Ukraine-Krise: Liveschaltung ins Tierheim in Gorlovka

maart 4, 2015

In dem Video sprechen wir mit Alevtina Anischenko, der Leiterin des Tierheims in Gorlovka in der Ostukraine. Sie und ihr Mann blieben alleine im Kriegsgebiet zurück, um sich um mehr als 300 Hunde zu kümmern, während rundherum die Kämpfe tobten. Tragischerweise wurde das Tierheim auch noch von einer Granate getroffen.

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Les dirigeants du monde passent en revue les avancées dans la crise des espèces sauvages

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maart 19, 2015
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Les dirigeants du monde passent en revue les avancées dans la crise des espèces

Les représentants des gouvernements du monde entier se réuniront la semaine prochaine à Kasane, au Botswana, pour deux conférences internationales dédiées à la protection des espèces sauvages. À cette occasion, ils passeront en revue les réussites et les échecs des récents programmes de protection des éléphants et de lutte contre le trafic de faune sauvage.

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Le Cap, Afrique du Sud
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Julie Landry (IFAW Communication)
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03 26 48 64 79
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06 12 36 40 07
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Rescue team frees dolphin from sea ice

maart 20, 2015
Once in a stretcher the dolphin was carefully brought to our rescue trailer.

Now, as temperatures begin to warm and the ice starts to break up, the potential for dolphins to get into trouble has become very real.The dolphin was completely trapped in sea ice and slush, unable to free itself and swim away from shore.

Maryland’s missed opportunity to protect elephants

maart 23, 2015
Maryland does have an ivory problem.

While we had a strong showing of support for the trade legislation bill, unfortunately, it did not pass.I recently made the drive to Annapolis, Maryland, to testify in support of proposed state legislation to ban the trade in ivory.

World Leaders Gather to Ponder Wildlife Crises

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maart 19, 2015
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World Leaders Gather to Ponder Wildlife Crises

Governments will gather at back to back conferences in Kasane, Botswana, next week to review the successes, or otherwise, of recent attempts to better protect elephants and end illegal wildlife trade.

On Monday, 23rd March, the African Elephant Summit will gather governments from around the world to discuss and review progress on measures agreed in December 2013 intended to alleviate the poaching of elephants in the wild, driven by global demand for ivory.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW SA)
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+27 82 330 2558
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SLIDESHOW: Zeven schattige beertjes in Russisch opvangcentrum

maart 12, 2015
 Zeven schattige beertjes in Russisch opvangcentrum

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In het Berenopvangcentrum van het IFAW in het Russische Bubonitsy worden op dit moment zeven weesbeertjes verzorgd en gerehabiliteerd.

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Time has come to ask for amendments to the Hunting Act

maart 18, 2015
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We are now calling for a number of necessary amendments of the Hunting Act to address this clear enforcement problem.Today we received the news that the RSPCA has dropped the prosecution against the huntsman of the Cattistock hunt that was scheduled to be heard in a few weeks’ time.

IFAW calls for amendments to Hunting Act in light of another hunting prosecution being dropped and trail hunting repeatedly being used by hunts as a false alibi

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maart 18, 2015
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is changing its position on the Hunting Act and calling for a number of necessary amendments in light of another prosecution being dropped.

IFAW, one of the key groups involved in successfully campaigning for the Hunting Act to be introduced a decade ago, has continued to work to protect this vital piece of wildlife legislation. However, it believes the Act now needs amending so it can be used more effectively.

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London, UK
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Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
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WATCH: Kiki's puppies have started walking and exploring!

maart 18, 2015

Watch this clip of Kiki’s puppies exploring Dr. Flore’s home.

Kiki’s puppies are just about four weeks old now. Their eyes are open and they’ve discovered how to stand up and are taking their first steps. The pups are slowly beginning to move around and explore the world around them – under the watchful eye of mom and Dr. Erika Flores, of course.