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Armed groups threaten elephants in DRC’s Garamba Nat Park
Elephants in the vast Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) face a precarious future following reports that armed gangs of poachers are wreaking havoc in the game reserve, threatening both the animal...
2016-03-01   , Congo Category: poaching

Armed poachers targeting elephants in Congo national park kill more than 200 in a year as rangers struggle to protect animals
More than 200 elephants have been poached in Garamba since a census in April 2014 counted 1,780 elephants - down from more than 11,000 two decades ago. The shootout last month, in which three rangers and a Congolese army colo...
2015-11-10   Garamba National Park, Congo Category: poaching

Can GPS Collars Protect Elephants At Virunga National Park?
The only way to save the fast-disappearing elephant population in DRC’s Virunga National Park is for rangers to be with them around the clock, says park director Emmanuel de Merode in an MSN video. The park has lost 95...
2015-11-10   Ituri, Congo Category: research

Elephant poaching overlord NABBED!
Ivory trade is so lucrative that gangs have been formed for the killing of thousands of elephants. The don of these gangs, Boniface Matthew Mariango, has been caught and arrested by Tanzanian officials according to John R. Pl...
2015-11-09   Garamba National Park, Congo Category: poaching

Rangers in Congo's Garamba park fight, die in skirmishes with heavily armed elephant poachers
The shootout last month, in which three rangers and a Congolese army colonel were killed, highlights the challenge of protecting parks in a part of Africa plagued for decades by insurgencies, civil war, refugee flows and weak...
2015-11-08   Johannesburg, South Africa Category: people

Thailand seizes smuggled elephant tusks worth $6 million
Thailand seized 4 tons of ivory hidden in bean sacks tracked from Congo in what authorities said was the biggest bust in the country’s history, customs officials said Monday. The 739 elephant tusks, bound for Laos, wer...
2015-04-20   Bangkok, Thailand Category: smuggle

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