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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.

'Illegal trade threatening survival of Indian star tortoise'

WAP discovered evidence of a thriving international criminal operation, with tortoises smuggled in boxes hidden under food items such as vegetables or fish.

Govt must keep illegal trade on a tight leash: FICCI

Advisor of FICCI-CASCADE (Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy) Deep Chand made a specific mention of film piracy which, he claimed, was generating much more money than narcotics and drug trafficking and has been a major source of terrorism funding globally.