Der kanadische Senator Mac Harb beweist Mut, indem er sich gegen die kommerzielle Robbenjagd einsetzt

Thu, 06/14/2012

Am heutigen Tag beginnt im kanadischen Senat eine Debatte über Senator Mac Harb's Gesetzesvorlage zur Beendigung der kommerziellen Robbenjagd.

Eine sachliche Diskussion der Robbenjagd ist in diesem Land seit langem überfällig.

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IFAW spearheads crime fighting on the worldwide web

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Mon, 06/18/2012
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Wildlife law enforcement experts from Asia, Africa and the United States discussed regional and international enforcement cooperation to combat wildlife crime, at a meeting today in Nanning, Guangxi Province. The meeting between China and Association of South East Asian Nations Wildlife Enforcement Network (ASEAN-WEN) aims to improve communication and enforcement to counter the ever increasing threats to the region’s biodiversity from wildlife trafficking.

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Beijing, China
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Jeff He, (IFAW China)
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WATCH: Cynthia Moss and Vicki Fishlock, two champions for elephants

Fri, 06/15/2012

In some ways, elephants are no different than you and me. They recognize themselves as individuals and as close-knit family members and they interact socially in complex ways with other elephants outside their family.

There’s a lot to learn about elephants as we find out from Cynthia Moss and Vicki Fishlock in an upcoming series of video interviews, of which this is the first. 

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A mixed bag of emotions for whales in the coming Australian marine reserves

Thu, 06/14/2012
A mixed bag of emotions for whales in the coming Australian marine reserves

A mixed bag of emotions for whales in the coming Australian marine reserve The announcement by the Australian Government of its proposed marine reserves network is undoubtedly a hugely important step forward for whales and for ocean protection.

Profiles in courage: Canadian Senator Mac Harb says no to commercial sealing

Thu, 06/14/2012

Today a debate will begin in the Canadian Senate on Senator Mac Harb’s bill to end commercial sealing.

A rational discussion of Canada’s seal hunt is long overdue in this country.

Warning: this video contains graphic footage of commercial sealing activities.

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Spotlight India: Het “regent” olifanten midden in de zomer.

Wed, 06/06/2012
Een van de gelukkige kinderen met zijn stickers.

Een van de gelukkige kinderen met zijn stickers.

Marine Protection Progress But Neglects Ocean Giants

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The Australian Government’s proposed network of marine protected areas, announced today, is an important step forward in protecting Australia’s oceans and marine life, however IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) is disappointed there has not been a greater attempt to protect critical habitat for whales and dolphins in the network.

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Sydney, Australia
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Imogen Scott
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Canadian lessons in dog ownership, focus on what you want your dog to do

Wed, 06/13/2012
Dogs will be dogs...what?

Dogs will be dogs...what?As part of the Northern Dogs Project this year I invited a dog trainer/behaviourist who has worked with many of the dogs that come south for rehoming. 

The behaviourist says she can tell a Northern Dog from other clients’ dogs because they are smart and have excellent dog communication skills.

In Südafrika wird die Wissenschaft zum Wohle der Elefanten eingesetzt

Wed, 06/13/2012
Startseite des vom IFAW-Büro Südafrika herausgegebenen Digital Elephant Magazine

"Ethik bedeutet den Unterschied zu kennen zwischen dem, wozu man ein Recht hat, und dem, was richtig ist." – Potter Stewart