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 IFAW's 2017 World of Animals Art Contest is now open for preK-12th grade students! Contest ends March 30, 2017

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Animal Action Education has reached 5 million children worldwide on the power of
6 March 2017 Julie Matondo
I have a very vivid memory of the day my literature professor settled the fundamental question of the difference between Read more »
(From l-r) The author, IFAW Supporter Development Representative Ronelle Peterse
3 March 2017 Lisa Cant-Haylett
When I was 12 years old, I wanted to put my compassion and love for animals into action. But there were no such Read more »
2 March 2017 Azzedine Downes
This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to # Read more »
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2 March 2017
This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to # Watch Video »
30 December 2016
Our video team has been fortunate enough to chronicle so many of our successes over the years. Here is a rundown of our Watch Video »
23 September 2016
At a standing room only event, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was delighted to bring together CITES Watch Video »
3 March 2016
On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world Watch Video »
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China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day
3 March 2017
On this year’s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the ‘Protect Our Wildlife Star’ campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Jun Read more »
Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose
15 November 2016
Boosting law enforcement skills of stakeholders is critical to detecting, managing and adjudicating over wildlife cases In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies a Read more »
World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets
28 September 2016
Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some Read more »
China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals
27 June 2016
A unique effort to draw the attention of Chinese consumer to the plight of endangered species reaches a climax in Nanjing tonight with hundreds of thousands of shoppers having watched the animal picture show at the facade of a large building. The the Read more »
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12 April 2016
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Trust of India (www.wildlifetrustofindia.org) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Con Read more »
Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife
3 March 2016
Today, World Wildlife Day, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) announced that 34 extraordinary young leaders in conservation and animal welfare from around the world have been selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 candidates as delegates Read more »
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Animal Action Education Brochure
5 November 2015 by Nancy Barr
For more than two decades, the International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW has joined with educators, parents and celebrit Read more »
Saving animals
6 March 2013 by rbartlett
It’s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada’s cruel com Read more »
Victories For Animals
6 November 2012 by adintino
Timeline of  IFAW major victories from 1969 - present Read more »
Defending Seals
26 September 2012 by adintino
Each year in Canada, tens of thousands of baby harp seals are killed for their pelts. Read more »
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Kenya celebrates the inaugural World Wildlife Day
13 March 2014 by Jacqueline Nyagah
The last several months since the beginning of the year have been bitter-sweet for wildlife conservation and animal welfare Read more »
Why the declawing of big cats needs to stop now
11 March 2014 by Kelly Donithan
Research shows that newly declawed cats shift their body weight backward onto the large central pad of the front feet and Read more »
Have we forgotten to look at things from our dogs’ perspective?
4 March 2014 by Janice Hannah
Sometimes I wonder how much we understand about dogs.  Our own dogs, dogs in the park, dogs on the street in Read more »
Spotlight South Africa: teaching the inaugural World Wildlife Day class
3 March 2014 by Lisa Cant-Haylett
Having trouble viewing the slideshow above? Click here. World Wildlife Day takes place today, 3rd March 2014, as declared Read more »
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