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Canada's role in the wildlife trade

A macaque at a market in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photographer Reference: Aaron Gekoski

Every day, thousands of wild animals are poached, farmed or sold into the global multi-billion-dollar wildlife trade – for food, pets, traditional medicine and entertainment.

Wildlife. Not Entertainers

Tiger cub chained

Wildlife. Not Pets

Otter, Japan

Wildlife. Not Medicine

Lion Farm South Africa

The demand for traditional Asian medicine is threatening wildlife populations around the world. From big cat farms to pangolin poaching, iconic animals are being pushed to the bring of extinction to fuel a scientifically unproven practice.

Raise Pigs Right

Pigs, Latin America

Millions of pigs around the world are raised on cruel factory farms that confine them to cages and barren environments, mutilate piglets to prevent fighting in overcrowded spaces, and break their spirits by not allowing them to express their natural behaviors.

Change for Chickens

chickens, USA

Sea Change

turtle, Sea Change