ARTICLES RELATING TO CONSERVATION

Prince William's wildlife speech draws online applause

2015-03-05 09:40

Prince William has won praise from Chinese Internet users after he visited an elephant reserve in the country and condemned illegal wildlife trafficking as 'a vicious form of criminality'.

Activists disrupt IOC meeting

2015-03-01 18:22

Activists have disrupted a meeting of Olympic officials in Rio de Janeiro over concerns over what they call the ecological destruction related to the Olympics.

Zim Parks visitors mess up

2015-02-24 20:34

Some visitors to the Zambezi River urinated on the river bank and left toilet paper behind, the Zambezi Society says.

Breaking ground: Palestinian farmer protects the ostrich

2015-02-20 12:48

A 50-year-old Palestinian farmer is breaking new ground, by farming and protecting around 200 ostriches, unique to the arid region.

Two more elephants poisoned in Zim

2015-02-17 15:51

Two more elephants have been found poisoned near Zimbabwe's flagship Hwange National Park.

Four rhino poachers caught

2015-02-11 20:41

Four men have been arrested for allegedly conspiring to poach rhino on a farm in Lephalale.

US divers conduct underwater octopus census

2015-02-06 20:10

To check on the health of the giant Pacific octopus population in Puget Sound off the Northwest coast, an annual unusual census has taken place.

Tiger Temple raided for suspected wildlife trafficking

2015-02-05 15:59

Thai officials have raided a Buddhist temple that is home to more than 100 tigers and are investigating suspected links to wildlife trafficking.

Saudi royal to hunt protected birds again

2015-02-02 21:06

Pakistani authorities are finalising arrangements for a Saudi prince to visit its southwestern desert region to kill Houbara bustards again.

Emergency meeting held to save rhino in Kenya

2015-01-28 15:51

Conservationists and scientists have held talks in Kenya this week to come up with a last ditch plan to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction.

 

Rhino mother and calf poisoned

2015-03-03 08:54

Two black rhino, a mother and her calf, have been poisoned by poachers in south-eastern Zimbabwe, it has emerged.

Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

2015-02-27 15:03

From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to re-shape Earth.

Three rhino killed in Eastern Cape

2015-02-23 21:35

Three white rhino have been found dead on a private game reserve near East London.

Antarctica: The key to mankind's future?

2015-02-20 10:37

Earth's past, present and future come together on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the most desolate continents that may hold clues to our humanity. The Associated Press investigates...

Only 5 northern white rhino left on the planet

2015-02-12 08:46

Scientists and conservationists say that there are only 5 northern white rhino left on the planet. The reality is that they are very close to extinction says one scientist.

Missing US pilot, plane frustrate searchers

2015-02-10 05:00

Location of US anti-poaching pilot remains a mystery after presumed West African crash in 2014.

Tiger nations to set up anti-poaching network

2015-02-06 13:05

Thirteen countries which are home to the world's dwindling population of wild tigers have agreed to establish an intelligence-sharing network to fight traffickers, concluding an anti-poaching conference in Kathmandu.

British beavers run wild

2015-02-03 19:51

The first wild beavers to breed in England for 800 years are not going to be rounded up and put in a zoo after all.

'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

2015-02-01 11:00

Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years.

Monarch butterflies rebound in Mexico

2015-01-27 20:55

Monarch butterflies numbers recovered this year in Mexico, but are still dangerously low.

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