the Seal” was arranged by Canada’s Conservative government on Parliament Hill today, purportedly to show support for sealers, but according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) the government is falling shor Read more »
Delphine Wespiser has always been concerned about animal welfare, but ever since her election as Miss France 2012, she has been determined to use her newly-found fame as a way of advancing a cause she is committed to. Aged only 20, student in interna Read more »
Satellite tracking data from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org) suggests the majority of dolphins rescued during recent mass strandings have survived their ordeal and are currently about 18 miles off the coast o Read more »
In a massive rescue effort, IFAW’s (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Team has been able to rescue and release 19 of the 27 Common dolphins that stranded alive on Cape Cod shores during the Read more »
The trial of two men accused of burying a dog alive on the sports field of a Cape Town school, begins on Friday 13th January.
Poto Mfengu and Mkhumbuzi Ncedana, janitors at the Luhlaza Secondary High School in Khayelitsha, are charged under the anima 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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