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Two chimp traffickers arrested, baby chimp rescued

Great arrest operation in Guinea and a baby chimp rescued by the Interpol national bureau working with GALF.

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Two chimp traffickers arrested, baby chimp rescued

Ivory trafficker arrested

A TALFF project of ANCE, led by Fabrice Ebeh and working with the Togolese authorities and the OCTRIDB, arrested a trafficker with 28 ivory bracelets.

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Ivory trafficker arrested

A live chimp found among over 30 chimp skulls and limbs - video

A man arrested in Magba in the west region of Cameroon with over 30 Chimp skulls and limbs among which was a live baby chimp. The two traffickers were caught and put behind bars as an offense against these protected animal while awaiting trial.

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A live chimp found among over 30 chimp skulls and limbs - video

Army Lieutenant and 4 others arrested with elephant meat

First time an army officer is arrested and transferred to Brazzaville court for trafficking elephant meat – faces up to 5 years in prison.

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Army Lieutenant and 4 others arrested with elephant meat

Ofir Drori about EAGLE Network

Ofir Drori, the Director of the Eagles Network, a Wildlife Law Enforcement project that works in eight different countries. Here he discusses the launch of the Interpol environmental security office within the Interpol regional bureau in Nairobi. He has paid a courtesy call to the WildlifeDirect offices in Nairobi.

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Ofir Drori about EAGLE Network

Arrest of an elephant dealer

Canal 2 international Television channel broadcast the arrest of a dealer in the East region of Cameroon with skulls and teeth of elephant. He was caught in a crack down operation led by officials of the Upper Nyong delegation of Forestry and Wildlife assisted technically by LAGA. The possession of these trophies only explains how much the country fauna is endangered!

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Arrest of an elephant dealer

Exclusive interview with Ofir Drori

Wildlife: The crisis of conversation i24news is an international 24-hour news and current affairs television channel based in Jaffa Port.

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Exclusive interview with Ofir Drori

Arrest of 3 major traffickers of ivory

Following investigations carried out by TALFF and l'Unité Mixte de Contrôle des conteneurs and l'Office Central de Répression du Trafic Illicite des Drogues et du Blanchiment (OCRTIDB) 2126.3 kg of ivory tusks were seized in Lome on January 29, 2014 at the Port of Lomé. The seized contraband belonged to the traffickers arrested earlier. Two of them were Togolese, the third man was Vietnamese.

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Arrest of 3 major traffickers of ivory

Naftali Honig at Great Apes Summit

An estimated 3,000 great apes are lost from the wild to the global illicit live trade each year, and many wind up smuggled, shipped, and sold. Naftali Honig runs the wildlife enforcement project PALF in Congo, together with other activists they have set up a new organisation - Eagle Network which spans 6 African countries. We caught up with him to ask him what can be done to fight trafficking.

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Naftali Honig at Great Apes Summit

Ofir Drori on CNN

A new book - The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent

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Ofir Drori on CNN

Reporters - Cameroon: hunting down the ivory traffickers

Reporters - Cameroon is one of the few countries fighting the scourge of poaching. It's a dangerous battle, in a world where corruption and the promise of easy money often lead to conflict.

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Reporters - Cameroon: hunting down the ivory traffickers

Interview with Ofir Drori at the Future for Nature Awards 2011

Interview with Ofir, the Director of LAGA on LAGA's activities, achievements and inspiration.

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Interview with Ofir Drori at the Future for Nature Awards 2011