Watch as an elephant is saved from a spear.
Watch as an elephant is saved from a spear.
Tanzanian citizens unite by sending an open letter addressed to the president that calls for an end to the industrial slaughter of the country’s most prized national treasure.
The Beijing Forest Police have arrested 16 suspects in a major wildlife trafficking case, which led to the confiscation of 804.4kg of ivory, 11.3kg of rhino horn and 35 bear paws.
Four men have been killed protecting Garamba’s elephants, leaving behind widows and 14 children between them.
The Global March for Elephant and Rhino took place in over 130 cities around the world over the weekend – read what went down in Cape Town and Nairobi.
Be part of the global movement to promote local and global awareness about the elephant and rhino crises. Call for governments to take immediate action to end poaching in range nations and demand an end to the ivory and rhino horn trade at all levels!
The elephant families of Kenya’s remote northern coast need your help.
A court in Kenya has suspended the release on bail of a suspected ringleader of an ivory smuggling gang, who figured on an Interpol list of the nine most wanted suspects linked to crimes against the environment.
Elephant tusks weighing 262kg were seized at Zurich Airport on their way from Tanzania to China. Customs officials have also detected smaller shipments hidden in cosmetic cream jars over the past weeks, which suggests an effort to open a new ivory trade route via Zurich.
Three poachers arrested for killing this young elephant’s family.
A dead snared elephant with its tusks removed was found in Balule Game Reserve on the western border of Kruger last Thursday.
Despite being caught red-handed, an ivory trafficker in the Congo left the crime scene a free man thanks to corrupt officials afraid to bring powerful people to task.
The European Union has banned the import of elephant hunting trophies from two African nations that have seen a significant decline in elephant numbers due to soaring levels of poaching.
Dwindling elephant populations in Tanzania and Zimbabwe justify the USA ban on the importation of elephant trophies from the two countries.
To demonstrate their commitment to tackling poaching, Mozambique burns 124kg of rhino horn and 1,160kg of ivory.
Thai Customs Department seizes about 130 tusks and pieces of ivory hidden in crates being shipped from Congo to Laos.
A 5-month old elephant is killed in Kenya.
Mozambique police have arrested four police security officials and two civilians implicated in the theft of rhino horns from a police strong-room.
Confiscated rhino horn and elephant ivory go missing from police warehouse in Maputo.
Singapore has seized 3.7 tonnes of illegal ivory, four rhino horns and canine teeth in a shipment from Kenya to Vietnam.
Mozambique police sieze 340 ivory tusks and 65 rhino horns in Maputo – corresponding to 235 animals slaughtered.
Two sisters cycle through Asia, teaching kids about rhino conservation along the way.
Thai customs officials have seized four tons of ivory worth $6 million in the largest bust of its kind in Thailand’s history.
Watch this 8 minute film – an informative and emotional plea from Malawians who believe in the importance of protecting their country’s wildlife.
On Monday the 16th of March 2015, two German travellers, Martin and Christin Kotthoff, led to the arrest of two ivory dealers near Kasane, Botswana.
15 tonnes of elephant tusks burn in Nairobi National Park in Kenya on a day that was at once tragic and full of hope.
China has announced a one-year ban on the import of ivory carvings amid mounting criticism over the country’s role in the annual slaughter of thousands of African elephants.
An update on the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) report that showed Tanzania as a key player in the illegal ivory trade.
The European Commission has closed a major loophole exploited by criminal gangs trafficking in high-value hunting trophies that carry tusks and horns.
Ugandan wildlife officers have seized a huge haul of elephant ivory and pangolin scales, representing the deaths of hundreds of endangered animals.
Elephant Action League launches 2015 global campaign to address the human toll of ivory trafficking.
Zimbabwe defends decision to sell baby elephants to China, the United Arab Emirates and France.
A new report reveals that Chinese-led criminal gangs are conspiring with corrupt Tanzanian officials to traffic huge amounts of ivory, a trade which has caused half of Tanzania’s elephants to be poached in the past five years.
Environmental crime is hindering Africa from seeing economic growth, destroying the future of the people.
A look into the illegal wildlife trade and how to reduce the demand that is fuelling the illegal poachers who take the lives of thousands of rhinos and elephants every year.
Chinese internet companies will begin to stop the online trading of wildlife and wildlife products from Friday.
A living African elephant has 76 times the value of one poached for ivory…
The highest penalty ever imposed in South Africa for the illegal possession of ivory was handed down when a man was sentenced 10 years’ jail and a R5 million fine for possessing one ton of poached elephant tusks.
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.
An interview with Major-General Johan Jooste, the man in charge of anti-poaching at South African National Parks.
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.
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.
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.
A political advisor from east China’s Zhejiang Province has been dismissed from her post on suspicion of involvement in ivory trading.
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.
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