Incentivizing whistleblowers to report illegal wildlife trafficking
Aichi Biodiversity Target 12 focuses on preventing the extinction of threatened species and improving their conservation status. Whistleblowers play a key role as the most important source of information regarding fraud. This webinar explores how whistleblowers can report wildlife crime and receive monetary awards under the Lacey and Endangered Species Acts, which supports the provision of monetary incentives to persons who disclose information about wildlife crimes. These laws strengthen the ability of the government to detect and prosecute crime.