Wildlife trade maps

Explore our interactive maps documenting the trade in certain wildlife species to learn more about wildlife crime.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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