As an organisation, 2021 was our most successful year since our founding in 2015. Much of our efforts in previous years came to fruition, and we played a crucial role in major arrests in Thailand and Nigeria.
Author: The WJC
The Wildlife Justice Commission has launched a new briefing paper about China’s largest ever ivory trafficking case and is hosting a side event - Tackling corruption linked to environmental crime - with Belgium, France, and the UNODC at the upcoming CoSP to UNCAC to discuss its findings.
South China Morning Post, 03/11/21
The Wildlife Justice Commission is concerned by the sheer amount of mammoth ivory products for sale on Chinese e-commerce sites. Mammoth ivory may perpetuate the demand for elephant ivory. More research is needed to understand the supply chain.
National Geographic, 06/10/21
Tribune Online Nigeria, 04/10/21
Premium Times Nigeria, 05/08/21
Voice of America, 05/08/21
The Wildlife Justice Commission congratulates the SAPS on this successful operation in South Africa.