Environmental crime is hindering Africa from seeing economic growth, destroying the future of the people.
Two hippos that have been caught in a poacher’s snare and have taken refuge in Kasanka National Park urgently need your help!
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.
Rhinos Without Borders launched their Rhino Angels campaign – calling on kids to be ambassadors for rhinos.
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…
Michael Schwartz gives us two examples of shoot to kill alternatives when it comes to the war on rhino poaching in Africa.
In light of the escalating elephant poaching crisis, and to commemorate World Animal Day on 4 October, a student cycling team in China is raising public awareness about elephant poaching.
The war on poaching has been given a record US$14,750 boost by a fundraising golf tournament, coordinated by Africa Albida Tourism.
Dereck Joubert is the co–creator of the extraordinary Rhinos without Borders campaign. He explains how everyone can join the campaign and help save the rhino this World Rhino Day.
On the release of his new book, Poachers Moon, Author and renowned conservationist Richard Pierce led a panel of experts discussing the rhino poaching issues.
South African rhino poaching kingpin arrested.
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust rescues one of Tsavo’s bull elephants that was injured by a poacher.
Three heroic women save a black rhino by reporting poachers to Kruger authorities.
The rhino debate in parliament – hot air being blown around a well air-conned room.
A significant arrest of six suspected poachers took place on 7 September 2014 at Niassa National Reserve.
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.
As an indication of the severity of the rhino poaching scourge South Africa’s National Assembly held a debate on the subject titled: “Rhino poaching and its impact on our heritage”.
Mpumalanga locals publicly condemn the number of officials involved in rhino poaching and call for heavier sentences to be applied to all public servants found guilty of rhino poaching.
In just a few short weeks the world will be taking to the streets in support of our endangered, iconic wildlife species, courtesy of the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos, which takes place on World Animal Day – October 4.
Private game reserves that contracted to buy 260 rhinos from the Kruger National Park have been refunded R14 million.
Exhausted orphaned rhino looks for comfort with cars in the Kruger.
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.
Post your origami selfies from around the world to help save rhinos with
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On October 4 the entire world will be turning out in force in support of the planet’s most iconic, and threatened species; elephant and rhino.
An interview with Major-General Johan Jooste, the man in charge of anti-poaching at South African National Parks.
SANParks is under investigation for the alleged sale of 260 rhinos from Kruger National Park to hunting farms for their continued “safety”.
South African authorities have announced a plan to evacuate up to 500 rhino from Kruger National Park to safer areas where they are less likely to fall prey to poachers hunting them for their horns.
The Rhino Conservation Awards 2014 were held on the 31st of July 2014 in an effort to create awareness of rhino conservation issues while recognising exceptional individuals and organisations for their efforts in protecting Africa’s rhino population.
Rhinos Without Borders is on a mission to move rhinos to safe havens in Botswana in order to save them from the poaching crisis and they need your help!
STROOP is the first full length Afrikaans nature film about the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa.
New Jersey has signed in a legislation prohibiting individuals from importing, selling or purchasing any ivory or rhinoceros horn product.
In Africa today there are probably no more than 40 giant tusker elephants, in South Africa, the last of these giants live in Tembe Elephant Park in north-eastern 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.
According to Dr Jane Goodall, the loss of habitat and climate change will see that the great apes: chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos, orangutans and gibbons are pushed to extinction in coming years, if people don’t act soon.
KwaZulu Natal rhino poacher gets 77 years in prison after killing three rhino carves
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.
Jay Azran successfully completed the first-ever attempt to swim 2.5km across the Jozini Dam along the South Africa–Swaziland border on Saturday 28 June 2014, braving hippos, crocodiles and tiger fish in the name of cross-border rhino conservation.
Namibia’s cabinet has approved a request by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism to allow the country’s security forces to be involved in the fight against poaching and other crimes threatening the country’s wildlife.
Three suspects have been arrested by Kenya Wildlife Services rangers in Mackinon in relation with the killing of Satao.
WikiLeaks-style website, WildLeaks, yields 24 tip-offs including elephant poaching, tiger killing, illegal fishery and forest destruction.
A look into how the exotic meat trade in China is affecting the world.
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.
Professor Alejandro Nadal, in his co-authored critique of pro-rhino horn trade literature, says that the proponents of trade in rhino horn are taking a rash approach by brutally simplifying real-world economics.
The Daily Maverick explores using ‘desert elephants’ for meat in exchange for SWAPO votes in the Kuene region in Namibia.