Category Archives: IFAW

Wildlife law Revision Workshop held in China

On February 18, BeijingNormalUniversity, a partner of the USAID-funded Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking Program (ARREST) facilitated and co-hosted a workshop on revising China’s Wildlife Protection Law in Beijing. Representatives from governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private … Continue reading

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ARREST Supports Law Enforcement Training in China’s Xinjiang

From December 16-18, 2013 International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supported a law enforcement workshop in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region, an area which borders 8 Asian countries is known for wildlife trafficking. 120 participants joined the event organized by the … Continue reading

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Chinese Students help Launch Protect Elephants, Respect Life Exhibit

On September 15, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) organized a public event to launch the “Protect Elephants, Respect Life” campaign at the Kunming Natural History Museum in Yunnan, China. Yunnan is China’s last stronghold for China’s remaining 300 wild … Continue reading

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Illegal Wildlife Trade Showcased at World Famous Chinese Photo Exhibition

From September 19 through 25, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) showcased the “Loss of Nature: Wildlife Threatened by Trade” exhibit at the Pingyao International Photography Festival in China. The festival is of the world’s largest with 427 exhibitors displaying … Continue reading

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Reject Wildlife Consumption Exhibit Reaches Thousands in China

IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) together with the Kaide Mall, one of Beijing’s largest shopping centers, held a wildlife photo and art exhibition calling for citizens to reject wildlife parts and products. IFAW, a partner of the USAID-funded ARREST … Continue reading

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Chinese Trading Ban Sees Huge Decrease in Endangered Species Auction Sales

ARREST Program partner IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) was given credit in a Chinese newspaper for influencing the Chinese government to issue a ban removing tiger bone, rhino horn and elephant ivory from art auctions. The ban had an … Continue reading

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China’s Largest Online Store Leads Holiday Push to Reduce Trade of Endangered Species. December 2012

Consumption of wildlife products, such as ivory necklaces, tiger bone wine and shark fin, consistently spikes during the gift-giving season. Te reduce such pressure on such wildlife the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) collaborated with China’s largest shoppingwebsite Taobao.com … Continue reading

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China’s Largest Search Engine Raises Awareness of Illegal Wildlife Trade.

ARREST partner IFAW is taking the fight against wildlife crime online. Earlier this year, IFAW secured support from Baidu, the world’s largest Chinese language search engine, successfully persuading the site to remove a dozen forums that serve as trade platforms … Continue reading

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