Our reports

Blood Ivory: Exposing the myth of a regulated market

Legal ivory auctions must be stopped and China stripped of its Approved Buyer status if the rising tide of elephant poaching is to be curbed. We call on governments that supported the sale of stockpiled ivory to accept responsibility and take steps to reverse the harm it has done to global elephant populations

Open Season

As nations prepare to meet to consider allowing one-off sales of stockpiled ivory, this report exposes a booming illegal trade in poaching and smuggling in the very countries seeking the lucrative relaxation

The Enforcement Imperative

Report on how enforcement measures must be strengthened and implemented as a matter of urgency if the illegal trade in ivory is to be tackled effectively. The sophistication and scope of organised crime syndicates far outweigh the capacity and resources of many enforcement agencies, particularly in developing countries