Government corruption and incompetence offer no hope for rhinos in South Africa

It is a sad World Rhino Day, as the South African government’s astonishing level of corruption, short-sightedness, and incompetence represent formidable obstacles to fighting the rhino poaching crisis and the international trafficking of rhino horn. According to intelligence that our organization has been collecting in South Africa, and along the entire rhino horn supply chain, […]

EAL Takes Part in Environmental Crime Training in Thailand

Organized by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Elephant Action League (EAL) took part in the Environmental Crimes Trans-Border Financial Investigations Training (TBFIT), held in Bangkok, Thailand from the 20-24 of August. The training brought together various law enforcement agencies from Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, and intergovernmental organizations, to […]

Groundbreaking research to push the EU to ban ivory – The Report

New Report: A Collaboration Between Avaaz, Elephant Action League and Oxford University Found Illegal Ivory for Sale in 10 European Countries Illegal ivory has been found on sale in 10 European countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK), contravening international efforts to cut down on the trade which campaigners […]

Vaquita: EAL’s Director puts heat on the Mexican government and Chinese traffickers, live on TV

Elephant Action League’s director Andrea Crosta denounced live on TV the role of the powerful Chinese traffickers who are involved in the illegal trade of the fish totoaba, and the extinction of the vaquita porpoise, the world’s most endangered marine mammal. Joining forces with the famous Mexican journalist Carlos Loret, Mr. Crosta opened a new […]

We Rescued Three Chimpanzees from War (Annie, Aimi and Commando) and moved 3 others

Two female chimps, Aimi and Annie, and one male, Commando, have been just rescued and evacuated from the war-torn Central African Republic, with the financial support of the Elephant Action League (EAL), in collaboration with Peace 4 Animals. Earlier on in 2017, some 4 chimps were tried to be rescued from the southeastern corner of […]

Victory for WildLeaks! Green Mile Safari Accused of Poaching in Tanzania

In 2016 Elephant Action League – through our whistleblower program WildLeaks – received videos showing illegal and cruel trophy hunting in Tanzania committed by the safari company called Green Mile Safari Co. Ltd. Among the shocking violations in the Green Mile videos are hunting with automatic weapons, having children hunt with automatic weapons, gunning down […]

Wildlife crime kingpin of the Bach syndicate finally arrested in Thailand

Another big success in Thailand. Head of the wildlife trafficking Bach syndicate finally arrested after the December 12th operation. His downfall follows the December 12th arrest at the Bangkok’s airport of the Thai officer Nikorn Wongprachan and of a member of the Bach family, with the assistance of the Elephant Action League. Boonchai Bach, 40, […]

EAL and Thai Authorities Hit Second Big Asian Wildlife Trafficking Network in a Week

Royal Thai Customs seizes 12.5 kg of rhino horn setting the stage for a ‘flash operation’ that has led to the arrest of a member of the Bach Family wildlife crime syndicate. December 20, 2017, Los Angeles, California: Elephant Action League (EAL) is thrilled to announce the second successful joint operation with Royal Thai authorities […]

Thailand: Highly Wanted Wildlife Trafficker Arrested Thanks to EAL’s Investigative Work

EAL special ops intelligence gathering efforts leads to arrest of one the most significant wildlife traffickers in South East Asia on December 12th. December 15, 2017, Los Angeles, California: Elephant Action League (EAL) is very proud to report that the Royal Thai Police, acting on intelligence-gathering and investigative work performed by EAL, arrested one of […]

Mexico: First Victory for the Vaquitas! Alleged Big Trafficker Arrested

Major development on the Vaquita/Totoaba situation in Mexico – Big Trafficker Arrested. The Mexican Marines and SEIDO (Assistant Attorney General’s Office for Special Investigations on Organized Crime) arrested yesterday the leader of the Fishermen’s Federation of San Felipe Sunshine Rodríguez Peña. The military intercepted his white Chevrolet Tahoe near Mexicali while he was traveling with […]

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We protect Wildlife and our Planet with intelligence-gathering operations and by investigating and exposing wildlife criminals worldwide, including poachers, traffickers, businessmen and corrupt government officials. Earth League International (former Elephant Action League) is a hybrid non-profit organization that merges the worlds of intelligence, investigation and conservation in service of wildlife and the people who protect it.