Wildlife trade maps
Explore our interactive maps documenting the trade in certain wildlife species to learn more about wildlife crime.
Illegal trade seizures: Rhino horn
The survival of the world’s rhinos is being seriously threatened by poaching for their horns, driven by demand in Vietnam and China.
Illegal trade seizures: Elephant ivory
For World Elephant Day 2017, we updated this ivory seizure map, detailing 150 large scale ivory seizures of 500kg or more between 2000 and July 2017.
Where are the tigers?
Fewer than 4,000 wild tigers survive worldwide, largely due to persistent poaching for their body parts to feed demand in China and South-East Asia.
Illegal trade seizures: Tigers and Asian Big Cats
Based on datasets compiled by us from publicly reported seizures of tigers, leopards, snow leopards and clouded leopards and their parts and derivatives.
Illegal trade seizures: Elephant ivory in Europe
Africa’s elephants are still in the midst of a poaching crisis, fuelled by demand for ivory in Asia, primarily China and Vietnam.
Illegal trade seizures: Pangolins
Pangolins, also known as scaly ant eaters, are one of the most illegally traded species on the planet, killed for their meat and scales.
Illegal trade seizures: Totoaba
The illegal totoaba fishery is the principal cause of the decline of the critically endangered vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise and most endangered cetacean.
Illegal trade seizures: Helmeted Hornbills
In 2015, the IUCN conservation status of helmeted hornbills was changed from Near Threatened to Critically Endangered due to rapid population loss.