A monumental agreement aims to curb the illegal cheetah trade by monitoring social media.
"The world is standing up for the little guy.”
Soon, Europe will contain more border walls than it did during the Cold War. What does that mean for wildlife?
Ecommerce giants Amazon and eBay found guilty of advertising banned invasive species.
Hong Kong's move comes after the United States and China have pledged to eliminate the import and export of ivory goods.
An Icelandic company shipped nearly 2,000 tons of whale fin meat via the Arctic Ocean, where receding summer sea ice extent is opening up new shipping lanes.
Animals Asia, which seeks to end the market in bear bile, says 12,000 Asian black bears and Malaysian sun bears are held captive in Vietnam and China.
The creatures, deemed as precious as 'living jewels', are coveted for their unique shells and can fetch up to $10,000 each on the black market.
Conservationists found a booming trade in protected species, including clouded leopards, Asiatic golden cats, tigers, and elephants, on the countries' shared border.
In the most comprehensive report of its kind, conservationists reveal a multi-billion dollar online market in protected animals and illicit animal products, like ivory.
The Namibian government is attempting drastic measures after 14 animals have been killed so far in 2014. It hopes that by selling the horn legally black market sales will collapse.
The move suggests that CITES parties, including Japan and China, might actually start protecting our oceans.