Jan 19, 2013
Capitalism Would Bring Economic Growth to Bitouga, and Thereby Save the Elephants
"SEIZED AND DESTROYED; Gabon burned 10,000 pounds of ivory in June to show its commitment against poaching, but elephants are still being slaughtered." Source of caption and photo: online version of the NYT article quoted and cited below.
Gabon destroys 5 tons of illegal ivory
In this photograph released by WWF-Canon via AP Images, Mba Ndong Marius, an Eco Guard from Oyem, holds seized ivory tusks and stands in front of confiscated weapons following an anti-poaching patrol in northern Gabon on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
GoldStone Resources gets its hands on Gabon exploration licences
Goldstone Resources , the AIM quoted gold exploration company working in West Africa, has been granted the Ngoutou and Oyem exploration licences in Gabon by the Gabonese Mining Department.