Species news archive
Academy Award winning actor Jared Leto becomes WWF global ambassador
WWF today announced Academy Award-winning actor, musician and director Jared Leto as a WWF Global ...
Large ivory seizure exposes scale of trafficking networks in Central Africa
Authorities in the Republic of Congo must now bring criminals to book
Make or break year for South Africa’s rhinos after poaching hits record high
Despite increased efforts to tackle the surge in rhino poaching, a record 1215 rhinos were killed ...
India's tigers come roaring back according to new report
India’s tiger population has significantly increased according to the 2014-15 India tiger ...
Historic advances in international shark and ray conservation
Twenty-one species of shark and ray have received increased international protection
Andy Murray becomes global ambassador for WWF to help fight poaching and illegal wildlife trade
Tennis star Andy Murray has today become a global ambassador for WWF
Thailand in the spotlight over national plan to control ivory trade
Thailand’s national ivory action plan submitted on 30 September to a global wildlife trade body is ...
Solutions still in reach as world biodiversity suffers major decline
Global wildlife populations have declined by more than half in just 40 years as measured in WWF's ...
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.