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Nigeria seizes record $54 million in pangolin parts, elephant tusks

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Officials in Nigeria - a hub for illegal wildlife trafficking - have seized a record amount of pangolin scales and claws and elephant tusks...

Rhino and elephant poaching declines in Namibia

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Rhino and elephant poaching has declined significantly this year in Namibia, home to the only free-roaming black rhinos left in the world, government data...

Five poachers caught and one fatally trampled by elephants in Kruger...

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The Kruger National Park (KNP) conducted anti-poaching operations that led to the arrest of five suspected poachers in the Pretoriuskop section of the park...

Suspected poacher killed by elephants in the Kruger National Park

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A suspected poacher was killed by elephants whilst trying to flee rangers in the Kruger National Park, and an accomplice arrested. South African National Parks...

African elephants under continued poaching threat

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An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty confirms poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant. Based on the...

Elephant kills British soldier

A British soldier was killed during counter poaching operations in Malawi, Britain’s defence ministry said. Guardsman Mathew Talbot, serving with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards,...

Royal support for Zambian elephant population

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Britain's Prince Harry offered Zambia support to boost the country's dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his...

ISS: Protecting Botswana’s elephants isn’t a numbers game

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In September this year, Elephants Without Borders (EWB) director Dr Mike Chase released a statement about the discovery of 87 elephant carcasses...

Rhino poaching decreasing in Kruger

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Rhino poaching is on the decrease in the Kruger National Park, partly due to there being fewer rhinos in the park, and...

De Beers to move 200 elephants from South Africa to Mozambique

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Diamond producer De Beers said on Monday it was relocating 200 elephants from its private reserve in South Africa to neighbouring Mozambique,...

SADC anti-poaching co-operation to be extended

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Six Southern African Development Community (SADC) states who are "closely knit" have undertaken to co-operate to deal with the scourge of poaching,...

Connected Conservation anti-poaching technology expanding into Africa

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Dimension Data and Cisco will be expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programme into Zambia, Kenya, and Mozambique to continue protecting rhinos and...

More rhino poachers arrested in the Kruger Park

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Twelve suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park in the last week, South African National Parks has announced. On...

Elephant, rhino poaching down in Namibia

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Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the minister of environment and tourism said....

SANDF supporting anti-poaching efforts

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has emphasised the support it gives South African National Parks (SANParks) in the fight against...

Kruger rangers clash with poachers

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Rangers in the Kruger National Park (KNP) have been involved in two contacts with suspected poachers, leaving one poacher fatally injured, while...

Feature: No golden bullet to eliminate poaching in the Kruger National...

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In spite of a drop in rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park, South African National Parks (SANParks) officials have cautioned that...

Namibian anti-poaching unit receives Super Cub

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The Namibian Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP) anti-poaching group has taken delivery of a Piper P-18 Super Cub light utility aircraft that...

Increase in number of poachers arrested in Zimbabwe as slaughter continues

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A South African, 31 Zambians and seven Mozambicans were among 443 people arrested in Zimbabwe in 2016 for poaching, the national parks...

UK anti-poaching support in Malawi to help tackle organised crime

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A British Army team from 1 (UK) Division will deploy early in the new year to train Malawi park rangers as combat...

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