The Oscar-winning actress is the latest high profile figure to throw her support behind this weekend's ivory burn and Giants Club Summit
With international support in place from a UN General Assembly resolution and with new financial and technical commitments, it is time to increase actions being taken to conserve wildlife — including Africa’s mighty elephants
The nations, conservationists and business leaders of the Giants Club hold many views on how best to protect elephants. Here Tshekedi Khama, Botswana’s environment minister, explains why his country does not burn tusks
Better protection for today, better planning for tomorrow: top Giants Club Summit conservationists to call for accelerated action for Africa's elephants and their landscapes
A manhunt for his killer is reportedly underway
An estimated 3,000 elephants are still killed for their ivory each year in Kenya, despite ivory trade being banned in 1989
Exclusive: News welcomed by wildlife groups as a 'real game changer for the conservation of elephants, rhinos and countless other species'
The new technique uses an advanced form of fingerprinting powder and prepares the ground for the use of fingerprinting in the field
The United States has done it. The Philippines and China too. Even Hong Kong has said it will destroy some of its contraband ivory. But ahead of a conservation conference in London next month where world leaders will descend to seek a solution to wildlife crime, the debate about the future of stockpiles is set to heat up.
A new Kenyan law aims to quell poaching by increasing the notoriously light penalties for the growing illegal trade
Gone are the days when a “Save the Rhino” advert was enough. Only about 25,000 rhinos are left in the wild, and thanks to poaching the species is critically endangered. Now, in an effort to drive down demand, conservationists are working on campaigns to understand what makes rhino horn consumers tick.
In a major step in the battle against the ivory trade, Hong Kong announced today that it will destroy 28 tonnes of its stockpiled ivory.
Our weekly field diary gives you an insight into the day-to-day work of Space for Giants scouts, working in Laikipia, Kenya to save elephants.
Last week, for the very first time, four elephants joined Twitter to share their adventures via GPS collar. Find out how the data is collected behind the scenes.
The number of rhinos killed in South Africa for their horns soared to more than 1,000 last year, a 50 per cent jump on 2012 and up from just 13 in 2007.
From David Cameron to Stephen Fry to Damian Lewis, politicians, actors, musicians and artists have supported our elephant appeal. Check out our interactive graphic to see what they said.