The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) www.ifaw.org is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE and HRH Princess Alia of Jordan to its Honorary Board of Directors.
Dr. Goodall is Founder of the Jane Goodall I Read more »
The 15th annual Tiger Day in Vladivostok on September 28 involved more than 10 000 participants and spectators, organisers said, which is about two thousand more than a year before.
It has become a landmark celebration for this city in the Russ Read more »
On the Tiger Day eve which is celebrated on September 28 in the streets of Vladivostok and some other cities of the Russian Far East, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) cautions that the Amur tiger population is still in danger an Read more »
At the final day of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Portoroz, Slovenia, plans for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary failed once again due to opposition from pro-whaling nations.
The proposal, put forward by Argentina, Read more »
There was a major victory for whales on the final day of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) today when the forum passed a key resolution to uphold the recent World Court ruling that Japan’s ‘scientific whaling Read more »
On Sunday, September 21st, eve of World Rhino Day, the Czech and Slovak governments will reunite in a joint effort to raise public awareness on the plight of rhinos.
At 11am at Dvůr Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic and Bratislava Zoo i Read more »
An important resolution to provide increased protection to whales around the world was passed despite pro-whaling countries opposing it and a vote being forced on the second day of the 65th International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Portoroz, Read more »
At a recent stakeholder meeting called by the Department of Environmental Affairs to discuss proposed amendments to the Elephant Norms and Standards it became apparent that the Department appears to be intending on removing all welfare based provisio Read more »
Today in Reykjavik, Iceland the 28 member states of the EU led a coalition including the US, Australia, Brazil, Israel and New Zealand against Icelandic whaling. The coalition expressed their “strong opposition to Iceland’s continuing and 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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