News: Wildlife Trade collection
21 June 2017
Our new research reveals that male monitor lizards’ sexual organs are fraudulently sold as tantric plant roots, believed to bring good luck. The animals are cruelly trapped, killed, and illegally-traded, before their penises are sold on the likes of Amazon, eBay, and Etsy
24 November 2016
Our new report warns short prison sentences and small fines may not stop determined tiger poachers in Indonesia killing these beautiful, endangered animals
22 September 2016
We call for change as report reveals tens of thousands of wild animals confiscated by enforcement agencies cannot be traced
12 November 2015
Today, along with the University of Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), Department of Zoology we have launched a competition calling for innovative ideas to help protect tigers, keeping them in the wild where they belong.
07 October 2015
Following more than 5 years of talks, negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) successfully concluded on Monday, October 5.
31 July 2015
We welcome the announcement from the United Nations that will step up international efforts in tackling the illegal trafficking of wildlife.
08 July 2015
Our Investigations team have established a new and exciting partnership with Freeland to address the illegal wildlife trade in South East Asia.
21 February 2015
Pangolins being smuggled through Thailand have been rescued in a massive wildlife bust by Thai authorities - in time for World Pangolin Day
08 December 2014
We welcome today’s announcement that a taskforce will be created to combat the role of transport in facilitating wildlife crime, helping to alleviate the suffering of millions of wild animals.
03 November 2014
Our global goal to protect animals from illegal wildlife trade results in the very first prosecution of an auctioneer in the UK for illegally selling ivory