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3rd July 2010
Due to very heavy rain on the Taita Ranches, elephant habitat, normally Grewia and Acacia, is in leaf on the foot of Taita Read more »
30th June 2010
Giraffe with Ipmoea flowers, TW, c Nana Grosse-Woodley There appears to be a ten to fifteen year cycle of above-average Read more »
25th June 2010 Fred O'Regan
This is a repost of the original L.A. Times "Unleashed" Blog post from June, 2010. We've invited a panel of experts on Read more »
23rd June 2010
This post comes in from the Project Manager of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Dog and Cat Rescue Project in Read more »
21st June 2010 Christina Pretorius
A member of the IFAW team helping an owner with their pet. Eish! Wow! Amazing! These are all my feelings as I think back Read more »
18th June 2010
This post is provided by Christina Pretorius of the International Fund for Animal Welfare who will spend the next few days Read more »
17th June 2010 Christina Pretorius
We arrived to join the team in Prince Albert this afternoon after driving through the exquisite Hex River Valley, where the Read more »
13th April 2015
Warning this video from 2012 contains graphic material. IFAW has spent decades documenting what really happens at Canada Watch Video »
14th April 2015
Watch the author’s video above, as the OA family greet their newest addition, a healthy baby boy. Elephant greetings Watch Video »
7th April 2015
Two hand raised rhinos, Sohola and Baghmari, were released back to the wild in Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Watch Video »
6th April 2015
In the third and last installment of our video conversations with those brave individuals saving animals in the frontlines Watch Video »
3rd April 2015
Warning this video contains graphic material. For now, there is peace on the ice.  Harp seals are currently “off Watch Video »
26th March 2015
INTERPOL’s Operation Infra (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest) Terra led the way as an outstanding example Watch Video »
16th April 2015
In the video above, watch members of the team discuss their efforts to protect dogs from the cold of the Canadian winter. Watch Video »
20th March 2015
Things are starting to get loud at my house! Now that Kiki’s puppies are up and about, they’re starting to Watch Video »
18th March 2015
Watch this clip of Kiki’s puppies exploring Dr. Flore’s home. Kiki’s puppies are just about four weeks Watch Video »
A panel of top scientists released a report slamming Japan's new whaling program
13th April 2015
An independent expert review[i] of Japan’s new plan for whaling in the Southern Ocean, published today, failed to back the proposal for further slaughter and concluded that no more whales need to be harpooned for Antarctic research. In today Read more »
IFAW: Canada’s commercial seal hunt is a cruel, unnecessary waste
8th April 2015
It was announced today that Canada’s commercial seal hunt will open once again on the East Coast on Sunday, April 12. Despite receiving tens of millions in public funds and support over four decades, the commercial seal hunt is at one of the lo Read more »
Malawi Cancels Ivory Burn
2nd April 2015
Malawi has cancelled today’s scheduled ivory burn, citing the need to include an outstanding 2.6 tonnes of ivory which is court evidence. A new date for the destruction of the ivory has yet to be set. “While IFAW encourages governments to Read more »
archarchive photo © IFAW Kenya ivory burnive photo © IFAW
31st March 2015
Malawi’s decision to torch four tonnes of ivory on Thursday has been hailed as brave and groundbreaking, standing out in stark contrast against other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, some of which resolutely demand the r Read more »
IFAW STATEMENT ON:   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service allows permits for Namibia b
26th March 2015
Today the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced its decision to allow the importation of sport-hunted black rhino trophies from Namibia, citing “clear conservation benefits”. The permits in question were given to two wealthy American Read more »
Progress and Broken Promises at Illegal Wildlife Trade Meeting
25th March 2015
While highlighting some important progress in the fight against illegal wildlife trade, a high-level government meeting in Botswana will most likely be remembered by the broken promises of almost half of the countries who just 13 months ago committed Read more »
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24th March 2015
