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Emergency Relief director, Ian Robinson prepares to release a rehabilitated mute swan. Shiver was one of 13 mute swans Read more »
A four year battle to return a group of illegally smuggled gorillas to their home country of Cameroon may now be ending. Read more »
On Monday, September 4th, snakes, crocodiles and animal lovers around the world mourned the loss of one of Australia’s Read more »
The animal rescue teams in India have been facing some of the worst flooding conditions ever. I was floored to hear that Read more »
Recently, more than 700 penguins were abandoned by their parents off the shores of South Africa, due to natural causes. The Read more »
Moldy veterinary documents from New Orleans. Today was like stepping back in time one year...Except for the Read more »
My colleague and emergency relief responder, Wit Davis, is en route to New Orleans as part of a post-Katrina follow-up Read more »
AP Photo. It’s Friday and I was just about to walk out of the office to head out for the weekend when I was Read more »
A photo of a whale viewed from a whale watching boat in Dominica. Just heard this morning that the CARIBwhale Read more »
In this short video, the International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Rescue team including members from the Animal Rescue Watch Video »
If you’ve been following the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s animal rescue work, you may remember a Watch Video »
In the video above, Peter Pueschel, International Fund for Animal Welfare Programme Director, describes the massive impact Watch Video »
Editor’s note – This email of thanks came in from Dr. Vicki Fishlock, a member of the Amboseli Trust for Watch Video »
A recent episode of Fox’s hit series BONES follows a farmer’s decision to purchase a tiger, which ultimately Watch Video »
Today marks the start of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Animal Action Week and the 20th birthday of IFAW Watch Video »
I’m here at the Blue Ocean Film Festival in Monterey with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to raise Watch Video »
In this short video, produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an entangled juvenile seal who came to be known Watch Video »
The elephants have been taken to the training facility of Elephants For Africa Forever (EFAF), a centre which notoriously supplies “tamed and trained” elephants to elephant-back safari tourism operations throughout South Africa. Permit Read more »
“While we applaud the Hong Kong, Province of China customs officers who made this discovery,” said Dr. Joth Singh, Director of Wildlife and Habitat Protection with IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.or Read more »
The Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association (DHTA) officially released the statement on behalf of the group, which is made up of representatives from conservation organizations and the eco-tourism industry across the Caribbean. In their statement, Read more »
In 1986, the IWC implemented a global moratorium on whale hunting. Japan continues to hunt whales arguing that the IWC permits lethal whale research. Hence, it classifies its whaling operations as “scientific” despite acknowledging tha Read more »
These findings come just weeks before the June 16-20th, 2006 annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in St. Kitts, at which Japan is expected to campaign strongly for its whaling activities.  The panel’s report, dub Read more »
IFAW’s Emergency Relief Team is working with CARE, a local animal welfare group, to provide veterinary care to livestock and other animals in the villages, south of Yogyakarta, which were flattened in the earthquake. In the two weeks si Read more »
Tension will be particularly high, as Japan may have amassed enough pro-whale votes within the IWC to control the simple majority, though narrowly, through what it calls its “vote consolidation” program. This would give Japan the power Read more »
Japan’s proposal for secret ballots was defeated 33 votes to 30 votes with one abstention. The news of the Japan’s failed takeover of the IWC left the global conservation community relieved, but cautious. Dr. Joth Singh, IFAW Dire Read more »
“We can not allow Japan to use its wealth to pressure our region into supporting its campaign to hunt whales,” said Dr. Joth Singh of Trinidad, Director of Wildlife and Habitat Protection with the International Fund for Animal Welfare Read more »
IFAW approaches helping communities care for their dogs and cats by working with community leaders and local partners to ensu Read more »
Discussions are underway at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over whether or not the EU ban on commercial seal products is Read more »
All the organisations within the ICAM Coalition seek to improve animal welfare as a common purpose, and as a priority. Dog po Read more »
Lethal methods of population control aim to eradicate or significantly decrease cat populations through culling a target nu Read more »
The IFAW research vessel Song of the Whale (SOTW) left the Azores at the beginning of May bound for the north-east coast of t Read more »
The IFAW research vessel Song of the Whale (SOTW) left Boston bound for Iceland at the beginning of July. The route skirted t Read more »
This report summarises research activities carried out by the Song of the Whale (SOTW) team in Iceland in August and Septembe Read more »
Emergency Relief director, Ian Robinson prepares to release a rehabilitated mute swan. Shiver was one of 13 mute swans Read more »
A four year battle to return a group of illegally smuggled gorillas to their home country of Cameroon may now be ending. Read more »
On Monday, September 4th, snakes, crocodiles and animal lovers around the world mourned the loss of one of Australia’s Read more »
The animal rescue teams in India have been facing some of the worst flooding conditions ever. I was floored to hear that Read more »
Recently, more than 700 penguins were abandoned by their parents off the shores of South Africa, due to natural causes. The Read more »
Moldy veterinary documents from New Orleans. Today was like stepping back in time one year...Except for the Read more »
My colleague and emergency relief responder, Wit Davis, is en route to New Orleans as part of a post-Katrina follow-up Read more »
AP Photo. It’s Friday and I was just about to walk out of the office to head out for the weekend when I was Read more »
A photo of a whale viewed from a whale watching boat in Dominica. Just heard this morning that the CARIBwhale 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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