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More ivory has been seized than cocaine worldwide in recent years, a report has shown, warning that the “absolute limit” on the animal product is likely to see a “vicious cycle” ensue as demand inc

TEGUCIGALPA – At least nine people were injured when assailants attacked Honduran and foreign environmentalists holding a demonstration earlier this weekend in memory of slain human rights activist

The Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celso Correia, announced in Maputo on 3 March that during 2015 the Mozambican authorities detained over 300 people in connection with poachi

TEGUCIGALPA – Berta Caceres, a Honduran indigenous leader who led demonstrations against hydroelectric projects in her homeland, was killed early Thursday at her residence in the western city of La

Specialist body tackling wildlife crime was set to close at the end of March but has been awarded four years’ worth of funding

Chris Packham, the naturalist and TV presenter, has said it is “disgusting and disappointing” that the UK’s wildlife crime agency faces closure in six weeks unless the government renews its funding

An Indonesian court threw out a government suit against a pulpwood plantation company for alleged damage from illegal burning, another setback for President Joko Widodo as he seeks a permanent solu

Why? Because poor Tanzanian fishermen are using explosives, illegally, to kill hundreds of fish in seconds.

Residents in the Wa East District have expressed unease about the activities of some lumber companies who are indiscriminately felling valuable trees in the District.

The destruction of Brazil's Amazon forest, the world's largest intact rainforest, increased by 16 percent in 2015 from a year ago as the government struggles to enforce legislation and stop illegal