Elephant Action League launches 2015 global campaign to address the human toll of ivory trafficking.
The Namibian government will beef up protection for rhino and elephants and tighten laws to curb increased poaching.
The first elephant in 18 years was spotted this weekend in South Africa’s Northern Cape in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park by one of the park’s officials.
A young elephant somehow manages to bravely fend off an attack by a 14 member pride of female lions in Zambia.
A pride of lions take down the first elephant of the season in Savuti.
Environmental crime is hindering Africa from seeing economic growth, destroying the future of the people.
A bull elephant charges a group of tourists on a walking safari in Kruger National Park.
During our recent Africa Geographic visit to Namibia, we shared a rather special moment with a family of desert elephants, as they settled down for a mid-morning siesta.
The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) is taking place in more than 120 cities across the world on October 4 this year. It will see the delivery of memoranda of demand and proposed changes to South Africa’s legislation delivered to key government representatives across the globe.
The South African Department of Environmental Affairs has proposed amendments to the Elephant Norms and Standards, intending to remove all welfare-based provisions relating to elephants.
A significant arrest of six suspected poachers took place on 7 September 2014 at Niassa National Reserve.
Bryan Pereira of Exposure Tours tells us the best way to photograph elephants.
The man who saved the African elephant in the 1980s is returning to the fray. This time nothing will stop Richard Leakey except the grim reaper.
A body of a male was discovered in Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site on Saturday the 23rd August 2014. It is believed that he might have been trampled to death by an elephant.
An extremely rare event, when lions take on a crocodile, is captured on camera during a trip to the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya
Local tourists get involved in an accident involving an elephant in the Kruger National Park.
An interview with Major-General Johan Jooste, the man in charge of anti-poaching at South African National Parks.
Over the last month the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has welcomed two new orphaned elephants, rescued from well and a herd of cattle
Scott Ramsay’s travels take him to the Kruger National Park, a landmark area in the history of wildlife conservation.
An exciting showdown between an elephant and a pack of wild dogs at Zimanga Private Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu Natal.
Breaking news: in what seems to be a recurring trend, another elephant has been poached in the Northern Kruger, close to the Zimbabwe and Mozambican borders.
A Namibian professional hunter sustained multiple injuries when a young elephant bull attacked him in the Uukwaluudhi Conservancy.
Two international environmental organisations have called on the US government to implement trade sanctions against Mozambique for its official complicity in the ongoing rampant slaughter of elephants and rhinos.
Namibian John K Kasaona gives a local’s view on the Namibian hunting debate.
The New Jersey State Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill banning ivory and rhino horn sales on Monday, making New Jersey the first state to take a definitive stand against wildlife trafficking.
Satao, the world’s biggest elephant, is dead. Satao, who was killed by poachers at Tsavo East National Park, in southeast Kenya and was celebrated as one of the last surviving great tuskers.
African Parks has ramped up their anti-poaching efforts in DRC’s Garamba National Park after 68 elephants were poached using chainsaws and hand grenades.
A source inside the Namibian government has apparently leaked information about the sale of hunting permits for rare desert elephants as an effort to garner more votes.
The story of a Chinese conservationist who is working to determine China’s role in the elephant poaching problem and coming up with solutions that can be implemented across China and Africa.
The sickening footage of the shocking moment a sleeping elephant in Zimbabwe was woken up by American trophy hunters and shot.
Kafue National Park, spoken of as the lungs of Africa, is doing great things for conservation with their Elephant Orphanage Project.
The story of an elephant calf’s utter devotion to its mother in her dying days.
Tembe Elephant Park in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal is one of Scott Ramsay’s favourite protected areas. In 300 square kilometres of sandforest, woodland and swamps, you’ll find some of the biggest tuskers in Africa.
The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced on 15 May 2014 the first confirmed elephant poaching incident in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in well over ten years.
Incredible footage showing a mother elephant enacting a remarkable rescue for her tiny elephant calf who got swept away while crossing a rain-swollen river.
A political advisor from east China’s Zhejiang Province has been dismissed from her post on suspicion of involvement in ivory trading.
The recent thrust of elephant poaching in the DRC could emanate from the Lord’s Resistance Army base.
The story of a baby elephant rescue at Tarangire National Park in Tanzania.
Born Free USA has released a report that provides an accurate and complete picture of the depths of the infamous ivory trade, and its findings are truly alarming.
The African Impact Mara Naboisho Volunteer Project recently had an incredible encounter in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy when a group of lions trapped a hyena inside the carcass of a dead elephant.
Steven Entwistle will walk over the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban wearing the standard diving dress of the early 1900s diver, weighing 70 kgs, to raise funds for the Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization to help build the first rhino rehabilitation centre in Zululand.
This blogger recounts a magical experience with elephants in Amboseli National Park.
This video shows a young elephant calf charging a vehicle and then very quickly realising that this might not be such a good idea after all.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the intention to stop all commercial trade in African elephant tusks and rhino horn, starting with a suspension on the importation into USA of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe.