CITES takes a Byte out of Wildlife Cybercrime

Publication Date: 
Sep 30 2016
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Wildlife cybercriminals will be under more scrutiny than ever following the commitment by all 183 Parties to CITES, to stamp out illegal online wildlife trade.

The decision was taken at a high level meeting held during the CoP17 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES) being held in Johannesburg, South Africa this week.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Eleonora Panella, IFAW EU
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
+32 2 237 60 52

No Monkeying around at CITES as Parties Vote for full Protection for Barbary macaques

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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IFAW welcomed the decision today by the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to give greater protection to Barbary macaques by transferring them from Appendix II to Appendix I – thus giving the species greater protection from international trade.

“This is a critical step in preventing a further decline in Barbary macaque populations,” says Rikkert Reijnen, Senior Project Lead, Wildlife Trade at IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare).

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Eleonora Panella, IFAW EU
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
+32 2 237 60 52

Pangolins win at CITES

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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Parties today at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg decided that the most illegally traded mammal in the world urgently needs protection from further over-exploitation. All eight pangolin species are being transferred from Appendix II to Appendix I – thus prohibiting any international commercial trade with pangolin parts.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW South Africa
Eleonora Panella, IFAW EU
Contact phone: 
+27 (0) 82 330 2558
+32 2 237 60 52

INTERPOL and IFAW announce expanded wildlife crime enforcement network at tenBoma CITES event

Publication Date: 
Sep 28 2016
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Today enforcement officials and global thought leaders will gather at a CITES side event as INTERPOL and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) announce their cooperation on IFAW’s tenBoma initiative in Kenya, which represents an important expansion of their longstanding collaboration combatting global wildlife trafficking.

Press Location: 
Johannesburg, South Africa
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Christina Pretorius, IFAW Southern Africa
INTERPOL Press Office, Lyon, France
Contact phone: 
+27 82 330 2558
+33 4 72 44 00 00

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Publication Date: 
Jun 7 2016
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Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act would bring long-overdue amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada, ban the sale of cat and dog fur in Canada;  and ban the importation of shark fink into Canada.  

Please download a copy of our infographic on how this important Bill will help protect animals in Canada. 

IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(2001-2011)

Publication Date: 
Apr 6 2012
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IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

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Journée mondiale du pangolin : rappeler au monde qu’une espèce s’éteint

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Feb 16 2018
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Journée mondiale du pangolin : rappeler au monde qu’une espèce s’éteint

Le 17 février est la Journée mondiale du pangolin, mais pour si adorable qu’elle soit, cette boule d’écailles est aussi le mammifère le plus trafiqué au monde, ce qui en fait une espèce en danger d’extinction.

Press Location: 
Reims
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Romina Sanfourche - IFAW communication
Contact phone: 
06 12 36 40 07
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Welt-Schuppentier-Tag: Mahnung an eine aussterbende Art

Publication Date: 
Feb 16 2018
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Gnadenlos gejagt - die archaisch aussehenden Schuppentiere (c) IFAW

Der 17. Februar ist Welt-Schuppentier-Tag. Die skurril aussehenden Schuppentiere oder Pangoline sind das am häufigsten illegal gehandelte Säugetier weltweit und vom Aussterben bedroht. Nach Medienberichten sind 2017 weltweit fast 50 Tonnen Pangolin-Schuppen aufgegriffen worden, dafür mussten mehr als 42.000 Tiere sterben.

Press Location: 
Hamburg
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Andreas Dinkelmeyer
Contact phone: 
+49 (0)40 866 500 15
Contact mobile: 
+49 (0)173 622 75 39
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Au Royaume-Uni, les citoyens se mobilisent pour rendre leur ivoire et protéger les éléphants

Publication Date: 
Feb 2 2018
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Au Royaume-Uni, une action de restitution d’objets en ivoire pour protéger les éléphants contre le braconnage et le trafic d’ivoire a connu un immense succès. Près de 500 objets ont été rendus en seulement quelques mois, pour un total d’environ 150 kg.

Press Location: 
Londres
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Romina Sanfourche, Chargée de communication
Anne Perthuis, Service de presse IFAW France
Contact mobile: 
06 12 36 40 07
01 53 53 36 87