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In this blog, I will concentrate on four of my study families: the AA, EA, GB and JA families. Elephants in Amboseli are Read more »
Authorities said Gordon paid a co-conspirator to buy raw elephant ivory in Africa and have it carved to his specifications. Read more »
It’s been a hectic three days already of counting elephants and other large mammals in the Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem. So Read more »
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Elephants don’t have much to laugh about these days. And it’s our fault as humans. During the last couple of Watch Video »
For Mother’s Day, IFAW is sharing some video of mothers and young of the species we protect. --ED When you’re Watch Video »
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
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Marcel Bertsch, of IFAW’s Dutch office, said: "While we applaud this seizure, it demonstrates that the illegal trade in elephant parts in Europe is rife and is having a devastating impact on vulnerable elephant populations in Africa and Asia Read more »
Despite repeated requests and an application made under the Freedom of Information Act, the zoos have refused to reveal to the NGOs the answers they gave to the Australian Department of Environment and Heritage (DEH) in response to questions about Read more »
“IFAW is very concerned that SANParks appears to be presenting a fait accompli in asking the public to prepare itself for the imminent resumption of an elephant cull,” said Jason Bell, Southern Africa Director of IFAW (International Fu Read more »
On Tuesday, a bull elephant killed an elephant handler at the Knysna Elephant Park, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, reportedly while out on a morning excursion. IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.or Read more »
“This report clearly shows the links between the legal and illegal ivory trades. Chinese policy makers and enforcement officials have tried to bring the trade under control, but according to IFAW’s study there simply is no way to stop Read more »
“It is very disappointing that an elephant was nearly killed by poachers within a protected nature reserve,” said Dr. Zhang Li IFAW’s Director of China, “Stronger measures must be taken to tackle wildlife poaching in the nat Read more »
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Conserving the forest and wildlife of the Bodoland Territorial Council Read more »
Elephants need protection - whether it’s individual animals or entire populations and their habitats. Read more »
Elephants at risk from poachers, whales and seals threatened by cruel hunts, wildlife and pets stranded after disasters Read more »
Elephants, tigers and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate for trinkets, potions and fashion. Read more »
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The Internet is a rapidly expanding global marketplace. Its anonymity and unregulated nature provide almost limitless Read more »
Chinese culture and traditional lore are deeply intertwined with beliefs over the curative powers of animals, and the use of Read more »
The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of the International Fund for Animal Welfare's(IFAW) views Read more »
The prevailing increase in elephant numbers across areas of southern Africa raises concern for their impact on biological Read more »
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