News: Wildlife Trade collection
04 October 2019
International demand for Africa’s iconic wildlife is causing hundreds of thousands of animals immense suffering and putting their survival in jeopardy.
01 February 2016
The tragic death of Roger Gower, the former accountant turned anti-poaching pilot who was killed when his helicopter was shot by poachers on Friday, shows the extreme brutality employed in this appalling trade.
31 January 2016
The confiscations come as a result of evidence showing their involvement in wildlife trafficking.
23 November 2015
Our wildlife experts recently published a scientific paper on the illegal trade of Star tortoises. This is the story of two years of investigation that contributed to the study.
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.
16 June 2015
Environment Minister Greg Hunt is right to ban the importation of lion trophies from Africa.
26 May 2015
No two days are the same for World Animal Protection’s Investigations and Intelligence team. Their vital, often covert work, builds the foundations for many of our global actions to protect animals.
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.