Federal researchers believe feces from the legions of stray cats roaming Hawaii is spreading a disease that is killing Hawaiian monk seals.
A global deal to combat climate change is set to take effect after gaining key support from European nations.
European Parliament approves Paris accord to fight climate change, which will lift it over the required level of nations to enter into force.
Member states at the CITES convention voted overwhelmingly against legalising rhino and ivory sales.
Countries have voted against Swaziland’s late proposal to allow trade in rhino horn.
Divisions between African parties at CoP17 has failed elephant populations, denying them the CITES Appendix I listing.
Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, has outlined his country's reasons for not supporting the limited sale of ivory.
Canned lion hunting is just not an industry that’s sustainable, argues Ian Michler.
Their intelligence and longevity make them popular as pets and over harvest for the pet trade is devastating populations in the wild.
So far CITES recommends all parties to close their domestic markets for commercial trade in raw and worked ivory as a matter of urgency.
Private rhino owners say that the ban on rhino horn has done nothing to stem the decline in rhino numbers.
As many as 100 million sharks are killed by commercial fishing operations each year.
Ten years of talks about legalising ivory trade have been scrapped over concerns for future of elephants
Namibia is one of just a handful of countries which is seeing increasing rhino populations.
Executive Director Erik Solheim said the Black Mambas were an example of how local activists could aid the anti-poaching fight.