Welcome to the homepage of the TRACE Wildlife Forensics Network. TRACE is an international NGO that aims to promote the use of forensic science in biodiversity conservation and the investigation of wildlife crime.

The TRACE network brings together forensic scientists and enforcement agencies in order to exchange information on the latest challenges facing wildlife law enforcement and modern techniques for tackling them.

This website provides access to information on wildlife forensic techniques, links to wildlife forensic laboratories around world and recent projects and publications relating to wildlife forensic science.

TRACE undertakes research and development of new techniques as well as delivering training and capacity building in wildlife DNA forensics.  For further information please contact us by email.