GOED NIEUWS: Hof van Justitie van Europese Unie verwerpt beroep tegen verbod op zeehondenproducten

Oct 3 2013

Wat een geweldig nieuws gisteren, toen bekend werd dat het hoogste gerechtshof van de Europese Unie bezwaren van Canadese en Noorse zeehondenjagers tegen de verordening van het Hof met betrekking tot zaak C/583-11P heeft verworpen.

WATCH: changing attitudes and outcomes for dogs in Chile

Oct 16 2013

In this brief narrated slideshow, International Fund for Animal Welfare Companion Animal Program officer, Hanna Lentz, takes a few minutes to explain how the IFAW team utilizes their Humane Community Development (HCD) approach to work with concerned citizens and help them better address animal management issues. -- ED

IFAW-WTI animal rescue teams reach cyclone-stricken area in India

Publication Date: 
Oct 15 2013
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IFAW-WTI animal rescue teams reach cyclone-stricken area in India
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IFAW-WTI animal rescue teams reach cyclone-stricken area in India

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) have dispatched a rescue team to provide emergency relief to animals affected by the super cyclone Phailin that saw the largest evacuation drive in the country.

With nearly 900,000 relocated from the coast by the government, a high likelihood of animals getting displaced triggered the action by the team.

Press Location: 
Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Mike Booth (IFAW HQ)
Sheren Shrestha, (WTI India)
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1-508-744-2076
+91 (0120) 4143900

UNESCO zeichnet erneut das Schülerprogramm „Animal Action“ des IFAW aus

Sep 24 2013
UNESCO zeichnet erneut das Schülerprogramm „Animal Action“ des IFAW aus

Das deutsche IFAW Team erhält  erneut die Anerkennung durch die UNESCO

Unser deutsches Animal Action Education-Team feierte in der vergangenen Woche in Bremen mit der deutschen UNESCO-Kommission die erneute Anerkennung des IFAW Schülerprogrammes als offizielles Projekt der UN-Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.

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执法人员1个月内查获7吨象牙

Publication Date: 
Oct 10 2013
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        今年9月下旬以来,肯尼亚、越南和中国香港执法人员先后查获了近7吨象牙。

        肯尼亚官员今日表示,昨日执法人员再次查缴2吨象牙,这是1周内查获的第2批象牙。上周五,肯尼亚执法人员查获重达2吨的象牙,这批象牙被藏匿在装有芝麻的集装箱内。该集装箱由乌干达运至蒙巴萨港,目的地是土耳其。

        昨日,执法人员再次查获2吨象牙,同样被藏匿在装有芝麻的集装箱内,运至土耳其。

        越南执法官员表示,他们上周五同样查获了近2吨象牙,这批象牙被藏匿在由马拉西亚运至的集装箱内,目的地是中国。据报道, 该集装箱申报物品是贝壳。

Press Location: 
南非开普敦
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
张琦 (IFAW中国办公室)
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+86 10 6440 2960
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In Baghdad, CITES workshop paves Iraq’s path for membership

Oct 11 2013
Members of the IFAW delegation, including the author (2nd from left), and the Ir

Members of the IFAW delegation, including the author (2nd from left), and the Iraqi Ministry of the Environment Once the plane landed on the runway, we went directly to passport control and then headed to the luggage belt to collect our bags.

As September drew to an end, so did whaling in Iceland, but for how long?

Oct 14 2013
As September drew to an end, so did whaling in Iceland, but for how long?

2013 was a grim year, with a decrease in minke whales killed offset by a vast increase in the number of fin whales killed.There are two types of whaling in Iceland.

These days, minke whaling is carried out primarily by one vessel, Hrafnreyður KÓ-100.