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While we still await the official sign-off from the Malaysian Government that would allow us to send the gorillas back, the Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
News has just come in from Canada, where the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans has announced the number of seals allowed to Read more »
Several of my colleagues are currently in Canada monitoring the dismal ice conditions and awaiting the inevitable, gruesome Read more »
News broke last week about tainted pet food. Unfortunately many dogs and cats are now suffering from the poison.(Photo: Read more »
Today, the seal hunt in the northern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence opens. Our team is poised to document any hunting Read more »
In the video above, Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about the opening day of the Canadian seal hunt. Katie McConnell Read more »
Tomorrow, the seal hunt in the southern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is set to open. This hunt covers the area we’ve Read more »
While sealers will be starting to hunt older seals this coming Monday, younger pups (like the one on the left) are Read more »
Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
Every year a number of frontline staff lose their lives while protecting India’s natural heritage. They often face Watch Video »
Yet again this was simply a great evening at the Villa Neukölln in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of curious people were Watch Video »
Watch the video above - IFAW-WTI Wildlife Crime Prevention: Van Rakshak Project training in Pench Tiger Reserve ~~~ The Watch Video »
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 »
When Canada and Norway complained about the EU’s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Watch Video »
Celebrations are underway on both sides of the world as tigers Svetlaya and Ustin were safely released back to wild. This Watch Video »
Following a successful five-day run of “A Dog’s Life,” staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Watch Video »
On Wednesday morning, May 28th, as our crews were already busily loading the remaining tigers and other animals from the Watch Video »
Flocken comes to IFAW from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of International Conservation, where he was responsible for policy and outreach. He replaces Cindy Milburn, Senior Advisor, for IFAW’s international headquarters, who ha Read more »
The IFAW Rescue Team was informed that the Payo Obispo Zoological Garden in Chetumal had been severely damaged, and headed there. “We were surprised when we reached the zoo; trees were downed and there were branches everywhere. It was h Read more »
Under the proposed agreement, CCSN – including its employees, volunteers, and expertise – has  become part of IFAW. With a staff of five and a dedicated corps of more than 350 local volunteers, CCSN responds to 500-700 reports of Read more »
“Maximizing the sustainable use of the oceans and seas” is one of the key objectives of the EU Maritime Policy. “IFAW is particularly concerned that the expansion of economic activities at sea and/or in coastal areas as envisaged Read more »
Russia has fewer than 450-500 Amur (also known as Siberian or Ussury) tigers in the wild, and no more than 35 Amur leopards. Historically, fines in Russia for killing a tiger or leopard in Russia have been hopelessly low - less than 2,000 rubles, Read more »
More than twenty representatives of fifteen non government organizations (NGOs) from ten Latin American countries are meeting in Santiago de Chile from October 15th to the 18th in order to coordinate strategies with a view toward the 60th Annual M Read more »
“This export should not have taken place.  It undermines the good reputation that the Solomon Islands Government has built up since taking the decision to ban the export of live dolphins in 2005.  We implore the Government to reins Read more »
Federal Minister Seehofer declared in March 2007 publicly that he wanted to implement a national trade ban speedily as a legislative procedure on an EU-level could take years. In a letter to IFAW in September 2007 though, Mr. Seehofer declared tha Read more »
On October 11th, 93.9 kg (207 lbs) of elephant ivory was confiscated in Zambia. Again, on October 18th, 22 tusks were seized in Zimbabwe. On October 12th, a man in British Columbia was prosecuted for illegally importing 30,000 pieces of African el Read more »
Ship strikes have been identified as a major cause of mortality in modern times for the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena Read more »
Whale watching is a world-wide industry accepted as a “sustainable use” of cetacean populations, compatible with Read more »
This Discussion Draft is a revision of the 5 June 2000 Discussion Draft. The 5 June Discussion Draft was widely distributed t Read more »
While we still await the official sign-off from the Malaysian Government that would allow us to send the gorillas back, the Read more »
Photo of Week is a feature that highlights the work IFAW does around the world everyday to rescue orphaned, injured, or Read more »
News has just come in from Canada, where the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans has announced the number of seals allowed to Read more »
Several of my colleagues are currently in Canada monitoring the dismal ice conditions and awaiting the inevitable, gruesome Read more »
News broke last week about tainted pet food. Unfortunately many dogs and cats are now suffering from the poison.(Photo: Read more »
Today, the seal hunt in the northern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence opens. Our team is poised to document any hunting Read more »
In the video above, Senior Researcher Sheryl Fink talks about the opening day of the Canadian seal hunt. Katie McConnell Read more »
Tomorrow, the seal hunt in the southern part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is set to open. This hunt covers the area we’ve Read more »
While sealers will be starting to hunt older seals this coming Monday, younger pups (like the one on the left) are 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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