Now drones would monitor poaching of elephants

In a bid to monitor and stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos in all its 52 national parks and reserves, Kenya`s wildlife authorities have decided to deploy drones, the Guardian reported Friday.

Prince William wants ivory held by royal family destroyed

Prince William wants all the ivory held by Britain`s royal family, including a 19th century ivory throne from India, to be destroyed as part of his campaign against rampant elephant poaching.

Mass killing of Cameroon elephants alarms UN agency

The UN watchdog into the illegal wildlife trade today voiced "grave concern" at a spike in African elephant poaching after nearly 450 of the animals were killed in Cameroon.