facebook twitter Scroll to the top Imminent Extinction Why we must stop the illegal ivory and horn trade. March 06, 2016 Related Stories Explainer Polar Bears’ Other Threat It’s not just climate change that’s killing this iconic endangered species. Hunting is on the rise, too. Explainer 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Endangered Species Act We’ve all heard about it, but few of us really understand why this piece of legislation from the 1970s is so important—and in need of protection itself. Explainer The West Can Be Won Protecting these nine species will help save the region's iconic sagebrush prairies, grasslands, and mountains. On the Front Lines Poachers Beware: Cambodia’s Endangered Wildlife Has a Passionate Defender Nick Marx of Wildlife Alliance works hand in hand with the government to crack down on the country’s illegal animal trade. Policy Primer A Smuggler’s Fridge Is No Place for the Weird and Wonderful Pangolin The world must crack down on the pangolin trade or risk losing these animals for good. onEarth Story Locking Horns As poaching pushes the rhino toward extinction, South Africa considers a radical solution: Legalize the very thing that is killing them. It'd make some people very rich. But would it doom the species? Policy Primer Status Check for African Elephants Vulnerable here, endangered there, threatened over yonder. What do all these classification systems mean for the future of our largest living land animals?