elephants

Gorilla with open mouth in Virunga National Park (© AP Images)

This gorilla might owe its life to a heroic park warden

Rodrigue Katembo has saved critically endangered wildlife in the DRC's Virunga National Park, including mountain gorillas, elephants and hippos.
Two elephants (© AP Images)

Hope for elephants: Ivory demand drops in China

Demand for elephant ivory in China has dropped sharply as that country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year.
Face of Sumatran tiger (Wiklander/Shutterstock.com)

Top 10 ways to save wildlife

You think you can't save endangered wildlife? Think again. Here are 10 ways you can help.
Close-up of African grey parrot (Shutterstock)

Wins for wildlife in 2016

In 2016, governments, organizations and people like you worked hard to save elephants, pangolins, parrots and other critically endangered species.
Elephant herd at water hole (Shutterstock)

A good day for elephants

Stricter regulations in the U.S. will further curb the sale of ivory in an effort to reduce elephant poaching. Will other countries do the same?
Lake reflecting mountains and clouds (National Park Service)

Harnessing peace dividends and conservation via international parks

International peace parks are nothing new. Countries come together to conserve and clean up land near their shared borders. Is there one near you?

U.S. shines a spotlight on wildlife trafficking

In honor of World Wildlife Day, the State Department projected images of animals onto its building to raise awareness about wildlife trafficking.

What does a new trade deal have to do with this...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will put in place standards that combat wildlife trafficking, as well as overfishing, in countries that sign on.

Good news for elephants in 2016? Ivory prices plummet.

Elephants have a lot to celebrate: Ivory prices have fallen due to greater awareness about the poaching crisis and better cooperation against traffickers.