Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus gives Sri Lanka's threatened elephants a reprieve

Conservationists say country's lockdown has helped reduce the death toll from clashes between elephants and humans.

Coronavirus gives Sri Lanka's threatened elephants a reprieve

India

India crocodile park faces cash crunch amid coronavirus lockdown

As ticket revenue shrinks, India's largest crocodile park may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds.

India crocodile park faces cash crunch amid coronavirus lockdown

Witness

India: Elephants in My Backyard

As human-animal conflict escalates in India, a conservationist is determined to prove people and elephants can co-exist.

Namibia

Namibia: Rhino poaching falls by more than 60 percent

Windhoek says intensified intelligence operations by authorities and tougher sentences for poachers led to the drop.

Namibia: Rhino poaching falls by more than 60 percent

AJ Impact

Going wild: Facebook culls illegal wildlife ads as trade grows

Facebook deleted more than 500 Asian wildlife trafficking content items in April and July, say nature groups.

Going wild: Facebook culls illegal wildlife ads as trade grows

Reporter's Notebook

Kenya: As wildebeest migrate, virus keeps tourists away

In Kenya's Maasai Mara game reserve, livelihoods are suffering as coronavirus guts tourism.

Kenya: As wildebeest migrate, COVID-19 keeps tourists at bay

The Green Read

Wildlife revival: Conservation wins for tigers and gorillas

As mountain gorillas number more than 1,000 and India's tiger populations rebound, recovery efforts reap their rewards.

Wildlife revival: Conservation wins for tigers and gorillas

Uganda

Uganda: Poacher who killed rare gorilla gets 11 years in jail

Rafiki, a 25-year-old silverback gorilla, was killed with a spear in early June.

Uganda: Poacher who killed rare gorilla gets 11 years in jail

Reporter's Notebook

'A privilege': Swimming with endangered whale sharks

Qatar's waters host some of the biggest gatherings of whale sharks, the world's largest living fish.

The Green Read

Pulling the plug on pipelines: Environmental wins against big oil

Activists enjoy two major victories against the fossil fuel industry. Plus, caterpillar hats and marauding macaques.

Pulling the plug on pipelines: Environmental wins against big oil

The Green Read

Primates, pangolin scales, leopard bones: The perils of poaching

The illegal wildlife trade continues amid the pandemic, but a disharmonious relationship with nature will take its toll.

Primates, pangolin scales, leopard bones: The perils of poaching