News Headlines : Wild Elephants

MORE THAN ONE IN 10 OF ENGLAND'S WILDLIFE SITES 'LOST SINCE 2009'


The Wildlife Trusts warns that England's quiet, unnoticed wild places in which nature thrives are at risk... READ MORE

22nd December, 2014 777

TASMANIA WORLD HERITAGE AREA DEVELOPMENT: IS THIS THE END OF 'WILDERNESS'? | HILARY BURDEN


If tourism development is to happen in Tasmanias world heritage areas without degrading the environment, we need to start by defining what we mean by wilderness... READ MORE

28th January, 2015 169

EVGENY LEBEDEV RETURNS TO AFRICA TO FIND OUT HOW THE BATTLE AGAINST THE POACHERS IS BEING FOUGHT AND WON


The President has already dispatched wildlife rangers to the Central African Republic to protect that country's elephants from warlord bands... READ MORE

26th February, 2015 607

Recent News Headlines : Wild Elephants

FIVE COUNTRIES HOLD 70% OF WORLD'S LAST WILDERNESSES, MAP REVEALS


Just five countries hold 70 percent of the world's remaining untouched wilderness areas and urgent international action is needed to protect them, according to new research... READ MORE

31st October, 2018 24516

CHINA REVERSES BAN ON TRADE IN PRODUCTS MADE FROM ENDANGERED TIGERS, RHINOS


Operators are also believed to be investigating the possibility of farming rhinos in the country, although, unlike tigers, those are not native to China... READ MORE

30th October, 2018 0

MEET AN IVORY TRAFFICKER'S 'WORST NIGHTMARE'


It will allow dogs to sniff out ivory, rhino horn and other illegal wildlife products hidden in large shipping containers, using a tiny sample of air... READ MORE

26th August, 2018 0

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION: WORLD'S RICHEST NATIONS AREN'T DOING ENOUGH TO SAVE LARGE MAMMALS FROM EXTINCTION


Examples are some African countries where wildlife populations even in many protected areas are declining and depleted... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 589

GABON SAYS MAJOR IVORY-TRAFFICKING RING DISMANTLED, 10 HELD


Well-protected elephant populations are recovering in some parks in Gabon, including along the Atlantic coast, according to White... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 0

1/12 BEN THE ELEPHANT ARRIVES LOOKING FOR HELP


Bumi Hills Foundation 4 12 Ben's gunshot wound The elephant had a septic wound which was 4cm in diameter and 10cm deep... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 5505

LIONS NEXT IN LINE OF FIRE AS US ROLLS BACK CURBS ON AFRICAN HUNTING TROPHIES


The Trump administration's lifting of restrictions on importing elephant body parts from Zimbabwe and Zambia is not the last gift to hunting interests... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 29744

'IF WE STOPPED POACHING TOMORROW, ELEPHANTS WOULD STILL BE IN BIG TROUBLE'


Every year, around 100 people and 40 to 50 elephants are killed as a result in India, for example... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 6518

AUSTRALIA'S LAST AFRICAN ELEPHANT DIES AT DUBBO ZOO


Australia's last African elephant dies in the Taronga Western Plains Zoo, after arriving 40 years ago... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 5115

CONGRESS COULD DUMP WILDERNESS MOUNTAIN BIKE BAN


Prior to the designation, Idaho wilderness advocates and mountain bikers forged an agreement on plans for a national monument that would incorporate mountain biking... READ MORE

10th March, 2017 19398

US FUNDING NEW SOLDIERS IN WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING WAR


The US government will fund the training of a team of giant rats to combat illegal wildlife trafficking in Africa... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 4139

REVEALED: THE CRIMINALS MAKING MILLIONS FROM ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING


Many iconic animals are heading toward extinction only 30,000 rhinos are alive today, 5 percent of the number four decades ago... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 11552

REWILDING BRITAIN IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR US ALLA


Long before rewilding became a hot topic, innovators in the Lake District were beginning the Wild Ennerdale project... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 1514

BILL OPENING WILDERNESS AREAS TO BIKES ALSO OPENS NEW CONSERVATION DEBATE


It left a bad taste in a lot of peoples' mouths, said Eric Brown, trail director at the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition... READ MORE

20th August, 2016 0

ELEPHANTS ARE THE END OF A 60M-YEAR LINEAGE - LAST OF THE MEGAHERBIVORES


The 20,000-year-old pygmy elephants of the Mediterranean islands may appear as fantastical as the woolly mammoths which still ambled across one Alaskan island just 5,600 years ago... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 721

TIGERS MAUL TWO WOMEN AT BEIJING WILDLIFE PARK


Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing have killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle, Chinese media have reported... READ MORE

24th July, 2016 421

MALAWI PACKS OFF 500 PACHYDERMS IN MASSIVE RELOCATION FROM HUMAN ENCROACHMENT


African Parks hopes elephants in Malawi can eventually serve as a reservoir to restore other African elephant populations... READ MORE

20th July, 2016 2

'THE FUTURE IS IN THE HANDS OF OUR COMMUNITIES'


Kenya's new front in poaching battle 'the future is in the hands of our communities'... READ MORE

30th May, 2016 211

'IT'S REALLY, REALLY GRUELLING WORK OUT THERE,' ALBERTA WILDFIRE INFORMATION OFFICER SAYS


About 700 firefighters are working on the Fort McMurray wildfire... READ MORE

11th May, 2016 258

DROUGHT-HIT ZIMBABWE SELLS OFF WILD ANIMALS


Parks and Wildlife Management Authority intends to destock its parks estates through selling some of the wildlife, the authority said in a statement... READ MORE

3rd May, 2016 94

HOW MANY OF THE WORLD'S CRUELLEST TOURIST ATTRACTIONS HAVE YOU SEEN?


World Animal Protection is working in markets around the world, including Asia and Europe to inform tourists about the hidden cruelty often involved in wildlife tourism... READ MORE

4th February, 2016 186

GROUP SAYS BRITISH PILOT KILLED BY POACHERS IN TANZANIA


A British helicopter pilot was shot and killed while trying to stop elephant poachers in Tanzania, a conservation group said... READ MORE

31st January, 2016 354

ZIMBABWE PLANS TO EXPORT MORE ELEPHANTS TO CHINA, AND NO IT WON'T SAY SORRY


Zimbabwe plans to export more elephants to China, and no it won't say sorry... READ MORE

6th January, 2016 40

ZIMBABWE SUSPENDS HUNTING IN AREA WHERE CECIL THE LION WAS KILLED


Hunting of lions, leopards and elephants outside of Hwange National Park has been suspended with immediate effect, Zimbabwe's wildlife authority said in a statement... READ MORE

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