Posts Tagged ‘ international fund for animal welfare ’

Poacher Killed, Tusks Recovered in Tsavo Park

6. Mai 2010
Poacher Killed, Tusks Recovered in Tsavo Park

One elephant poacher was killed a week ago while another was injured by rangers in the Rhodesia Rhino Valley area of Tsavo West National Park.
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Rescue Underway in Cozumel, Mexico for evicted dogs and cats

4. Mai 2010
Rescue Underway in Cozumel, Mexico for evicted dogs and cats

Eduardo arrived at the dump with “Gabacho”, the man who has lived at the dump for 20 years and taken care of many dogs and cats over those years. The dump has been taken over by a new company, and Gabacho and the animals were just evicted. Here’s what they found when they arrived:
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Cozumel Dump Dogs and Cats Facing Eviction and Homelessness

28. April 2010
Cozumel Dump Dogs and Cats Facing Eviction and Homelessness

Since 2009, myself and staff from the Humane Society of Cozumel have been visiting Cozumel`s municipal dump to rescue puppies and kittens and also to provide medical attention to each of the dogs and cats that have been being cared for by the two men that live on the premises. This care has included...
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IFAW Africa: Rescuing Shaka, the Lion Cub

27. April 2010
IFAW Africa: Rescuing Shaka, the Lion Cub

April 6th - Two days after being spotted, the cub, by then named Shaka, was still within the general vicinity but had moved locations. Without a trace of the mother, Elphas Bitok, the Park’s resident research scientist, and a small team of rangers decided to try and capture him with, uh, a blanket and...
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IFAW’s Earth Day Rally for Whales a Great Success

26. April 2010
IFAW’s Earth Day Rally for Whales a Great Success

We had a great turnout yesterday for our Earth Day rally for the whales on the National Mall in Washington DC. Thanks to everyone who was there in person – and in spirit – to help us celebrate Earth Day and our efforts to save our planet’s great whales.
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IFAW S. Africa: Animal Action Tree Planting Event

21. April 2010
IFAW S. Africa: Animal Action Tree Planting Event

It is said by some people that the word vuvuzela is a rough translation from iziZulu simply meaning “making noise” and that is just what a group of sixty learners from a primary school in Khayelitsha did on 14 April 2010, made noise for trees and our environment.
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IFAW Africa: Bush meat poaching in Kenya

12. April 2010
IFAW Africa: Bush meat poaching in Kenya

The Kenyan government has long recognized the high value and importance of protecting its exceptional abundance of wildlife. It therefore set land aside exclusively for the protection of flora and fauna, founding the first National Park as early as 1946. But today, Kenya’s wildlife, inside and outside its parks, is suffering from extensive meat poaching.
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IFAW Canada: High-Flying Adventures for Rescued Dogs

6. April 2010
IFAW Canada: High-Flying Adventures for Rescued Dogs

A puppy in the First Nations community. It happened as it usually does with a phone call or an email. But this time the request was slightly different. Rather than someone from a community serviced by IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project asking for help, the request was from an external source looking to move dogs...
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IFAW Russia: Orphan Bear Diaries, April 1, 2010

1. April 2010
IFAW Russia: Orphan Bear Diaries, April 1, 2010

It’s nearly time for breakfast. The bear cubs are learning to eat from bowls instead of drinking from bottles. It’s not easy. The bigger ones, sisters Nota and Nadya are already used to it, but the smaller ones Borya and his sister Lena and Veles are struggling.
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IFAW Russia: Orphan bears fitted with satellite collars

31. März 2010

The following post was submitted by Marja Kingma, International Fund for Animal Welfare volunteer currently working from IFAW's Orphan Bear Rescue Center in Bubonitsy, Russia. It was an early rise this morning, because I was going to help put with the...
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IFAW Africa: Wild Dogs Comeback in Tsavo West National Park

30. März 2010
IFAW Africa: Wild Dogs Comeback in Tsavo West National Park

For a long time, wild dogs were considered vermin. Eradication programs drove them to the brink of extinction. No wild dogs had been sighted in Tsavo West National Park for the past 20 years or so. But now they are back. With protection, we hope they will thrive.
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IFAW Dubai: At last, Atlantis Hotel Releases Whale Shark

26. März 2010
IFAW Dubai: At last, Atlantis Hotel Releases Whale Shark

The Atlantis Hotel in Dubai recently announced that ‘Sammy’ a 13-foot female whale shark had been released back to the ocean after spending months in captivity. The International Fund for Animal Welfare is celebrating the news after a long-fought campaign to free the threatened shark.
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