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A DNA tool designed to solve murders is exposing elephant poachers
Analyzing DNA from seized ivory is helping investigators and researchers match poached tusks to specific elephant families—and the poachers who targeted them.
Snowy weather could determine life or death for Wisconsin’s poached gray wolves
A new analysis highlights how human activity and weather could make certain times of year more perilous than others for wolves.
Does South Africa still need private rhino breeders to fight poaching?
John Hume might be keeping up to 13 percent of the world's white rhinos on his ranch. Not everyone thinks that's a good idea.
This blind rhino’s infrared security system could help stop poachers
Munu, an endangered black rhinoceros, needs to be watched 24/7. Thermal cameras do the job.
Rhinos pay a painful price for oxpecker protection
Nothing ever comes free.
Mammoth ivory may be bad for elephants—but should it be banned?
Fears that illegal elephant tusks are being peddled as mammoth parts have some experts seeking protections for the extinct animal.
I built a sniffing machine to protect dogs
Canines can detect poachers' contraband, but the job puts them in danger.
These beautiful images preserve plant species that might otherwise disappear forever
Plant scans are beautiful images—and important scientific documents.
Hunters may need to keep their paws off Wisconsin wolves
Poaching may be a bigger threat than the state thought
WTF is a pangolin? Fall in love with this sentient artichoke before it goes extinct
Poaching in China is out of control