An LWOB Rule of Law Initiative
Did you hear the news? Another 3 elephants were found dead in Kenya...
Tragic. That makes 168 killed by poachers this year alone.
Wildlife Trafficking is DEADLY.
Illicit Wildlife trade is worth an estimated US$ 19 billion per year, making it the fourth largest illegal global trade after narcotics, counterfeiting, and human trafficking.
Besides driving many endangered species towards extinction, illegal wildlife trade strengthens criminal networks, undermines national security, and poses increasing risks to global health.