Terrestrial mammals

Kenya Stages World's Largest Ivory and Tusks Burning to Highlight Poaching Crisis in Africa

Thousands of tusks from illegally killed elephants and rhinos will be set in flames in Nairobi National Park to highlight the plight of the world's iconic endangered species.

02 May 2016

Kampf gegen Wilderei: Kenia verbrennt mehr als 100 Tonnen Elfenbein

150 Millionen Dollar gingen in Flammen auf: Kenias Regierung hat tonnenweise Elfenbein verbrannt.

01 May 2016

Los últimos delfines rosados de Hong Kong

Llevan más de 400 años en el estuario del río de la Perla

El Mundo

01 May 2016

The shame of ivory

Kenya’s ivory burn will help end demand worldwide by making people ashamed to buy and own ivory

30 April 2016

Kenya to burn biggest ever stockpile of ivory

Tusks from over 6,000 illegally killed elephants will be set alight in Nairobi national park to highlight the poaching crisis

29 April 2016

Giants Club elephant summit: Kenya calls for end to ivory trade

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has urged an end to Africa's illegal ivory trade, saying it means death for elephants and death for tourism.

29 April 2016

Swaziland unveils plan to legalise rhino horn to pay for anti-poaching efforts

Leaked document shows proceeds from the sale of 330kg stockpile would be used to protect country’s 73 white rhinos from poaching

28 April 2016

Encouraging News from the Sahara

Roseline Beudels-Jamar de Bolsée , the CMS Scientific Councillor from Belgium, who has been involved from the very beginning in the Convention’s efforts to conserve Sahelo-Saharan antelopes, has informed the Secretariat of some long overdue positive developments concerning the Scimitar-horned Oryx. Twenty-five animals have just been shipped from Abu Dhabi to Chad meaning that after an absence of a quarter of a century, Oryx are back on Chadian soil.

28 April 2016

Cecil's legacy: could the death of one lion start a conservation movement?

Inspired by Cecil the lion, activists have begun an uphill struggle to convince Unesco to do for wildlife what it already does for places – and create World Heritage Species

27 April 2016