A three-day meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu Friday, where it stressed the need for strengthening collaboration in fight against wildlife crime in the region including India and Pakistan.
Global conservation organisation WWF today sounded an alarm over poaching of tigers and said that at an average, two wild cats are killed per week due to high demand of their body parts in Asian countries.
Poachers are hunting down big cats in highly secured protected forests in the country despite having programmes involving crores of rupees for their conservation, two major global conservation organisations claimed.
Shia protesters led by cleric Kalbe Jawad on Wednesday continued with their agitation against acquisition of Karbala land in Jor Bagh area, which led to nightmarish experience for travellers as traffic was thrown out of gear across the city.
A conference on illegal wildlife trade being held in London is an opportunity for governments to tackle the issue that threatens existence of species like elephants, rhinos and tigers, a global wildlife agency said today.