Latest articles on Elephant Poaching

Target the traders in ivory war

It is not only armed insurgent and rebel groups that fuel the slaughter of elephants, it is also greed.

Wildlife devastation in South Sudan war ‘alarming’

Slaughtered for tusks and meat, endangered wildlife numbers have taken a huge knock since soldiers and rebels began fighting in December.

Misappropriation of ivory funds threatens rhino horn sale

900 rhino poached so far this year, with 600 of those being poached in the Kruger National Park.

Mozambique elephants obliterated

A year-long investigation has exposed official complicity in slaughter for the ivory trade.

UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions

New UN resolutions bring sanctions against illegal wildlife and resource traders who support armed groups committing social atrocities in Africa.

One-fifth of Africa’s elephants could be killed this decade

25 000 elephants have been killed last year across Africa, and the numbers will grow, a continental conference on poaching has heard.

Zimbabwe elephant poisoning toll rises

Zimbabwe wildlife authorities have discovered 10 elephant carcasses poisoned by cyanide, which raises the number found to over 100.

Rangers learn new tricks to win fight against rhino poaching

Madikwe Game Reserve used to be the most poached placed outside of Kruger. But the rangers have learnt how to fight back - and word has spread.

Police fingered for taking bribes in Hwange poisoning

The claim that officers are accepting bribes from suspected poachers is raising questions over the ability of police to combat poaching syndicates.

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