Breaking! Queen Elizabeth & The Duke Of Edinburgh Appoint Prince William As Patron Of Two Wildlife Conservation Organizations

Yesterday, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, became Patron of two wildlife conservation charities, handed to His Royal Highness by The Queen of England and The Duke of Edinburgh. As per an official statement released by the Palace, the new…

“A red fox comes in for closer inspection of human visitors on the south side of St. Matthew Island [Alaska, United States of America]. The island grouping only gets visitors (researchers and tourists) every few years so wildlife has little to fear.” Photographer: Nathaniel Wilder

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U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to work with international partners to shut down commercial wildlife markets and stop the associated wildlife trade.…

Wildlife Advocates Shocked After The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Denies Protection For The 300 Wolverines Left In The U.S.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently announced that it will deny protections for the rare and elusive wolverine under the Endangered Species Act, prompting a coalition of conservation groups to issue an intent to sue. “Recent scientific information makes…

African Wildlife Foundation Launches Virtual Safaris This Month To Help With The Loss That Tourism In Africa Is Suffering Due To The Pandemic

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been closely monitoring the difficult situation for safari operators in Africa since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic when travel bans and government closures began impacting protected areas and local communities on the front…

Breaking! Conserv Congo Rescues Baby Chimp In The DRC Resulting In Two Wildlife Traffickers Behind Bars

Conserv Congo carried out a sting operation this week where they rescued a baby chimpanzee from two wildlife traffickers on the outskirts of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The operation was spearheaded by Conserv Congo and the…

Breaking! Notorious Wildlife Poacher ‘Guyvanho’ Accused Of Killing 500 Elephants Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Notorious poacher and ivory trafficker, ‘Guyvanho,’ accused of killing up to 500 elephants, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the Republic of Congo. This marks the first-ever wildlife trafficker to be convicted in Criminal Court in Congo. Mobanza Mobembo Gérard, ‘Guyvanho,’ was…

Lake Erie (Ohio) wildlife rehab centers continue to save lives, despite pandemic challenges: The center receives around 2,800 animals a year, including 160 bird species. 1,000 of the birds are migrants that survive flying into the sides of buildings

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Victory! Vietnam Bans Wildlife Imports, Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets As Part Of A Global Crackdown

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a new directive that bans wildlife imports and closes illegal wildlife markets, a move applauded by Humane Society International (HSI)/Vietnam. This directive provides clear instructions to relevant enforcement agencies and authorities to…

Wildlife SOS Says Goodbye To Their Beloved Elephant King “Gajraj” Who Was Rescued After Working For Over 50 Years At A Temple In India

It was a warm summer day in 2017 and an atmosphere of excitement lingered in the air at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation & Care Center (ECCC) as their team prepared for the arrival of ‘Gajraj,’ which means the “King…

Urgent! Calling Washington Residents To Add Their Comments Today To Support The Ban On Wildlife Killing Contests Throughout The State

Washington’s Fish and Wildlife Commission is set to consider a rule change that would end the bloodsport known as hunting contests. As per a statement by The Mountain Lion Foundation, the Commission’s proposed rule is written to prevent what it…

New Hope! Rescued Begging Elephant Named Zara Begins Her Healing Journey At The Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital In India

An emaciated female elephant, that dragged herself through the day, with the overbearing weight of a carrier, will no longer suffer after being rescued by Wildlife SOS. Her frail structure held testimony to the life that she lived as a…

‘It’s against nature’: illegal wildlife trade casts shadow over traditional Chinese medicine

Experts warn the exploitation of endangered animals such as pangolin and tiger is tarnishing the industry Supporters and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have warned that the discipline is threatened by those who continue to trade in endangered animals. The…

Breaking! Critical Action Plan Released Today By Top Conservation Groups To Help Prevent Future Pandemics By Ending Live Wildlife Imports Into The U.S.

Top conservation groups released an action plan for the United States today to dramatically crack down on the illegal wildlife trade, which is the most probable cause of the global coronavirus pandemic. Among other proposals, the action plan recommends that the United…

South Jersey wildlife refuge struggling to stay open as COVID-19 hits finances: ‘Without more funding, Miranda said, the refuge may have no other option but to consider “the unthinkable” — euthanizing the animals who live at the refuge.’

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Help End The Wildlife Trade: New Coalition Invites Global Community To Take A Stand Against Future Pandemics

Photo By: E. Bennett, Wildlife Conservation Society The global trade in wild animals has produced conditions for disastrous and deadly pandemics, including COVID-19. That is why Global Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and WildAid are launching a new coalition to…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Prematurely Delist Greater Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bears from the Endangered Species Act

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced it would fight the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) proposed delisting of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population and hand-over of management to Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. News…