Ein Rudel streunender Hunde kann in einem Dorf durchaus Angst verbreiten. Oft wird dann zu grausamen Mitteln wie Schlagstöcken oder Gift gegriffen, um das Problem zu "lösen". Solche schnellen „Lösungen“ schaffen das Problem jedoch niemals wirklich aus der Welt.
Four years ago I rushed to Madagascar to help stop over 100 melon-headed whales from stranding and dying along the islands’ shores. Like most cetacean species, melon-headed whales are very social animals. They rely on sound for communication and echolocation that are essential to reproduction, feeding and navigation.
Submitted by Alison Dnitino on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 9:58am
Conservation groups announced today a three-year $80 million Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action that will bring together NGOs, governments, and concerned citizens to stop the slaughter of Africa’s elephants, which are being decimated due to poaching for ivory. The Commitment Makers and their partners commit to funding and facilitating partnerships to advance a new three-pronged strategy that will catalyze a global movement to coordinate and leverage influence, constituencies, and resources to protect key elephant populations from poaching while reducing traffic
I am delighted that IFAW is a founding partner in the Clinton Global Initiative commitment: Partnership to Save African Elephants. IFAW has long advocated that in order to protect elephants we must address every link on the ivory trade chain just as outlined in the commitment’s approach: stop the killing, stop the trafficking and stop the demand. Below are recent posts exemplifying IFAW’s work to protect elephants in line with the CGI commitment.