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Russia sets tougher penalties for trafficking endangered animals
Russia’s State Duma has approved legislative amendments that mean tougher punishments for poaching ...
Orphan rhino settles into new home
Two months after a rhino calf was rescued by WWF staff and concerned residents, the volunerable ...
Philippines to destroy seized ivory stockpiles
Authorities in the Philippines tomorrow are expected to destroy more than five tonnes of seized ...
UN chief takes poaching concerns to Security Council
The UN Security Council today will be briefed on the threat to peace and security posed by Central ...
Royal event to tackle illegal wildlife trade
Prince Charles, Prince William and the UK government hosted a conference today to call for action ...
Alert: Poachers enter unique elephant habitat
Poachers have entered one of Africa’s most unique elephant habitats on Monday, threatening to cause ...
Twenty wildlife criminals arrested in Cameroon
Cameroon arrested twenty suspected wildlife criminals and seized 45 weapons during ...
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 ...
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.