A simple fantasy fulfilled, Canadian Northern Dogs work continues

Thu, 06/07/2012
The rainbow we saw over the clinic-space, almost on the day of the walk!

The rainbow we saw over the clinic-space, almost on the day of the walk!As long as I have been leading the Northern Dogs Project, I have always wanted to take a walk out the back of where we host one of the vet clinics. 

The clinic takes place in a light filled, wooden building that overlooks a huge sandy area used for dirt biking. 

Polar bears: trading death for life

Wed, 06/06/2012
Polar bears: trading death for life

The Obama Administration has an opportunity to save the lives of thousands of polar bears.  Within the next few months, they must decide whether or not to propose that the polar bear be uplisted to Appendix 1 under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).  An Appendix 1 listing would provide further protection for polar bears by prohibiting international commercial trade in the species.

The decision should be an easy one.

Spotlight India: Raining elephants in the heat of summer

Wed, 06/06/2012
One of the happy children with his labels.

One of the happy children with his labels.Summertime in India means a two-month break from regular school, a time when children have a lot of free time that drives parents up the wall.

Inside the Beltway Ads Push for Global Polar Bear Protections

Publication Date: 
Tue, 06/05/2012
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Readers of influential inside the beltway newspapers were met with eye-popping, full-page advertisements this morning that called on the Obama Administration to take a leadership role in protecting imperiled polar bear populations.

Press Location: 
Washington, DC
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Press Contact: 
Abby Berman (Rosen Group)
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+1.646.695.7044
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Stopping criminals from making a killing on illegal ivory trade

Mon, 06/04/2012
Ivory figurines and trinkets on sale at an illegal market.

Ivory figurines and trinkets on sale at an illegal market.While the ivory wars of the 1980’s more than halved the African elephant population in a short decade, we’re seeing a resurgence of poaching today that is proving bloodier than ever.

BEKIJK DE VIDEO: Siobhan Magnus, president-directeur Fred O’Regan en anderen bij de IFAW Animal Action Awards 2012

Fri, 06/01/2012

President-directeur Fred O’Regan, Siobhan Magnus en andere IFAW-medewerkers over de Animal Action Awards 2012.

Er zijn drie dingen die ik het allerleukst vind aan mijn werk: mijn passie voor dierenwelzijn en –bescherming delen met jonge mensen, tijd doorbrengen met mensen die zich in het veld inzetten voor de bescherming van dieren, en ontmoetingen met onze donateurs, die alles wat we voor de dieren doen mogelijk maken.

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Wildlife Rescue: Unlikely tiger & bear duo criss-cross the US to find new homes

Mon, 06/04/2012
Gage cools down in his water tub minutes after arriving at Safe Haven Rescue in

VIDEO UPDATE: 6.20.12

IFAW's Gail A'Brunzo updates us on these two animals' progress.

ORIGINAL POST 6.4.12

VIDEO: Siobhan Magnus, IFAW-Generaldirektor Fred O’Regan und andere bei der Verleihung der IFAW Animal Action Awards 2012

Fri, 06/01/2012

Eindrücke von der Verleihung der IFAW Animal Action Awards 2012

Es gibt drei Dinge, die ich an meiner Arbeit besonders schätze: sie gibt mir Gelegenheit, meine Leidenschaft für den Tierschutz mit jungen Menschen zu teilen, sie bietet Anlass, Zeit mit Menschen verbringen, die die Basisarbeit im Tierschutz machen, und ich kann die vielen Unterstützer zu treffen, die unsere Tierschutzarbeit erst ermöglichen.

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Elephant Ivory Stockpile Sales Help Create a Deadly New Currency in China

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Mon, 06/04/2012
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Elephant Ivory Stockpile Sales Help Create a Deadly New Currency in China

 In a world of economic uncertainty, elephant ivory has become a new investment vehicle in China, which coincides with  an extraordinary surge in the numbers of elephants being killed for their ivory.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
Grace Gabriel (IFAW China)
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+27 21 701 8642
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