Orangutans, including babies, rescued in a blazing Borneo

Oct 14 2014
Orangutans, including babies, rescued in a blazing Borneo

The author helping to move some of the wildlife victims in Borneo.The hazy skies of Indonesia were a drastic change from those left back home.

Sunsets and sunrises are nearly non-existent here, leaving only varying shades of grey to distinguish time of day.

IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler

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Oct 17 2014
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IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler

Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert – similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.

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Yarmouth Port, MA
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
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Een helpende hand voor dieren na olielek bij Chili

Oct 14 2014
Een helpende hand voor dieren na olielek bij Chili

Plaatselijke vogels zwemmen in het water na een olielek in de Baai van Quintero, in Chili. Er is ongeveer 22.000 liter olie in de baai gelekt, een grote bron van vervuiling voor het lokale wild.

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Orang-oetans gered uit brandend Borneo

Oct 14 2014
Orang-oetans gered uit brandend Borneo

De auteur helpt een aantal slachtoffers in Borneo.

De heiige lucht in Indonesië was drastisch anders dan wat men thuis gewend was.

Zonsopkomst en zonsondergang bestaan hier bijna niet; alleen aan de kleur grijs kun je zien welke tijd van de dag het is.

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Les géants chinois du commerce en ligne disent « NON » au trafic d’espèces sauvages

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Oct 16 2014
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Les géants chinois du commerce en ligne disent « NON » au trafic d’espèces sauva

Les géants chinois de la vente en ligne ont réaffirmé leur volonté de mettre fin au trafic d’espèces sauvages lors d’un atelier soutenu par IFAW et organisé par un groupe de travail composé de différentes agences de protection de la faune sauvage.

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Hangzhou, Chine
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Christina Pretorius (Commerce d’espèces sauvages)
Sabrina Zhang (IFAW en Chine)
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+27 21 701 8642
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Animals are worth so much more than their economic value

Oct 17 2014
Animals are worth so much more than their economic value

In some arenas, including a recent UN assembly, charismatic mammals are lumped in as “sovereign national capital” with “charcoal and other forest products (including paper, timber and pulp).”World leaders have been gathering in a wide variety of forums lately to addr

Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime

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Oct 16 2014
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Chinese E-Commerce Giants Say “NO” to Wildlife Crime

Leading online companies in China reaffirmed their zero tolerance for illegal wildlife trade at a workshop organized by China’s inter-agency wildlife enforcement task force with the support of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org). Nine e-commerce, social media and antique collectible companies including Alibaba, Tencent, Sina and Artron.net pledged to collaborate with government and civil society to prohibit illegal trade of wildlife parts and products in online marketplaces. 

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Hangzhou, China
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Sabrina Qi Zhang
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Sierra Leone chimps need help in the wake of Ebola outbreak

Oct 28 2014
Sierra Leone chimps need help in the wake of Ebola outbreak.

Sarah, a resident at TCS, was confiscated when she was offered for sale at a mining company. © Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary“From the sanctuary office, I can hear the siren of the Ebola ambulance as it is responding to yet another suspected case of Ebola.”