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March 24, 2015
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ボツワナのカサネで明日開催される野生生物の違法取引に関する会議に世間の注目が集まる中、月曜日に開催されたアフリカゾウ・サミットでは、特にゾウの危機に対してアフリカ諸国では顕著な進展が見られたものの、その他の国では、ゾウの殺害と違法な象牙取引を阻止するための公約について明白な温度差があるように見えました。

象牙目的で年間50,000頭ものゾウが密猟される危機的状況からゾウを救うために緊急対策を導入するという2013年12月の公約の成果を評価するために昨日、約20カ国の代表が集まりました。会議中、国際自然保護連合(IUCN)は、アフリカゾウの個体数が2006年の550,000頭から現在は470,000頭に減少したと発表しました。

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南アフリカ、ケープタウン
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It’s no ‘fluke’ that Japanese whaling was banned: it’s just not science

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April 1, 2015
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(Sydney, 30 March) Tomorrow marks 12 months since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Japan to stop killing whales in the Antarctic, saying its whaling programme was not research, just commercial slaughter which violated an International Whaling Commission global moratorium.

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Russian wildlife seized in illegal trade deserve a chance to be wild again

April 6, 2015
A rehabilitated Gyrfalcon goes back to the wild. Photo © IFAW

A rehabilitated Gyrfalcon goes back to the wild. Photo © IFAW

Last Christmas Eve, an injured Gyrfalcon was discovered near Moscow.

Across the wire, the Liwonde Elephant Habitat Project

April 6, 2015
Poorly maintained fences provide fodder for snares.

Poorly maintained fences provide fodder for snares.Kilometers of unmaintained fences in Africa meant to protect wildlife are providing the raw materials for deadly devices leading to their demise.

Wire vandalised from boundary fences is used to create silent snares for indiscriminate poaching in places such as Liwonde National Park, Malawi’s flagship protected area.

Building a brighter future for elephants at Amboseli National Park

April 1, 2015
Building a brighter future for elephants at Amboseli National Park

Elephants are a keystone species, maintaining the balance of all other species in the ecosystem.Growing up just outside of London, the closest I ever got to seeing a wild animal was squirrels in my back garden and the deer in Richmond Park.

Oregon’s efforts to protect elephants and rhinos

March 31, 2015
Oregon bill SB 913 would make trading animal parts including elephant ivory, rhi

Oregon bill SB 913 would make trading animal parts including elephant ivory, rhinoceros horns or products made from either an offense in the state.This week, the Oregon bill SB 913 was heard in the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee.

Check out how well our favorite mama dog Kiki is doing!

April 1, 2015
“I don’t know where they got those greenish-greyish eyes – I swear!!” says mama

“I don’t know where they got those greenish-greyish eyes – I swear!!” says mama Kiki.Today I received a bunch of new photos from Dr. Erika Flores to update me on how the little family of mother dog and eight puppies that she’s currently fostering are doing. The pups look like they have almost doubled in size!

Paarungszeit für Wölfe in Polen

March 31, 2015
Paarungszeit für Wölfe in Polen

Seit 2001 beobachtet Wolfsexpertin Dr. Sabina Nowak unter anderem für den IFAW die Rückkehr der Wölfe in Westpolen und studiert ihre Ernährungsweise und Populationsdynamik. Jetzt haben Sabina und ihr Kollege Robert Mysłajek von einer ihrer Expeditionen neue Erkenntnisse und Fotos mitgebracht: