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Playing for change: nature-themed virtual escape room game launches to encourage conservation efforts

Connect with Nature and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) use gamification to help boost awareness around sustainability amongst youth in the UAE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – October 04, 2020: On World......Read More


ABU DHABI RECORDS SPECIES CONSERVATION WORLD’S FIRST WITH HISTORIC BIRTH OF ARABIAN BUSTARD VIA IVF

Milestone birth is significant step in saving species listed as ‘Near Threatened’ Paves way for the return of Arabian bustard to the southwestern Arabian Peninsula Landmark project spotlights Abu Dhabi’s......Read More


UAE MINISTRY OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR HOUBARA CONSERVATION JOIN FORCES IN GLOBAL DRIVE TO PRESERVE VULNERABLE SPECIES

Collaboration will leverage IFHC’s leadership in Houbara conservation to enhance international dialogue Abu Dhabi, UAE – 21 June 2020 : The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive......Read More


FLYING THE FLAG FOR MIDDLE EAST CONSERVATION! IFHC TO SHARE HOUBARA SUCCESS STORY AT EARTH OPTIMISM DIGITAL SUMMIT 2020

Abu Dhabi-based International Fund for Houbara Conservation Fund is the only regional entity to participate in first-of-its-kind ‘masterclass in saving in the planet’ Session titled ‘View from the Middle East’ airs on......Read More


ABU DHABI AND INDIA COLLABORATE TO SAVE THE GREAT INDIAN BUSTARD AND LESSER FLORICAN FROM EXTINCTION

International Fund for Houbara Conservation’s expertise will be a crucial element in Wildlife Institute of India efforts to preserve endangered species Abu Dhabi, UAE – 2020 :  The International Fund for Houbara......Read More


IFHC CEMENTS POSITION AS THE GLOBAL LEADER IN SPECIES CONSERVATION WITH LATEST ANNUAL REPORT

Abu Dhabi-based International Fund for Houbara Conservation Fund records major achievements in breeding, ecology and research, education and international collaboration Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 April 2020 : The International Fund for......Read More


CONSERVATION BREAKTHROUGH AS CAPTIVE-BRED HOUBARA MIGRATES IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Data collected on Houbara bred at Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre in Kazakhstan indicates an increase in birds overwintering in Arabian Peninsula IFHC calls on falconers to be vigilant of tagged Houbara and alert......Read More


IFHC AND ZAYED HIGHER ORGANIZATION SIGN STRATEGIC 5-YEAR PARTNERSHIP TO ENHANCE CONSERVATION EDUCATION

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 5 September 2019:The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, signed a strategic five-year partnership with Zayed Higher Organization for People of......Read More


Explore, engage and learn! IFHC gives wings to Experiential Learning at the Mother of the Nation Festival 2019

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 March, 2019:The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in proactive species conservation, will roll-out a series of interactive experiential learning activities at the forthcoming Mother of......Read More


Houbara Bustard added to UAE Education Curriculum

International Fund for Houbara Conservation and Ministry of Education launch joint initiative to promote conservation education in all UAE schools Abu Dhabi, 2 October 2018: Today in Abu Dhabi, the International Fund for Houbara Conservation......Read More


First Book on Natural History of the Asian Houbara Unveiled in Abu Dhabi

Study uses decades of data and learning from Abu Dhabi’s Houbara Conservation Programme Abu Dhabi, 28 September 2018: Today, in Abu Dhabi, the first major book detailing the natural ecology of the Asian Houbara bustard was unveiled......Read More


Record Results for International Fund for Houbara Conservation

Fund surpasses landmark milestones in birds produced and those provided for conservation efforts to support wild populations of Houbara bustard Abu Dhabi, 26 September 2018: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) - a leading......Read More


International Fund for Houbara Conservation to Participate at ADIHEX

Event will see launch of first book on the natural history of the Asian Houbara bustard The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), one of the world’s leading conservation programmes, will be participating at the upcoming......Read More


Abu Dhabi Signs International MoU to Cooperate on the Conservation of the Threatened Little Bustard

International Fund for Houbara Conservation to share its knowledge and experience in species conservation Abu Dhabi, 24 July 2018: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the......Read More


His Highness Establishes New Foundation with $1m Seed Funding to Combat Electrocution of Falcons

 Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Raptor Conservation Foundation to be catalyst for international action Abu Dhabi, 26 April 2018: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the......Read More


Global Gathering of Scientists Learn about UAE’s Success in Conservation of Endangered Wildlife

Over 100 of the world’s experts in migratory bird species meeting in Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, 24 April 2018: The UAE’s efforts in saving endangered species was the centrepiece of the opening of a major conservation......Read More


ETIHAD CARGO AND IFHC TRANSPORT VULNERABLE and ENDANGERED BIRDS TO THEIR NATURAL HABITATS

Abu Dhabi partnership sees thousands of Houbara bustards transported in last three years    Abu Dhabi, UAE –Etihad Cargo and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), one of the world’s leading......Read More


First Houbara Chick Welcome in the Year of Zayed

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), one of the world’s leading conservation programmes, has today announced the hatching of its first captive-bred Asian Houbara chick of the 2018 breeding season. The chick hatched on 27......Read More


46 Houbara flying the UAE flag in celebration of National Day

Largest number of birds released during UAE National Day by International Fund for Houbara Conservation   Abu Dhabi, 2. December 2017: In celebration of the 46thUAE National Day, the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)......Read More


CHAMPIONING HOUBARA CONSERVATION AMONG FALCONERS WITH TECHNOLOGY

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation mounts its most technologically advanced educational stand targeting falconers during the fourth International Festival of Falconry in Abu Dhabi.   Abu Dhabi, 7. December 2017: The......Read More


