Azzedine T Downes
Azzedine Downes is the President and CEO of The International Fund For Animal Welfare, IFAW, a multi national advocate for conservation and animal welfare
Articles by Azzedine
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The Fight Against Poachers Has Been Taken To A New Level
Over the past year, I have been encouraged to see more and more wildlife criminals being brought to justice, like the recent undercover sting in Delhi that netted half a ton of ivory and resulted in the arrest of a major criminal kingpin, Umesh Aggrawal.
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Huntwatch: Seal hunt documentary to premiere at New York film festival
As many people know, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was founded in 1969 to end the commercial seal hunt in Canada, and cameras, documenting the inherent cruelty of the commercial hunt, have been an essential tool of the campaign.
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Times Square Makes Massive Statement To Protect Elephants
Any time of day, the atmosphere in New York City's Times Square is electric - never more so for me than this morning as I represented the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) destruction of one ton of confiscated ivory in front of a crowd of thousands.
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