CITES: news and publications
Rhino poaching statistics highlight need for action against crime
Record number of rhino poaching deaths in South Africa last year
China destroys seized ivory in symbolic move
Top ivory consumer China destroys tusks seized from traffickers
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.
Microchips to protect rhinos in Kenya
WWF-Kenya hands over 1000 microchips and 5 scanners to the Kenya Wildlife Service today.
Kingpin behind bars for trafficking chimps
Wildlife trafficker that poached 500 endangered chimpanzees has been imprisoned.
Gabon arrests notorious ivory trafficker - for the third time
A wildlife trafficker believed to be responsible for the death of hundreds of elephants was ...
WWF commends Rotterdam harbour’s appeal to ban whale meat
WWF-Netherlands has commended the Port of Rotterdam for urging shipping companies and terminal ...
US President Barack Obama makes pledge to tackle wildlife crime during Africa visit
Obama announces US support for combating poaching and wildlife trafficking during visit to Africa.
Russia sets tougher penalties for trafficking endangered animals
Russia’s State Duma has approved legislative amendments that mean tougher punishments for poaching ...