Poachers have killed a white rhino at a French zoo, as well as African elephant Satao II in Kenya. Poaching caters to the illegal activity of ivory trade, which continues to happen in many parts of the world.
Animals March 8, 2017
The Zakouma National Park in Chad, Central Africa is now home to a growing number of African elephants, which were once on the verge of extinction because of rampant poaching.
Animals February 8, 2017
China announced that it will ban domestic ivory trade starting next year. The move may help save the population of elephants in Africa that are threatened by possible extinction because of poaching.
Animals December 31, 2016
Most of the seized ivory tusks in Africa are derived from recently killed elephants, not from antique tusks, comprehensive forensics analysis revealed. The finding indicates that the rising ivory trade is taking a toll on existing elephant populations.
Animals November 8, 2016
The population of elephants in Africa is shrinking by 8 percent per year, the Great Elephant Census revealed. The drastic decline is primarily attributed to poaching driven by demand for ivory particularly in China.
Animals September 1, 2016
The woolly mammoth could become the first long-extinct animal to be given legal protection under conservation trade rules. How can this help in the illegal trade of ivories from endangered elephants?
Animals August 22, 2016
Two bills that aim to ban the trading of elephant ivory, rhinoceros horn and other wildlife parts in Hawaii are in the process of being signed into law. Hawaii has become the largest ivory-trading market in the United States after California and New York banned the sale of ivory.
Society March 28, 2016
Online activism network Avaaz is putting pressure on Yahoo to stop the sale of ivory products on its websites in Japan. The activist group blames the Internet company for aiding the near-extinction of elephants.
Business January 27, 2016
Research found elephant daughters step up to fill their mothers' roles in the community following a poaching tragedy. The 16-year study followed the elephant community in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve.
Earth/Environment December 18, 2015
He is back. 'Terminator' star Arnold Schwarzenegger is on a mission to save African elephants from illegal poachers.
Earth/Environment November 15, 2015
With the introduction of unearthed mammoth tusks into the ivory trade, wildlife experts argue whether this seemingly legal practice should also be banned in order to discourage the sale African elephant tusks.
Earth/Environment August 27, 2015