Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years

Fri, 07/22/2016
Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years

Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during a 2014 law enforcement raid on the Kenyan coast.

He was sentenced to 20 years and ordered to pay a KS 20 million fine. Feisal had been listed by Interpol as one of the nine most wanted suspects for crimes against the environment.

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

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Tue, 06/07/2016
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Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act would bring long-overdue amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada, ban the sale of cat and dog fur in Canada;  and ban the importation of shark fink into Canada.  

Please download a copy of our infographic on how this important Bill will help protect animals in Canada. 

IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(2001-2011)

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Fri, 04/06/2012
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IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

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A musical celebration of whales in Iceland

Tue, 08/30/2016
Icelandic musicians perform in Reykjavik in support of whale protection.

Icelandic musicians perform in Reykjavik in support of whale protection.When the eight International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) volunteers stepped into the magnificent Whales of Iceland Exhibition in Reykjavík for the first time last week, they were not only excited to see the various types of life-size whale models – but also because on that night they were

Rescue team monitoring manatee off Cape Cod

Tue, 08/30/2016
There have been reports of a manatee in the waters off Cape Cod.

There have been reports of a manatee in the waters off Cape Cod.Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team members from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have been fielding reports of manatee sightings from Barnstable to Chatham since August 19.

Swasiland lehnt sich mit CITES-Antrag zur Legalisierung des Handels mit Nashorn weit aus dem Fenster

Fri, 08/26/2016
Swasiland fordert in seinem Antrag, die Listung seiner Population von Breitmausn

Swasiland fordert in seinem Antrag, die Listung seiner Population von Breitmausnashörnern zu ändern und den Handel mit deren Hörnern damit teilweise zu legalisieren.Alle hatten erwartet, dass Südafrika bei der 17.

Badger slaughter set to begin imminently as Government confirms seven additional kill zones added to cull

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Tue, 08/30/2016
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Badger slaughter set to begin imminently
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Badger slaughter set to begin imminently

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has condemned plans for this year’s badger cull, following today’s announcement by the Government of seven additional kill zones to be added across the country.

IFAW strongly opposes plans for the cull to be extended across new cull zones of South Devon, North Devon, two areas of Cornwall, Gloucestershire, South Herefordshire and West Dorset. This is in addition to existing cull zones in Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.

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London
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Press Contact: 
Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
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+44 (0)7917 507717
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Молодого южного кита спасли от рыболовных сетей в заливе Фанди

Tue, 08/16/2016

В заливе Фанди в глубоких водах бассейна Гран-Манан, примерно в 50 км к юго-востоку от острова Кампобелло, в рыболовных сетях запутался шестилетний самец южного кита. Он относится к  редкому виду, находящемуся под угрозой полного исчезновения.  Спасенного кита назвали  ФДР.

Усы, лапы и хвост — вот мои документы!

Mon, 08/29/2016
 PHOTO: © PRNCO Tiger Center

Filippa at rest in her enclosure. PHOTO: © PRNCO Tiger CenterФотоидентификация – один из важных современных методов изучения диких животных.

Twee weesolifanten gered in natuurparken Zambia

Wed, 08/24/2016
Twee weesolifanten gered in natuurparken Zambia

EOP

Het afgelopen weekend hebben medewerkers van IFAW-partner GRI-Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP) twee olifanten gered die eenzaam en ontredderd waren aangetroffen.