USWTA in the News

USWTA Continues to Educate Travelers, Industry as “Second Wave” of Wildlife Poaching Takes Hold
May 29, 2017 — Adventure Travel News

Wildlife Trafficking is a Global Problem. Solving it Requires a Global Coalition.
October 7, 2016 — The Huffington Post

LAX Officials Target Consumers to Combat $20 billion Illegal Wildlife Trade
September 8, 2016 — The Daily Breeze

On Endangered Species Day, Embrace The Animals You Recognize–And The Ones You Don’t
May 20, 2016 — The Huffington Post

Ending Wildlife Trafficking Demands Corporate Leadership
May 4, 2016 — The Huffington Post

Carnival, Jewelers Join Federal Anti-Trafficking Push
April 4, 2016 — Greenwire

How Americans Get Duped Into Buying Endangered Animal Items
March 4, 2016 — The Huffington Post

Morning Trade Tip Sheet: Private Sector Makes Wildlife Pledge
March 4, 2016 — Politico

Commentary: How Corporate America is Tackling Wildlife Trafficking
March 3, 2016 — Fortune

Google, JetBlue, eBay Join Alliance to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
March 3, 2016 — CNN Money

On World Wildlife Day, Major Companies Pledge To Crack Down On Wildlife Trafficking
March 3, 2016 — Think Progress

JetBlue, Etsy, and Others Want to Help Stop Wildlife Crime
March 3, 2016 — National Geographic

ENDANGERED SPECIES: Companies pledge to rebuff illegal wildlife products
March 3, 2016 — Greenwire

USWTA in the White House Blog

5 Ways President Obama is Protecting Wildlife Around the World
March 3, 2016 — By Christy Goldfuss

U.S. Takes New Steps to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
August 5, 2015 — By Jeff Zients and Christy Goldfuss

Press Releases 

Travel Trade Industry Joins Coalition to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
January 17, 2017 — U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance

U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance and Discovery Communications Launch New PSA with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Raise Awareness about Wildlife Trafficking
September 28, 2016 — U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance

U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance Announces Major New Commitments from Top U.S. Brands to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
April 4, 2016 — U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance

U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance Announces Major Corporate Commitment to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
March 3, 2016 — U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance

Secretary Jewell Highlights Progress in Obama Administration’s Fight against Illegal Trade in Wildlife
March 3, 2016 — U.S. Department of the Interior

Secretary Jewell Praises New Alliance to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
August 5, 2015 — U.S. Department of the Interior

USWTA Members in the News

How Dautzen Kroes is Calling on Fashion to Save the Elephant Population
September 9, 2016 — Vogue

The Jewelry Industry Celebrates World Elephant Day
August 12, 2016 — Business Wire

Tech Companies Take on Illegal Online Trafficking on World Elephant Day
August 12, 2016 — CBS News

Richline Group a Proud Member of Jewelry Industry Initiative to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
March 4, 2016 — Business Wire

Discovery Communications Announces Comprehensive Efforts Supporting World Wildlife Day As Part Of Ongoing Commitment To Species Conservation
March 3, 2016 — PR Newswire

New Report Shows Extent of Wildlife Trafficking From Latin America to the United States
October 13, 2015

Richline Partners with Jewelry Industry Leaders to Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking
September 30, 2015 — Business Wire

Richline Joins Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking
September 30, 2015 — IDEX