Too Early to Celebrate Decline in South Africa Rhino Poaching

(WILDAID) - Just as the South African government reported fewer rhinos poached in 2018, Hong Kong authorities yesterday announced a record-breaking seizure of rhino horn from two air passengers travel...

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African government is reporting progress in the fight against rhino poaching. The environmental affairs ministry said Wednesday that poachers killed 769...

Kenya detains 3 Chinese over possessing wildlife products

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have detained three Chinese nationals and a local man over alleged illegal possession of wildlife products such as rhino horn. The suspects a...

In Zimbabwe, Danai Gurira promotes anti-poaching campaign

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Black Panther" star Danai Gurira has traveled to Zimbabwe to join a campaign aimed at protecting rhinos from poachers. The WildAid conservation group says Gurira...

Africa wildlife films try to inspire amid poaching scourge

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A documentary film about rhino poaching won awards at film festivals in Europe and the U.S. this year. But since bringing "STROOP: journey into the rhino horn war" home to South Af...

Bonhams Should Take Rhino Horn Off the Auction Block

WildAid and other international wildlife conservation organizations are calling on Bonhams to immediately withdraw all 21 pieces of rhino horn from its November auction in Hong Kong and to permanently...

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...

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 ...

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...

WildAid partners with 'Jurassic World' to help save endangered rhinoceros 

SAN FRANCISCO - WildAid, a world-renowned wildlife conservation group working to end the illegal wildlife trade and the poaching of elephant ivory, shark fins and rhino horn, has partnered with the fi...

In South Africa, plans for a refuge for pangolins in peril

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Monitored by a conservationist, a young pangolin slurped ants with a long tongue near a veterinary hospital that became a temporary home after the animal was found near the body of...

Dimension Data and Cisco Take Anti-Poaching Technology into Africa

LONDON & JOHANNESBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--Global technology giants ,Dimension Data and Cisco, today announced that they are expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programm...

Battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some ground

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened. It wasn't ...