Latest Campaign News

12 May 2014

What is being reported as Cambodia's largest ever ivory seizure took place on 9th May 2014...

Read full story

02 May 2014

With the news coverage and the political attention that the current elephant poaching crisis has attracted in recent months, it is easy to overlook that working together can yield positive results for elephants.

Read full story

22 April 2014

Ivory’s Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa reveals similarity between the illicit networks that enable terrorism, weapons, human trafficking, and ivory commercialization.

Read full story

20 April 2014

In recent months the Gabonese government has taken clear steps to address the illegal wildlife trade.

Read full story

24 March 2014

Between late January and late February this year, ivory, elephant tooth and leopard skin dealers were arrested in Cameroon thanks to the intervention of a small but renowned organisation - the Last Great Ape Organisation.

Read full story

28 February 2014

In a blow to domestic and international efforts committed to obstructing illegal poaching, a Ugandan high court judge has ordered the return of 2.9 tons of ivory to a Congolese national.

Read full story

27 February 2014

Born Free Foundation would like to send a big 'thank you' to everyone who has donated to the current Bloody Ivory fundrasing project: the elephants of Babile Elephant Sanctuary in Ethiopia, around 100 of which have been poached in the past 4 years. 

14 February 2014

Following an international meeting by government decision makers on 13th February 2014, an Elephant Protection Initiative by Ethiopia, Chad, Botswana, Tanzania and Gabon was announced.

Read full story

10 February 2014

In response to escalating levels of elephant poaching and illegal trade in ivory, destruction is being increasingly accepted as the only viable long term solution to the problem of the ever increasing government-owned ivory stockpiles. Why?

Read full story

06 February 2014

France has today crushed and incinerated 3.5 tonnes of ivory in the shadow of the iconic Eiffel Tower, ahead of the UK-hosted Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade taking place in London on the 13th February.

Read full story

Syndicate content
Share |

Copyright © 2018 Born Free Foundation - Charity no. 1070906.

Site Skylark, design Jo Glover