Species news archive
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 ...
WWF recognizes rangers on World Ranger Day
WWF marked World Ranger Day (July 31) by extending support and appreciation to rangers ...
New study gets its teeth into shark trade regulations
A new study examines how trade controls can ensure sustainable shark and manta ray trade