The world is currently dealing with an unprecedented rise in the illegal wildlife trade. It is the greatest direct threat to the future of many of the world’s most iconic species. If you witness any illegal wildlife trade activity, whether in the UK or when you’re travelling to different countries, you can then report it to the relevant authorities.

Smuggled monkey hands. Credit National Wildlife Crime Unit
Photo credit: National Wildlife Crime Unit

Before you report what you see...

Even though we want you to keep an eye out for any illegal wildlife trade activity and report anything suspicious you may see, we do want to make sure you keep yourself safe at all times. So, before you do report anything make sure you’ve read these do’s and don’ts of reporting illegal wildlife trade. 

Read our dos and don'ts here
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