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.