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PORTOROZ, Slovenia, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Countries led by Japan on Tuesday blocked a move by South American and African states to create a South Atlantic sanctuary for whales they say are endangered by hunting despite a global moratorium in force for ...
"It is very disappointing that once again, a proposal for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary has been harpooned," said Matt Collins of the International Fund for Animal Welfare. "A sanctuary in this region would have provided strong protection to a wide ...

Now is the time for the law to be strengthened and for fox hunting in Scotland to be really banned, for good." the International Fund for Animal Welfare's expert on hunting with dogs Jordi Casamitjana said he had reviewed Scottish hunts operating since ...
She was presented with the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Young Fundraiser of the Year Award, by television wildlife expert and personality Bill Oddie at a special event hosted by Baroness Gale.
Patrick Ramage, Global Whale Program director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, IFAW, said, "The World Court ruling against Japan's whaling was clear and unequivocal.
Such snares mean the sable either die of injuries - traps even brake bones - shock, blood loss, infections and during winter, frostbite.

This conclusion is a blow to the anti-hunting rhetoric put forward by organizations such as the Humane Society of the United States and International Fund for Animal Welfare. The USFWS's conclusion contradicts the assertions made by these anti-hunting ...
... dropped to about 80 percent in recent years. According to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the ivory trade is pushing endangered elephants towards extinction.
Shaking his hand as I presented him with an award on behalf of the International Fund for Animal Welfare last week was a very special moment, a chance to reflect on his sterling efforts as an outspoken advocate for wildlife as well as an opportunity to ...
"Because lemurs are only found in one place on earth, it is critical that we figure out how to save them along with other animals and plants that can only be found there," Jeff Flocken, a director with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW ...
Chad Gifford and his family teamed up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to host a special fund-raiser at the Mandarin Oriental Boston hotel on Wednesday.
The about 800-pound manatee was rescued from the cooling waters of Eel River in East Falmouth on September 22 by members of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescue team, just days before water temperatures fell to an uninhabitable 68 ...
Yesterday, we attended the inspirational International Fund for Animal Welfare's (IFAW) annual Animal Action Awards at London's House of Lords.
A North Devon 'animal hero' has been honoured by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for her lifelong dedication to wildlife rescue.
After receiving his award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare, he said: "If there is anything good coming from this Brexit business, can we go into an era where we revere wildlife, we respect wildlife, we want to care for wildlife and above ...
Crews from the International Fund for Animal Welfare, working with aquarium officials, are teaming up with the US Coast Guard to transport Washburn to SeaWorld Orlando, where she will continue her recovery until she is released into the wild in a few ...

