Archives for April 2016

UNEP Zero Tolerance for Illegal Trade in Wildlife

30 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Nairobi – Kenya destroyed nearly all of its elephant ivory and rhino horn stockpiles in a ceremony at Nairobi National Park today [Continue Reading…]

WCS Praises Massive Ivory Burn

29 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

The following statement was issued by Cristián Samper, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) on [Continue Reading…]

Kenya Ivory Burn is Effort to End Ivory Trade

25 April 2016 | Environmental Investigation Agency News Release

LONDON: As the Government of Kenya prepares to destroy a 106 tonne stockpile of ivory in a high-profile international [Continue Reading…]

U.S. Provides $49 Million in Grants to Protect Waterfowl

20 April 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today $48.8 million in grants have been approved by [Continue Reading…]

African Leaders Pledge Action on Illegal Wildlife Trade

19 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Cairo – Ministers of environment and representatives of over 45 African countries today agreed to accelerate action [Continue Reading…]

Angola’s Major Push Against Ivory Trade

18 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Cairo – Angola today announced a major push against the ivory trade, pledging to close one of the largest domestic ivory [Continue Reading…]

Troubling Trade Questions About African Grey Parrots

18 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

SINGAPOREA new study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and TRAFFIC underlines Singapore’s role as a [Continue Reading…]

Bowling to Save Rhinos (and Other Endangered Species)

18 April 2016 | American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) News Release

Bowling for Rhinos (BFR) is a national bowl-a-thon fundraising event geared to assisting rhino conservation in Kenya and [Continue Reading…]

62 killed in Indian Park Hosting Royals

17 April 2016 | Survival News Release

The National Park and tiger reserve that Prince William and Katherine will visit this week is the focus of a brutal shoot to kill policy that has seen 62 people shot dead [Continue Reading…]

AMERIKIDS USA Launches New Game for Earth Day

16 April 2016 | AMERIKIDS USA News Release

AMERIKIDS USA® founder Lynn Rogoff is launching a Save an Endangered Animal for Earth Day game. For Earth Day you can [Continue Reading…]

WCS Publishes Concern Over Tiger Status Report

15 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

On Sunday, April 10th, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) issued a report stating that the world’s [Continue Reading…]

New UN Tool Demonstrates Benefits of Protecting Apes

14 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Monrovia – A new web-based tool, launched in Liberia’s capital Wednesday, shows how protecting great apes in Africa [Continue Reading…]


Saving Endangered Species is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

to Promote the Plight of Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them.