New Laws and Bans on Ivory Trade

Poaching and wildlife trafficking are some of the most challenging aspects of wildlife preservation. Which is why in early February of 2014, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service implemented a ban on the commercial trade of ivory. This move was made in response to the recent spike in elephant poaching that has occurred over […]

Western Black Rhino Extinct

The western black rhinoceros has been declared extinct. The year 2006 was the last time the western black rhinoceros was seen in the wild, and since then a review of plants and animals has been conducted and the extinction was made official by the I.U.C.N. The western black rhino was considered critically endangered for many […]