Species news archive
World’s rarest wild cat doubles in number
The world’s rarest wild cat has more than doubled over the past seven years.
Frolicking family video shows China's tiger population roaring back
The footage captured by a WWF camera trap is the first infrared video of a tiger family so deep ...
Peace has returned to Dzanga Sangha but the battle to conserve its wildlife goes on
Anti-poaching teams and communities join forces against wildlife crime in Central African ...
Fishermen rescue rare whale caught in their nets
WWF-trained crew save a whale entangled in their gillnets: first successful release of any whale in ...
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