Wildlife trade

Online auction selling rhino horns to open today; conservationists outraged

Online auction selling rhino horns to open today; conservationists outraged

Breeders believe open trade is the only way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino.

Aug 21, 2017, 10:45 AM IST
Rhino killed in Assam national park

Rhino killed in Assam national park

The rhino's horn was missing which indicated that it was a case of poaching.

Jun 23, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
China brings hope for elephants in 2017; announces comprehensive ban on ivory trade by year end!

China brings hope for elephants in 2017; announces comprehensive ban on ivory trade by year end!

China has been toughening regulations on ivory trading in recent years.

Jan 01, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Shocking! Illegal wildlife trade on Quikr, Olx, eBay, Amazon, Snapdeal

Shocking! Illegal wildlife trade on Quikr, Olx, eBay, Amazon, Snapdeal

A wildlife body had recently alleged that a prominent website was selling wildlife specimens, including sea horses and alligator heads, protected under the country’s laws.

Jul 18, 2016, 18:10 PM IST
Thailand's animal tourism in trouble post Tiger Temple raid; other animal attractions to be inspected

Thailand's animal tourism in trouble post Tiger Temple raid; other animal attractions to be inspected

Frozen tiger carcasses, skins and dead cubs in jars, were a part of the haul during the temple raid among other protected species.

Jun 09, 2016, 21:42 PM IST

World Environment Day, 2016: How animal extinction influences our health!

We all are aware how animal extinction alters the environment, but, what many are seemingly clueless about is, how this affects human health.

Jun 05, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Thai monk intercepted while trying to escape Tiger Temple with tiger skins and fangs!

Thai monk intercepted while trying to escape Tiger Temple with tiger skins and fangs!

These reports have further fuelled the accusations against the sanctuary of being involved in illegal wildlife trade.

Jun 02, 2016, 19:29 PM IST

Allegations of wildlife trade at Sonepur fair, govt denies

Thousands of wild animals and birds are being illegally sold at the ongoing Sonepur cattle fair in Bihar, a wildlife conservation body today alleged, a claim which has been rejected by the state government.

Nov 18, 2014, 18:34 PM IST
South Asian countries come together in fight against wildlife crime

South Asian countries come together in fight against wildlife crime

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.

Aug 29, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Saving Tiger a formidable challenge: CBI chief

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.

Jul 01, 2013, 16:48 PM IST

Wildlife trading networks have cross-border links: CBI chief

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

Jul 01, 2013, 16:01 PM IST