Saving the lives of Elephants and Humans

Publication Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2013
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An exercise to fit tracking collars on four elephants within the Amboseli eco system was completed in Kenya today. The GPS collars, which transmit a satellite and radio signal, map out the elephants’ migratory routes and identify how expansively the elephants travel in search of water and vegetation.

Press Location: 
Kajiado, Kenya
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Jacqueline Nyagah (IFAW, East Africa)
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+254 (20) 8072197/2406708
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+254 722 205556
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Getting Real – Urgent Plan Hopes to Reverse Onslaught on Elephants

Publication Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2013
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Getting Real – Urgent Plan Hopes to  Reverse Onslaught on Elephants

Hope for the future of elephants grew a little rosier today, when ministerial delegates to the IUCN African Elephant Summit in Botswana agreed to take urgent action to halt poaching and ivory trafficking.

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Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius (Wildlife Trade Programme)
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+27 21 701 8642
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+27 82 330 2558
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GPS zender brengt leven olifant in kaart

Publication Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2013
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Om het gedrag van olifanten en de afstanden die ze afleggen beter te begrijpen,
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Om het gedrag van olifanten en de afstanden die ze afleggen beter te begrijpen,

Om het gedrag van olifanten en de afstanden die ze afleggen beter te begrijpen, heeft het International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) gisteren vier olifanten uit het Amboseli National Park in Kenia uitgerust met GPS zenders. De halsbanden maken gebruik van satelliet- en radiosignalen om de locatie van de dieren door te geven.

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Press Contact: 
Rob Schaap (IFAW NL)
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070-3355011
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06-24385931
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In Playa del Carmen, neighbors gather during dramatic rescue of Rapunzel the kitten

Tue, 12/03/2013
In Playa del Carmen, neighbors gather during dramatic rescue of Rapunzel the kit

“Rapunzel” fell 39 feet down a pipe into an underground sewage system.A kitten fell 39 feet down a pipe into an underground sewage system, but rescuer Cryss didn’t know that 24 hours before.

She had come home after vacation and heard the unmistakable sound of a kitten crying. It was very late and dark so she waited to investigate until the morning.

Once near death on the streets of Mexico, Coconut the dog has now found his forever home

Mon, 12/02/2013

Watch the amazing transformation and joyful new beginning from what had been a tough start for Coconut the dog.

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In June, during a trip to the remote, south east side of Cozumel, my IFAW colleagues and I came upon a stray dog covered in used motor oil and little more than skin and bones.

Once near death on the streets of Mexico, Coconut the dog has now found his forever home

Mon, 12/02/2013

Watch the amazing transformation and joyful new beginning from what had been a tough start for Coconut the dog.

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In June, during a trip to the remote, south east side of Cozumel, my IFAW colleagues and I came upon a stray dog covered in used motor oil and little more than skin and bones.

Once near death on the streets of Mexico, Coconut the dog has now found his forever home

Mon, 12/02/2013

Watch the amazing transformation and joyful new beginning from what had been a tough start for Coconut the dog.

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In June, during a trip to the remote, south east side of Cozumel, my IFAW colleagues and I came upon a stray dog covered in used motor oil and little more than skin and bones.

At Moscow polar bear forum, EU must work to end international commercial trade

Publication Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2013
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At Moscow polar bear forum, EU must work to end international commercial trade

At an international polar bear forum this week marking the 40th anniversary of the “Agreement on the Conservation of the Polar Bear”, the IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) called on the EU  to go further in addressing the threats polar bears face today, by addressing climate change and corresponding loss of polar bear habitat, and by banning the international commercial trade in polar bear parts. 

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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At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial trade

Publication Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2013
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At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial tr

At an international polar bear forum this week marking the 40th anniversary of the “Agreement on the Conservation of the Polar Bear”, the IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) called on countries to go further in addressing the threats polar bears face today, by addressing climate change and corresponding loss of polar bear habitat, and by banning the international commercial trade in polar bear parts. 

Press Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Cynthia Carson (IFAW US)
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(202) 536-1921
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