World Rhino Day 2019: Myth of magical horns, weaponisation of DNA and the uphill battle against poaching
The introduction of RhODIS has helped in streamlining the process of tackling the evil of rhino poaching.
A massive demand from China is driving the capture and traficking of geckos from India’s northeastern states, with some trafickers even setting up illegal breeding centres.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence apprehended two individuals attempting to smuggle exotic animals and birds into India on Thursday.
A temple priest in Khargaone was arrested by a team of officials led by Delhi-based Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) in connection with online trading of wild animal parts and preparing medicines from them
It has come as a shock to me that the pangolin (or scaly anteater) is the most poached animal in Asia.
With poaching being the largest threat to tigers, a specialised tracking system will soon be launched in the country's 47 tiger reserves to curb wildlife crimes, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.
A notorious wildlife poacher, wanted in a number of cases by several states has been arrested by the officials of Lansdowne forest division of Uttarakhand.