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Elephant Action League Launches 2015 Global Campaign to Address Human Toll of Ivory Trafficking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE If You Buy Ivory, You Kill People. Elephant Action League Launches 2015 Global Campaign to Address Human Toll of Ivory Trafficking                                                            Los Angeles, January […]

EAL’s campaign on the Human Toll of the Ivory Trade – the Posters

If You Buy Ivory, You Kill People Elephant Action League Launches 2015 Global Campaign to Address the Human Toll of the Ivory Trafficking #YouBuyIvoryYouKillPeople #HumanTollIvoryTrade  English, Chinese and French versions below here. Photo credits: Kate Brooks  @katebrooksphoto

The Ivory Trade Kills People Too

By Andrea Crosta, Founder of Elephant Action League and WildLeaks, and Aaron Hall, advisor to Elephant Action League/WildLeaks Al Jazeera If you buy ivory, you kill people.   Twitter: #YouBuyIvoryYouKillPeople This is the new reality in an illicit trade responsible for large-scale human exploitation, government corruption, and the funding of rebel movements, terrorists, and criminal […]

2014, a real rhino-slaughtering bonanza in South Africa

With 100 killed every month, South Africa records worst year. Corruption, internal institutional strife and judicial delays in key prosecutions are cited as the main reasons for the unchecked poaching in South Africa. South Africa has desisted from joining the “London Declaration”, an international pledge to take action made in February 2014 by countries directly […]

India, Kaziranga National Park makes public a list of 323 poachers

The Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site and has the largest number of one-horned rhinos. The Park authorities have, for the first time, made public a list of 323 poachers. As explained by Assam chief wildlife warden R.P. Agarwalla, the whole idea of making the list public is to build “social pressure” so […]

Africa, the critical link between resource plunder and poaching

Illegal trade in wildlife is no longer an abstract issue. Organized transnational as well as trans-regional environmental crimes are rapidly rising threats to the environment, to revenues from natural resources, to state security and to global sustainable development. …At stake is the financial loss running into billions of dollars that these environmental crimes cause, the […]

Wanted Kenyan ivory trafficker and kingpin finally arrested in Tanzania

Feisal Mohamed Ali, 47, was arrested in Dar es Salaam on Monday on a warrant issued by Interpol which is trying to track down armed gangs that kill elephants for tusks and rhinos for horns to be shipped to Asia for use in ornaments and medicines. “The businessman is cooperating with the police to establish […]

Season’s greetings…and season’s gifts!

Please support our fight against wildlife crime with a tax-deductible gift ( If you cannot, you can help us by sharing this post! Thanks! Dear Friends, our thanks for a successful year! With your tax-deductible gift (for American residents) we can continue our innovative and groundbreaking work on the front lines of conservation and wildlife […]

Strong but effective campaign by Sanctuary Asia

Really, no need to add more. Please helps WildLeaks to Fight Back. “WHEN THE WOOD GO, WILDLIFE GOES.” (木を切り倒したら、野生動物も一緒に切り殺してしまうことになる) Strong but effective campaign by Sanctuary Asia Do we need to add more?

Northern white rhino’s death leaves just 5 left in the world

Northern white rhino’s death in San Diego zoo leaves just five left in the world. Rare rhinoceros dies in San Diego Zoo safari park, bringing species one step closer to extinction. A northern white rhinoceros that zoo officials said was only one of six left in the world died on Sunday at the San Diego […]