The USFWS Species Conservation Catalyst Fund to Support the Fight Against Trafficking of Saiga Products

Wildlife trafficking is estimated to be a multi-billion-dollar business involving the unlawful harvest and trade of animals and plants. Saiga Antelopes (Saiga spp.) are critically endangered according to the IUCN Red List assessment of 2018. As shown in the Overview Report, presented at the fourth Meeting of Signatories to the Saiga MOU in September 2021, almost all Saiga populations have grown in recent years.

16 November 2022