The biggest immediate threat to wildlife in the world today is the bushmeat crisis.
According to the Bushmeat Crisis Task Force, "In Africa, forest is often referred to as 'the bush', thus wildlife and the meat derived from it is referred to as 'bushmeat' (in French - viande de brousse). This term applies to all wildlife species, including threatened and endangered, used for meat including: elephant; gorilla; chimpanzee and other primates; forest antelope (duikers); crocodile; porcupine; bush pig; cane rat; pangolin; monitor lizard; guinea fowl; etc."
So, what can you do? There are several organizations who work on the bushmeat crisis. Click below to find out more.