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Yesterday a beacon of hope appeared for the grey seal pups born last month, as various news articles  reported that Read more »
The slaughter of 2,200 newly weaned grey seal pups (Halichoerus grypus) opened this week on Hay Island, off Cape Breton, Read more »
Posted by Sheryl Fink, IFAW Senior Researcher In the same week that Russia annouced an end to the hunting of seals under a Read more »
Last week, 6 critically endangered Gyrfalcons were confiscated at the Chkalovskiy Military Airport near Moscow by local Read more »
This post was submitted by Barbara Cartwright, Campaign Manager for the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Canada Read more »
Ostakh, the only bear cub survivor of a litter of three, is doing well after seven weeks at the IFAW Bear Rescue Center in Read more »
Andrew Darby in Hobart: AN INFRA-RED camera has come to the rescue in one of the most divisive arguments of whale research Read more »
We’ve got speed limits on highways and city streets and winding country roads. Now, thanks to rules approved by NOAA’s Read more »
Choppy seas. A small boat. And 40 tons of frightened, uncooperative whale. These are the ingredients for every attempt to 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 »
Yesterday’s seizure by the Czech Republic of 24 White rhino horns and the arrest of 16 suspects in connection with wildlife trafficking, is the European Union’s largest yet and ample proof that proposals by South Africa to begin a legal t Read more »
STATEMENT From: Jeff Flocken, IFAW North America Director Congratulations to Etsy for stepping up to the plate in prohibiting the sale of ivory and all other products made from endangered species.  By reconsidering its wildlife policies, Etsy jo Read more »
A recent evaluation of an advertising campaign by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to reduce ivory demand in China shows that the campaign is paying dividends with 68% of the respondents said that they would definitely not buy ivory i Read more »
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn) today introduced (S.1381) the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act. Initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and supported by a coalition of animal welfare groups, the bill aims at ba Read more »
Today’s seizure of a reported 1,120 ivory tusks in Hong Kong brings to over three tons the amount of illegal elephant ivory, known to have been seized by Chinese authorities since January. This morning’s seizure was the second in one mont Read more »
During a two day workshop led by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in partnership with Veterinarians Without Borders-Canada (VWB) and the Municipality of Puerto Natales, over 20 individuals representing local sectors including the muni Read more »
In a rare glimmer of good news in the ongoing battle to save elephants and rhinos from organised crime one of West Africa's major kingpins has been arrested said Togo's environment minister. According to media reports the trafficker, Emile N Read more »
Times were when, in response to a perfunctory admission of guilt, ivory traffickers would receive an equally perfunctory slap on the wrist or fine from Kenya’s courts. So yesterday’s handing down of a two year and seven month jail sentenc Read more »
World Dog Day (August 26th) celebrates the bond between humans and dogs that has evolved over thousands of years in cultures all over the world. Dogs are highly adapted to living with and understanding humans. While this makes them wonderful companio Read more »
Conserving the forest and wildlife of the Bodoland Territorial Council Read more »
Elephants need protection - whether it’s individual animals or entire populations and their habitats. Read more »
Elephants at risk from poachers, whales and seals threatened by cruel hunts, wildlife and pets stranded after disasters Read more »
From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever. Read more »
Elephants, tigers and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate for trinkets, potions and fashion. Read more »
IFAW advocates for laws that protect animals from cruelty and neglect, we provide veterinary training and basic veterinary Read more »
Conserving the forest of Garo Hills with elephants and gibbon as flagships Read more »
A Scientific Approach to Understanding and Mitigating Elephant Mortality Due to Train Accidents in Rajaji National Park Read more »
Yesterday a beacon of hope appeared for the grey seal pups born last month, as various news articles  reported that Read more »
The slaughter of 2,200 newly weaned grey seal pups (Halichoerus grypus) opened this week on Hay Island, off Cape Breton, Read more »
Posted by Sheryl Fink, IFAW Senior Researcher In the same week that Russia annouced an end to the hunting of seals under a Read more »
Last week, 6 critically endangered Gyrfalcons were confiscated at the Chkalovskiy Military Airport near Moscow by local Read more »
This post was submitted by Barbara Cartwright, Campaign Manager for the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Canada Read more »
Ostakh, the only bear cub survivor of a litter of three, is doing well after seven weeks at the IFAW Bear Rescue Center in Read more »
Andrew Darby in Hobart: AN INFRA-RED camera has come to the rescue in one of the most divisive arguments of whale research Read more »
We’ve got speed limits on highways and city streets and winding country roads. Now, thanks to rules approved by NOAA’s Read more »
Choppy seas. A small boat. And 40 tons of frightened, uncooperative whale. These are the ingredients for every attempt to 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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