More ivory has been seized than cocaine worldwide in recent years, a report has shown, warning that the "absolute limit" on
33,000 elephants a year are still killed for ivory
The footage of a mountain of ivory going up in flames in Kenya last month was seen around the world, and was a clear sign
South Africa's high court has upheld a decision to legalise domestic sales of rhino horn, signalling the "tipping point" towards
It's a New Year, and it's always at this time that people like me get all pensive - thinking about the year just gone and the year ahead. Although many will be thinking of a host of resolutions and changes, new jobs, new diet and the like, for me and many like me my thoughts always relate to animals...
The death of Cecil earlier this year evoked outrage across the planet, with people up in arms over the death of one of Africa's favourite lions. The killer, a dentist from Minnesota, endured the wrath of many, but the real villains are those that do not make the front pages.
A surge in demand for rhinoceros horn and pangolin scales across East Asia has led to an "epidemic" level of poaching in
Elephants have the longest known gestation period of any mammal, up to 680 days, but it's a long pregnancy worth waiting for.
Have you ever seen one of the legendary big tuskers of Africa? Magnificent, beautiful, enchanting - like a nod to days gone by, to different eras, to different ages. I have had this privilege and I was moved, but chances are I, or indeed anyone, will never see one again.
This week Hong Kong officials incinerated the first batch of ivory, from a 29.6 tonne stockpile, which in January 2014 they committed to destroy over a two year period. There are those that will question this move, claiming that destroying ivory stockpiles acts to increase the value of remaining ivory. The reality however is very different.