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13th June 2008
14 June 2008 is Australia's first National Whale Day and 25 communities around Australia have come together in celebration Read more »
13th June 2008
PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—A whale run over by a boat last July has been spotted alive and apparently healthy near a major feeding Read more »
12th June 2008
The mass stranding of at least one hundred melon-headed whales were reported  in the mangrove of Antsohihy Bay ( Read more »
11th June 2008
The International Fund for Animal Welfare's director of global whale programs, Patrick Ramage, testified before the house Read more »
11th June 2008
Patrick Ramage, Director of IFAW's Whale Program, testified before the US House of Representatives Committee on Natural Read more »
10th June 2008
Article from: Reuters From Wojciech Moskwa in Oslo THE first whale meat sent to Japan in more than a decade by North Read more »
10th June 2008
The Dominica government Monday announced a change in its traditional pro-whaling voting position and said it would abstain Read more »
10th June 2008
The Dominica government Monday announced a change in its traditional pro-whaling voting position and said it would abstain Read more »
9th June 2008
This post was filed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Research Scientist Sheryl Fink. Last week, we learned 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 »
North Atlantic Right Whale Threatened By Seismic Airgun Use for Oil & Gas Explor
21st July 2014
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday issued a decision that opens the East Coast to seismic exploration for offshore oil and gas. This seismic testing threatens to harm hundreds of thousands of marine mammal populations along the Ea Read more »
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 »
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 »
23rd November 2010 by Jake Levenson
First of all a sincere thank you to everyone who voted for our project “Clearing the way for sea turtles” at the Disney Read more »
23rd November 2010 by Vivek Menon
As you know, the tiger is in trouble. That is why we are here at the International Tiger Forum in St. Petersburg. There are Read more »
22nd November 2010 by Fred O'Regan
I was honored to be invited by the Russian government to speak before the plenary of the International Tiger Forum in St. Read more »
22nd November 2010 by CT Harry
At 7:45 am on Saturday, November 6th, the IFAW Marine Mammal Research and Rescue (MMRR) team received a report from the Read more »
22nd November 2010 by
In whispers, shouts, roars and emotional pleas broadcast on a large video screen, children from tiger range countries in Read more »
22nd November 2010 by
The birds – called gyrfalcons – were discovered in two cartons being loaded with luggage into the hold of a Read more »
21st November 2010 by Vivek Menon
A tiger has died in Sariska – a national reserve in India. Most likely the tiger was poisoned. Every animal’s Read more »
21st November 2010 by
The summit, which is hosted by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has brought together heads of state and ministers from Read more »
19th November 2010 by Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed
Recently, the IFAW team in Dubai received a request from an animal welfare group in Al Ain to fund the treatment of an Read more »

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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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