Great Success for EAL & WildLeaks: The Ivory Game Wins at the Beijing Film Festival

ELEPHANT ACTION LEAGUE AND PROJECT WILDLEAKS EFFORTS PAYING OFF IN CHINA AS THE IVORY GAME WINS BIG AT BEIJING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Huge achievement for the LA-based organization – by far the most important awareness and advocacy success in China on the issue of elephant poaching and ivory trafficking April 18, 2017, Los Angeles, California: […]

Wildlife Justice Commission in The Hague Engages the Government of Vietnam

Elephant Action League’s partner Wildlife Justice Commission (WJC), in The Hague, has engaged the government of Vietnam on a large ivory & rhino horn trafficking network The Wildlife Justice Commission has presented the authorities of Viet Nam with a Map of Facts regarding a large organized criminal network trading in endangered wildlife species. This criminal network, based […]

BLENDING IVORY: China’s Old Loopholes, New Hopes – The Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An undercover investigation by the Elephant Action League (EAL) on China’s ivory trade, including rhino horn trade and the role of trophy hunting. Washington, DC, December 30, 2015. EAL publishes today a report on its undercover investigation in mainland China and Hong Kong in an effort to expose the areas where illegal ivory opportunistically enters […]

“The Devil”, most wanted ivory trafficker in Tanzania, arrested

PRESS RELEASE BREAKING NEWS “Shetani,” Tanzania’s Most Wanted Elephant Poacher and Ivory Trafficker, Arrested by Elite Task Force Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, October 29, 2015. The law enforcement body responsible for the arrest of the “Queen of Ivory” earlier this month has officially arrested notorious elephant poacher Boniface Matthew Mariango, referred to by law enforcement […]

The “Queen of Ivory” arrested in Tanzania

PRESS RELEASE Breaking News “The Queen of Ivory”, a Chinese national, arrested by a specialized Task Force in Tanzania. To date, she is the most important ivory trafficker ever arrested in the country. Dar-es-Salaam, 8 October 2015 – A specialized wildlife trafficking unit under Tanzania’s National and Transnational Serious Crimes Investigation Unit (NTSCIU) arrested a […]

Pushing Ivory Out of Africa: A Case Study from the Field

A Criminal Intelligence Analysis of Elephant Poaching and Ivory Trafficking in East Africa This case study takes data directly from the field collected by Global Eye and Elephant Action League assets who infiltrated four elephant poaching and ivory trafficking networks in East Africa. What we found is in some respects at odds with the accepted […]

Al-Shabaab’s Ivory Trade, the Elephant Action League’s Reply

This is a guest-post on the blog Africa in Transition (Council on Foreign Relations) by Andrea Crosta, co-Founder and Executive Director of Elephant Action League (EAL). The Elephant Action League (EAL) is appreciative of this opportunity to justify our findings on al-Shabaab’s involvement in the ivory trade and our decision to not share certain details […]

Undercover Survey: Mombasa Port, a Liability for Africa

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***   Flash Report on the Mombasa Port: a Liability for Kenya and Africa Ivory Trafficking: Undercover Survey at the Mombasa Port Reveals Vulnerabilities, Confirms High Level Corruption, and Highlights National and International Security Issues An undercover survey of the Port of Mombasa by the Elephant Action League & WildLeaks reveals important vulnerabilities […]

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 […]

EAL & other 40 NGOs urge EU to suspend raw ivory export

Elephant Action League and other 40 international non-governmental organizations sign letter to the European Union urging to suspend any export of raw ivory and to support a common EU position to this effect at the April 10th Committee meeting on Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora. March 23, 2015 European Union Ministers in charge of CITES, […]

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