Capacity building and training projects
We deliver capacity building projects nationally and internationally by carrying out needs assessments, developing and delivering wildlife crime training for police and customs officers and park rangers, mentoring and providing advice, all tailored to the needs and requirements of the client.
We offer information gathering services on the various wildlife trade markets from sources that includes internet based research of wildlife crime in online trade and assessment of physical marketplaces to identify; trends, volume trade, emerging markets, online marketplaces and traders.
Intelligence gathering and analysis
We provide support for open and closed source online wildlife crime operations by using a variety of techniques to produce high quality intelligence reports and advice.
Enforcement and Investigation
With over 40 years experience in the wildlife crime enforcement business we have expertise in police and customs procedures and in using the laws that protect wildlife, including;
- The Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)
- European Union Regulations that implement CITES
- The UK Control of Trade in Endangered Species Regulations (COTES)
- UK and European Legislation relating to Indigenous Wildlife and Habitats
We conduct wildlife crime investigations into specific targets in the UK and advise on International investigations.
We provide advice and advocacy to NGO’s on enforcement issues, such as legislation, enforcement procedures and engagement with enforcement agencies to pass on intelligence, discuss case files or actively assist investigations where legal parameters allow.
We advise and assist in many areas of wildlife crime prevention; trader engagement and compliance, management of trader campaigns, local and national wildlife protection initiatives and policy development.
Animal Handling and welfare
- import/export and transit of live animals,
- animal handling including health and safety,
- matters relating to I.A.T.A and animals travelling by air
- expert identification of wildlife species, their parts and derivatives.
Please check out the interactive map on Projects Portfolio page to see the organisations and type of work we have been involved with.