Six hand-reared bears learning the ways of the Northern Indian forest

May 12 2014
Six hand-reared bears are growing up and growing wild in Northeast India

IFAW animal keepers, Lakhiram Bhuyan and Rama Umpo, follow orphan bears acclimatizing to wild IFAW Bear Rescue Centre field officer Soumya Dasgupta filed this report about six hand-reared bears growing up and growing wild in Northeast India. –SS

Bush fire koala heads home

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May 9 2014

Nicknamed Richardson Jane, a local koala bushfire victim has been released back into the bush having been successfully rehabilitated by local carers and animal welfare charity,  International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).


Richardson Jane was one of the very few survivors of the Heatherbrae blaze at Port Stephens which burnt out of control in late October. Her rescue was a joint operation by the Native Animal Trust Fund and Hunter Koala Preservation Society, with her medical treatment funded by IFAW.


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Een lokale oplossing voor een wereldwijd probleem

May 5 2014

Met de campagne ‘Adopta un caine’ toont Roemenië een moderne visie op dierenwelzijn.



Tribute to an inspirational campaigner, Francisco Goncalves

May 9 2014
Tribute to an inspirational campaigner, Francisco Goncalves

Francisco Goncalves. Photo source: Greenpeace.The 8th of May was a very sad day for many people in the conservation and animal welfare world as we learnt that our fellow campaigner, Francisco Goncalves, had lost his battle with cancer.

Bushfire koala Richardson Jane returns home

May 9 2014
Bushfire koala Richardson Jane returns home

Richardson Jane at the koala hospital.It was seven months ago that the devastating bushfires hit the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. Trudging through the ashen smoking ground I joined a line of volunteers from Native Animal Trust Fund, Hunter Koala and WINC on a ‘black walk’ of the fire-ground to search for wildlife survivors.

Krijgt het verhaal van tijger Cinderella een sprookjeseinde?

May 9 2014
Precies een jaar geleden werd tijger Cinderella weer uitgezet

Een foto van Cinderella, gemaakt met een cameraval.

Precies een jaar geleden werd Cinderella, de Amoertijger, weer uitgezet in het wild. We noemden haar Cinderella, Zolushka in het Russisch, omdat we hoopten dat haar verhaal een sprookjeseinde zou krijgen.