Action Needed to Halt Vaquita Porpoise Extinction

18 May 2017 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Mexico City, Mexico With an estimated 30 or fewer individuals remaining, the vaquita porpoise is the focus of a new [Continue Reading…]

European Union Suspends Re-export of Raw Ivory

17 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Brussels, Belgium, 17th May 2017—The European Commission has published a guidance document under which [Continue Reading…]

UN Issues Stamps Featuring CITES Species

17 May 2017 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva, 11 May 2017: The United Nations Postal Administration issued 12 stamps [Continue Reading…]

E-Commerce Conference Addresses Wildlife Crime

16 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 16th May 2017—Roughly 400 leaders in Viet Nam’s technology sector have been given the tools to adopt [Continue Reading…]

Mapping Aids Critically Endangered Helmeted Hornbill

16 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Kuching, Malaysia, 16th May 2017—An updated trade hotspot map by the Environmental Investigation Agency [Continue Reading…]

Workshop Promotes Co-operation on Illegal Eel Trade

16 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Nueva Vizcaya, the Philippines, May 2017–80 representatives from local Customs and enforcement agencies [Continue Reading…]

Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day

10 May 2017 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Bonn, 10 May 2017 – Migratory birds face an increasing number of threats while traveling huge distances. Their intercontinental [Continue Reading…]

New IUCN Programme to Help Carnivores Across Africa

09 May 2017 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Protecting lions, cheetahs and other iconic African species by helping local communities coexist with these predators [Continue Reading…]

IUCN World Heritage Report Stresses Protecting the Arctic

08 May 2017 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Monaco, 4 April 2017 (IUCN) – The Arctic Ocean urgently needs protection as melting sea ice is opening up previously [Continue Reading…]

Stronger Protection Needed for World’s Most Trafficked Mammals

08 May 2017 | International Fund for Animal Welfare News Release

Washington, DC – Today, Malaysian officials reported they had seized over 700 kilograms of pangolin scales, worth more [Continue Reading…]

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation Helps to Save Rhinos

07 May 2017 | Save the Rhino International News Release

The safety of threatened rhinos has been given a huge boost with grants from the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation.[Continue Reading…]

Migration Atlas Created to Reduce Harm to Wildlife

06 May 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Vilm, Germany – Experts have for the first time mapped the distribution and movement corridors of migratory [Continue Reading…]


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