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Next week, governments from around the world will meet in Portorož, Slovenia, for the 66th meeting of the International Read more »
TripAdvisor’s travel website—which operates in 48 markets globally, covers more than 6 million attractions, and Read more »
Pamela Anderson, Vladimir Pozner and other luminaries were on hand at the inaugural meeting of IFAW’s Russia Council Read more »
Update: On the final day of the Conference, Parties ratified a commitment to stamp out illegal online wildlife trade by Watch Video »
Namibia, South Africa and Botswana urged Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ( Watch Video »
Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks. And the International Fund for Watch Video »
This piece was co-authored by John Scanlon, Secretary General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Watch Video »
A win for whales and a blow against Japan’s ‘scientific’ whaling at the International Whaling Commission
Anti-whaling nations scored a victory on the penultimate day of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia, today as a resolution was passed to ensure tighter scrutiny of Japan’s permitting process for its so-calle Read more »
Urgent measures to prevent critically endangered vaquita from sliding into extinction approved by International Whaling Commission
Urgent conservation measures to try to save the world’s most threatened species of dolphin from extinction have been approved at the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Portoroz, Slovenia. The critically endangered vaq Read more »
Japan’s resumption of Antarctic ‘scientific whaling’ under the spotlight as key meeting of International Whaling Commission convenes
As delegates from around the world converge on Portoroz, Slovenia for the opening of the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Monday, pro and anti-whaling nations are set to clash over Japan’s so-called ‘scientifi Read more »
Cybercriminals are the latest losers at the CoP17 of CITES following the Decision to ratify a commitment by all 183 Parties to stamp out illegal online wildlife trade. The Decision requires all Parties to take a raft of measures to ensure that cyberc Read more »
As the world’s biggest wildlife trade jamboree wrapped up in Johannesburg, South Africa today, the general consensus was that conservation trumped commerce in many significant votes for animals. The Convention on International Trade in Endanger Read more »
Divisions between African Parties failed elephant populations today, denying them the CITES Appendix I listing which would offer them the greatest possible protection from poaching and illegal trade. Amid dramatic scenes, the proposal - supported by Read more »
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
The result of a comprehensive analysis of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Read more »
In this brief interview with the International Fund for Animal Welfare Director for France and Francophone Africa, Cé Read more »
Wednesday, September 18 marked the 2013 annual International Conservation Caucus Foundation Gala in Washington, D.C. Read more »
Earlier this week, I gave you an update on the opening of the IFAW Model Fish Farm and Elephant Fence project in Malawi. Read more »
In the video above, IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes discusses why the opening of the Chikolongo Community Fish Farm is Read more »