Seahorses and other ocean species are threatened with extinction as the black-market trade devastates marine life across the Puglia region.
Recent interventions by law enforcement agencies in Europe are boosting efforts to stem illegal wildlife e-commerce, a #WildEye data investigation shows.
Kuruwitu Beach has become a model of how communities living along endangered marine zones can be involved in the protection and conservation of marine environments, and, in return reap, the benefits of the blue economy.
Shark fishermen in Thoothoor support conservation efforts but say their views and understanding of shark fishing are seldom sought by policymakers drafting laws aimed at conserving shark species.
Millions of glass eels are smuggled out of Europe each year, and their looming extinction poses a serious ecological threat. #WildEye looks at the impact their decline has on other species.