BIRE KPATOUS GAME RESERVE, July 27: Charles Matthew secures his beret, slings a rifle over his shoulder and prepares a team for an overnight foot patrol in Bire Kpatous, one of South Sudan’s game reserves that survived the country’s civil war but are now increasingly threatened by poachers and encroaching human settlements.
KANCHANPUR, July 25: Shuklaphanta national park has reported zero poaching after hidden cameras were installed at various places inside the park. Such cameras have been installed at more than two dozen places with high possibility of poaching.
KATHMANDU, March 5: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has launched an investigation into allegations published by The Kathmandu Post in partnership with BuzzFeed News that the international charity funds and works with “paramilitary forces that have been accused of beating, torturing, sexually assaulting, and murdering scores of people.”
HONG KONG, Feb 15: Hong Kong customs seized a record 40kg of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million (S$1.4 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for the authorities trying to tackle the rising volume of endangered species trafficked through the Chinese territory.
SOUTH AFRICA, Sept 14: The mutilated carcass of a female white rhino, who had given birth just months ago, lay rotting on a hill beside a road that meanders through South Africa's Kruger National Park.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals.
CHITWAN, April 16: A rally was held at Sauraha of Ratnagar, Chitwan this morning to mourn the poaching of a rare one-horned rhino took place here a week ago. The rally organised by the joint efforts of around 40 organisations based in the district.
KATHMANDU, March 20: When the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) with help of the Interpol arrested Rajkumar Praja from Malaysia in 2015, Nepal Police and wildlife activists hailed it as a watershed moment for the campaign against one-horned rhino poaching in Nepal. They had ample reasons to celebrate Rajkumar's arrest. After all, he was not just another criminal.
KALIKOT, Jan 25: Hundreds of endangered animals found in community forests of Kalikot districts are being hunted for the illegal wildlife trade. This has posed serious threat to the survival of the species, which are already threatened by rampant deforestation and climate change.
MUGU, Jan 3: Villages in the eastern part of Mugu district are considered rich in wildlife. However, of late, wildlife population, especially that of deer and tiger, is fast declining. Locals put the blame on poachers and lack of adequate security measures along the border.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal has been losing a number of snow leopards mostly to poaching and retaliatory killings, according to a recently published report of TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Last Wednesday the police arrested 4 people with 9 Red Panda hides. It is the most number of arrests in a day but not the first time people were arrested for illegal possession of these hides.