EAGLE Briefings

eagle-briefing-december-2016-public.pdf, 488.62 KB
  • 21 wildlife traffickers arrested in 5 countries
  • 6 significant ivory traffickers arrested with more than 10 kg of ivory in Congo
  • 2 significant traffickers arrested in Uganda with 135 kg of hippo teeth and two elephant tusks
  • 4 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon in 3 different operations
  • 5 pangolin traffickers arrested in Uganda in 2 operations
  • 3 wildlife traffickers arrested with 2 pelicans and 11 more birds in Senegal
  • 2 ivory traffickers arrested in Congo with 35 kg of ivory sentenced to 3 years in prison
  • A trafficker arrested with of 13 kg of ivory, 17 kg of pangolin scales and other contraband in Uganda sentenced to 1 year in prison
eagle-briefing-november-2016-public.pdf, 680.57 KB
  • 28 wildlife traffickers arrested in 5 countries
  • A corrupt police officer with 2 accomplices arrested in Madagascar for trafficking endangered tortoises
  • 7 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon in 2 separated operations with almost 50 kg of ivory
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Cameroon, using art dealing as a cover for trafficking
  • 3 ape traffickers arrested in Cameroon, a chimpanzee rescued
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 100 kg of hippo ivory in Uganda, representing a slaughter of 58 hippos
  • 6 traffickers sentenced to 2- 3 years imprisonment in Uganda
  • 13 tortoise traffickers received sentences of 1- 2 years imprisonment in Madagascar
eagle-briefing-october-2016-public.pdf, 629.72 KB
  • 42 wildlife traffickers arrested in 7 countries
  • 2 ivory traffickers arrested in Congo with 300 carved pieces of ivory
  • A ring of 8 ivory traffickers crushed in Gabon with 48 kg of ivory
  • 2 major ivory traffickers arrested in Guinea
  • A major trafficker arrested in Senegal with 106 skins including lion and leopard skins
  • 8 ivory traffickers arrested in Benin in 3 operations
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Uganda, 2 of them Pastors
  • 4 traffickers arrested in Uganda with Cheetah skins - one of them a Pastor, in a crackdown on cheetah skin trade. Less than 30 cheetahs remain in the country.
eagle-briefing-september-2016-public.pdf, 458.15 KB
  • 27 significant traffickers arrested in 6 countries
  • 9 reptile traffickers arrested in Madagascar in the kick off of a new EAGLE replication despite corruption attempts
  • 2 significant traffickers arrested with 250 kg of ivory in Uganda
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested with 35 kg ivory in Congo
  • An ivory trafficker with 109 pieces of carved ivory arrested in Cameroon
  • 5 significant traffickers, one of them a pastor, arrested with 29 kg of ivory in Uganda
  • Charlotte Houpline participates in CITES CoP as member of Guinea Government Delegation
eagle-briefing-august-2016-public.pdf, 730.55 KB
  • 24 wildlife traffickers arrested in 6 countries
  • 8 ivory traffickers arrested in Uganda in 4 operations
  • 2 more ivory traffickers arrested in 2 different operations in Cameroon and Gabon
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 128 kg of pangolin scales in Cameroon
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 25 kg of pangolin scales in Uganda
  • 4 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins and a chimp skull in Gabon
  • 4 ivory traffickers sentenced to 1 and 1.5 years in prison in Togo
  • An ivory trafficker sentenced to 1.5 years imprisonment in Uganda
eagle-briefing-august-2016-public-fr.pdf, 577.5 KB
  • 24 criminels de faune arrêtés dans 6 pays
  • 8 trafiquants d’ivoire arrêtés en Ouganda dans 4 opérations
  • 2 trafiquants d’ivoire arrêtés dans 2 différentes opérations au Cameroun et au Gabon
  • 2trafiquants arrêtés avec 128 kilos d’écailles de pangolins au Cameroun
  • 2 trafiquants arrêtés avec 25 kilos d’écailles de pangolins en Ouganda
  • 4 trafiquants arrêtés avec 2 peaux de panthère et un crâne de chimpanzé au Gabon
  • 4 trafiquants d’ivoire condamnés à 1 année et 1 année et demie de prison au Togo
  • 1 trafiquant d’ivoire condamné à 1 année d’emprisonnement en Ouganda
eagle-briefing-july-2016-public.pdf, 561.78 KB
  • 18 wildlife criminals arrested in 7 countries
  • A public official of the local authority arrested in Uganda for intercepted bribing attempt
  • 2 ivory traffickers arrested with 8 tusks in Congo and sentenced to 3 years in prison
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested with 135 ivory bangles in Senegal
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Benin with more than 150 pieces of carved ivory
  • 2 ivory traffickers arrested with 4 tusks in Gabon
  • 4 ivory traffickers sentenced to 2 years in prison in Gabon
  • 6 traffickers arrested in Uganda in 2 operations with 109 pieces of hippo ivory
  • A foundation was laid down for the ALARM project in Madagascar – EAGLE’s 9th replication, with AVG
  • 2016 first semester report is out with 146 traffickers arrested
eagle-briefing-june-2016-public.pdf, 589.74 KB
  • 25 traffickers arrested in 7 countries
  • 6 significant ivory traffickers arrested in Togo with 164kg of ivory
  • An ivory trafficker arrested in Senegal with 1,081 illegal wildlife items including ivory and elephant hair bracelets
  • 2 illegal loggers and 2 corrupt Forestry Officers arrested in Gabon
  • 2 ivory traffickers, one of them an army deserter, arrested in Uganda
  • An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks in Benin
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 13 chimpanzee skulls in Cameroon
  • 4 traffickers with 3 leopard skins and other elephant contraband arrested in Congo
  • 3 traffickers arrested with 50 kg of hippo ivory in Uganda
  • Naftali Honig selected as one of the Emerging Explorers by National Geographic Society
eagle-briefing-june-2016-public-fr.pdf, 580.53 KB
  • 25 trafiquants arrêtés dans 7 pays.
