Wildlife Crimes Unit

Wildlife Crimes Unit

Wildlife trade is a vast, international, multi-million dollar commercial enterprise worth up to $10 billion a year, as much as 70% of which is illegal. Within Asia, much of this trade starts from Indonesia, one ofthe worlds 10 ‘megadiverse’ countries and the largest supplier of wildlife products in the region. Across the archipelago, key species including tiger,rhino, elephant, orangutan, birds, bears, orchids, fish, turtles, pangolins, coral, snakes, sharks and more are being hunted and traded in enormous volumes. Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) is law enforcement collaboration unit to combat illegal wildlife trafficking in Indonesia.

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