Africa

South Africa: 'Saving endangered species is the responsibility of everyone'

As the 17th world wildlife conference opens, South Africa’s environment minister Dr Edna Molewa explains the country’s commitment to protecting wildlife.

26 September 2016

Zambia's front line between elephants and humans

As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, the BBC's Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans a

26 September 2016

Trafic de bois de rose : ultime avertissement pour Madagascar

Vendredi 23 septembre, le comité permanent de la Convention sur le commerce international

26 September 2016

La maldición de ser una especie endémica en Madagascar

La deforestación masiva y el comercio ilegal ponen al límite a miles de especies únicas.

El Mundo

26 September 2016

African elephant numbers plummet during 'worst decline in 25 years’

African elephant population has contracted by around 111,000 in the past decade as a result of poaching, study finds.

26 September 2016

The Guardian view on an ivory ban: tusk trade rules need teeth

No markets in elephant ivory should be legalised. They would sustain demand and provide a cover for illegal trading and poaching.

25 September 2016

New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past 10 years according to a new study.

BBC

25 September 2016

La lutte contre le trafic d’espèces menacées au centre d’une conférence mondiale en Afrique du Sud

La Convention internationale sur le commerce d’espèces sauvages menacées d’extinction (Cites) s’est ouverte, samedi 24 septembre à Johannesbourg, pour
24 September 2016

Wildlife trade summit is a 'do or die' moment for endangered animals

Conservationists urge countries to give imperilled species the highest level of protection at the global Cites summit opening on Saturday to prevent them becoming extinct in the wild.

23 September 2016