Tech Giants Unite, to Fight Wildlife Crime Online


Tech companies launched a coalition aiming to reduce the illegal online trade in ivory and other wildlife products by 80% by 2020. (National Geographic)

What else will it take to stop wildlife trafficking? Find out from Nat Geo Explorer Juliana Machado Ferreira.

Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit.

Discussion Ideas



  • How are such diverse organizations working together?
    • The program recognizes there is no one-size-fits-all policy. Each company will take advantage of its own assets to combat wildlife trafficking. Some examples:



Nat Geo: Google, Facebook, and Other Tech Giants Unite to Fight Wildlife Crime Online

NPR: 21 Tech Companies Band Together Against Wildlife Trafficking

Nat Geo: Ask An Amazon Expert: What It Will Take to Stop Wildlife Trafficking

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