‘We share a collective responsibility to take action and we must all work to ensure the preservation of this iconic species’
On World Elephant Day, the Ivory Coast football star and UN Environment Ambassador calls people to join the Wild for Life Campaign to help end wildlife crime pushing species to the brink of extinction
'It seems almost inconceivable that any country or individual would actively support opening up legal international trade in rhino horn,' says Will Travers of the Born Free Foundation
Over 100 tonnes of illegally poached ivory will be reduced to ash as the Kenyan government signals its commitment to combating the illegal wildlife trade by burning its entire ivory stockpile
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
Mr Gower was shot through the floor of his aircraft by a poacher with an AK-47
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
The identification of the geographical origins of the ivory trade could help to channel anti-poaching resources more effectively
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
In the late 1980s, Africa’s elephant population was decimated to just 600,000. Bringing the elephant slaughter to consumers' televisions had a profound impact. Can it be done again?