Arcadia has awarded the Wildlife Justice Commission a grant of EUR 1,000,000 to support its core operations in the coming five years, bolstering its mission to disrupt and help dismantle the transnational criminal networks trading in wildlife, timber, and fish.
Author: The WJC (Isabel Leal)
Giant clam shell seizures in the Philippines have risen sharply in both frequency and volume over the past three years. The scale of these seizures points towards the involvement of organised crime. Our latest report takes a closer look at the evolving dynamics of the giant clam shell trade.
This new operation follows up on the one effected last July into the criminal network believed to be responsible for more than 50% of the major global ivory and pangolin seizures between 2018-2021.
Environmental crimes facilitated by corruption have far-reaching impacts on society. The Wildlife Justice Commission and the International Anti-Corruption Academy will host a series of panel discussions to build greater understanding of this nexus and how to effectively address it.
The Wildlife Justice Commission has announced the appointment of Susi Zijderveld as new Chair of the organisation’s Supervisory Board, effective on 10 September 2021.
During a presentation at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the Wildlife Justice Commission championed the use of an intelligence-led approach to combat fisheries crime and protect marine biodiversity.
The Wildlife Justice Commission congratulates the Nigeria Customs Service for this successful operation, the ninth largest pangolin scale seizure in three years.
Tigers in Southeast Asia are endangered; intelligence analysis of crime convergence is a vital tool to safeguard them.
The Wildlife Justice Commission was joined on 17 June by a panel of experts for a high-level online discussion: Crime convergence: intelligent approaches to organised crime.
The Wildlife Justice Commission recently participated in an official UNGASS 2021 online side event, Leveraging the best tools to address environmental crime enabled by corruption.
Join our panel of experts on 17 June for a discussion about the convergence of wildlife crime with other forms of organised crime.
EUR 1.9 million granted to build and strengthen intelligence capacity to fight wildlife crime in protected areas of Southeast Asia.