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Why the ‘Selfie of the Year’ Might Do Wonders for Endangered Gorillas

The latest selfie breaking the internet is garnering great support for an anti-poaching group in Congo.
Shamani Joshi
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Suspected Poacher Gets Trampled to Death by Elephant Then Eaten by a Pride of Lions

Only the man's skull and his pants were retrieved by rangers at South Africa's Kruger National Park.
Gavin Butler

This Woman Killed Hundreds Of Elephants For Their Ivory. Cops Finally Caught Her.

Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants
Edoardo Liotta
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30 Tons of Pangolin Parts Seized In Malaysia's Historic Trafficking Bust

Malaysian authorities found two warehouses full of the most trafficked mammal in the world.
Sarah Emerson

Tiger Bones and Rhino Horns Are No Longer Banned for Medicine in China

A 25-year ban has been altered to allow the animal parts to be used in medical research and healing, despite the fact that both species are worse off now.
Kaleigh Rogers

A Booming Black Market Is Putting Many Cacti Species in Danger

Conservation scientists found that 261 out of 1,438 cactus species are unprotected by preserves or conservation regulations, putting them more at risk than mammals and birds.
Becky Ferreira

The World Spent $14.4 Billion on Conservation, and It Actually Worked

Between 1992-2003, that investment led to a 29 percent decrease in the rate of biodiversity decline.
Stephen Leahy

Indonesian Police Bust Ivory Trade Syndicate

Sumatran elephants have been pushed to the brink of extinction by hunters seeking their ivory.
Adi Renaldi
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Malaysia Seized Over $3 Million in Rhino Horns

Pound for pound, rhino horns have a higher street value than gold.
Arman Dzidzovic
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A Czech Zoo Is Cutting Off Its Rhinos' Horns to Protect Them from Poachers

The decision comes in the wake of a recent, brutal murder of a rhino at a zoo in Paris.
Drew Schwartz