About Stéphane Crayne
Stéphane Crayne, MA specialized in Conflict and Conservation, is a former French army officer now committed to preserving the world’s most endangered animals, now the centre point of armed conflict and trafficking. Having grown up in Africa, his work for WWF in the Central African Republic promotes a “counter-poaching” concept fostering a multidisciplinary approach to conservation in conflict zones.

Counter-Poaching: Thresholds of ‘Acceptability’

December 8, 2015 0

Check out part 1 of this series here. Background: ‘mega-poaching’ relates to ivory and rhino-horn and the Central African Republic (CAR) is the ‘frontline’. Dispatch No.3 from the CAR outlines how text-book ideas of conflict […]


Counter-Poaching: 6 Degrees of Impunity

December 3, 2015 2

Conducting counter-poaching operations in Bayanga is akin to running a company in a modern army, albeit with less means, little training, varying discipline or questionable loyalty. From logistical to budgetary constraints, organizing one hundred rangers and […]