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About Wildlife Watch

Shining a light on wildlife exploitation.

Photograph by Enric Sala, National Geographic Society

The mission

Wildlife Watch is dedicated to shining light on commercial-scale exploitation of wildlife and other valued resources, identifying weaknesses in national and international efforts to protect wildlife, and empowering institutions and individuals working for a better world. Funded by the nonprofit National Geographic Society, Wildlife Watch stories cover a range of human activity, from crime to heroism. You can find all of our stories at Wildlife Watch. Meet the team here.

We want to hear from you

If you'd like to share a story idea, tip, or feedback, email dina.maron@natgeo.com and rachel.fobar@natgeo.com.

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