The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
Showers late. Partly cloudy. Mild.
Conservation non-profit organisation Pangolin.Africa launches a World Pangolin Day campaign which will involve ordinary people from across the globe.
The WWF's Black Rhino Range Expansion Project in South Africa recently translocated its 200th black rhino to a 14 000-hectare reserve in the Eastern Cape.
Improved cargo scanning means there has been a shift in how wildlife is being smuggled on planes, says a senior executive at the International Air Transport Association.
Illegal wildlife trade is one of the greatest threats faced by species globally. In South Africa, nothing makes this point clearer than the rhino poaching we have experienced, writes Ashleigh Dore.
Palm oil production has "decimated" animal and plant life in Malaysia and Indonesia and threatens pristine forests in central Africa and South America, a leading international conservation group warns.
Warning: Content may upset sensitive readers. As the world reacts to news of a recent lion attack, we take a look at a book that details why captive lion breeding and canned hunting should be abolished.
Given the precarious situation of the lion species, it should come as no surprise that the theme of this year's World Wildlife Day (3 March) celebrations is Big cats: Predators under threat, writes Taime Sylvester.
Four divers diced with ragged-tooth sharks at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town on Tuesday when removing them from an exhibit.
A new chief ranger has been appointed at Kruger National Park with the huge task of stemming record levels of rhino poaching.
A Canadian antiques dealer swept up in a US crackdown on illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns has pleaded guilty to a wildlife smuggling charge.
Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild.
The Botswana government recently reintroduced trophy hunting after a five-year moratorium. It did so on the pretext that Botswana has “too many elephants”. But a new academic paper shows that this argument doesn’t hold.
The research found that hunters (consumptive wildlife tourist) spend double and more the amount than non-consumptive wildlife tourists.
For three days Gugulethu took us around the game reserve and out on the Zambezi river. His passion for the animals was infectious as was his wide smile and deep laugh, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
A conservation agency has constructed what is believed to be the world's longest cat-proof fence in central Australia to save native wildlife and vegetation ravaged by the feline predators.
A new US advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to US President Donald Trump's family.
Set on promoting a culture of eco-conservation among local high school pupils, the Jonny Lowe Memorial Trust is working towards reconnecting Pietermaritzburg’s youth with wildlife.
Watch as a dog-eating lioness is tagged in Kariba, Zimbabwe. A team with members from National Parks and AWARE Trust darted the predator and moved her a safe distance from the town.
The International Air Transport Association and wildlife body Cites have signed an agreement providing a formal framework to stop the scourge of illegal trade in wildlife.
If you didn't know just how amazing elephants actually are, this video will leave you with little doubt.
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