US Confectioner Makes “Elephant Chocolates” in Support of Conservation in Kenya

A confectioner in the United States is launching a special limited edition of hand-made “elephant chocolates” with proceeds from sales going to support efforts...

Half the World Could Face Severe Water Stress by 2030 – Report

Nearly half of the world's population could suffer severe water stress by 2030, a development that is likely to damage the well-being of millions...

Vancouver Fashion Week turns spotlight towards endangered elephants

The Vancouver Fashion Week turned the spotlight toward endangered elephants, when Elephantasia hit the runway as part of the event’s second-to-last night. Produced by...

Celebrating the Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement by the World Wide Fund aimed at uniting people to protect the planet and to drive awareness...

New Butterfly species discovered in Alaska

A group of eight scientists from three countries has named the new insect the Tanana Arctic, or Oeneis tanana. It's the first new butterfly...

Airlines pledge to support Prince William in ending illegal wildlife trafficking

Airlines have signed a declaration to support efforts to stop the illegal trafficking of wildlife in an initiative backed by members of the Royal...

UK to fund Uganda in fighting illegal wildlife trade

Uganda will receive £1,500,000 (Shs 7bn) funding from the UK government which will go towards combating illegal trade in wildlife. The announcement was made...

Killing in the name of conservation

An American research team tracked down a rare bird, took the first ever photograph of it, and shortly killed it thereafter last month. Chris...

$1 Million Bounty for Poaching Kingpin

Many conservationists have heard of the Xaysavang Network, it is an international wildlife trafficking syndicate that facilitates the killing of elephants, rhinos, pangolins, and...

Chinese conservation film breaks China’s box office records

A movie denouncing the human toll on marine life has broken China’s box office records a sign of increasing environmental awareness among the Chinese...

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Death of a Legend: Dian Fossey’s ‘Little Darling’ Gorilla Passes On

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, June 7 - Poppy, the last living gorilla featured by famed American primatologist Dian Fossey in her bestselling book, “Gorillas in...

Call to Save Kenya’s Ondiri Swamp and its Quaking Bog

By Cathy Watson A remarkable ‘quaking bog’ and critical source of water for the Kenyan capital is under severe threat, according to conservationists who attended...

Grey Crowned Crane Numbers in Steep Decline in Kenya

Nairobi, May 24 - The Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum) is the world’s fastest declining crane. Found only in sub-Saharan Africa, the Grey Crowned...

Landmark Report Shows Alarming Rates of Species Extinctions

Nairobi, May 6 - Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with...

African Ranger Awards: Feting Wardens while Enabling Traffickers?

By Karl Ammann When researching the illegal wildlife trade, very often some tentacles lead back to South Africa.  Not only when it comes to rhino...

Scientists Propose Changes to Biodiversity Protection Criteria

Nairobi, April 12 - Researchers have warned that a commitment by countries to designate more of the planet’s land and oceans as protected areas...

Human Activity Takes Heavy Toll on Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem – Study

Nairobi, April 8 - The 40,000km2 Serengeti-Mara plain that straddles the border of Kenya and Tanzania is famous for its abundant and diverse wildlife. It is...