Jeff Flocken

This weekend the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) plans to auction off the chance to kill one of the world’s last black rhinos—and shockingly, the U.S. government may be okay with it despite the species’ protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.  According to DSC, which describes itself as both a pro-conservation and pro-hunting group, the...

While there are only an estimated 20,000-25,000 polar bears currently remaining in the wild, each year, more than 400 polar bears are unnecessarily killed for commercial trade. We at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) are looking to put a stop to this pointless and wasteful practice. Canada, which is home to 15,000 of...

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), along with a coalition of wildlife groups, has petitioned to list the African lion ((Panthera leo leo) under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). Listing the species as Endangered would prohibit lion trophy importation into the U.S., an essential step to reversing the current decline of the population, according...