Species news archive
French president calls on the “conscience of consumer countries” to end wildlife criminality
French President François Hollande called on the “conscience of consumer countries” to put an end ...
Elephant poaching remains alarmingly high despite modest decline
UN data shows 22,000 elephants killed in 2012, down from 25,000 in 2011, but still far too many.
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $3 million to help WWF double Nepal’s tiger population
Three years after the historic Global Tiger Summitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has boosted ...
US follows Gabon’s lead in fight against ivory traffickers
US destroys six tons of ivory in message to wildlife traffickers.
Saola rediscovered! ‘Asian Unicorn’ sighted in Vietnam for first time in 15 years
The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in ...
Efforts urgently needed to boost protection of endangered wild elephants
Statement - The remains of three wild Asian elephants were found on Monday inside the protected ...
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 ...