Ivory tusk smugglers caught at Dubai airport

Two transit passengers caught with pieces of elephant tusk in luggage Dubai Airport Security caught two Asian passengers who had 16 pieces of African elephant tusk in their luggage. The two travelers were coming from Africa on their way back to their home country through Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3, where security found the ivory […]

Hong Kong’s Infamous and Shadowy Ivory Trade

By Alex Hofford – National Geographic It is a little known fact that the blame for the elephant poaching crisis of the 1980s, which resulted in the global ivory ban of 1989, can be laid squarely at the feet of the Hong Kong ivory traders. And now they’re at it again……. …..It’s a moral outrage […]

Rescue dogs from the U.S. head to Africa to fight illegal ivory trade

By the end of this week, a pair of ebony dogs from Bozeman, Montana, will be hunting for ivory relics in Africa, joining the battle against illegal poaching and trafficking. Steve and Ruger, two homeless black Labrador retrievers, avoided uncertain futures when they were brought to the attention of the Working Dogs for Conservation. Since […]

Elephant Action League to support WARA in Guinea

Elephant Action League (EAL) started to support the anti-poaching and anti-trafficking activities of WARA in Guinea, ongoing despite Ebola. EAL will support training and capacity building. Ivory traffic in Conkary affects not only the small Guinean population of elephants, but those across the African continent as well – the majority of the ivory comes from […]

WildLeaks on Libération, pour nos amis français!

WildLeaks, lanceur d’alertes vertes Inspirée de WikiLeaks, une plateforme collaborative permet de dénoncer anonymement les crimes contre l’environnement. Jusqu’à présent, les défenseurs de la transparence politique pouvaient se reposer sur Wikileaks pour relayer des fuites de documents confidentiels. Que les écologistes se rassurent, ils disposent désormais de WildLeaks, le WikiLeaks de la faune et la […]

Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory

The new very well done report by c4ads and Born Free USA examines the logistics, trends, flows, networks, and markets of the illicit ivory trade. It finds a professionalized and transnational system that is integrated into the broader black market, operating seamlessly from the remotest corners of Africa thousands of miles to booming Asian retail […]

Notorious big trafficker finally arrested in Guinea

21st March 2014 From our Partner GALF/WARA in Guinea Conakry Good news in the ” OUSMANE DIALLO SAGA,” Diallo was arrested on Friday March 21, at night during an operation of NCB Interpol Conakry and GALF, after that our investigators had located him. Diallo, the notorious trafficker who admitted to have sold more than 500 […]

Sri Lanka, tourism pushes the illegal capture and trade of wild elephants

Species Conservation Centre chairman Pubudu Weeraratne said that the Sri Lankan elephants were in crisis due to the well organized, illegal trade conducted with the support of some politicians of this country. He claimed that there was a group of people who caught wild elephants and sold them at a huge price. ‘They are earning […]

WildLeaks, a very successful launch

Two weeks after its launch, WildLeaks, the first secure platform for wildlife and forest crime whistleblowers, is receiving dozens of leaks, tips and information from all over the world. www.wildleaks.org WildLeaks, Fighting Back. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/19/wildleaks-animal-crime_n_4816038.html http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0218-hance-wildleaks.html http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2014/02/wildleaks/

WildLeaks – the first, secure, online whistleblower platform dedicated to Wildlife Crime – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: info@wildleaks.org www.wildleaks.org   WildLeaks – the first, secure, online whistleblower platform dedicated to Wildlife Crime   A group of organizations headed by the California based Elephant Action League and focused on fighting wildlife and forest crime has launched the first state-of-the-art secure platform to submit tips and information Los Angeles and London, […]

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