Skip to main content
Who we are
Become a member
What we do
Trade and Animal Welfare
Animals in Science
Cats & Dogs
Campaigns and coordinated actions
Find out what's happening to animals in Europe and beyond
Facet Policy area
Illegal wildlife trade
No organizations found
The Chinese government has decided that native Chinese pangolins should have a higher protection status, from the second to the first class. This gives them the same level of protection as the giant panda in China.
Pangolin gets special protection status in China
12 June 2020
A study has called into question the effectiveness of measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.
Illicit wildlife products 'slipping through the net'
5 March 2020
Following the Coronavirus outbreak, Eurogroup for Animals and several of its members have participated in a joint open letter targeting the World Health Organization, the World Organisation for Animal Health OIE and the UN Environment Programme.
Coronavirus: NGOs ask governments to shut down wildlife markets and work to reduce demand
13 February 2020
Endangered species could be missing link between bats and humans, researchers believe.
Pangolins may have spread coronavirus to humans
10 February 2020