Oplettende ranger arresteert olifantenstroper

Dec 13 2013
Oplettende ranger arresteert olifantenstroper

De rangers begonnen hun onderzoek op de plaats waar de olifant gedood werd en volgden de sporen van een motor tot aan een manyatta (Massaï-dorp)

Jackson Sitonik, een getrouwde man met twee kinderen en trotse ranger op de Keniaanse vlaktes, is een held.

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Le Gabon arrête un braconnier et trafiquant d’ivoire

Dec 13 2013

Japanese fleet heads to Antarctica to harpoon whales – despite pending World Court ruling

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The Japanese whaling fleet has left port for Antarctica to train its harpoons on around 1,000 whales – despite a pending World Court ruling on whether or not its actions are lawful.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is urging the Japanese government to recall the fleet and respectfully await the imminent decision from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Australia’s legal case against Japan’s Southern Ocean whaling.

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Inspired scout helps Kenya Wildlife Service nab an elephant poacher

Dec 13 2013
Inspired scout helps Kenya Wildlife Service nab an elephant poacher

The rangers started their investigation at the scene of the crime and followed motorcycle tracks to a manyatta (Maasai homestead). c, IFAW/E.Mkala Jackson Sitonik, a married father of two and a proud game scout on the Kenyan park system’s grasslands, is a hero.

Ontai, a former poacher turned animal keeper in India, receives award

Dec 13 2013
Ontai, a former poacher turned animal keeper, receives award

Maheshwar “Ontai” Basumataryone of the IFAW-WTI animal keepers who was also featured in the documentary "Return of the Clouded Leopards", was awarded the Sanctuary Asia Wildlife Service Award this past Friday. This is reprinted from a story published in July on the WTI website. – SS

Visiting the wolves in Western Poland

Nov 28 2013
Visiting the wolves in Western Poland

Those two nosy little wolf pups were born in the Forest of Lower Silesia in Poland in 2013.  © Robert Myslajek

Sundown is just over, twilight is settling in.

There is no wind, no noises.

Badger culling prompts fierce debate in UK Parliament

Dec 12 2013
Chris Williamson MP (centre) pictured with costumed campaigners opposing the bad

Chris Williamson MP (centre) pictured with costumed campaigners opposing the badger cull.The contentious badger cull issue won’t go away for the Government.

DIAPORAMA : Des sympathisants envoient des petits bouts d’amour à Lily, la chienne combattive d’Afrique du Sud

Dec 5 2013
DIAPORAMA : Des sympathisants envoient des petits bouts d’amour à Lily, la chien

Victory: Ship Strike Rule renewed, your support has helped to literally save whales

Dec 11 2013
Victory: Ship Strike Rule renewed, your support has helped to literally save wha

Supporters like you have helped save right whales! c. IFAWFrom cruise ships to fishing boats and yachts to merchant ships - all have collided with whales.

North Atlantic right whales are slow; they also spend a lot of time at the surface of the ocean and near the coast. All of these traits make them highly vulnerable to human activities, especially being struck by ships.