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Oceans are a sonic symphony. Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life. But over the last 100 years Read more »
It has now been a year since the International Fund for Animal Welfare and partners launched tenBoma, the groundbreaking Read more »
Remember the mother dog who gave birth to 10 puppies last February? Kiki, as we named her, gave birth to her puppies on a Read more »
In cooperation with the Franz Weber Foundation and the CITES Management Authority of Egypt, the International Fund for Read more »
On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world Read more »
Hawaii is certainly one of the most beautiful places on the planet, drawing visitors from across the Pacific region and the Read more »
Just after sharing the news that Batoka (7yrs, 10mos) separated from two of the other release-phase orphans, Chodoba (10yrs Read more »
The IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team (originally the Cape Cod Stranding Network) has provided marine mammal Read more »
Recently, at the 2nd meeting of the signatories (MOS2) to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) - Sharks Memorandum of Read more »
It’s not often that one gets to witness a day-in-the-life of a wild Amur tiger, one of only 350 left in the world. Watch Video »
The above SkyTV video shows the killer whales surfacing through a hole in the ice to get access to air. Whales, dolphins Watch Video »
In every family there comes a time when the children have grown up and are ready to live on their own. Children look Watch Video »
As 2012 comes to an end, and the scale of the work we have ahead sinks in, this highlight video produced by our Watch Video »
In this short video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, the author and supporting staff interviewed Watch Video »
On November 27, three young tigers appeared near a military unit located 8 km away from Yakovlevka village, Primorsky krai Watch Video »
In the video above, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asks for your support of Wildlife Conservation Day.   As Watch Video »
Following the success of the 21st International Conference on Bear Research and Management held last week in Delhi, today Watch Video »
In this short video, the International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Rescue team including members from the Animal Rescue Watch Video »
The fondness of China’s bureaucrats for giving and receiving exotic gifts made from animal products will soon be cut short if some of the country’s most eminent figures have their way. Numerous proposals urging for the government to take Read more »
This morning, on the inaugural UN World Wildlife Day, the Belgian government announced that it would destroy its entire stockpile of illegal ivory seized by customs. The ivory will be destroyed in a ceremony on April 9th in the presence of dignitarie Read more »
Five years after it was first imposed by the Bush-Cheney administration, one of the most effective rules protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales migrating along the East Coast of the United States from fatal ship strikes may now be in jeopa Read more »
A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation describes the trafficking of wildlife and their products as one of the most profitable and attractive of all the illicit trades, possibly surpassed only by the trafficking of arms and Read more »
IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare is working near Mt. Kelud in the Island of Java, and Mt. Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia to help companion animals, farm animals and wildlife displaced after volcanic eruptions forced the evacuation of n Read more »
Nine Arabian countries today declared their commitment towards shark conservation by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) in Dubai, UAE. This global treaty was concluded under the UNEP Conventio Read more »
Positive measures to protect wildlife from illegal trade were pledged at today’s London Summit on the issue. Decision-makers from around 50 countries met in the Capital to discuss the plight of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other species threat Read more »
As decision-makers from around 50 countries meet in London tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss illegal wildlife trade, strong measures are being sought to protect elephants, rhinos, tigers and other threatened species from the bloody poaching crisis. The Read more »
Tonight’s European Pet Night marks a decade of raising awareness around pets and the remarkable contributions of animals to our daily life. The event has been a remarkable success over the years attracting steady support from MEPs, NGOs and oth Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Read more »
by sgjohnson
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) seeks to ensure that internationa Read more »
by rbartlett
An efficient and impactful first step towards removing illegal wildlife products online is the adoption of a standardized, in Read more »
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
After more than a year of planning, designing, and collaborating with our local partner Coco’s Animal Welfare, our Read more »
Last month, 60 cobras were confiscated in the Cairo airport after a customs officer detected suspicious movement while Read more »
I joined my fellow International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) responders last night to examine a dead North Atlantic Read more »
You never forget where you were when you first heard bad news. I was taking a day off after a conference in Accra, Ghana, Read more »
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On Thursday May 5, a dead North Atlantic right whale was reported near Morris Island. The Chatham Harbor Master towed it to Read more »
Now that the bear cubs have made the transition from bottle feeding to eating from a bowl and the temperatures are milder Read more »
The Hawaii legislature has just passed a bill to restrict sales of ivory and other wildlife products from imperiled species Read more »
We are GRATEFUL to be a part of this evening’s showing in New York of Sonic Sea, a collaborative effort between IFAW Read more »
Bearing witness to the destruction of 105 tonnes of elephant ivory in Kenya this past weekend was a moving experience. The 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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