elephants

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report

An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant.

Namibia’s abundant wildlife result of conservation efforts

Namibia has an abundance of wildlife and plant species because of its conservation efforts, the Minister of Environment and Tourism has said.

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Time for action against illegal wildlife trade in Africa

The time for action against illegal wildlife trade in Africa is now, the UN Environment (UNEP) Africa Director has said.

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“Days of high profit and low risk from wildlife crime are over”

A surge in wildlife crime is being met with unprecedented efforts by the international community to combat it, a leading UN expert said Monday.

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UN and Africa: focus on Libya, global wildlife trade and Somalia

Libya “governed by chaos and anarchy” says UN envoy

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