A new report shows that key countries affected by wildlife crime have failed to halt poaching and illegal trafficking of endangered animals as a result of widespread corruption and inadequate law enforcement, thus putting increasing numbers of species at risk of extinction.
Outrage at the looting of Africa’s wildlife and environmental destruction by Chinese nationals boiled over in Namibia last month in a strongly worded letter of protest to the Chinese Ambassador, Xiun Shunkang, signed by almost every environmental protection and research organisation in the country.
A South African, Pieter Jansen van Rensberg, has been arrested on a charge of poaching inside the protected buffer zone of the Mozambique’s Parque Nacional de Limpopo (PNL).
Horses are now being again deployed for anti-poaching patrols in Kruger.
World famous Kruger National Park is being blindsided by its attachment to Mozambique’s Parque Nacional de Limpopo on its eastern boundary and Charlie the elephant is its latest victim.
The twenty-eight countries most responsible for the deaths of African elephants have been revealed in a new report.
A Zimbabwean minister wants to sell her country’s supposed US$10 billion ivory stockpile to China using a possible international legal loophole.
Hope became the poster child of the fight against rhino poaching after she survived a botched poaching attack in the Eastern Cape at the end of April last year.
State Security Minister David Mahlobo has allegedly been hanging out with a Chinese organised crime figure who traffics rhino horns and openly brags about bribing South African justice and immigration officials.
Zambia’s elephant population has declined by about 90% due to poaching. Its black rhino population, estimated at 13,000 in 1981, is now extinct.
An ex-army officer is in court, along with two others, after being found in possession of over US$75,000 worth of ivory.
SANParks Honorary Rangers have donated two Extreme Terrain Vehicles and R2 million worth of field equipment to rhino anti-poaching units in the Kruger National Park.
Shock poaching of lions and vultures near the border of Kruger National Park raises questions about CITES’ lion bone trade loophole.
The dirty secrets of Japan’s illegal ivory trade revealed in undercover video with Japanese ivory traders.
Minister of Environmental Affairs welcomes arrest and seizure of rhino horns as CITES Cop17 gets underway in Johannesburg.
In support of #WorldRhinoDay on 22nd September, here are just 7 ways you can show the anti-poaching dogs and, in turn, our rhinos, that you care.
Around 330 private rhino reserves in South Africa have lost ZAR300m worth of rhinos to poaching.
9 positive outcomes of South Africa’s Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros.
A horrific scene as poachers in Chobe National Park kill 26 elephants for their ivory.
Kruger’s K9 Centre welcomes the addition of four new dogs at handover ceremony.
The Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit has arrested nearly 700 poachers and removed more than 22,000 wire snares. Support their good work by donating or joining their annual fundraising golf tournament.
A look into the poaching of elephants, hippos and crocodiles along the Okavango River on the border of Angola and Namibia.
A behind-the-scenes report from a groundbreaking operation on a poached rhino!
A Kruger National Park ranger and a government veterinarian technician have been arrested in the park for rhino poaching related offences.
Barbaric elephant slaughter creates horror scene on the banks of the Okavango River.
Three of the world’s leading African elephant conservationists offer hope and inspiration for saving elephants from extinction.
Vietnam’s growing illegal ivory trade threatens Africa’s elephants.
Despite numerous arrests and long-term sentences over the past year; it appears there has been an upsurge in pangolin poaching in Zimbabwe.
The film I am a Ranger hopes to shine a light on some of the many unsung heroes working in conservation that are at the forefront of the war on poaching and conservation in Africa.
After his mother is killed by poachers, little Max the rhino finds a new home and a new brother.
Namibian rhino poaching syndicates continue to get away with murder…
Learn more about the anti-poaching canines of Kruger and how you can help support these dogs making a difference.
A ground-breaking technique to collect and catalogue DNA from rhinos and rhino horn which can lead to more convictions of poachers and reduce rhino poaching in Southern Africa.
The 2016 winners of the Rhino Conservation Awards announced in an event in Johannesburg, South Africa
A recent study shows levels of bushmeat hunting in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa are alarmingly high.
The rhino poaching documentary STROOP is to be released this year, this is the story of one character, the rhino called Hope.
Rhino war soldiers recognised for the hard work they are doing to prevent poaching.
The police have arrested the alleged masterminds behind one of the biggest suspected abalone-smuggling syndicates in South Africa.
Botswana acquires 14 Bat Hawk aircraft to boost anti-poaching operations.
A famous big tusker elephant gets speared in an incident of human-wildlife conflict in Kenya.
Two rangers from Kruger National Park have been arrested on charges of rhino poaching.
In a joint operation the National Intervention Unit and the Environmental Crime Unit of Kruger and the Protrack Rhino Task Team have tracked down three pangolin poachers on the western borders of the Kruger close to Hoedspruit.
Rhino dehorning in an effort to reduce risks in light of the ever increasing danger facing our rhinos.
A restaurant owner has been arrested after being found in possession of over 850 unexplained rock lobsters.
South Africa and Kenya struggle to find common position on ivory trade ahead of the 17th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg.
A group of ministry employees, who are suspected to have been involved in poaching in Etosha, have been transferred away from the national park.