With the spotlight now on tomorrow’s conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade in Kasane, Botswana conservationists said while that Monday’s African Elephant Summit had shown significant progress by some countries, notably African countries to Read more »
World Leaders Gather to Ponder Wildlife Crises
19th March 2015
Governments will gather at back to back conferences in Kasane, Botswana, next week to review the successes, or otherwise, of recent attempts to better protect elephants and end illegal wildlife trade. On Monday, 23rd March, the African Elephant Summi Read more »
tenBoma—from fighting terrorism to saving elephants
16th March 2015
A unique partnership designed to lead to a breakthrough in the elephant poaching crisis was announced today by Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary, Kenya Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. A statement of intent was signed betwee Read more »
US IRS 990 Tax Form
Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax for Fiscal Year beginning 7/1/2013 and ending 6/30/2014 Read more »
A pdf document showing the Fiscal Year 2015 honorary board members.
A pdf document showing the Fiscal Year 2015 honorary board members. Read more »
IFAW FY2015 Board List
A pdf document showing the Fiscal Year 2015 board members. Read more »
World Wildlife Day Infographic Serious Stats About Wildlife Crime
World Wildlife Day Infographic Serious Stats About Wildlife Crime Read more »
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Shark
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Shark Read more »
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Rhino
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Rhino Read more »
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Whale
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Whale Read more »
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Tiger
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Tiger Read more »
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Polar Bear
World Wildlife Day Ad Don’t Let Them Disappear Polar Bear Read more »
A cat found in the Thai temple.
13th December 2011 by Shannon Walajtys
This post was filed by Shannon Walajtys, International Fund for Animal Welfare Emergency Response officer working with a Read more »
15 tons of elephant Ivory seized in Malaysia add to  staggering annual toll
13th December 2011 by
Malaysian authorities seized a staggering 15 tons of elephant ivory yesterday in Port Klang, just west of Kuala Lumpur, the Read more »
IFAW's Jens Oelgardt helps distribute biscuts at Tiertafel in Berlin.
12th December 2011 by Alexa Kessler
It has by now become a well-established tradition that shortly before Christmas the International Fund for Animal Welfare Read more »
One of the wolf-dogs being transported to their new homes in California.
10th December 2011 by Gail A’Brunzo
An update on the wolves and wolf-dogs from their home at the Lockwood Animal Rescue Center (LARC): UPDATE 3.30.12 - An Read more »
Bernie the St. Bernard helped by IFAW partner Tiertafle in Berlin, Germany.
9th December 2011 by Hanna Lentz
Bernie had collapsed while waiting outside the Tiertafel building in Berlin, Germany. When we arrived he was in the waiting Read more »
Wolf dogs rescued from chains in Alaska find new home in California
9th December 2011 by
 The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) announced today that 29 wolf dogs were rescued Read more »
A grizzly bear in Vancouver, B.C.
8th December 2011 by Paul Todd
Yesterday, the House of Representatives full Committee on Natural Resources held the first of what will likely be a series Read more »
A Saker falcon like the one recently found in a traveler's suitcase.
8th December 2011 by Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed
Security officials in Kyrgyzstan arrested an Iraqi man who planned to take a flight to Dubai after X-ray screening revealed Read more »
Authorities survey the horrific scene in Zanesville Ohio. Photo: c. AP
7th December 2011 by Paul Todd
Last week, following the recent incident in Zanesville, Ohio, where the owner of a backyard menagerie of big cats and other Read more »

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Isabel McCrea, IFAW’s regional director in The Guardian: "Welcomed Hunt’s “bold” ban on canned hunting trophies." –  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.

IFAW D.C. Director Jeff Flocken in The Huffington Post:  " Americans overwhelmingly reject sport hunting of elephants "- read more.

IFAW Director for France;Celine Sissler-Bienvenu: "In 2013, more than 2,000 rhinoceros horns from Africa were trafficked, which is 30 times more than in 2000"- read more.

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