France is to burn three tonnes of ivory as part of the fight against poaching. Paris pledged to destroy its ivory stocks and increase fines on traffickers of endangered species.
Elephant poaching is on the rise. New figures show that the illegal trade in ivory could wipe out 20 percent of Africa's elephants in the next ten years.
Park rangers protecting endangered wildlife have to deal with well-armed gangs of poachers in Africa and around the world.
Paris police have arrested a man for breaking into a museum and cutting off an elephant’s tusk with a chainsaw on Friday night.
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Poaching in Cameroon, a possible free trade agreement between two Kenya and Tanzania and breaking off an engagement in Nigeria, are all stories in some of Africa's papers today.
Latest figures show that over the past nine years the number of lions in Kenya has dropped from 2,700 to some 2,000.
The United States has announced a 22.5 million euro debt swap with Indonesia that will help to reduce deforestation in Kalimantan, Indonesia's part of Borneo island.
South Africa and Vietnam have launched talks toward an agreement to curb rhino poaching. South Africa lost 333 rhinos to poaching last year.
Kenya’s elephant population has shrunk from more than 160,000 in 1963, to less than 40,000 today due to several factors including climate change, forest decline, habitat degradation and ...