Wildlife crime is a €20bn a year illegal business
Wildlife crime is a €20bn a year illegal business
Only drug trafficking, counterfeiting and human trafficking are thought to bring in higher revenues for transnational organized criminal networks.

The effects of doing nothing are irreversible. Many endangered species face imminent extinction, marine habitats and fish stocks are collapsing and natural habitats are being lost forever due to illegal logging.

Illegal logging accounts for an estimated 25% of the global timber trade
Illegal logging accounts for an estimated 25% of the global timber trade
Timber logging and illegal trade constitute wildlife crime, and deprive developing economies of billions of dollars in lost revenues.

Many of the most threatened and endangered species on our planet live in forests, and more than 1.5 billion people depend on these forests for their livelihood and survival.

Fisheries crime is a €10-20bn a year illegal business
Fisheries crime is a €10-20bn a year illegal business
Illegal fishing is a major threat to the sustainability of the world's fisheries.

Illegal and unregulated fishing is thought to account for 30% of the global catch and approximately 50% of all seafood sold in Europe has illegal origins. It’s estimated that between 11-25 million tonnes of fish is caught via illegal or unregulated fishing annually.

Wildlife trafficking is the 4th largest illegal trade in the world
Wildlife trafficking is the 4th largest illegal trade in the world
The Wildlife Justice Commission investigates global organized criminal networks illegally trading in endangered wildlife species (fauna & flora), timber and fisheries.

We’re a new, international not-for-profit organization operating globally to disrupt and help dismantle transnational organized wildlife crime and the corruption that enables it to flourish.

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Read more: Undercover footage Vietnam
Undercover footage Vietnam
Undercover footage Vietnam
Read more: Investigation update: Removal of the criminal network identified in our Viet Nam investigation will have a significant impact on the illegal trade in rhino horn and elephant ivory globally
news - 09 Aug 2016
Investigation update: Removal of the criminal network identified in our Viet Nam investigation will have a significant impact on the illegal trade in rhino horn and elephant ivory globally
Read moreInvestigation update: Removal of the criminal network identified in our Viet Nam investigation will have a significant impact on the illegal trade in rhino horn and elephant ivory globally
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WJC - @WJCommission - 26 Aug
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Read more: Wildlife Justice Commission & Elephant Action League announce partnership for wildlife crime investigations via WildLeaks
news - 28 Apr 2016
Wildlife Justice Commission & Elephant Action League announce partnership for wildlife crime investigations via WildLeaks
Read moreWildlife Justice Commission & Elephant Action League announce partnership for wildlife crime investigations via WildLeaks