GENEVA, Sept. 30, Xinhua - The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) on Tuesday said in a report that global wildlife populations have declined by more than half over the last four decades.

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ZIMBABWE, Sept.27, Xinhua - Zimbabwe, with one of the world's largest elephant population, reported only a few cases of elephant-poaching this year thanks to enhanced anti-poaching efforts after more than 100 elephants died of cyanide poisoning by ivory poachers a year ago.  

9.30 Zimbabwe elephant poaching reduces

An elephant herd is spotted near nyamandhlovu pan, a popular water-hole in the Hwange National Park, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe, Sept. 27, 2014.

HARBIN, Sept. 27, Xinhua - Cattle being mauled to death and farmers reporting distinctive roars are among the signs that have got Chinese scientists and officials excited about a possible growth in the population of endangered tigers in the country.

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YUNNAN, September 17, China Daily - Wild Asian elephants have been wreaking havoc in villages in Southwest China as their habitat is destroyed and they're forced to search for food. Yang Yao reports from Huashiban, Yunnan province.  

9.17 Endangered species threatens livelihoods1

A man observes a herd of wild Asian elephants at Huashiban village, Pu’er, Yunnan province. Elephants regularly visit the village in search of food, trampling and destroying crops. WU HAO / FOR CHINA DAILY

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INDONESIA, September 10, Xinhua - The elephant was found dead Sunday with the tusks removed. Indonesia's endangered elephants on Sumatra island are threatened by habitat loss and poaching.

9.11 Elephants on Sumatra island threatened by habitat loss poaching

An environmental activist inspects a dead Sumatran elephant allegedly killed by poachers for its tusks at Krueng Sabee village in Aceh, Indonesia, Sept. 7, 2014. (Xinhua/Junaidi)

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