Ranger killed by elephant poachers in Garamba National Park (DR Congo)

#YouBuyIvoryYouKillPeople The NGO African Parks regrets to announce the tragic death of Garamba ranger, Agoyo Mbikoyo, on 25 April in the park. Agoyo was shot by a group of armed poachers a short distance from his patrol unit’s campsite. He managed to return to the campsite but collapsed and died instantly. He was a member […]

Warlord Kony keeps poaching elephants for ivory

New report says that warlord Joseph Kony, gave the order to butcher elephants for their ivory as far back as 2010. The U.S.-based watchdog group Resolve said in a report in April that Kony recently directed killings from an enclave protected by the Sudanese military. Former senior fighters who defected from the group report that […]

The Militarization of African Elephant Poaching

At Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, wildlife rangers are equipped with rocket launchers, assault rifles, machine guns which they’ll need, as The New York Times reports today, because elephant poaching have become the latest conflict resource in Africa and the target of African armies. The Times‘s Jeffrey Gettleman has your morning read (if you’re looking for […]

US Congressman wrote to Ambassador of Uganda for slaughter of elephants

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–September 10 – Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) wrote to the Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda requesting cooperation with an investigation into the slaughter of twenty-two elephants in the Garamba National Park. It is unclear who committed the slaughter, which occurred in order to poach the elephants’ ivory tusks, but local park officials believe that […]

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