Grace Ge Gabriel, Asia director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, says the study shows that wildlife advocates should work more closely with the health sector to deliver messages to the public.
After being monitored, rescued and transported by The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) under a permit and with guidance from the US Fish And Wildlife Service, a female Florida manatee that was found swimming off the coast of Falmouth, ...
Born in Wales but destined for the vast snowscapes of the Canadian Atlantic coastline, Mr. Davies, founder of the International Fund for Animal Welfare ("Awful name," he says, grimacing), seems loath to believe that his fight might be unwinnable.
Diana Lewis, founder of North Devon Animal Ambulance, will be honoured by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for her lifelong dedication to wildlife rescue.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said that governments had united behind "tough decisions", while the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said that "conservation trumped commerce". Among the animals affected by Cites decisions were: - African ...
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said it welcomed the Decision which, they believe, takes huge strides in the fight to disrupt the often murky and secretive world of wildlife cybercrime.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) welcomed the decision by the CoP17. "At a time when rhinoceros are more under threat than ever from poachers due to rapidly increasing black market prices in their horn, this decision by Parties to deny ...
Regardless, the practice was officially outlawed in 2011, much to the relief of organizations like the International Fund for Animal Welfare, which called the hunting tradition "cruel." Are any of these things what Pence was referring to? Did he get ...
... International Trade in endangered species (CITES) in Johannesburg was unanimous for the African species. "The rate at which they are being killed is completely unsustainable and cruel," said Mark Hofberg from the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
The programme, known as #tenBoma, makes predictions of where poachers are likely to strike, Faye Cuevas, a former US Army officer now working as chief of staff at the International Fund for Animal Welfare, said. It uses data such as animal mortality ...
The Dodo checked in with Dr. Kati Loeffler, previously director of animal health at the Chengdu Research Base and currently a veterinary advisor at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), to understand what's going on behind these photos.
"This is a perfect example of when the international community can come together for a species that truly needs help, and enacts strong, global regulations that can make a real difference," said Mark Hofberg from the International Fund for Animal ...
"Most of the decisions favour protection of animals for the long term, so overall it's been a very strong pro-conservation agenda," says Kelvin Alie, acting vice president of animal welfare and conservation at the International Fund for Animal Welfare ...
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) estimates that between 2.1 and 3.2 million African greys were captured between 1975 and 2013.
The Chinese government, in particular has focused on the giant panda, while neglecting other endangered species, according to Grace Ge Gabriel, regional director for China at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Giant panda A group of ...
Stephen Coan, president and CEO of Mystic Aquarium, said the discovery during a routine examination highlighted the importance of the International Fund for Animal Welfare's capture of the manatee last week. She was from plucked from Nantucket Sound ...
The program, known as #tenBoma, makes advanced analyses and predictions of where poachers are likely to strike, Faye Cuevas, a former U.S.
"This is an important step forwards to protect silky sharks, thresher sharks and devil rays," says Dr Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed, Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa at IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare). "Sharks fins and ray gills are ...
A first-ever comprehensive investigation into the sale of ivory and rhino horn in Australian and New Zealand auction houses has found the trade is flourishing.
Jeff Flocken, the North American Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare, told the Los Angeles Times earlier this month that the threat to the animals is "significant and escalating.
Instead, wildlife advocates say that animals often fare terribly after they're confiscated. "In some places, if the animals could speak up, maybe they'd choose to be with the traffickers," said Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed of the International Fund for Animal ...
Understanding Asian market demand for wildlife. Friday 30 September 2016 19:22. Mamaponya Motsai. International Fund for Animal Welfare Director in Asia, Grace Ge Gabriel, says Ifaw did a survey in China and it showed that 70% of the population did not ...
Rescue crews from the International Fund for Animal Welfare on Thursday successfully rescued a roughly 1,000 pound manatee that had been enjoying the Cape Cod waters since mid-August.
The adventurous sea cow was rescued off the coast of Falmouth, Massachusetts, just before the water temperatures dipped to a potentially fatal 67 degrees.
NORTH Wiltshire MP James Gray has put his weight behind a campaign to stop the illicit and cruel UK puppy trade. Mr Gray is supporting a new public awareness campaign launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to target the problem.
It was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council and International Fund for Animal Welfare. The event - organized by Peninsula College's Magic of cinema and the Sierra Club North Olympic Group - is free, although donations will be accepted.
... outcome, we saw that this decision-making mechanism for a process in trading ivory has been rejected and there will be no further discussion on that regulatory framework, which is really positive," said Jason Bell of the International Fund for ...
"Hopefully this will be followed by increased resources and attention being devoted to saving this well armored - but utterly defensive - and wholly unique species," Jeff Flocken, the North American regional director at the International Fund for ...
Other NGOs backing the proposal are the International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Wildlife conservation Society, BirdLife International and the Humane Society.
The Chinese government in particular has focused on the giant panda, while neglecting other endangered species, according to Grace Ge Gabriel, regional director for China at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). "The Chinese government has ...
Europe's only non-human primate, the Barbary Macaque, has gained the highest level of species protection at the Cites meeting in Johannesburg.
After being monitored, rescued and transported by The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) under a permit and with guidance from the US Fish And Wildlife Service, a female Florida manatee that was found swimming off the coast of Falmouth, ...
The plan now is to work with the International Fund for Animal Welfare, U.S. fish & Wildlife Service and the Coast Guard to fly the manatee back to Florida once it is stable enough to transport.


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