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Political advocacy news
Perhaps it seems a little ironic that we celebrate Endangered Species Day, as the fact that so many animals are endangered Read more »
Think globally, act locally: Summit pledges ‘social contract’ among conservancies, NGOs to protect elephants
This week’s Giants Club Summit and the weekend’s historic ivory burn in Kenya will be monumental exhibits of Read more »
It’s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east Watch Video »
Early this week, Curtis Wilmington, the owner of the Oahu gifts retailer Hawaiian Accessories, Inc. pleaded guilty to Watch Video »
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 »
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 »
Japan’s whaling fleet returns to port after resuming Antarctic whaling in defiance of international law
Japan’s whaling fleet returned to port today (Thur), after ignoring international law and global opposition to resume its illegal slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean. According to media reports, the Japanese government announced that the Read more »
The fight to win the war on wildlife crime in Southern Africa has been given a massive boost in Malawi thanks to an initiative supported by the UK Government through the IWT Challenge Fund. Malawi has been identified as a major ivory trafficking hots Read more »
Responding to a scientific petition by conservation groups, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today said Endangered Species Act protections may be warranted for seven species of pangolin, one of the most sought-after and poached wild animals i Read more »
Over the past decade, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has worked tirelessly alongside the US Government to Read more »
In two weeks’ time, something rather unusual will take place in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Read more »
IFAW President & CEO Azzedine Downes discusses some of the challenges and opportunities we face in helping to protect Read more »
The backdrop couldn’t have been more apt. The vast savannah landscape of Amboseli National Park in Kenya, is home to Read more »