A new Kenyan law aims to quell poaching by increasing the notoriously light penalties for the growing illegal trade
Claims by Dallas Safari Club that auction funds will be used to protect animals in Namibia are dismissed by furious activists, writes David Usborne
What happened when our chess writer, Jon Speelman, auctioned himself for elephants?
Customs officials are becoming more adept at confiscating ivory at the point of entry, but that’s just the beginning
Two cubs from highly endangered species had to pass swimming test before they could be allowed out in main enclosure
Officials from the Home Office have said more items were confiscated in the year up to April 2013 than in any other year
Funding for the Wildlife Crime Unit is under threat
Newly-formed NCA also seized another 25 taxidermy birds from the property
The original breed of classic towers has become an endangered species
How the baby boomers made it last, but Thatcher’s children couldn’t
Bird has disappeared from 90 per cent of the territory it once occupied
Earth Day 2013 has been given a major boost thanks to Google featuring it as its doodle.
Why is ambergris worth so much money? Simon Usborne holds his nose and finds out
Our writer, aware of his advancing years, has a soft spot for these little beasts
Status as Germany’s capital of cool under threat after influx from provincial backwater
A lemur named after the fictional character Christian Grey from the best-selling book Fifty Shades Of Grey has met a love interest.