Species news archive
China planning to phase out domestic ivory market
Government will eventually close down world's largest ivory market
Amur tiger numbers on the rise, say latest figures
The population of the Amur tiger in Russia has increased to as many as 540 individuals over the ...
139 bizarre and beautiful new species discovered in Greater Mekong region
An incredible 139 new species were discovered in the Greater Mekong region in 2014.
Japan must stop killing whale science
The illegitimate killing of whales in the name of science must be rejected, WWF says.
Sakhalin Energy should postpone survey to protect western gray whales
Expert panel and NGOs call on company to delay major seismic survey until 2016
Cambodia border crossing and road threaten one of Asia’s last great wilderness areas
Some of the world’s most endangered species will be driven closer to extinction if a new road and ...
Virunga National Park: Intact for nine decades, now more threatened than ever
Africa’s first national park, Virunga, is 90 years old today. While we celebrate this milestone ...
Crime Congress raises stakes in fight against wildlife crime
Declaration calls for effective measures to counter transnational organized environmental crime
Large ivory theft in Gabon highlights urgent need to secure stockpiles in Central Africa
Up to 300kg of ivory seized in anti-poaching operations stolen from courthouse
Strengthening world's legal architecture to combat environmental crime
WWF and Global Initiative launch new report at UN Crime Congress in Doha