Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act

Publication Date: 
Jun 7 2016
Publication Image: 
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
Publication Image: 
IFAW北京猛禽救助中心年报(BRRC, 2001-2011)

(中文,PDF,2.45MB)

Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife

Publication Date: 
Jun 22 2018
Thumbnail: 
Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife
Image: 
Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Baidu, the leading Chinese language internet search provider, launched an historical initiative to protect biodiversity, at Baidu’s headquarters in Beijing. 

Press Location: 
Beijing, China
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Erika Qu
Contact phone: 
+86 132 6131 1495
Contact email: 

Pour la première fois depuis trois ans, l’Islande reprend la chasse au rorqual

Jun 20 2018
Pour la première fois depuis trois ans, l’Islande reprend la chasse au rorqual

Pour la première fois depuis 2015, la chasse au rorqual commun reprend en Islande. Les baleiniers qui partent en mer vont harponner ce mammifère marin menacé, la deuxième plus grande espèce de baleine au monde.

Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after three-year hiatus

Publication Date: 
Jun 20 2018
Thumbnail: 
Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after th
Image: 
Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after th

Harpoons are being trained on endangered fin whales in Icelandic waters for the first time in three years this summer.

Press Location: 
London
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
Contact mobile: 
07917 507717
Contact email: 

Fin whaling resumes in Iceland for first time in three years

Jun 20 2018
Fin whaling resumes in Iceland for first time in three years

For the first time since 2015, fin whale hunting is taking place in Iceland, with whaling vessels heading out to sea to train their harpoons on this endangered marine mammal, the second largest whale in the world.  

Nach drei Jahren Pause: Isländische Firma macht wieder Jagd auf Finnwale

Publication Date: 
Jun 20 2018

International Fund for Animal Welfare and National Whistleblower Center form strategic partnership

Publication Date: 
Jun 13 2018
Thumbnail: 
International Fund for Animal Welfare and National Whistleblower Center form str
Image: 
International Fund for Animal Welfare and National Whistleblower Center form str

Partnership bolsters efforts in tackling wildlife trafficking around the globe

Press Location: 
Washington D.C.
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Kate Farinella
Contact phone: 
+1 646 838 3951
Contact email: 

New regulations from Defra will make it easier to tackle wildlife cybercrime

Jun 12 2018
New regulations from Defra will make it easier to tackle wildlife cybercrime

We’re delighted with the news today that the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has just published a new addition to the Control of Trade in Endangered Species Regulations (COTES), making it an offence to sell certain wildlife specimens online without valid certification.