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5 Aug 2021
Officials in Nigeria, known as a hub for illegal wildlife trafficking have seized a record amount of pangolin scales and claws and elephant tusks as the government attempts to combat the trade, the head of customs said on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2021
The US Embassy in Phnom Penh says it has spent more than $100 million to combat deforestation in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. But illegal activities continue apace.
7 Jun 2021
Known in Lagos at the "snake man," Mark Ofua is the face of an animal welfare group that is fighting Nigeria's illegal wildlife trade. He rescues animals, nurses them to health and releases them back into the wild.
20 Apr 2021
Tucked away by the Ethiopian border, Sudan's Dinder National Park boasts the country's most diverse wildlife, but with human violations mounting, the park and its variety of habitats are at risk.
28 Feb 2021
Financial rewards for turning in poachers: that's the unusual new approach being adopted by several French animal welfare organisations in a bid to stop people killing protected species such as the lynx. The feline is on the IUCN's "Red List" of endangered species and there are only an estimated 150 of them left in France. Some NGOs are offering up to €50,000 as a reward for information on poachers. But locals are divided on the initiative, as our colleagues at France 2 found out, with FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell and Wassim Cornet.
8 Dec 2019
An Australian wildlife ranger recounts his terrifying escape from the clutches of a particularly cunning crocodile, after wrestling with the reptile and sticking a finger in its eye.
26 Sep 2019
Masai Mara is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves and it is situated in south-west Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Here are five things to do if you find yourself in Masai Mara.
6 Sep 2019
If there's one thing to take away from this year's CITES endangered wildlife conference, it's that species protection is a high priority — but not everyone agrees with how it should be done.
6 Sep 2019
Veterinarian Mark Ofua runs a self-funded shelter in Lagos where he cares for the various animals he has rescued. Although it's his affinity for snakes that have piqued public curiosity, he's also taken in other wildlife.
25 Aug 2019
Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory.
30 Apr 2018
Wildlife is moving to villages that were abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Over the past 30 years, nature has been reclaiming the 30km zone around the former nuclear power plant.
1 Nov 2017
Wildlife protection officials launch a three hour operation in Sri Lanka's northern central Anuradhapura district to free a wild elephant that had fallen into an agricultural well three days ago.

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