Species news archive
Yangtze finless porpoise population nosedives to 1,000
The Yangtze finless porpoise population has declined to a mere 1,000 individuals, making the ...
Better protection for elephants, rhinos and more from UN treaty
A look at WWF's successes at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species for our ...
Poachers kill at least 89 elephants in Chad
At least 89 elephants were killed by poachers last week in Chad - in one night. Regional ...
Governments start to rein in ivory and rhino horn trade, give sharks and timbers better protection at wildlife trade meeting
A critical wildlife trade meeting closed Thursday with decisions from world governments to regulate ...
Historic vote protects sharks and manta rays at CITES
Historic vote to regulate trade of several species of sharks and manta rays
Apes swing into CITES
CITES agreed to develop a comprehensive reporting mechanism on the illegal killing and trade of ...
World`s valuable timbers protected against illegal trade
Precious ebony and rosewood timbers have secured protection
Governments fall short on immediate efforts to curb illegal ivory trade at wildlife trade meeting
World governments at CITES opted against immediate trade sanctions against several countries that ...
WWF statement on rhinos at CITES
Carlos Drews in response to decisions from world governments to offer better protection for rhinos
Large numbers of threatened reef fish still traded
The humphead wrasse, a tropical reef fish, is still suffering from illegal and unreported ...