Thursday, January 17, 2019

Final results from Great Elephant Census shows massive loss of African savannah elephants

Results of the two-year, $8 million Great Elephant Census (GEC) of African savannah elephants led by Elephants Without Borders (EWB) were released today at...

Scorched Earth in Chyulu Hills National Park

Fires have been raging in the Chyulu National Park over the past one month, a Swara team that visited the area this week found....

France bans ivory trade

The French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal signed a decree banning the trade in ivory and rhino horn in France and all overseas French territories....

Suspense and Adventure Novelist writes a novel on illegal wildlife poaching

Ridley Pearson, a St. Louis-based author has written over 50 suspense and adventure novels but his latest, “White Bone,” is tackling an issue that...

Conservationists now blame the EU for failing to support an international drive to save...

With 100 elephants dying every day to keep illegal supplies of so-called “white gold” flowing to the Far East, time is running out for...

Diplomats using immunity to engage in illegal wildlife trafficking

A recent investigative publication has revealed that accredited diplomats from Far East countries such as North Korea are continually getting involved in the trafficking...

Elephants could be extinct in 25 years if measures to crackdown ivory trade are...

In 2014, 20,000 African elephants were killed by poachers and between 2009 and 2015, Tanzania and Mozambique lost over half their elephant populations, with...

Biotech Company plans to flood Chinese market with fake Rhino horn

Last year, a San Francisco biotech startup came up with 3D print fake rhino horns that carry the same genetic fingerprint as the actual...

Vietnam Now A Leading Illegal Ivory Market – Report

Vietnam is now one of the world’s largest illegal ivory markets and the trade continues to thrive as a result of high demand in...

India attempts to break the Guinness world record by planting 49.3 million trees in...

India attempted to break a tree-planting Guinness world record by planting 49.3 million trees in 24 hours, nearly meeting their goal of 50 million...

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