The investigative reporting news organization, 100Reporters (http://www.100R.org), has just agreed to partner with WildLeaks (http://www.wildleaks.org), a secure, online portal much like its own
“As the new federal ban on the commercial import of ivory highlights, the slaughter of wildlife for body parts has become big business,” said 100Reporters Executive Editor
Wildlife trafficking threatens many endangered species, including elephants, rhinos and pangolins. Trade in illegally logged timber is destroying forests and wildlife habitats around the world. Relevant tips might include the names and personal details of wildlife traffickers, documents that demonstrate a financial transaction linked to illegal poaching, names of ships or shipping companies involved in the traffic, names of international buyers and businesses linked to illegal logging, corrupt public officials, and even shops and factories that deal with illegal wildlife products, like ivory.
“100Reporters has a proud record of working with whistleblowers on stories involving the
In addition to the
National Geographic Special Investigations director
Authors and former award-winning
In just two years, Schemo and her team have won a number of journalism awards for their groundbreaking investigations.
For more information, please visit http://100R.org.
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