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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...

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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,...

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EAL and Thai Authorities Hit Second Big Asian Wildlife Trafficking Network in Less Than One 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...

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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...

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Mexico: First Victory for the Vaquitas! 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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First Undercover Investigation on Rhino Horn Trafficking in China

OPERATION RED CLOUD: GRINDING RHINO The First Undercover Investigation into Rhino Horn Trafficking in China in Decades Los Angeles, July 18, 2017. Elephant Action League (EAL) is proud to release GRINDING RHINO, a public report detailing another expansive and successful undercover investigative operation. In response to unprecedented growth in rhinoceros poaching rates in the past ten years, and enduring consumer demand...

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Flash Update from the Field: Chinese Still Demanding Tiger Teeth, Prices Still High

At any given time, Elephant Action League (EAL) has investigators deployed in various countries, primarily wildlife hot spots, researching and gathering intelligence on trafficking and trade in wildlife products. Although EAL publishes full public reports at the conclusion of each investigation, it is important to highlight certain findings during the investigation for the benefit of...

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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:...

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WildLeaks and National Whistleblower Center Join Forces to Offer Monetary Rewards

ELEPHANT ACTION LEAGUE’S WILDLEAKS & NATIONAL WHISTLEBLOWER CENTER JOIN FORCES TO FIGHT WILDLIFE CRIME Providing wildlife crime whistleblowers with technology, security, legal support, and access to monetary rewards from the U.S. government March 29, 2017, Washington, DC: Elephant Action League (EAL), through its project WildLeaks, and the National Whistleblower Center (NWC), through its Global Wildlife...

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In joint operation with EAL, Royal Thai Police Arrest Notorious Wildlife Trafficker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            In joint operation with Elephant Action League, Royal Thai Police Arrest Notorious Wildlife Trafficker in...

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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...

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Train Plows Into Elephant Herd in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Speeding Train Plows Into Elephants in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Speeding Train Plows Into Elephants in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Kenya:Prominent Ivory Trade Investigator Killed in Nairobi Home

[Deutsche Welle] World-renowned ivory investigator Esmond Bradley Martin has been found dead in his home with a stab wound to the neck. Martin had spent decades tracing the trade of ivory and rhino horns from Africa to Asian markets.
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Kenya:Ivory Trade Investigator Found Dead in Karen, Nairobi

[Nation] A world-renowned ivory investigator has been killed at his home in Karen, Nairobi, police said.
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Top ivory investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Bradley Martin, whose groundbreaking investigations helped the fight against elephant poaching, died after being stabbed at home in NairobiA well-known American ivory-trade investigator, who pioneered efforts to combat elephant and rhino poachin...
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Top ivory investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Bradley Martin, whose groundbreaking investigations helped the fight against elephant poaching, died after being stabbed at home in NairobiA well-known American ivory-trade investigator, who pioneered efforts to combat elephant and rhino poachin...
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Nigeria:Thailand Seizes Nigeria’s Smuggled Ivory As Rescued Chimpanzees Face Uncertain Future

[Guardian] Ivory worth 15 million baht ($469,800) smuggled from Nigeria has been seized in Thailand, customs officials said.Three elephant tusks and 31 ivory pieces weighing a combined 148 kilograms were seized at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in ...
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South Africa:Policewoman Provides Gifts to Help Grandmother, Baby

[News24Wire] A fluffy grey elephant, pink-frilled clothing, soothing creams and nourishing formula are amongst the gifts from the heart given by an Eastern Cape police captain to an elderly granny taking care of her tiny granddaughter.
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Overwhelming response to UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Publication Date:  Feb 2 2018 Image:  An ivory surrender to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the i...
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Overwhelming response to UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Publication Date:  Feb 2 2018 Image:  An ivory surrender to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the i...
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