China suspends rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

BEIJING (AP) — China says it is suspending rule changes allowing trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, after the move to reverse a ban sparked an outcry from environmental groups. T...

China reverses ban on trade in tiger, rhino products

BEIJING (AP) — China says it will allow trading in products made from endangered tigers and rhinos under "special circumstances," reversing a previous ban and bringing condemnation from conservation g...

Colombia park fights animal trafficking with education

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — On the outskirts of Colombia's capital red macaws share a nature reserve with ocelots and black-headed parrots. A white-crested harpy eagle whistles at schoolchildren who walk ...

UK's Prince William warns of criminal threat to wildlife

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has told a two-day international wildlife protection conference that he could not face his children if his generation allows elephants, tigers and other species ...

The Latest: Melania Trump dances with kids, feeds elephants

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump's visit to Africa (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Melania Trump has sashayed to the beat of African music while being...

Melania Trump visits Kenyan national park, plans safari

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Melania Trump is visiting a national park in Kenya to highlight animal conservation efforts. The U.S. first lady arrived at Nairobi National Park on Friday to l...

WildAid Report Shows Dramatic Decline in Rhino Horn Prices

Twenty-five years after China’s ban on the domestic sale of rhino horn, and nine months since Vietnam, the second most significant market for the product, began enforcing its ban, prices of the ...

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK wildlife conference

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Britain's Prince William is in Africa this week to discuss threats to conservation ahead of a London conference on the illegal wildlife trade. The Duke of Cambrid...

Good rhino news in South Africa, where killing rate drops

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reporting some cautiously good news for rhinos after years in which poachers killed them in record numbers. The government said Friday that most p...

Taiwan's Leofoo Village to offer discount tickets for World Rhino Day during Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Leofoo Village Theme Park in Hsinchu County will offer nearly half price tickets to all visitors during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival (Sep. 22 – 24) which coincides...

WildAid Response to Botswana Mass Poaching Incident

(WILDAID) - WildAid is extremely troubled by the discovery of 87 poached elephant carcasses as well as recent news reports of poachers targeting white rhinos in Botswana. The Okavang...

Danai Gurira Fights Back Against Rhino Poaching as Malaysia Seizes Rhino Horns In Transit to Vietnam

SAN FRANCISCO (WildAid) - American actress and playwright Danai Gurira is calling on the public to stand strong against rhinoceros poaching. The Black Panther star is featured in a series of bill...

Kung Fu Panda Fights Extinction

SAN FRANCISCO (WildAid) - In between his blockbuster movie releases, Po, the Kung Fu Panda, is busy championing endangered species as part of the world's largest ever wildlife conservation awarene...

10th endangered rhino dies in Kenya after botched transfer

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan wildlife authorities say a tenth critically endangered black rhino has died after being moved from the capital to a new wildlife park. The country's wild...

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nutty pastry fingers in Mende

VALENCE, France (AP) — After a brief respite, the Tour de France heads for the heights again on Saturday when almond and hazelnut pastry fingers point the way for surviving riders through terrain feat...