News: Wildlife Trade collection
21 June 2017
Our new research reveals that male monitor lizards’ sexual organs are fraudulently sold as tantric plant roots, believed to bring good luck. The animals are cruelly trapped, killed, and illegally-traded, before their penises are sold on the likes of Amazon, eBay, and Etsy
14 January 2016
Criminal given suspended prison sentence after admitting selling monkey heads
19 June 2015
A company which sold jewellery made from the claws of big cats has been fined over £2,000 in court this week
05 February 2015
World Animal Protection welcomes the action taken by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP). This is a significant step in helping to protect wildlife from the cruelty of the illegal wildlife trade and of the wildlife entertainment industry.
27 November 2014
World Animal Protection opens exhibition at the Wildlife Crime Enforcers Conference
21 November 2014
Survey reveals how each region in England and Wales tackles wildlife crime
25 March 2014
The suffering involved in the production of civet coffee has been highlighted in a paper written for ‘Oryx’, the International Journal of Conservation.
16 January 2014
Retailers around the globe have made the decision to clear their shelves of civet coffee (also known as Kopi Luwak), following pressure from our supporters.