Reptiles are consistently overlooked by regulators of the trade in wildlife, but many face extinction in the wild.
By understanding what drives people to buy wild species, we can figure out how best to stop them.
Promote new habits, find out why people engage with the wildlife trade and don't make it seem more widespread than it really is.
Statistical models and the knowledge of on-the-ground rangers are valuable and complementary sources of evidence for biodiversity conservation.
If left unregulated, the unsustainable exploitation of leopards will have severe ecological and evolutionary costs.
If wildlife trade is forced underground it could become an even bigger threat to public health, fuel black market prices, and accelerate exploitation and extinction of species in the wild.
Wild animals and animal parts are bought and sold worldwide, often illegally. This multibillion-dollar industry is pushing species to extinction, fueling crime and spreading disease.
Once a purely conservation issue, it is now also considered a threat to biosecurity, public health and the economy.
Wildlife crime is difficult to track but of deep concern since about 60% of primate species are now threatened with extinction.
Shareable online images of chimpanzees, elephants and other animals are threatening their conservation and welfare.
This diminutive deer isn't the only fantastical life form discovered in Vietnam. But hunting and habitat destruction threaten many with extinction.
New report reveals big cats are kept in awful conditions. But the link to poaching in the wild is not clear cut.
Pangolins are one of the most trafficked wild mammals in the world.
One gram of songbird meat is estimated to sell for the equivalent of one gram of marijuana.
Stories of substitution and surrogates are all too common in the wildlife trade, especially when it comes to medicines derived from animal parts.
Saving the rhino means tackling demand for its horn.
With their jewel-like colours, Colombia's poison frogs are coveted by collectors. Does naming their species help protect them or make them a target for trophy hunters?
Beluga sturgeon found their migration route blocked by Europe's largest hydroelectric dam.
Should trade in ivory be banned or not? There may be a solution.
An ivory ban in the US had a series of unintended consequences.