Biggest Ivory Seizure Ever in Thailand, 4 tons from Congo

BANGKOK – (AP) — Thailand seized 4 tons of ivory hidden in bean sacks tracked from Congo in what authorities said was the biggest bust in the country’s history, customs officials said Monday. The 739 elephant tusks, bound for Laos, were seized upon arrival at a port in Bangkok on Saturday after the authorities received […]

Logging has allowed poachers to wipe out the African forest elephant

Logging has allowed poachers to pick off the African forest elephant at their will The Independent December 20, 2013 The ivory of these rainforest-dwelling creatures is harder and therefore more desirable. Most people know of the African elephant as the great beast that lives on the open savannah but there is a lesser known African elephant that […]

Great Accomplishments in Congo & Guinea – 9 ivory traffickers arrested

A very successful week for the EAGLE network in Africa with the NGOs PALF and GALF facilitating many arrests of ivory traffickers in Congo and Guinea. In Congo, the role of PALF, headed by Naftali, was crucial to arrest 8 ivory traffickers in 4 different operations in Brazzaville, during wich a plane was stopped just before […]

New study and analysis on ivory, terrorism & the LRA

Out Of Garamba, intO uGanda. Poaching and trade of ivory in Garamba National Park and LRA-affected areas in Congo. By Kristof Titeca Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp ABSTRACT Ivory poaching and trading in central and eastern Africa has recently received a lot of attention. On the one hand, there have […]

Breaking News from the CITES Convention in Bangkok

Breaking News from the CITES Convention in Bangkok: Minister of Forest of the Republic of Congo announces intention to burn the country ivory’s stock of over 5,000 tusks. The Minister thinks that the only way to stop the killing of the elephants is to stop the ivory trade in Asia. The Minister also said that […]

Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits

September 2012 Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits …….Africa is in the midst of an epic elephant slaughter. Conservation groups say poachers are wiping out tens of thousands of elephants a year, more than at any time in the previous two decades, with the underground ivory trade becoming increasingly militarized. […]

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