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Poaching of tigers on in protected forests: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 13:05

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.

`Conference on poaching in London opportunity for govt`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:26

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.

China steps up protection of tigers

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 20:43

China has finalised two separate agreements with India and Russia to step up protection of tigers and other endangered species, the state-media reported Tuesday.

Illegal wildlife trade linked to terror groups: Natarajan

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 19:20

Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said there is evidence that some wildlife crime syndicates are linked to terror groups.

Saving Tiger a formidable challenge: CBI chief

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 16:48

It is a "formidable" challenge to protect India`s national animal - Tiger - from poaching and threat to its habitat, CBI chief Ranjit Sinha today told wildlife crime investigators from South Asia.

Wildlife trading networks have cross-border links: CBI chief

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 16:01

Illegal wildlife trading networks have cross-border linkages, CBI director Ranjit Sinha said.

Delhi meet to focus on curbing wildlife crime in South Asia

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 19:39

Besides driving many endangered species towards extinction, illegal wildlife trade strengthens criminal networks.

India, US join hands to tackle illegal wildlife trade

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 20:47

India and the US have decided to join hands to tackle illegal wildlife trade, which involves billions of dollars annually.

India joins hands with S Asian neighbours to protect wildlife

Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 14:23

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.

`India lucrative target for illegal wildlife trade`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 22:26

India remains a "lucrative target" in the USD 20 billion illegal trade of wildlife articles per year, an official document says.

Sharks on the menu at wildlife trade meet

Last Updated: Sunday, March 21, 2010, 00:37

Four rapidly dwindling shark species prized in Asia for fins and in Europe for meat will be swimming against the current at a UN wildlife trade meet days after an attempt to protect tuna was crushed.

`Wildlife trade exists due to less funds for monitor body`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 15:32

Organised wildlife syndicates across the world including those in India continue to thrive in the absence of adequate funding for security agencies that fight illegal trade, says head of a top global policing body.