World Wide Fund for Nature
The probe follows a BuzzFeed News investigation into anti-poaching groups funded by conservation organization World Wide Fund for Nature.
And humans are mostly to blame, according to the World Wildlife Fund's 2018 Living Planet Report.
A record number of countries and territories participated in this year's event.
Think that pic of you caressing a tiger is cool? Think again.
“Posing next to a king of the jungle doesn’t make you one."
“Finding qualified leaders of color to fill these positions should not be difficult."
And they'll be enjoying it on a $7 million compound.
More than 60,000 species are currently living. Many of them are in trouble, according to the world's first global trees database.
The initiative involves 7,000 cities across 172 countries.
Despite international efforts to save the vaquita, more than 90 percent of its population has been lost since 2011.
Federal officials warn that unless we reduce carbon emissions, the beloved species could be doomed.
There are fewer than 60 of the planet's rarest marine mammal. Scientists hope their capture plan will change that.