Dubai seizes 259 smuggled African ivory tusks
22/05/2013 9:48 am
A shipment of 259 elephant tusks smuggled out of Africa has been seized in the United Arab Emirates, the International Wildlife Fund for Animal Welfare said.
Princes William and Charles speak out against wildlife trade
22/05/2013 9:07 am
Prince William and his father Prince Charles delivered impassioned pleas on Tuesday for action against the illegal trade in wildlife which threatens some of the world's best loved animals.
Kenyan conservationist charged for ivory possession
14/05/2013 10:11 am
A top official in a Kenyan conservation group was Monday charged with illegal possession of 19 kilogrammes of elephant ivory worth more than $20,000.
Vietnam, S.Africa target illegal rhino hunters
07/05/2013 10:48 am
South Africa and Vietnam have agreed to exchange the names of registered hunters in a bid to stop rhino poachers who obtain hunting permits under false pretences, a spokesman said Monday.
Hong Kong seizes 113 smuggled ivory tusks
02/05/2013 9:36 am
Hong Kong customs officers have seized 113 ivory tusks worth nearly $400,000 on the Chinese ivory market, officials said on Wednesday.
Mozambique’s Limpopo National Park: all the rhinos are now dead
30/04/2013 3:55 pm
The remaining 15 rhinos in Limpopo National Park in Mozambique are now dead, killed by poachers seeking their horns. With the loss of these animals, all of the park’s 300 rhinos counted in 2002 are now dead, victims of the international trade of rhino horns.
C.Africa elephant population down 62% in 10 years: NGOs
29/04/2013 10:02 am
Poaching on an "industrial" scale has slashed the elephant population in the countries of central Africa by nearly two-thirds, a group of international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) said on Friday.
State of war protects Chad's last elephants
29/04/2013 9:58 am
In an isolated wilderness in Chad, a war is being fought to save central Africa's decimated elephant herds from gangs of ivory poachers.
Mozambique's elephants under threat
25/04/2013 9:11 am
Mozambique's elephant population risks being obliterated within a decade unless tight anti-poaching measures are introduced, conservationists have warned.
Protected pangolins seized from Philippine boat
24/04/2013 8:33 am
Philippine authorities have seized 23 protected scaly anteaters found hidden in a cargo boat, in the second case of suspected trafficking of the species in a month, officials said.