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.
Six South Africans and a Zimbabwean have been arrested for attempting to smuggle 12 sable antelopes out of Zambia.
An incredible opportunity to spend time in Namibia with Save the Rhino Trust and an examination of why the small team have achieved significant success.
Four men have been killed protecting Garamba’s elephants, leaving behind widows and 14 children between them.
“The Queen of Ivory”, a Chinese national, has been arrested by a specialised task force in Tanzania. To date, she is the most important ivory trafficker ever arrested in the country.
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.
3 elephants have been killed in Matusadona National Park and 11 more pachyderms were found dead in two different spots in Hwange National Park. According to kidney and liver samples, all the elephants were killed by cyanide.
A celebrated first for South African rhino poaching cases as evidence regarding a tracking dog allowed in court.
An announcement made in Cape Town could mark the first step in reaching consensus on saving rhinos.
Boy of 11 caught poaching with dogs, snares and pangas near White River.
A walk from Limpopo to Cape Town to raise awareness for the plight of the rhino.
One giant leap for elephants (and mankind) as China and the United States commit to ban ivory sales.
A rhino is sighted in an area where there haven’t been reports on rhino for a very long time.
Lobbyists who are both for and against the legalisation of the trade in rhino horn join forces to present their joint plan to save the rhino.
A heart-rending but also heart-warming story about a very special rhino at Rhino River Lodge.
The Black Mamba Anti-Peaching Unit is the first of its kind. The majority of the team are women who not only are protecting wildlife but are educating communities that live on the boundaries of Kruger.
A very special anti-poaching dog working in Tanzania has been trained for conservation efforts by a British NPO working to prevent the extinction of the elephant and rhino.
A young rhino called Bahati has been caught in a snare, which he has managed to snap but which has left him with deep wounds that needed to be treated as soon as possible. The Kenya Wildlife Service and rangers have been tracking him since Thursday morning but haven’t been able to find him yet. Keep your fingers crossed for this little rhino and prey he gets the treatment he needs soon!
The Buy No Rhino team continues to cycle from school to school in South East Asia – spreading the message about the plight of the rhino.
A sensational and shocking film provides the first direct evidence linking ivory trafficking to terrorism.
Safari company owner and alleged ringleader of a rhino poaching syndicate, Hugo Ras, who was convicted for no less than 20 charges between 2000 and 2009, has lost his renewed bid for bail.
With elephants targeted by the ivory trade, here’s what happens when they fail to succumb to a poacher’s snare, bullet or arrow.
UNEP recognises the rapid and impressive impact the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit has made in combatting poaching and the courage required to accomplish it.
The elephant families of Kenya’s remote northern coast need your help.
Two rhino poachers have been sentenced to 11 years each behind bars after being arrested in the Lower Sabi section of the Kruger National Park in October 2014.
Conservation starts with education and the “rescuing rhino” children’s book needs your funding!
Black and white rhinos in the Western Shores section of iSimangaliso have been de-horned in the hope of giving them a better chance of survival in areas where they are most under threat of poaching.
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.
Natural World Safaris takes a look at three animal celebrities that serve as a reminder of why sustainable tourism and protecting wild animals from poaching is so important.
A rhino relocation experience changes the life of this blogger.
The white rhino is back in Uganda, and a walking safari is the best way to see this much missed member of the Big Five.
A military chopper intercepts a safari guide in the Botswana wilderness while on the hunt for rhino poachers.
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.
Debate, drama and decisions in the wake of the death of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s iconic lion.
Read how cattle and Chinese mining interests are killing off Namibia’s black rhinos.
The Game Rangers’ Association of Africa asks the international community to join them this World Ranger Day in saluting the brave rangers who dedicate their lives to conservation efforts sometimes to the detriment of their physical or emotional well-being.
Hopeful that two ivory dealers will get the punishment that they deserve, a witness describes his experience in a court case regarding illegal ivory possession in Botswana.
A dead snared elephant with its tusks removed was found in Balule Game Reserve on the western border of Kruger last Thursday.
The newest anti-poaching technology will sound the warning whistle for rhino poaching. But it won’t save rhinos in Africa.
To ensure that the US is not contributing to the scourge of poaching that is decimating elephant populations across Africa, President Barack Obama tightens US rules on sales of ivory.
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.
Four Tanzanian Lodges with amazing anti-poaching programmes in place.
Hong Kong’s ivory trade is creating a significant loophole in international efforts to end the killing of elephants in Africa, and campaigners are urging the government to legislate a commercial ivory sales ban.