AFP (Apr. 27, 2016) Kenya is preparing to burn Africa's biggest ever stockpile of poached ivory -- a total of 105 tonnes from 8,000 elephants -- in a symbolic move aimed at raising awareness of the plight of elephants ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 30, 2016) Kenya launches a three-week amnesty to hand in ivory and rhino horn ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory next month. The mass burning, the vast majority of its ivory and rhino horn ... watch video
AP (Apr. 20, 2016) Some 2,000 illegally trafficked elephant tusks and hundreds of finished ivory products erupted in flames Tuesday as Cameroonian authorities conducted what was believed to be one of the largest ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 26, 2015) Thailand destroys more than two tonnes of ivory -- a victory for animal rights groups fighting against the trade in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks.
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AFP (Apr. 14, 2016) Malaysia destroys 9.5 tonnes of elephant ivory it has seized over the years, which authorities hope will help deter smugglers who have long used the country as a trans-shipment point.
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July 29, 2016 The amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area, warn ... read more
July 28, 2016 Plastic "continents" are not static. Based on the oceanic circulation modelling work conducted in the Pacific, researchers have recently shown that there are exit currents ... read more
July 28, 2016 Deep down below us is a tug of war moving at less than the speed of growing fingernails. Keeping your balance is not a concern, but how the movement happens has been debated ... read more
July 28, 2016 It stands to reason in a healthy environment that prey should always vastly outnumber the predators that eat them. But researchers have found that sometimes, even in the most ... read more
Jan. 6, 2014 The Wildlife Conservation Society congratulates China’s State Forestry Administration and the General Administration of Customs for destroying confiscated ivory – a major development in the ... read more