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 ...

Facebook puts ads on pages illegally selling animal parts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened ani...

Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened ani...

Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

KENYA (WILDAID) – It is with great sadness that Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Dvůr Králové Zoo and WildAid announce that Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, ...

Indian wildlife sanctuary sees jump in one-horned rhinos

GAUHATI, India (AP) — A tiny wildlife sanctuary in northeastern India has reported a jump in the number of one-horned rhinoceroses. Pradipta Baruah, supervisor of a census carried ou...

JCDecaux and WildAid announce “Partnership for the Wild”

CHINA (WILDAID) - JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, and international conservation organization WildAid are joining their efforts to save the world's most iconic wild...

Vietnam strengthens law enforcement efforts to protect wildlife

(VIETNAM / WILDAID) - Criminals convicted of breaking Vietnamese laws protecting endangered species now face up to 15 years in prison and fines up to US$660,000. The increased penalties came into effe...

US investigator of ivory, rhino horn trade killed in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya police and officials say an American investigator into the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade has been found stabbed to death in his home. Nicolas Kamwend...

Hong Kong Lawmakers Ban Ivory In Historic Move To Protect Elephants

(HONG KONG / WILDAID) – Hong Kong Legislative Councilors voted on 31st January to ban ivory sales in the former epicentre of the global ivory trade. Lawmakers passed the Endangered Species of An...