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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.
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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.
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.
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Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said there is evidence that some wildlife crime syndicates are linked to terror groups.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 16:01
Illegal wildlife trading networks have cross-border linkages, CBI director Ranjit Sinha said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 19:39
Besides driving many endangered species towards extinction, illegal wildlife trade strengthens criminal networks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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