EIA podcast – why it’s vital to go after the huge profits of illegal wildlife trade

The global illegal wildlife trade is worth billions every year, money which fuels further environmental crime, drives corruption and undermines sustainable development and conservation – but these huge profits are seldom targeted.


Podcast – What on Earth?

Following the money – hitting the illegal wildlife trade where it hurts


Welcome back to the EIA What on Earth? podcast.

In this edition, Julian Newman, EIA’s Campaigns Director, talks with Press & Communications Officer Paul Newman about how it’s possible to track down financial flows and how tackling money laundering can be a vital weapon in the fight against illegal wildlife trade by hitting major wildlife criminals where it hurts most – in their pockets.

Read our new report on this issue, Money Trails.


Julian Newman

Paul Newman