‘Zoohackathon’ innovators seek to stop wildlife trafficking
New innovations developed as part of the U.S. Department of State's annual Zoohackathon aim to combat wildlife trafficking around the world.
Wildlife trafficking endangers human and animal communities [video]
Global wildlife trafficking hurts animals, people and the environment. The U.S. government is working to stop this illegal business.
China’s international building projects threaten biodiversity
The People's Republic of China’s One Belt, One Road initiative is destroying habitats and threatening endangered species, according to conservationists.
Pompeo: End wildlife trafficking and save lives
Secretary Pompeo called for the closing of wildlife markets that sell wild animals and have been linked to COVID-19 and other diseases.
For Earth Day 2020, download this free poster
Earth Day, first marked in the United States in 1970, has grown into a worldwide commemoration in its 50th year. Download our Earth Day poster.
Celebrating pollinators on Earth Day [poster]
Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are in danger. We rely on them for food. This poster can help raise awareness. Protect pollinators.
Iran continues its crackdown on environmentalists
Land and wildlife conservationists are frequent targets of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and are tried in secretive revolutionary courts.
A new way to help save elephants
Learn how biologists from Cornell University are tapping into new technology to track and protect African elephants from poaching.
Why jail wildlife experts?
A Canadian-Iranian dual national — arrested by Iranian authorities for his environmental work and contact with foreigners — died during interrogation.