Mexico has arrested an alleged drug cartel hitman on charges of trafficking the critically endangered totoaba fish, a species whose swim bladder can fetch up to $20,000 on the black market in China.
UNESCO removed the Mesoamerican coral reef in Belize from its list of threatened World Heritage Sites.
Can you love an animal to death? A new book by British photographer Tim Flach documents some of Earth's most treasured species pushed to the brink of extinction by manmade crises, from pangolins hunted for their scales to Brazil's pied…
PARIS: The hidden danger to wildlife posed by imported consumer goods -- an expresso coffee in Beijing, a tofu salad in Chicago -- can now be pinpointed and measured, researchers said on Wednesday. Crunching huge amounts of data, they…
JOHANNESBURG: Delegates at a global wildlife conference on Sunday voted to ban international trade in African grey parrots, one of the world's most trafficked birds. Prized for their ability to mimic human speech, the birds are a highly…
JOHANNESBURG: The shy, scale-covered pangolin is to receive the highest level of protection against illegal trade to try to save it from extinction, after a vote Wednesday by delegates at a global conference.
JOHANNESBURG: Africa's elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.
BEIJING: Decades of conservation work in China have paid off for the giant panda, whose status was upgraded Sunday from "endangered" to "vulnerable" due to a population rebound.
HONOLULU: The world's largest gorillas have been pushed to the brink of extinction by a surge of illegal hunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and are now critically endangered, officials said Sunday.
KARACHI: Five Markhors were recovered after a raid at an office of the Mutahida Quami Movement (MQM) in Korangi area of Karachi, ARY News reported.