#Poaching

  • Article: African Rhinos Are Being Poached at an Alarming Rate Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

    African Rhinos Are Being Poached at an Alarming Rate Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

    By Catherine Caruso|May 6, 2020

    Poachers are taking advantage of stay-at-home orders. Read more

  • Article: Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct in Malaysia After Death of Last Living Female

    Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct in Malaysia After Death of Last Living Female

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Nov. 26, 2019

    The critically endangered animals are one step closer to extinction. Read more

  • Article: Australia Will Ban Domestic Trade of Ivory and Rhino Horns in Massive Win for Biodiversity

    Australia Will Ban Domestic Trade of Ivory and Rhino Horns in Massive Win for Biodiversity

    By Madeleine Keck  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 28, 2019

    Upwards of 50,000 elephants are killed for their ivory each year. Read more

  • Feature: What Guarding Rare Rhinos Says About Saving the Planet

    What Guarding Rare Rhinos Says About Saving the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 26, 2019

    Rhinos have been pushed to the edge of extinction. Read more

  • Article: Major Elephant Refuge Goes Entire Year Without a Single Poaching

    Major Elephant Refuge Goes Entire Year Without a Single Poaching

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2019

    The area’s elephant population had declined by nearly 75% in recent years. Read more

  • Article: China Just Seized 2,748 Elephant Tusks in Huge Underground Ivory Bust

    China Just Seized 2,748 Elephant Tusks in Huge Underground Ivory Bust

    By Joe McCarthy|April 16, 2019

    The crackdown thwarted a transnational smuggling ring. Read more

  • Article: How Zimbabwe's All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit Sparked a Movement

    How Zimbabwe's All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit Sparked a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 28, 2019

    Now, the model could be rolled out throughout the African continent. Read more

  • Article: Mountain Gorillas Come Back From Edge of Extinction in Major Conservation Win

    Mountain Gorillas Come Back From Edge of Extinction in Major Conservation Win

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 15, 2018

    “This is a beacon of hope.” Read more