Tourism is arguably an important aid to stopping poaching in Tanzania, and elephants in Selous use Lake Manze Camp as a safe haven.
In a stunning reversal from previous positions, the Hong Kong government will act “as soon as possible” to pass legislation to ban the import and export of ivory and elephant hunting trophies.
Two suspected poachers killed in a shoot-out by rangers in Kruger National Park.
CITES and many countries believe that destroying illegal ivory is the best way to deter people from buying ivory products, but South Africa disagrees.
A former Lord’s Resistance Army fighter shares how Joseph Kony, the wanted Ugandan warlord, runs an ivory poaching and smuggling operation to fund his depleted forces.
Two Zambian poachers surrender after a poacher is shot by the Botswana Defence Force in Chobe National Park.
A summary of a recently published report on an undercover investigation by the Elephant Action League (EAL) on China’s ivory trade.
Officials have found rhino horns, worth about R3 million, in a taxidermy shipment at OR Tambo.
From January to October 2015, an Interpol operation has disbanded 25 trafficking groups and seized thousands of illegal wildlife products.
A high ranking North Korean diplomat has been expelled from South Africa after 4.5kg of rhino horn and US$99,300 in cash were found in a vehicle in which he was travelling.
A Chinese businessman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison or alternatively to pay N$100,000 for the illegal possession of two rhino horns.
The 4 Chinese men that were arrested in Tanzania after they were found with 11 rhino horns hidden in their vehicle, have each been given a 20-year jail sentence.
A quarter of the way to reaching their target, Rhinos Without Borders updates everyone on their latest relocation and wishes to thank everyone for making sure that rhino conservation isn’t just a conversation.
iSimangaliso dehorns and translocates six rhino in an emergency intervention, due to drought.
Rumours fly as Namibian officials fingered as “kingpins” involved in rhino and elephant poaching in Etosha National Park.
Is there hope for South Africa’s wildlife now that Chinese business leaders have pledged their support to combat the illegal wildlife trade?
The price of ivory plummets in China!
Lions from the Marsh Pride, made famous by the Big Cat Diary series, have been poisoned in the Maasai Mara with at least two lions dead as a result.
Prince Harry has released some personal accounts of his summer visit to southern Africa, sharing some insight into the poaching crises.
137 tonnes of ivory is to be burned in Kenya.
4 Chinese nationals, who have been arrested in possession of 11 rhino horns, have been taken to court in Dar-es-Salaam.
Three suspected rhino poachers were stopped in their tracks in the Kruger National Park thanks to an anonymous tip-off.
Taking care of Ntombi, a white rhino calf that had 18 hack wounds caused by poachers who had killed her mother for her horn.
Two pangolins are rescued from poachers in Mozambique.
Spending a day with a rhino poacher turned anti-poaching ranger who protects rhinos in Kenya.
Staff at Rhino River Lodge wait patiently for the chance to rescue a hyena that had been caught in a wire snare. Snares are a cruel and indiscriminate method of poaching, and are wreaking havoc in populations of endangered predators.
Serious reforms in the wildlife industry are due in Zimbabwe as investigations into the cyanide poisonings in Hwange National Park continue.
In one of the largest seizures in Tanzania, four chinese men have been caught with 11 rhino horns hidden beneath their car after crossing into the East African country from neighbouring Malawi.
Kruger ranger embarks on a walk to raise awareness for rhinos.
A new rapid DNA testing technique has been taught in Vietnam to aid enforcement officers in monitoring and prosecuting those responsible for trading rhino horn.
This weekend was the first time that Zuma visited Kruger for the sole purpose of familiarising himself with the extent of rhino poaching and the efforts being undertaken to curb the massacre.
Six men arrested in two separate incidents for the illegal possession of abalone.
A syndicate comprising police officers, Parks and Wildlife Management Authority rangers and Asians is behind the latest spate of elephant poaching in Hwange National Park.
Early reports show that chunks of meat from an elephant were removed from both the rump and spine, and Temik spread on the exposed areas in a serious poisoning incident in the Kruger.
A major ringleader, who is also a supplier of weapons, ammunition and cars to poaching syndicates, is arrested. And with both ‘Shetani’ and the ‘Queen of Ivory’ now in custody, there is a chance to crack down on the international networks involved in the illegal trafficking of ivory.
Sources suggest that some of the 60+ elephants poisoned in the past month might have been poisoned by disgruntled and cash-strapped rangers.
22 more elephants have been killed by cyanide poisoning in Hwange National Park, which brings the total of elephants poisoned by poachers this month in Zimbabwe up to 62.
A senior wildlife warden in Maun has allegedly stolen three rhino horns from a store room.
Kruger National Park sees an increase in elephant poaching incidents over the past year.
Bandit, the star anti-poaching dog at Tanzania’s Mkomazi National Park, has passed away.
WWF launches a new community-based initiative to save rhinos.
Since 2011, 230 elephants and more than 100 black rhinos have been reported as poached in Namibia, while the poaching of other animals such as lions and pangolins is also on the rise.
Rhino River Lodge calls on everyone to realise that this rhino war is personal, and that we are all losing a lot more than lives in this fight.
Thanks to a huge number of sponsors and 132 golf players, US$30,000 was raised for the operational costs of the Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit.
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.
Legolas, one of the beloved research cats of Cheetah Conservation Botswana, was shot and killed early this month beside the A2 Highway in the west of Botswana.