Africa

New Doubts About Whether Elephants Can Survive South Sudan's Civil War

Before war broke out in December 2013, things were getting better for South Sudan's elephants, conservationist says.

08 December 2014

How to scare off the biggest pest in the world

Elephants are pests that raid people's crops, but there are now harmless ways to scare them away from farms

08 December 2014

Cameroon conservation quandary over wildlife rampage

As activists mark Wildlife Conservation Day, elephants and hippopotamuses are trampling over farms and crops in northern Cameroon.

04 December 2014

Record 1,020 rhino killed in South Africa

2014 eclipses 2013 poaching record as illegal wildlife trade continues to boom, threatening future of the species

20 November 2014

Oil Dispute Takes a Page From Congo’s Bloody Past

Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo — The trouble started when a British company suddenly appeared in this iconic and spectacularly beautiful national park, prospecting for

15 November 2014

Un ave víctima de su belleza

La grulla coronada cuelligrís está considerada un símbolo de longevidad y riqueza

El Mundo

11 November 2014

Big game poachers

Across Africa the illegal slaughter of elephants is accelerating at such a pace—recent estimates put the number killed at 100,000 in just three years—that it threatens to exterminate whole populati

08 November 2014

Big game poachers

Across Africa the illegal slaughter of elephants is accelerating at such a pace—recent estimates put the number killed at 100,000 in just three years—that it threatens to exterminate whole populati

08 November 2014

Chinese demand for ivory is devastating Tanzania's elephant population

Chinese criminal gangs are causing Tanzania to lose more elephants to poaching than any other African country, says a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency

06 November 2014