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Illegal Wildlife Poaching

UN Helen Clark: Rural Poverty Is Fuelling the Poaching Crisis

Jamie Joseph | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

With so many people living in poverty, Helen Clark explains that meeting the balance between conservation and development is perhaps the most complex in the array of responses to the illegal wildlife trade.

Conservation Organizations Laud Obama's Order To Combat Poaching

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green

Less than a week after making an unprecedented climate change speech at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama took another historic step for t...

Poachers Kill Entire Family Of Elephants

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The Kenya Wildlife Service says its rangers are pursuing a poaching gang believed to have killed 11 elephants for their ivory tusks....

PHOTOS: 11 Dumbest Animal Smugglers -- Lizards In Underwear, Endangered Species On eBay And More

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Trafficking of illegal wildlife is often said to be the most profitable trade in illegal products, behind drugs and weapons. While those numbers are ...

PHOTOS: 7 Species Endangered By Illegal Internet Trade

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Earlier this year, nearly 200 nations convened for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Doha, Qatar, and the Interne...