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Terrestrial mammals

Rhino horn demand in Vietnam drops by more than 33% in one year

Information campaign successfully changes minds of people who think rhino horn has medicinal value

16 October 2014

Tiger survival: mapping poaching and trafficking hotspots

The case of ‘Putin’s tiger’ recently put poaching into the media spotlight. In India, a new modelling exercise is helping to tackle the crime by mapping areas where tigers are most at risk

14 October 2014

Une marche dans Paris contre la disparition des éléphants et des rhinocéros

Margot Levasseur et Géraldine Jacquinot le reconnaissent volontiers : elles ne sont pas des « pros » des manifestations.

03 October 2014

Röttger: 'There's a need to invest in conservation now'

Asian countries have agreed to strengthen the conservation of large mammal species that migrate across Central Asia. Christiane Röttger talks to DW about the initiative and its objectives.

02 October 2014

World wildlife populations halved in 40 years - report

The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society (ZSL) says in its new Living Planet Index.

30 September 2014

Elephant killings in Mozambique happening on ‘industrialised’ scale

Organised crime syndicates are slaughtering between 1,500 and 1,800 elephants a year in Mozambique for ivory

24 September 2014