Species news archive
Twenty wildlife criminals arrested in Cameroon
Cameroon arrested twenty suspected wildlife criminals and seized 45 weapons during ...
First evidence of a leatherback turtle along Pakistan’s coastline
A rare leatherback turtle was recently caught and safely released back into the sea by a group of ...
UN recognizes severity of wildlife crimes
Members of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Friday passed a ...
Field reports indicate slaughter of elephants, conservation staff evacuated
WWF and WCS have received alarming reports from their field operations that elephants are being ...
Japan and Russia increase penalties for wildlife crimes
Japan’s announcement that it intends to raise the penalties for those convicted of wildlife ...
Orphaned rhino struggles to survive after mother killed
An Indian rhino calf that lost its mother to poachers is clinging to life with the help of WWF.
Yangtze finless porpoise population nosedives to 1,000
The Yangtze finless porpoise population has declined to a mere 1,000 individuals, making the ...
Better protection for elephants, rhinos and more from UN treaty
A look at WWF's successes at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species for our ...
Poachers kill at least 89 elephants in Chad
At least 89 elephants were killed by poachers last week in Chad - in one night. Regional ...
Governments start to rein in ivory and rhino horn trade, give sharks and timbers better protection at wildlife trade meeting
A critical wildlife trade meeting closed Thursday with decisions from world governments to regulate ...