Species news archive
Whaling commission shifts toward conservation agenda
The 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) ended today with a landmark decision ...
Countries impose tighter regulation of scientific whaling
New rules on whale hunts should stop killing for junk science.
WWF statement international condemnation of Iceland
WWF joins 35 governments in calling on Iceland to stop hunting endangered fin whales.
IWC governments to decide on future of scientific whaling
New Zealand mounts a challenge to Japan's controversial hunts, which have have killed more than ...
More than a quarter of a million people say no to Don Sahong dam
WWF today staged a public event to share the concerns of more than a quarter of a million ...
Last chance for Thailand to tackle illegal ivory trade
Thailand has until next March to take measures to shut down domestic trade in illegal elephant ivory
Urgent international action needed following elephant poaching statistics in Mozambique
Up to 900 elephants died in northern Mozambique over a three year period according to the latest ...
UNESCO warns against Virunga oil exploration
“Any oil exploitation inside the property would seriously affect its integrity,” UNESCO said.
Hong Kong plans record illegal ivory destruction
WWF and TRAFFIC welcome the Hong Kong government’s plan to burn 28 tonnes of confiscated ivory ...
Endangered leopard images are proof of conservation progress in Caucasus
New images of the endangered Caucasian leopard emerged this week proving ten years of conservation ...