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
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.
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?
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.
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.
Burmese town exposed as one of Asia’s biggest markets after thousands of trinkets are seized.
Every penny raised in the elephant appeal will be spent directly on wildlife conservation projects in Africa. Here's how.
Elephant poachers are using firearms left over from Mozambique’s civil war to slaughter elephants in neighbouring Tanzania
The business of protecting wildlife has now become an extremely professional and militarised affair
The Duke of Cambridge yesterday called on the world to halt Africa's "poaching epidemic" after he joined Labour leader Ed Miliband in becoming the latest public figures to back The Independent on Sunday's Christmas appeal.
The illegal ivory trade is funding terrorist groups