Terrestrial mammals

Communities Join Hands to Stop Elephant Poaching in Mali and Burkina Faso

Community representatives and wildlife officials met from 3-6 April and agreed urgently needed conservation measures for elephants contributing to the implementation of the CMS West African Elephant MOU, including the formal establishment of a new transboundary law enforcement mechanism at the village level.

15 April 2015

Pakistan's snow leopards: Both feared and sought

Snow leopards have been forced to the edge of extinction by hunting and human encroachment and are now one of the world's most endangered animals.

12 April 2015

La consanguinité a contribué à la survie des gorilles des montagnes

La consanguinité, généralement considérée comme dangereuse, a contribué à la survie des gorilles des montagnes d'Afrique centrale en danger d'extinction, ont déterminé des scientifiques britannique

10 April 2015

Devastating Blow to Captive Breeding Efforts for the Critically Endangered Saiga Antelope

The leading captive breeding centre for Saiga antelopes (Saiga spp.) has lost almost its entire stock of animals as a result of an unidentified disease. The Centre for Wild Animals of Kalmykia in the Russian Federation is known internationally for its contribution to saiga research and conservation, thereby playing an important part in implementing the CMS Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Saiga Antelopes.

09 April 2015

Genes que ayudan a salvar al gorila de montaña

El genoma de los gorilas de montaña revela que, pese a su baja variabilidad genética, se han adaptado a su endogamia, lo que les ha ayudado a sobrevivir

09 April 2015

Mountain gorilla genome study provides optimism about population numbers

An international research project to sequence whole genomes from mountain gorillas has given scientists and conservationists new insight into the impact of population decline on these critically en

09 April 2015

Declining great apes of Central Africa get new action plan for conservation for the next decade

The number of gorillas and chimpanzees in Central Africa continues to decline due to hunting, habitat loss, and disease, combined with a widespread lack of law enforcement and corruption in the jud

07 April 2015

Wilderei in Afrika: "Nashorn hat den Straßenpreis von Heroin"

Die Zahl der Elefanten und Nashörner im Serengeti-Nationalpark steigt wieder. Doch Wilderer haben es immer noch zu leicht, sagt Tierschützer Robert Muir.

29 March 2015

Éléphants : halte au braconnage !

Editorial du « Monde ». L’Histoire se répète tristement pour les animaux sauvages de la planète.

26 March 2015

Le trafic menace la survie des espèces protégées

Ils ne se trouvent qu’à quelques minutes en bateau de cette grande tente blanche dans laquelle une quarantaine de représentants d’Etats et d’organisations non gouvernementales se penchent sur leur

26 March 2015