La clinique du CLAW prise en otage par les violences en Afrique du Sud

Mar 4 2014
La clinique du CLAW prise en otage par les violences en Afrique du Sud

Conseillère spécialiste des animaux de compagnie pour IFAW, Cora Bailey est aussi la fondatrice et la directrice du Projet communautaire pour les animaux (Community Led Animal Welfare, CLAW) à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud. Ces dernières semaines, CLAW a été confronté à de violentes manifestations menées par les habitants de la communauté où se situe la clinique.

EU hears concerns about marine mammals over the disturbance of seismic surveys

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Mar 12 2014
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Conservationists including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org), OceanCare (www.oceancare.org) and NRDC (www.nrdc.org) welcome today's vote in the European Parliament to make underwater noise pollution related to  oil exploration subject to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).

Press Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
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Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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+32 (0)473 86 34 61
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New York bill puts distance between the public and big cats

Publication Date: 
Mar 12 2014
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New York bill puts distance between the public and big cats

New York State Assembly member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) has introduced  bill A.9004, initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), which will prohibit direct contact between members of the public and tigers, lions and other dangerous wild animals owned by licensed dealers and exhibitors throughout New York State.

Press Location: 
Washington, DC
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Press Contact: 
Cynthia Carson (IFAW US)
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(202) 536-1921
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Une célèbre personnalité chinoise demande l'interdiction des cadeaux issus d'espèces sauvages entre membres du Parti

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Mar 10 2014
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 Une célèbre personnalité chinoise demande l'interdiction des cadeaux issus d'es

Les bureaucrates chinois raffolent de cadeaux exotiques dérivés d'animaux tels que les défenses d'éléphants ou les os de tigre, une coutume qui pourrait bien disparaître si des personnalités parmi les plus connues du pays obtiennent gain de cause.

Press Location: 
Pékin, Chine
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Grace Ge Gabriel, (Directrice régionale IFAW Asie)
Jeff He (Directeur des campagnes et de la communication IFAW Asie)
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+1 508 744 2195
+86 10 6440 2960
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+1 508 280 0705
+86 1390 120 5447
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WATCH: what makes Germany's wonderful Tiertafel pet clinic tick

Mar 11 2014
WATCH: what makes Germany's wonderful Tiertafel pet clinic tick

Germany’s unique Tiertafel program, an International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) partner that heroically distributes food to pet owners in need throughout the country, is what it is because of a cadre of volunteers and Claudia Hollm, its ebullient CEO.

Why the declawing of big cats needs to stop now

Mar 11 2014
Why the declawing of big cats needs to stop now

When I heard the news last week that a big cat show in Nevada had been cited for animal welfare violations, I cringed.

Prominent Chinese Citizen Calls for End to Fat Cats’ Fancy for Exotic Gifts – Elephant Ivory, Tiger Bone ….

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Mar 10 2014
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The fondness of China’s bureaucrats for giving and receiving exotic gifts made from animal products will soon be cut short if some of the country’s most eminent figures have their way.

Numerous proposals urging for the government to take immediate and strict measures to curtail the consumption and demand for endangered wildlife are tabled at the annual conferences of China’s legislative bodies - the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress (CPPCC).

Press Location: 
Beijing, China
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Grace Ge Gabriel, (IFAW Asia Regional Director)
Sabrina Qi Zhang
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+1 508 744 2195
+86 10 6440 2960
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