Posts Tagged ‘ wildlife trade ’

Conservation loses one of its best

17. August 2017
Conservation loses one of its best

Azzedine Downes Aug 17 2017 read more
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Two cheetah cubs rescued in the Horn of Africa

16. August 2017

Gail A’Brunzo Aug 1 2017 Two cheetah cubs in Somaliland have been recently rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. Both cubs were voluntarily surrendered to Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)’s local associates after extensive negotiations. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and CCF have partnered together in the rescue of these cubs. The partnership...
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Rhino horn auction all about profit, not protection nor conservation

16. August 2017
Rhino horn auction all about profit, not protection nor conservation

Dr. Joseph Okori Aug 16 2017 On Monday, the first ever legal online auction of rhino horn will be held by a South African auction house. The horn to be sold belongs to South Africa’s biggest commercial rhino farmer, John Hume. read more
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What the future holds this World Elephant Day

11. August 2017
What the future holds this World Elephant Day

Grace Ge Gabriel Aug 11 2017 I have never felt as optimistic for elephants as I feel today on this World Elephant Day 2017. read more
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Taking steps to combat illegal wildlife trafficking

9. August 2017

Tania McCrea-Steele Aug 9 2017 This blog originally apppeared on ebayinc.com on August 9, 2017, written by Mike Carson, Senior Manager of Global Policy and Regulatory Management at eBay. It is republished here with permission. –TMS read more
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Saving elephants, the Fleetwood way

8. August 2017
Saving elephants, the Fleetwood way

Donna Gadomski Aug 8 2017 Last week in New York, musician and IFAW ambassador Mick Fleetwood joined his ex-wife, IFAW ambassador Lynn Fleetwood and their daughters, Ruby and Tessa, to witness the destruction of two tons of confiscated ivory in New York’s Central Park. read more
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Ivory crush in New York’s Central Park

3. August 2017
Ivory crush in New York’s Central Park

Jeffrey Flocken Aug 3 2017 Today, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) destroyed almost two tons of illegal ivory confiscated through state enforcement efforts. I was honored to represent IFAW at this important occasion.  read more
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Life is good for rescued rhino calves at CWRC

1. August 2017
Life is good for rescued rhino calves at CWRC

Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary Aug 2 2017 read more
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Two cheetah cubs rescued in the Horn of Africa

31. Juli 2017

Gail A’Brunzo Aug 1 2017 Two cheetah cubs in Somaliland have been recently rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. Both cubs were voluntarily surrendered to Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)’s local associates after extensive negotiations. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and CCF have partnered together in the rescue of these cubs. The partnership...
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IFAW’s work around the globe on International Tiger Day

27. Juli 2017

Gail A’Brunzo Jul 29 2017 Tiger populations around the world face a number of increasing challenges in the struggle for their place in the wild. Human encroachment into habitat. Poaching. Hunting. Private ownership. These are a few of the mounting obstacles threatening tigers, both wild and captive. read more
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Meet one of the brave on World Ranger Day

26. Juli 2017
Meet one of the brave on World Ranger Day

Deanne Gibbs Jul 30 2017 World Ranger Day is an opportunity to sing the praises of the frontline defenders of our wild places. Men and women who lay their lives on the line daily to protect and preserve – and who, sadly and more frequently, do in fact lose their lives. read more
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Legal rhino horn trade, not the answer for conservation

25. Juli 2017
Legal rhino horn trade, not the answer for conservation

Dr. Joseph Okori Jul 26 2017 In late June, South African rhino breeder John Hume announced that he would be selling a portion of his rhino horn stockpile in a legal global online auction in August 2017. It is believed the rhino farmer now owns more than 1,500 of the animals and harvests their...
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