Author: International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Publication Date: June 2013
Summary: This updated report contains new evidence about the gravity of the threat that illegal wildlife trade and the poaching crisis represents to security, to wildlife, and to people. It also examines illegal wildlife trade links to violence, radicalism, organized crime, corruption, fraud, and terror – highlighting signs that income from poaching helps fund violent activities by state and nonstate actors.
To access this resource, please click here: “Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of the Illegal Wildlife Trade.”