The Committee was formed by representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): APHIS Animal Care and Wildlife Services, United States Army Veterinary Corps, veterinary and toxicology experts from the U.S. and Japan, academicians Read more »
The storm system that plowed through the South last week spawned some of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history and caused widespread flooding in the region. Many weather forecasts are predicting increased rain and floods in the coming days across t Read more »
Formed just days after the quake, ARCH was led by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org). The coalition was comprised by more than 20 of the world’s leading anima Read more »
Canadians continue to say “Not with my taxes” when it comes to government support for the seal hunt, with over two-thirds (68%) of Canadians opposed to the federal government using tax dollars to promote the commercial seal hunt.
Among t Read more »
Currently, there is limited information available for decontamination and/or treatment of animals affected by radiation, nor is there any standards established for determining when an animal has been exposed to an unsafe level of radiation. Little is Read more »
The confiscation comes just two weeks after Thailand customs officials found 247 elephant tusks concealed inside a consignment of frozen fish from Kenya.
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) salutes the achievement of th Read more »
The elephants were killed between last Saturday and Tuesday this week.
The killings bring to at least 150 the number of elephants killed for their ivory in the Logone Oriental region in the extreme south of the central African country in the past 12 Read more »
“We have ample evidence that the three-step process to ensure humane killing is not being followed. Neither the test for unconsciousness, nor bleeding out to ensure death, is being conducted” said Sheryl Fink, Director of IFAW Read more »
“It is day one of the commercial seal hunt on The Front and only 27 boats have gone out and sealers are being quoted in the news saying it’s not feasible to hunt seals.” said Sheryl Fink, Director of IFAW’s Seal Program, Read more »
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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