Endangered white-backed vultures found poisoned; two rescued in time.
Shutting down commercial ivory markets worldwide is the single biggest step that governments can take to end the elephant poaching crisis.
Lufthansa airline changes its policy on transporting hunting trophies.
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.
Zambia lifts ban on safari hunting to attract tourists.
How lions in South Africa are destined to end up being traded to China.
A summary of the recent African Elephant Summit where a Chinese delegate asked about buying elephant parts including the trunk and penis.
Renowned conservationist, Ian Redmond, has stepped forward to champion Malawi’s fight against wildlife crime following the government’s announcement of its ivory burn this Thursday 2nd April.
An update on the baboon troops after the Cape fire.
As elephant poaching statistics continue to rise in northern Mozambique, a year-long investigation by Oxpeckers associate Estacios Valoi exposes official complicity in the slaughter.
Illegal logging to appease Chinese paymasters is speeding up deforestation in developing countries, all in the name of profit.
Having been involved in Namibia’s community-based conservation programme over the past 20 years, Christiaan Bakkes is questioning whether the programme is still the success it has been hailed as.
Yesterday CITES announced a recommendation to suspend trade with Nigeria, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Democratic Republic of Congo says it wants to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park, a World Heritage site, to allow for oil exploration.
The Directors and Management of Lion Encounter have agreed to suspend lion walks in Livingstone as of November 2015.
15 tonnes of elephant tusks burn in Nairobi National Park in Kenya on a day that was at once tragic and full of hope.
The NSPCA speaks out on why selective breeding for colour morphs has absolutely no benefit to the individual animal, the species, biodiversity or conservation as a whole.
The Ponta do Oura hippo has gone missing.
Humans are largely to blame for the rapid demise of one of Africa’s most famous birds – the bearded vulture.
All about buffalos, their increasing value to the hunting community and the size of their horns.
Zimbabwe defends decision to sell baby elephants to China, the United Arab Emirates and France.
Every year thousands of tons of wheat, millet and sorghum is lost as a result of millions of queleas devouring crops both from commercial and subsistence farmers.
The government of United Republic of Tanzania says they have never had any plan to evict the Maasai people from their ancestral land.
A disturbing report claims that wildlife in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park is being abducted and shipped to Chinese zoos.
A tiny shrimp with banded, stalked eyes, and gaudy red ‘warning’ colouring, is the latest of several new marine species to be found by UCT researchers in the extensively sampled waters of False Bay.
Tanzania has been accused of reneging on its promise to 40 000 Maasai pastoralists by going ahead with plans to evict them and turn their ancestral land into a reserve for the royal family of Dubai to hunt big game.
The Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Namibia said it will cancel the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy.
A new report reveals that Chinese-led criminal gangs are conspiring with corrupt Tanzanian officials to traffic huge amounts of ivory, a trade which has caused half of Tanzania’s elephants to be poached in the past five years.
Two lionesses with 6 cubs face a daunting deep river crossing. Two of the cubs refuse the swim and get separated with potentially devastating consequences. You won’t believe the dedication of the mothers.
It is with great sadness that Ol Pejeta Conservancy announces the death of one of the northern white rhinos, Suni.
Will exporting South African rhinos to Australia save this magnificent beast from extinction?
In wake of World Rhino Day, we celebrate the teams that help to conserve our precious rhino.
The Aldabra banded snail, thought to be a casualty of climate change, has been rediscovered in the Seychelles.
Private game reserves that contracted to buy 260 rhinos from the Kruger National Park have been refunded R14 million.
For those of you who were surprised to see a large spotted genet riding a buffalo, he is back – this time for some rhino riding!!
Bizarre camera trap footage of a genet hitching a ride on some buffalo.
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.
Motherboard has gotten its hands on some horrifying video footage of hunting and wild animal abuse in Tanzania with a company known as Green Mile Safari.
The Desert Lion Project is sad to report that the “Terrace Male” (Xpl-68) was killed near Tomakas village sometime after midday on 24 Aug 2014.
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 vicious Ebola virus outbreak that has already killed more than 800 people this year, in addition to sowing panic, fear and confusion throughout West Africa, was not a strain endemic to the region as initially believed.
Belgium teenager, Axelle Despiegelaere, loses modeling contract with L’Oreal, a cosmetic giant that: “no longer tests on animals,” after controversial hunting photograph, of her with a dead oryx, emerges during the World Cup.
Brumbies rugby player, Clyde Rathbone, speaks out about lions in captivity and the moral dilemma surrounding visiting them.
WikiLeaks-style website, WildLeaks, yields 24 tip-offs including elephant poaching, tiger killing, illegal fishery and forest destruction.
The New Jersey State Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill banning ivory and rhino horn sales on Monday, making New Jersey the first state to take a definitive stand against wildlife trafficking.
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.
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.
This video by Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH) clarifies the connection between the canned lion hunting and cub petting industries in South Africa.
This Nick Chevallier production for the Conservation Action Trust and OSCAP, illustrates the folly of legalising the trade in rhino horn, and the dire effects that this could have on the survival of the species.
After struggling to survive Britain’s cold winters for more than 300 years the Egyptian goose is undergoing a population explosion.