Man`s interminable desire and greed has brought many wildlife species to the brink of extinction.
Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.
Indonesia and India were today named as the world`s biggest shark catchers, with over 20 per cent of global catches between 2002 and 2011, in an EU-backed probe to protect seven threatened species of sharks and rays.
Scientists are divided over whether the trade in rhinoceros parts should be legalized to halt the trafficking that threatens to push the species into extinction.
Wild animals are killed for the flourishing illegal international trade of their skins, bones, flesh, fur, used for decoration, clothing, medicine and unconventional exotic food.
The UN watchdog into the illegal
wildlife trade voiced "grave concern" at a spike in
African elephant poaching.
The UN watchdog into the illegal wildlife trade today voiced "grave concern" at a spike in African elephant poaching after nearly 450 of the animals were killed in Cameroon.
Despite years of efforts the world has failed miserably to protect tigers, says CITES.
Japan welcomed Friday a decision by delegates at a UN wildlife trade meeting to reject a ban on cross-border commerce in rapidly declining Atlantic bluefin tuna, a sushi mainstay.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium