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Enhance global efforts to combat poaching and trafficking of protected species, and increase local communities' capacity to pursue sustainable livelihoods.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Wildlife Protection Groups: Work to prevent poaching and trafficking through patrols and monitoring.

  2. Community-Based Anti-Poaching Patrols: Conduct patrols and surveillance in collaboration with law enforcement agencies to deter and report illegal wildlife activities.

  3. Conservation Education Centers: Educate local communities about the importance of wildlife conservation and the impacts of poaching and trafficking.

  4. Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers: Rescue and rehabilitate animals affected by poaching and trafficking, often collaborating with authorities to prosecute perpetrators.

  5. Anti-Trafficking Task Forces: Combat wildlife trafficking, and involve community members, law enforcement, and conservationists in coordinated efforts.

  6. Community-Based Wildlife Sanctuaries: Establish and manage sanctuaries for endangered species, engaging the community in protection efforts and ecotourism to deter poaching.

  7. Environmental Youth Groups: Focus on environmental issues, including combating poaching and trafficking through education and advocacy.

  8. Local Wildlife Conservation Coalitions: Networks of individuals and organizations working together to address various wildlife conservation challenges, including poaching and trafficking.

  9. Community Watch Programs: Neighborhood watch-style programs that involve residents in monitoring and reporting suspicious activities related to poaching and trafficking.

  10. Traditional and Indigenous Community Conservation Initiatives: Organizations or initiatives led by indigenous or local communities, leveraging traditional knowledge and practices to protect wildlife and combat poaching.

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