From WildLeaks: a leak on the 2017 rhino horn auction in South Africa

WildLeaks recently received a leak containing pictures of rhino horn lots from the first legal rhino horn auction in South Africa. The auction was held by private rhino horn owner John Hume in August 2017 and the details – pictures, pricing, and number of lots sold – have never been made public. South Africa legalized the […]

Doc ‘Sea of Shadows’ featuring EAL wins Sundance Film Festival

SEAS OF SHADOWS WINS SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD.  NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BUYS IT FOR $3M. Elephant Action League Featured in Another Powerful Leonardo DiCaprio-Produced Documentary & On Stage As Film Wins Sundance  2 February 2019, Los Angeles, California: Elephant Action League (EAL) is extremely proud to have been onstage representing Sea of Shadows when the film […]

Elephant Action League at the Sundance Film Festival 2019 with the Vaquita Documentary

Sundance Film Festival: we are proud to announce that the documentary ‘SEA OF SHADOWS’ has been selected for the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the SUNDANCE Film Festival 2019 (World Premiere). The documentary features the investigative work done in Mexico by our incredibly talented team of undercover agents, including a former top FBI Special Agent, […]

Three more young Chimpanzees rescued in Africa with the support of EAL

With the financial support of the Elephant Action League, all three rescued chimps have finally ended their long journey to freedom! Miriam, Victoria and John were transported earlier this month from Juba, South Sudan to their final destination, a sanctuary in Zambia called Chimfunshi. While there was some delay due to getting permits in order, […]

Ecuador: EAL at a UNODC workshop on Illegal Fishing and Crime

The Elephant Action League was in Guayaquil, Ecuador, speaking at the UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) regional workshop on Crime in the fisheries sector, focused on economic crimes and corruption along the fish value chain and the role of organized crime. Organized by UNODC and the Government of Ecuador, there were official delegations […]

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 […]

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