One of the endangered African penguins injured in a recent car accident in Simon’s Town, South Africa has been successfully rehabilitated and released back into the wild.
A ranger’s daughter shares her heart-wrenching account of what it’s like to have a loved one fighting on the frontline.
In the lead-up to CoP17, the history of elephant trade provides a context to proceedings.
Fair Trade Tourism has finalised an extensive review of its criteria for tourism businesses with volunteer offerings, which are effective from 01 June 2016.
South African scientists and conservationists to collaborate with anglers on a new initiative aimed at combatting the decline of South Africa’s favourite fishes.
Is there a solution when it comes to the trophy hunting debate?
The business of rhino horn trade and its part in a complex web of criminality and trade-based money laundering.
The U.S. State Department has announced a bilateral partnership with Vietnam to combat wildlife trafficking. Here a Vietnamese cancer patient gives her testimony about rhino horn consumption.
The Kruger National Park (KNP) lost a pack of African wild dogs to canine distemper. The disease commonly affects domestic dogs and can also spill over to the wildlife such as the African wild dogs, hyenas, lions and jackals.
Zimbabwe will lobby for the lifting of an international ban on ivory sales, saying it would allow the government to raise money to combat poaching and for conservation programmes.
Dramatic escalation in fight against poaching as suspected poachers fire on SANParks helicopter
A volunteer exposes the behind-the-scenes reality of working in one of South Africa’s lion parks.
South African guide walking to Botswana to raise money for the Rhinos Without Borders initiative.
Three suspected poachers were gunned down in Aberdare National Park after a fierce exchange of fire with Kenya Wildlife Service rangers.
Two vehicles were involved in a car accident in Simon’s Town, South Africa, killing an African penguin and injuring a second.
Find out more about the pachyderm populations that wander the dusty plains below Mount Kilimanjaro.
Back to the Wild releases a rehabilitated caracal into the Greater Makalali Private Game Reserve.
EleFest 2016, held to celebrate wildlife and conservation, was a great success.
A camera trap study contributes new insights into the diverse world of small and medium-sized carnivores.
14 more vultures have been found in KwaZulu-Natal that are thought to have been poisoned by an unknown chemical.
The construction of the Kathu Solar Park will soon begin and is expected to be operational in late 2018 with the goal of saving six million tonnes of CO2 over 20 years and promoting local economic development.
A new species of dragonfly has been named after Sir David Attenborough on his 90th birthday in order to help cultivate a consciousness of all species’ existence and impact.
A call to action for the Director General and IUCN Commission to encourage southern African governments to put a stop to ‘canned hunting’.
Know someone involved in rhino conservation who does selfless and unrecognised work to save our natural heritage? Then nominate them for an award!
A provisional list of proposals by African states for amendment of current trade allowances for endangered species of wild fauna and flora.
Could speculative demand rather than consumer demand be the major driving force behind the illegal ivory trade?
Suspicion ignited as to South Africa’s intentions regarding the legalisation of the rhino horn trade.
African safari and ecotourism companies call for an end to captive breeding and canned lion hunting.
Tough penalties in Zimbabwe appear to have deterred international traffickers, reinforcing the belief that strong enforcement is essential in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.
Elephants are known to destroy vegetation, but their antics may be a blessing in disguise.
As Kenya proceeds with the largest ever ivory burn, Raabia Hawa says goodbye to thousands of elephants that she never managed to protect.
54% of the southern Kruger lion population is estimated to be infected with bovine tuberculosis, which could have big consequences for the park if not managed properly.
Looking at the startling population crash in the Maloti minnow linked to the dams and water transfer tunnels built for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.
On Friday, 29th April 2016, 33 lions will be flown back to the African bush from South America, following a ban on using wildlife in circuses in Peru and Colombia.
In the lead up to 30 April, when Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will set fire to 105 tonnes of ivory, a Kenyan conservationist takes a closer look at why it makes sense to burn ivory stockpiles.
Women to embark on a great expedition for the African elephant – 10,000km, 10 countries and a R1,000,000 goal.
Tanzania’s recent success in the ivory war is testament to the powers of a multi-agency anti-poaching strategy.
Two companies will leverage technology to proactively intervene and stop people entering game reserves illegally.
South Africa won’t bid to have global ban on trade in rhino horn lifted.
A field guide calls on Kruger fans to help fund a tracking dog for the park’s anti-poaching canine unit.
Wildlife ACT Fund’s educational kids bush camps teach community children the importance of conservation and why rhinos need protecting.
South Africa’s abundant natural beauty is driving the demand for Zoology students wishing to complete their post-graduate studies in the bush.
A delightful scene of an elephant keeper massaging a baby elephant’s trunk at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
The CEO of Africa Geographic implores people to help ensure a controversial new documentary about rhinos is completed without censorship.
Problems concerning the coexistence of people and wildlife is noted to be caused by conflict amongst humans, proving a need for greater collaboration with scientists, historians and psychologists in the conservation sector.
An impressive vote of support from Malawi’s President Mutharika and 15 foreign diplomats for the Stop Wildlife Crime campaign.