Species news archive
US President Barack Obama makes pledge to tackle wildlife crime during Africa visit
Obama announces US support for combating poaching and wildlife trafficking during visit to Africa.
Russia sets tougher penalties for trafficking endangered animals
Russia’s State Duma has approved legislative amendments that mean tougher punishments for poaching ...
Dams could signal death knell for Mekong giant catfish
Damming the mainstream of the lower Mekong River would represent a significant new threat to the ...
Orphan rhino settles into new home
Two months after a rhino calf was rescued by WWF staff and concerned residents, the volunerable ...
Philippines to destroy seized ivory stockpiles
Authorities in the Philippines tomorrow are expected to destroy more than five tonnes of seized ...
Europe’s last wild sturgeons threatened by ongoing illegal fishing and caviar trade—WWF and TRAFFIC
Ongoing illegal fishing and trade in caviar in Romania and Bulgaria is threatening the survival of ...
World Heritage Committee requests cancelation of Virunga oil permits
World Heritage Committee today requested the cancelation of oil exploration permits in Virunga ...
Elephants in search of safe havens
When I joined WWF-Cameroon in 2006, I was anxious to meet the mysterious creature of the forest, ...
With Naypyidaw hosting the World Economic Forum and poised to assume leadership of ASEAN next year, ...
WWF statement on murder of conservationist in Costa Rica
WWF condemns the brutal murder of Jairo Mora Sandoval, a 26 year-old conservationist who dedicated ...