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Hong Kong launches ivory ban bill

Hong Kong launched a landmark bill to ban its ivory trade Wednesday, describing it as an effort to "eradicate" the illegal poaching of elephants.

dateJun 14, 2017 in Ecology
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Elephant herpes: Super-shedders endanger young animals

Many herpesviruses infect only a few animal species. Elephants also have their own spectrum of herpesviruses, which can cause infections that end in death. Asian elephants are carriers of virus types1, 4 and 5, while African ...

dateMay 03, 2017 in Ecology
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Science is core to saving wildlife

The following statement was issued today by Wildlife Conservation Society President and CEO Cristian Samper on the importance of science to wildlife conservation:

dateApr 19, 2017 in Ecology
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