Around 20 000 elephants are killed in Africa every year for their tusks, costing the tourism sector millions of dollars, says conservation group WWF
If one tackles the trafficking of this wildlife product as a felony, it will curb violence and wars – and the destruction of a species.
Proceeds from illegal logging to trafficking of hazardous waste and illicit gold mining funding rebel groups and criminal syndicates
More than 30,000 African elephants killed by poachers every year to supply illegal trade controlled by criminal gangs that feeds demand the Far East
Putting Kenya's burn into context
Conservationists say it will be the largest stockpile ever torched in Africa
The Italians had stopped to attend to a mechanical problem with their vehicle.
Morgan's unlikely journey has excited conservationists and suggests that the Kenya-Somalia border area is becoming less dangerous.
Kenya's fading giant: the Tsavo, one of world's most unique ecosystems, battles conservation enemies
In 2011 Tsavo East National park had 156,822 international visitors - by 2015 this number had dropped to a shocking 32,433
The country’s elephants, which numbered 5,000 in a 2012 nationwide survey, are still at heavy risk from poaching
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Nicole Kidman, business tycoons George Soros, musician Elton John, and former Chinese basketball Yao Ming to attend
The deployment of trained dogs resulted in busts in the luggage of four passengers--they were all travelling to China.
At current "low" prices the organised criminal gangs that run the illegal ivory trade will still make profits but "the trend is a positive sign".
Technology-related travel growing faster than the traditional wildlife attractions, new research shows.
The latest deaths came less than two weeks after 26 elephants died from poisoning in two separate incidents outside Hwange National Park.
Tanzania arrest of ‘Queen of Ivory’ has China, world’s biggest consumer of ivory products, turning on her
Arrest of Chinese citizen linked to multi-million dollar illegal trade in 'white gold' sparks big debate in social networks in Asian country.
5 big African conservation stories that have touched animal lovers this year - and caused global outrage
Such has been their impact, that they attracted more sympathy than causes about human suffering, as petitions and donations soared.
While not legally binding, it highlights the scale of the world's opposition to illegal hunting with more than 70 countries supporting.
Visit to Namibia was meant to raise royal’s profile and make Britain feel good about itself. It’s not working so far.