Latest Campaign News

27 August 2014

A new groundbreaking report, Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory was released today, focussing on the ivory supply chain and the trafficking of ivory from the bush in Africa to retail markets tens of thousands of miles away in Asia.

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08 August 2014

A new peer-reviewed paper in the scientific journal 'Conservation Biology' examines the merits of a regulated legal trade in ivory. 

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31 July 2014

Today, World Ranger Day, we applaud those who stand at the frontline of the struggle to save the world's wildlife, forming a thin green line between the vast ecosystems that elephants and other wildlife call home and the ravages of illegal killing and habitat destruction.

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15 July 2014

Elephant discussions and conclusions at the 65th CITES Standing Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland (7-11 July 2014)

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30 June 2014

Next week, the 65th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee will be held in Geneva, between 7 and 11 July 2014. So what's on the agenda for elephants?

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16 June 2014

Burkina Faso in West Africa is a critically important refuge for elephants. With a population of around 4,000, it stands as the very last remaining elephant stronghold in the entire region. 

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10 June 2014

In breaking news today, reports are coming in of Hong Kong Customs arresting 15 passengers travelling through its International Airport in connection with 790kg of seized raw ivory tusks and carved...

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23 May 2014

A recent report puts New Zealand above the United States  on ivory carving imports per capita between 2009 and 2012. 

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14 May 2014

In breaking news from Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a reported 33 elephant carcasses have been found..

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12 May 2014

What is being reported as Cambodia's largest ever ivory seizure took place on 9th May 2014...

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