Wildlife Trafficking (video)

Posted on September 28, 2016
The illegal slaughter and trade in wildlife—such as elephants, rhinoceroses, and tigers—is worth an estimated $7 billion to $23 billion a year, and is pushing some animals to the brink of extinction. A team led by Kim Gianopoulos, a director in our International Affairs and Trade team, recently looked into U.S. efforts to combat wildlife trafficking. Watch this video for what we found is being done to protect large animals in Africa.

US Efforts to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

Highlights of U.S. government efforts to combat wildlife
trafficking in countries such as Kenya, South Africa, and Tanzania.