Sunday 25 September 2016 11:29 CET
Number of African elephants has dropped by a fifth in past decade
The number of African elephants in their home continent has dropped by more than a fifth in the past decade due to a surge in ivory poaching, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday.
Saturday 24 September 2016 10:39 CET
Key conference to protect endangered species opens in Johannesburg
A key conference opened Saturday in Johannesburg to discuss eventual changes to trade controls on some of the world's most endangered animal species, ranging from elephants to sharks.
Wednesday 14 September 2016 11:09 CET
Seven elephants die in Borneo after being trapped in mud pool
Seven pygmy elephants died, while two others were rescued, after they became stuck in a mud pool near a logging site in Borneo, a state wildlife official said Wednesday.
Tuesday 06 September 2016 12:15 CET
Obama regrets Secret Service won't let him ride elephant in Laos
US President Barack Obama said Tuesday he has one regret in his trip to Laos – the Secret Service will not allow him to ride an elephant when he visits the cultural heritage site of Luang Prabang.