GOOD NEWS: IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes updates us on a very positive move for elephants by the government of China. Read and share and stay tuned to http://ifaw.org for all the latest animal welfare news. Many thx.
Representatives Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) have just re-introduced the Captive Primate Safety Act, H.R. 2856, a bill which would end the shameful interstate pet trade in monkeys, great apes, and other primates. Stand with IFAW and other animal welfare groups in urging your congressmember to vote yes on the Captive Primate Safety Act!
If you or anyone you know is a resident of Maine, please support the new ballot initiative to ban the arcane hunting practices or baiting, trapping, and hounding. Help support wildlife in Maine by voting for this initiative!
Help us protect people and big cats by urging your senator to support the new bill introduced in the senate to provide comprehensive laws on private big cat ownership in the US. Click here to read our blog post and sign a letter to your senator! We thank you for your support.
A new Duke University study shows that the level of ice decline is seriously hurting the young harp seal population. Click here to learn more about the study and share it with others so we can get the word out there and save the seals!
IFAW works in Northern Canada's remote First Nation Communities where there is little or no adequate veterinary care. Each year, IFAW staff and vets visit communities and set up spay/neuter clinics as well as conduct educational programs stressing the importance of responsible pet ownership.
ACTION: In this post including a video featuring Dr. Jane Goodall and Sir Iain Douglas-Hamilton; both make a passionate appeal to the world's nations saying today's US #ivorycrush can be a rallying cry in the fight to save elephants. You can help right now; watch the video, share this post and let your US rep know you care! TY!
We need your help to stop Icelandic whaling! Please click this link and help by retweeting our message to the Secretary of the Interior to Pelly certify Iceland to send them a message that fin whaling is not ok!
Purabi and Dwimalu are two rhino calves being hand reared in Manas National Park in India with the assistance of some IFAW staff members. Dwimalu was orphaned in the wild when his mother was poached, and Purabi was brought to Manas to ensure Dwimalu had a friend growing up. Check out the awesome photos here!
Humane Society of Cozumel dogs and cats are adopted or waiting to be adopted. IFAW is working to promote sterilization and adequate guardianship of companion animals in Cozumel. Please admire these photos of lifesaving efforts and share this album so others may as well!
IFAW works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress. IFAW seeks to motivate the public to prevent cruelty to animals and to promote animal welfare and conservation policies that advance the well-being of both animals and people.