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The former director of wildlife and former head of CITES in Guinea arrested

The former director of wildlife and former head of CITES in Guinea arrested

Guinea, 21 August 2015
In August, the former director of wildlife and former head of CITES in Guinea - Ansoumane Doumbouya - has been arrested. Different reports, including one from the CITES secretariat, implicated him in illegal exports, but he is still holding a position within the ministry of environment as the coordinator of the team controlling illegal logging. The shocking hidden footage in the link below shows a major trafficker explaining in details the corrupt system. (The trafficker has been arrested two days ago)
Des peines peu dissuasives face aux crimes contre l'environnent au Gabon

Des peines peu dissuasives face aux crimes contre l'environnent au Gabon

Gabon, 17 July 2015
Low deterrent sentences deal with crimes against surround in Gabon – coverage at Kanal7, a Gabonese Channel but broadcast also on Canalsat, available in all Africa. In Gabon, killing an elephant, ivory or leopard skins trafficking, as well as any other wildlife crime, leads only to low sentences. The prison sentences are 22 days on average, the maximum possible penalty is six months. AALF denounce this form of impunity that is likely to encourage any kind of trafficking. (in French)
Emission à Kanal7 sur le trafic de faune et l'exploitation forestière illégale

Emission à Kanal7 sur le trafic de faune et l'exploitation forestière illégale

Gabon, 15 July 2015
Luc Mathot, the co-founder of EAGLE Network spoke, about illegal logging at Kanal7, widely watched in African countries.
Two trafficers with four chimp skulls arrested

Two trafficers with four chimp skulls arrested

Cameroon, 24 March 2015
Two ape traffickers arrested as they attempted to sell four chimpanzee skulls that they had collected from a poacher.
A live chimp found among over 30 chimp skulls and limbs - video

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

Cameroon, 04 December 2014
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.
Ofir Drori about EAGLE Network

Ofir Drori about EAGLE Network

08 October 2014
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.
Arrest of an elephant dealer

Arrest of an elephant dealer

Cameroon, 08 May 2014
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!
Exclusive interview with Ofir Drori

Exclusive interview with Ofir Drori

17 February 2014
Wildlife: The crisis of conversation i24news is an international 24-hour news and current affairs television channel based in Jaffa Port.
Arrest of 3 major traffickers of ivory

Arrest of 3 major traffickers of ivory

Togo, 06 February 2014
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.
Naftali Honig at Great Apes Summit

Naftali Honig at Great Apes Summit

USA, 24 September 2013
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.
Ofir Drori on CNN

Ofir Drori on CNN

21 April 2012
A new book - The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent
Reporters - Cameroon: hunting down the ivory traffickers

Reporters - Cameroon: hunting down the ivory traffickers

Cameroon, 05 July 2011
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.