Survival of Africa's great apes requires palm industry support, says report

Top scientists call for conservationists to work with companies to prevent a repeat of the south-east Asian destruction.

21 December 2016

Why Star Wars's Daisy Ridley joined forces with a girl from Mongolia

After becoming a global star for playing Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, actress Daisy Ridley has produced her first film - The Eagle Huntress.

16 December 2016

China to set date to close ivory factories

Preparation is under way in China to bring in a ban on their domestic ivory trade, following a promise made with the US earlier this year.

13 December 2016

Arab sheikhs banned from bustard hunts by Pakistani province

Houbara bustard’s meat is prized for its supposed aphrodisiac qualities and the bird is considered to be at risk of extinction.

12 December 2016

Another day, another dead wildlife ranger. Where is the outrage?

Every year more than 100 wildlife rangers are murdered in the line of duty. Why do they get so little support? And where is the outrage?

10 December 2016

Asian Regional Workshop Advances International Cooperation to Halt Drastic Declines in Old World Vulture Populations

The third Regional Workshop to develop a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) took place from 29 to 30 November in Mumbai, India. This Workshop covered nine of the fifteen species of Old World vultures, a term used for vultures that occur in the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe; a region collectively referred to as the Old World.

05 December 2016

Hagenbecks Tierpark schließt wegen Vogelgrippe

Die Vogelgrippe breitet sich aus. Nun muss in Hamburg der Zoo schließen: Im Tierpark Hagenbeck waren Gänse an dem Virus verendet.

29 November 2016

Tiny transmitter’s big role in saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

A tiny transmitter on a tiny bird's back is helping conservationists in their bid to save a Critically Endangered species from extinction.

21 November 2016

A data trove to support a hoped-for shark sanctuary in Indonesia

Conservation efforts in the Gili Matra marine preserve are turning this protected area into a safe haven for sharks.

18 November 2016