Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
Trophy hunting of large carnivores in southern Africa is a hotly debated topic. This was evident after Cecil the lion was shot and killed in Zimbabwe last year.
For 40 years a native Rwandan man hunted elephants and other big game in the forests of Rwanda. This is how he became an ex-poacher.
There's big money in the illegal ivory trade - and that means it's an often bloody business.
The African savanna elephant holds the prize for largest living terrestrial animal, and now it apparently just set another land record: the longest distance mover of seeds.
Despite a surge in poaching combined with a deepening insurgency, Mali has deployed its first ever anti-poaching unit to protect the remarkable desert-adapted elephants.
Animal welfare advocates have filmed some of the wild elephants captured in Zimbabwe last year and shipped to China.
Applauding the Chinese Government’s closure of many of its ivory factories and retail outlets, the United Nations environment wing has called on other countries and territories to follow China’s ex
Liu Fenghai has made his fortune in the ivory trade. There was a time when he had 25 craftsmen working exclusively on elephant ivory at his factory in the northern city of Harbin.
Noch darf in China legal Elfenbein verkauft werden. Doch damit soll bald Schluss sein. Die ersten Verkaufsstellungen und Verarbeitungsbetriebe wurden bereits dichtgemacht.