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
An estimated 35,000 elephants have been killed every year since 2010 and the rate shows no sign of letting up
In Gabon, eco-guards face being shot at every week by heavily armed poaching gangs. Alex Dymoke visited the country ahead of the Giants Club Summit
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
Rangers tracked an elephant's transmitter collar to a poachers' camp
The animals were killed in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe after they used a contaminated salt lick
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.
Hong Kong will destroy its 28 tonnes of its stockpiled ivory, the Endangered Species Advisory Committee (ESAC) announced yesterday. This decision comes after Guangzhou in China destroyed six tonnes of ivory earlier this year.
Customs officials in Thailand and Singapore seized £3.5m worth of rhino horn en route to Vietnam
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.
Stockpiles must be destroyed to prevent sales of ivory
Google has celebrated the 82nd birthday of late American zoologist Dian Fossey with a Doodle on its search page.