Fort Belknap, MT — After an absence of more than 50 years, the swift fox has returned to the grasslands of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Montana. From Sept. 12 to 20, the Assiniboine (Nakoda) and Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) Tribes of Fort Belk…Read more
New York, NY – The mammal most threatened by wildlife trafficking is one that many have never heard of, at least not until earlier this year: the pangolin. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has collaborated with Arnold, a creative agency supported by a c…Read more
Hanoi – WWF welcomes the new Directive No. 29, issued by the Prime Minister of Vietnam yesterday, to address crucial issues on illegal wildlife trade as part of the country’s efforts to prevent future pandemics and halt further loss of Vietnam’s declin…Read more
WASHINGTON, DC – Online technology companies in the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online reported removing or blocking over 3 million listings for endangered and threatened species and associated products from their online platforms to dat…Read more
Responding to the news that CRDB Bank and United Bank for Africa have agreed to financially facilitate the construction of Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower dam in the Selous Game Reserve, Aslihan Tumer, Head of Campaigns at WWF-International, said:
Following initial review of the petition to list giraffes under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has concluded that listing may be warranted. In response to this news, World Wildlife Fund issued a statement from Gine…Read more
South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has announced official figures showing that the number of rhinos killed in South Africa has dropped from 1,028 in 2017 to 769 in 2018.
Poaching losses in the rhino stronghold of Kruger National P…
November 14, 2018 – A new study finds that wild tiger populations in key tiger recovery sites across Asia have the potential to triple in size within a human generation given strong site management, contributing up to 15 percent increase in the global …Read more
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced its update to the Red List of Threatened Species with positive news – the status of the fin whale has been revised from Endangered to Vulnerable and for mountain gorillas &nda…Read more
Sharm-El-Sheikh, November 14, 2018 — The High Level Segment for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Conference (CBD CoP14) concluded today with the adoption of the Sharm-El-Sheikh declaration by the 196 Parties.
However, it is clear we are faili…