  • 6 importants trafiquants d'ivoire arrêtés au Togo avec 164kg d'ivoire.
  • Un trafiquant d'ivoire arrêté au Sénégal avec 1081 objets illégaux d'origine animale, dont de l'ivoire et des bracelets en poils d'éléphants.
  • 2 bucherons illégaux et 2 officiers forestiers corrompus arrêtés au Gabon.
  • 2 trafiquants d'ivoire, dont un ayant déserté l'armée, arrêté en Ouganda.
  • Un trafiquant d'ivoire arrêté avec 6 défenses au Bénin.
  • 2 trafiquants arrêtés avec 13 crânes de chimpanzés au Cameroun.
  • 4 trafiquants arrêtés au Congo avec 3 peaux de léopards et de la contrebande d'éléphant.
  • 3 trafiquants arrêtés avec 50kg d'ivoire d'hippopotame en Ouganda.
  • Naftali Honig sélectionné parmi les Explorateurs Émergeants par la National Geographic Society
eagle-briefing-may-2016-public.pdf, 705.81 KB
  • 27 traffickers arrested in 7 countries
  • 4 countries that did not have operations last months carried arrests following an action plan
  • 6 ivory traffickers of 3 different nationalities with 64.5 kg of ivory were arrested in Gabon in a push against the illegal ivory trade.
  • 5 ivory traffickers arrested in Uganda, including a corrupt Senior Officer of the Uganda People’s Defence Force
  • An armed trafficker arrested in Uganda with a police gun and $40,000 in counterfeit $100 bills.
  • 3 more ivory traffickers arrested in Cameroon and Togo
  • 2 reptile traffickers arrested with 250 fully protected chameleons in Uganda
  • A giant pangolin scales trafficker arrested in Benin with 70 kg of scales
  • EAGLE Uganda received an appreciation letter from Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities.
eagle-briefing-april-2016-public.pdf, 421.94 KB
  • 23 wildlife traffickers arrested in 3 countries
  • 2 corrupt police officers arrested in 2 operations in Uganda
  • 13 wildlife traffickers arrested in Uganda, 7 of them ivory traffickers
  • 7 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon
  • 3 ape traffickers arrested in Cameroon with 6 gorilla and 5 chimpanzee skulls and other contraband
eagle-briefing-march-2016-public.pdf, 511.02 KB
  • 23 wildlife traffickers arrested in 4 countries this month
  • A head of international trafficking ring arrested in Guinea after 6 months in hiding
  • 9 ivory traffickers arrested in Uganda including 2 corrupt army officers
  • A significant ivory trafficker arrested in Cameroon
  • 4 ape traffickers arrested in Cameroon with 4 gorilla skulls and 19 chimp skulls and other contraband
  • 7 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon including a head of a criminal gang
  • A Nigerian trafficker arrested in Gabon with 65 kg of shark fins that were about to be shipped out of Cameroon.
eagle-briefing-february-2016-public.pdf, 604.13 KB
  • 21 wildlife traffickers were arrested in 6 countries
  • 9 traffickers arrested in 2 operation in Benin including 5 ivory traffickers
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Senegal with 271 pieces of carved ivory
  • 4 ape meat traffickers arrested in Guinea with 106 kg of chimpanzee meat and other bushmeat
  • A significant Nigerian ivory trafficker arrested with 12 ivory tusks and 200 kg of pangolin scales in Cameroon
  • An ape skull trafficker arrested in Cameroon with 9 ape skulls
eagle-briefing-january-2016-public.pdf, 418.98 KB
  • 27 traffickers arrested this month in 4 countries
  • 4 corrupted enforcement officials were arrested or are under investigation for involvement in wildlife trafficking
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Uganda in two operations with 89 kg of ivory
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested with 40.5 kg ivory in Gabon
  • 3 cybercriminals arrested in Cameroon with falsified CITES permits advertising lions and cheetahs for online sale
  • A trafficker arrested in Togo with 80 kg of shark fins
  • 9 leopard skin traffickers arrested in 3 operations in Uganda