Traffic International (IUCN)

Wildlife trade is one of the world’s most pressing conservation challenges, affecting hundreds of millions of people and thousands of wildlife species. TRAFFIC is a leading non-governmental organisation working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

We want to see a world where wildlife trade is sustainably managed, maintains healthy populations, contributes to development and helps motivate commitments to conserve wild species and habitats.
Steven Broad, Traffic International Executive Director

Traffic’s staff around the world carry out research, investigations, and analysis to compile the evidence they use to catalyse action by governments, businesses, and individuals, in collaboration with a wide range of partners, to help ensure that wildlife trade is not a threat to the conservation of nature.

Traffic works in and connects across some of the world’s most critical wildlife trade hotspots to identify and help address both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development challenges and opportunities linked to trade in wild species.