IFHC Celebrates 40 years of SheikhZayed’sVisionof Protecting the Houbara

Fund to have special pavilionat ADIHEX 2017 commemorating the milestone The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)has announced its participation in the upcoming edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian......Read More


IFHC Celebrates Breeding of 367,499Houbara as it Marks 40 Years of Sheikh Zayed’s Vision

Breeding across the Fund’s international breeding centersthis year alone exceeded 59,294 Houbara In its continued mission of fulfillingthe vision of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the International Fund for Houbara......Read More


A new indicator of houbara breeding in its natural areas was observed in Jordan

Within the initiative of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed for the reintroduction of houbara A new indicator of houbara breeding in its natural areas was observed in Jordan The International Fund Houbara Conservation: Current production......Read More


Houbara Fund celebrates the UAE National Environment Day

Houbara Fund celebrates the UAE National Environment Day At Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Heritage Festival   The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) celebrated the National Environment Day duringSheikh Sultan binZayed......Read More


The Houbara Fund participates in the President's Falconry Cup in Abu Dhabi

The Houbara Fund participates in the President's Falconry Cup in Abu Dhabi      The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has partaken in the President's Falconry Cup in Abu Dhabi, where it has......Read More


45 Houbara bustards released on the 45th UAE National Day

45 Houbara bustards released on the 45th UAE National Day Anniversary   The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) celebrated the UAE 45th national day anniversary in their own style. The IFHC released 45 Houbaras......Read More


IFHC launches a houbara photography contest

IFHC launches a houbara photography contest The International Fund for Houbara Conservation announced the results of the houbara photography contest which was launched at the Fund’s stand in ADIHEX 2016 Abu Dhabi on the Fund’s......Read More


Over 2600 satellite tracking systems used by the UAE to monitor Houbara bustard movements across the globe

Over 2600 satellite tracking systems used by the UAE to monitor Houbara bustard movements across the globe   The International Fund for Houbara Conservation that is based in the Capital, Abu Dhabi, has revealed new discoveries using......Read More


The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) Celebrates the Flag Day

Abu Dhabi, 3 November 2016: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) celebrated the Flag Day on November 3rd, by raising the UAE flag over IFHC’s main building in Abu Dhabi. Flag Day signifies our nation’s......Read More


Over 2600 satellite tracking systems used by the UAE to monitorHoubarabustard movements across the globe

Over 2600 satellite tracking systems used by the UAE to monitorHoubarabustard movements across the globe Abu Dhabi, …….2016: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation that is based in the Capital, Abu Dhabi, has......Read More


Houbara Bustard Nest Discovered in Jordan Thanks to IFHC and RSCN Conservation Efforts

Houbara Bustard Nest Discovered in Jordan Thanks to IFHC and RSCN Conservation Efforts Nest is the first to be found following the release of 800 captive bred Houbara in Jordan, highlighting the success of the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Houbara......Read More


IFHC Gathers Support for its Cause at ADIHEX

IFHC Gathers Support for its Cause at ADIHEX Political dignitaries from the UAE and Kazakhstan, and other supporters, turn out in force to visit IFHC’s stand at ADIHEX to learn more about the conservation efforts of the......Read More


IFHC Hosts Workshops to Raise Awareness of Houbara Conservation Among Falconers

IFHCHosts Workshops to Raise Awareness of Houbara Conservation Among Falconers Workshops will run twice daily as part of Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). Abu Dhabi, 10 September 2015:The International......Read More


IFHC Announces Annual Breeding Figures at ADIHEX 2015

IFHC Announces Annual Breeding Figures at ADIHEX 2015 A record of over 48,000 captive bred Houbara have been reared by the IFHC this year Abu Dhabi, 09 September 2015:The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), part of Abu......Read More


IFHC Celebrates World Migratory Bird Day

IFHC Celebrates World Migratory Bird Day Conservation Fund gathers stakeholders, staff and school students for a day of fun filled educational activities Abu Dhabi, XX May 2015:The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)......Read More


First Chick of the Season Named ‘Frekhan’

First Chick of the Season Named ‘Frekhan’ IFHC announces the winning name for its first captive bred Houbara of the season in its ‘Name the Chick’ competition  Abu Dhabi, 18 March 2015:The International Fund......Read More


IFHC Calls on Students to Name its First Chick of the Season

IFHC Calls on Students to Name its First Chick of the Season Abu Dhabi, 4 March 2015:The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has launched an exciting new campaign calling on school aged children to name the first chick of the......Read More


IFHC Champions Sustainability at the International Falconry Festival

IFHC Champions Sustainability at the International Falconry Festival IFHC Raises Up the Houbara with Education and Awareness Activities Abu Dhabi, 10December 2014:TheInternational Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)will participate at......Read More


IFHC Honours UAE Flag Day at Abu Dhabi Headquarters

IFHC Honours UAE Flag Day at Abu Dhabi Headquarters Abu Dhabi, 3rd November 2014:TheInternational Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)paid tribute toFlag Day and the United Arab Emirates today by raising the nation’s flag at its......Read More


Three out of Four Hunters Say Sustainable Hunting is Key for Houbara Survival

Three out of Four Hunters Say Sustainable Hunting is Key for Houbara Survival International Fund for Houbara Conservation Survey’s Falconers Regarding Regulations Around the Ancient Cultural Practice Falconers Internationally......Read More


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Playing for change: nature-themed virtual escape room game launches to encourage conservation efforts

Connect with Nature and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) use......Read More


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ABU DHABI RECORDS SPECIES CONSERVATION WORLD’S FIRST WITH HISTORIC BIRTH OF ARABIAN BUSTARD VIA IVF

Milestone birth is significant step in saving species listed as ‘Near......Read More

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