All Press Releases for Wildlife trade

12th February 2010
“Wild tigers once numbered around 100,000 across Asia, today there are fewer than 3,500,” said Grace Ge Gabriel, IFAW’s Asia Regional Director. “Tigers face threats from loss of habitat and prey. But the greatest threat to wil Read more »
20th October 2009
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) is calling for urgent action to protect elephants. It urges the European Union and all CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) Parties to stop supporting on Read more »
17th September 2009
The milestone decision was made following a year long collaboration between IFAW and Alibaba’s partner site, Taobao.com to raise awareness about the unsustainable and cruel trade of wildlife on the Internet.  IFAW encourages netizens to re Read more »
1st June 2009
This is the third wildlife law enforcement training being held by IFAW in the region since 2007. The trainings cover implementation and enforcement of international wildlife law, interagency cooperation, intelligence techniques, species identifica Read more »
1st December 2008
During the five day conference, proposals to be considered include measures to protect whales and other cetaceans from ocean noise, together with discussions about tigers, elephants, turtles, sharks, birds and gorillas. The International Fund for Read more »
20th November 2008
The rise of the Internet is contributing to the rapid growth of illegal trade in wildlife, which is having a devastating effect on animals and ecosystems. Fast, convenient and anonymous, trading of wildlife on the Internet is posing a major challe Read more »