Investors will see returns if the critically endangered rhino population increases in two designated South African parks
The illegal wildlife trade is one of the most profitable criminal enterprises worldwide, but only recently has the focus shifted to investigating its financial flows
The good news is that the drought has eased, poaching is down and the environment department is now not only focusing on the poachers but is going after crime syndicates
Many individuals continue to poach to improve their incomes, rather than just make ends meet
An anti-poaching buffer zone in Mozambique has led to a company being accused of grabbing land
A new threat to vultures is emerging: lead poisoning from ammunition used by game hunters
Elephants in South Africa are being trained to sniff our explosives, poachers and landmines in what is called the art of "bio-detection".
Poachers killed at least 86 elephants in Chad last week, say conservation groups, warning that elephants in Central Africa risked being wiped out.
Kenyan rangers have shot and killed three suspected poachers, and another there were killed last week after a rise in elephant poaching.
Kenyan game rangers shoot dead three people suspected of killing five elephants for ivory.