In the past 30 years, nearly half the animals of Cameroon have disappeared. Matthieu, a former special forces soldier, now patrols the National Park of Boubandjida, waging war against the traffickers. The most feared are riders from Sudan. In 2012, they massacred 300 elephant and in the past year, they killed six Cameroonian soldiers and two trackers.
Decades of illegal dumping haven’t just poisoned the land and water. Child cancer rates are unusually high and the air is toxic.More info
We accompany the soldiers trying to protect the Colombian Amazon and see how illegally logged timber enters the global market.More info
Gold panning is illegal in French Guyana, and soldiers destroy candestine mines. But the illegal migrants who work there have little other option.More info