Species news archive
Asian countries make historic pledge to save the ‘ghost of the mountain’
Representatives from Kyrgyzstan and 11 other Central and South Asian countries made a historic ...
Microchips to protect rhinos in Kenya
WWF-Kenya hands over 1000 microchips and 5 scanners to the Kenya Wildlife Service today.
Heads of state come together in call for UN action to combat wildlife crime
Efforts to combat illicit wildlife crime received a massive boost today as heads of state and a ...
Need for high level action against wildlife crime reaffirmed on World Rhino Day
Governments meeting in New York next week for the Opening of the United Nations General Assembly ...
Hong Kong government issues shark fin and bluefin tuna ban
The HKSAR government issues a shark fin and bluefin tuna ban for their official dining
Another pair of Persian leopards born in Russia
Two more leopard cubs have been born in Russia just two months after two kittens were born to a ...
Kingpin behind bars for trafficking chimps
Wildlife trafficker that poached 500 endangered chimpanzees has been imprisoned.
WWF’s flying squad elephant gives birth to a female calf
A female elephant calf has been born to the elephant Flying Squad in Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo ...
Gabon arrests notorious ivory trafficker - for the third time
A wildlife trafficker believed to be responsible for the death of hundreds of elephants was ...
Legal reform must shut down Thailand’s ivory trade
On World Elephant Day (August 12), WWF and TRAFFIC urge Thailand’s Prime Minister, Yingluck ...