African Elephant Poaching Down, Ivory Seizures Up

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

Geneva – The latest CITES report on the status of elephants and ivory trade reveals [Continue Reading…]

Wild Lions Under Threat From Pan-African Trade

06 November 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Pretoria, South Africa, 2nd November 2017 — A new survey examining the pan-African trade in Lion parts has highlighted [Continue Reading…]

New Campaign to Protect All Life on Earth

15 September 2017 | UN Environment News Release

In honour of the 30th anniversary of the landmark Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the Ozone [Continue Reading…]

Snow Leopards No Longer Considered ‘Endangered’

14 September 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

(New York, NY) The mysterious snow leopard has been delivered a piece of good news. The Red List classification from the [Continue Reading…]

IUCN: 25,062 Species Threatened with Extinction

14 September 2017 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Today’s IUCN Red List update also reveals a dramatic decline of grasshoppers and millipedes endemic to Madagascar, and the [Continue Reading…]

World Wildlife Day 2017: Protecting Big Cats

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

Geneva, 3 September 2017: Lion, tiger, leopard and jaguar are all majestic animals [Continue Reading…]

Kinshasa’s Ivory Market Still Flourishing

02 September 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 30th August 2017 – a new TRAFFIC report launched today finds Kinshasa’s [Continue Reading…]

WWF Report: New Species Discovered in the Amazon

01 September 2017 | World Wildlife Fund-UK News Release

A new report by WWF and the Mamirauá Institute reveals that a new species of animal or plant is discovered in the [Continue Reading…]

Ivory Kingpin Arrested in Mozambique

02 August 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE (July 27, 2017) — The notorious leader of an East African ivory poaching network— Mateso Albana [Continue Reading…]

US Elephant Ivory Market Monitoring Baseline Set

26 July 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Washington DC, USA, 26th July 2017—A new trade study led by TRAFFIC, with support from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the [Continue Reading…]

Hunting Pangolins Increases Dramatically Across Central Africa

18 July 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York – Hunting of pangolins, the world’s most illegally traded mammal, increased by a staggering 150 percent in [Continue Reading…]

African and Asia-Pacific Countries to Strengthen Wildlife Laws

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

Geneva – Senior representatives from 22 countries spanning Africa and Asia-Pacific [Continue Reading…]


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