Honorary board member Dr. Jane Goodall hosts "Shelter Me: Community Matters," the seventh episode of the inspiring national PBS series that tells the powerful stories of shelter pets and the people who help them. We're incredibly proud of our partnership with Working Dogs for Conservation and our Rescues 2the Rescue team, rescuing dogs who will prove invaluable in saving wildlife, protecting...
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In the past 15 months, Kasungu National Park has reported the loss of only one elephant at the hands of poachers. This is an astonishing improvement over the four to five elephants found poached in Kasungu each month prior to the establishment of the unit.

Kasungu unit records poacher arrest milestones, persevering through floods

Yarik was only seven months old when he was cruelly shot in in his face by poachers. Luckily, local residents informed rescue teams who set out immediately to rescue the cub and pursue the poachers. The fight for Yarik's life is a daily battle, and one that has great implications for the future of the Amur tiger species - only 500 left.

Shot in face by poachers, a new cub joins three orphans recovering at IFAW supported centre.

Happy Spring! On this evening of the vernal equinox, we're sharing a few great wildlife wallpapers for you to add to your desktop or smartphone. Download and enjoy! (© IFAW / B. Hollweg)
International Day of Happiness is a perfect time for us all to take a step back from our daily activities, express gratitude for the things in our lives that bring us happiness, and recommit ourselves to protecting those things. Join IFAW, our CEO and President Azzedine T. Downes, and #MakeItHappy today!

International Day of Happiness: How Animals #MakeItHappy

Following a surveillance operation, enforcement officials seized cages, snares, nets, falsified marking rings and hundreds of birds from a criminal network. It is time for stronger national and European regulations to protect endangered species.

Hundreds of protected birds freed from traffickers’ claws

We're shocked to have read the news that Grizz the working dog was shot at the request of Auckland Airport officials after he ran from his handler. RIP Grizz.

Grizz the dog shot dead at Auckland Airport after running loose on tarmac

The future wasn’t looking good for Shams until he encountered the kindness of a few good people.

Injured Saluki recovering from injury

The 2017 IFAW Animal Action Art and Writing Contest is happening in the UK and elsewhere! Know a child who'd love to participate?

Create elephant artwork to help the herds! | National Geographic Kids

Every time we post about a dolphin stranding, we get lots of great questions about what's going on and why we do the things we do. Here are some of the answers. Have more? Comment below!

Nine things you may not know about dolphins

Satellite collars provide us with essential data that we use to track and anticipate movements of elephants. Take a behind the scenes look at testing this fundamental tool that allows us to increase protections for such an iconic species.

Testing satellite collars for elephant orphans

This is Legolas, a beautiful green-eyed kitten brought to our Mdzananda Animal Clinic after being run over by a forklift. She's now three-legged and missing her tail, but she's alive thanks to the incredibly caring team in Mdzananda.

Saving a kitten makes a vet reflect

A dead orca has washed up on a West Auckland beach. - New Zealand Herald

Orca found dead on West Auckland beach - National - NZ Herald News

March is #DolphinAwarenessMonth and we're reminding everyone that all cetaceans including dolphins are protected species. While it may be tempting to push a wayward dolphin back out to sea, the best thing to do is keep back and call for help. Usually there is a good reason why a dolphin strands. They may need medical treatment or to be moved to a more optimal location before release for the...
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The US reneging on the Paris Agreement would be among the worst environmental decisions in modern history. It’s not just what it would mean for America's clean air, water, and natural habitats — but also the domino effect it might launch around the world. The US has pumped more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than any other, and the rest of the big polluters may well decide that a deal...
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More than 50,000 supporters tell Trump: Stick with Paris climate agreement

As of April 1, Switzerland will prohibit the importation of all commercial seal products including skins, furs, meat, oil, and organs. Meanwhile, the Canadian commercial seal slaughter is expected to begin later this month, with a likely allowable catch of 400,000 harp seals.

Switzerland bans seal products

We're proud of the work our partners at SANCCOB saves seabirds are doing to help the African penguin rebound, but will it be enough? New data is in:

Rescued penguin data reveal climate change effects

A severe weather pattern that typically happens every 12 years is now happening two years in a row - with the potential to kill more than a million animals!

Mongolian livestock herders affected by climate change

Encouraging news today from Iceland, overshadowed by only one thing...

Icelandic whaler cancels this summer’s endangered fin whale hunt

Rita and Yuni love their dog Popo. And thanks to the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) program, a partnership between the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) and IFAW, they know what they need to do to take care of her!

Bali dog Popo is in good hands