Botswana unveils a sculpture made up of elephant ivory tusks on display at the international airport.
The European Union has banned the import of elephant hunting trophies from two African nations that have seen a significant decline in elephant numbers due to soaring levels of poaching.
Peace Parks Foundation donates R3.4 million worth of advanced night vision technology to assist rangers in Kruger National Park in their efforts to save rhinos, whilst also safeguarding themselves.
Rhinos Without Borders shares a message of hope – a short video diary of the first ten rhinos captured, relocated and released into safe havens in Botswana.
The lion population in Niassa National Reserve is increasing as a result of “getting huge amounts of meat” from poached elephants.
To demonstrate their commitment to tackling poaching, Mozambique burns 124kg of rhino horn and 1,160kg of ivory.
Thai Customs Department seizes about 130 tusks and pieces of ivory hidden in crates being shipped from Congo to Laos.
A 5-month old elephant is killed in Kenya.
Over 1,800 dried chameleons have been seized in Burkina Faso on their way to Asia, where in some countries they are believed to have medicinal powers.
With four recent successes, iSimangaliso Wetland Park sets a great example in combatting wildlife crime.
Prosecutors in South Africa are being educated on environmental legislation to be better equipped to combat the illegal wildlife trade.
Three men give up their lives in an attempt to prevent poachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Authorities in Mozambique arrested five police officers for colluding with a poacher in the illegal sale of a rhino horn.
Shutting down commercial ivory markets worldwide is the single biggest step that governments can take to end the elephant poaching crisis.
Tanzania’s elephant population drops from 109,051 in 2009 to 43,330 in 2014.
Ivory trafficking: undercover survey at the Mombasa Port reveals vulnerabilities, confirms high level corruption, and highlights national and international security issues.
Percentage of auctioned photograph to be donated for the protection of rhinos.
Dramatic 48% decline in Mozambique’s elephant population is due to criminal gangs decimating elephants for their ivory.
The Great Elephant Census offers hope for savanna elephants in Uganda.
Mozambique police have arrested four police security officials and two civilians implicated in the theft of rhino horns from a police strong-room.
Confiscated rhino horn and elephant ivory go missing from police warehouse in Maputo.
A young girl has raised enough funds to buy sniffer dogs to fight rhino poachers.
By working on a proposal to CITES to legalise trade in rhino horn, South Africa could actually be fuelling rhino poaching.
A hyena saved from the poacher’s snare in Liuwa.
Four year old white rhino survives poaching attack and undergoes surgery.
Singapore has seized 3.7 tonnes of illegal ivory, four rhino horns and canine teeth in a shipment from Kenya to Vietnam.
With poaching at an all-time high, two conservation groups are trying to move 6% of South Africa’s white rhinos to Texas.
A poacher in Zimbabwe tried to sell an endangered pangolin on Facebook for US$7,000.
100 rhinos are to be airlifted to safety thanks to Rhinos without Borders.
Mozambique police sieze 340 ivory tusks and 65 rhino horns in Maputo – corresponding to 235 animals slaughtered.
Two men transporting 31 rhinoceros horns worth an estimated one million dollars were arrested by police in Vietnam.
Addo Elephant National Park’s fight against rhino poaching was stepped up a notch recently when it took ownership of a Polaris all-terrain vehicle.
A new forensic lab has been set up in Kenya to analyse DNA evidence of poachers taken from seized animal parts.
VETPAW, famous for their ‘Badass, Tattooed Army Vet Who’s Hunting Down Poachers in Africa’ has been kicked out of Tanzania.
65 vultures and a tawny eagle found dead in a poisoning incident on a private farm north-west of Hoedspruit.
Although rhino poaching has increased there has also been an increase in arrests, says Edna Molewa.
Two sisters cycle through Asia, teaching kids about rhino conservation along the way.
Five tons of frozen pangolin, 77 kilograms of pangolin scales, and 96 live pangolins discovered in Indonesian bust.
Agoyo Mbikoyo was killed by poachers in Garamba National Parks while protecting elephants.
In another tragic poaching incident a rhino and her calf were killed on Lombardini Game Farm in the Eastern Cape. The game farm owner used the opportunity to claim that those against the trade in rhino horn are on the side of poachers.
Preserving wildlife, protecting vegetation and uplifting the local community at Gondwana Game Reserve.
Observant tourists get two rhino poachers arrested in Kruger National Park.
Are South African conservation authorities intent on shipping some of our wild rhinos to live out their lives “safely” on hunting and horn cropping farms?
Four Mpumalanga men convicted of trespassing and illegal hunting in the Kruger National Park were sentenced to 15 years imprisonment each.
Officials bribed with a bucket of fish so fisherman can break the rules in False Bay.
The Rhino Awards celebrating the rangers fighting for the survival of rhinos.