in the Kanha National Park, India © Sanskar Khedekar
Our conservation and development work is spread across a combination of ongoing trade monitoring, data gathering, policy engagement and individual projects.
In addition to our ongoing trade monitoring and provision of expert advice to governments and organisations around the world, we also run dedicated projects targeting key wildlife trade issues.
We operate a Wildlife Consumers Behavioural Change online toolkit, a platform which hosts open-source research, guidance, documentation, reports, webinars, and discussion forums on everything related to behavioural change.
Promoting the ethical and sustainable use of wild collected plant ingredients in trade. The FairWild Foundation helps guide businesses throughout wild plant supply chains in applying sustainable and ethical practices.
This is a joint project between TRAFFIC and various partners working to secure the future of our oceans through shark and ray conservation. Its goal is to halt the devastating declines in shark and ray populations by 2025, and secure international commitments that will see them protected for future generations.
Wild-harvested medicinal and aromatic plants underpin Nepal’s traditional medicine systems and provide a critical source of income for low income rural communities. This project focuses on Jatamansi harvesting and trade.
Reducing deforestation, illegal trade, and the associated economic and biodiversity impacts requires targeted interventions throughout the source, transit, and consumer supply chain.
Reducing trade threats to Africa's wild species and ecosystems (ReTTA) strengthens actions to conserve wildlife populations, areas of high biodiversity, and communities threatened by illegal and unsustainable trade in wild species from Africa, with a particular focus on trade to Asia.
The USAID ROUTES Partnership brought together governments, transportation and logistics companies and representatives, international conservation, development and law enforcement organisations in order to disrupt wildlife poaching and associated criminal activities worldwide.
This project provides a greater understanding of succulent plant trade dynamics to inform law enforcement strategy and action to combat illegal trade in succulent plant species.
The Wildlife Information eXchange's (TWIX) are international online platforms developed to facilitate information exchange and international co-operation between law enforcement agencies.
Wildlife Trafficking Response, Assessment and Priority Setting (Wildlife-TRAPS) works with key actors in the transport, finance, forensics, and behavioural change sectors to inform a One-health approach associated with the trade in wild species.
As part of our work developing new technologies and approaches to fighting illegal wildlife trade, we’re working with WWF and authorities in India, Kenya, and beyond to harness the incredible potential of wildlife sniffer dogs.