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World Rhino Day 2019: Myth of magical horns, weaponisation of DNA and the uphill battle against poaching
India

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.

Geckos imperiled as demand from China drives brisk illegal trade in Northeast India
India

Geckos imperiled as demand from China drives brisk illegal trade in Northeast India

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.

Revenue Intelligence arrests two for smuggling gibbons, exotic birds from Bangladesh border
India

Revenue Intelligence arrests two for smuggling gibbons, exotic birds from Bangladesh border

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence apprehended two individuals attempting to smuggle exotic animals and birds into India on Thursday.

Madhya Pradesh temple priest arrested for online trading of animal parts
India

Madhya Pradesh temple priest arrested for online trading of animal parts

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

The Maneka Gandhi column: What's scaly, eats ants, and is the most poached animal in India?
India

The Maneka Gandhi column: What's scaly, eats ants, and is the most poached animal in India?

It has come as a shock to me that the pangolin (or scaly anteater) is the most poached animal in Asia.

To stop poaching , special tracking system will be made for tigers, says Javadekar
India

To stop poaching , special tracking system will be made for tigers, says Javadekar

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.

Wildlife poacher Bheema, wanted in several cases, arrested
India

Wildlife poacher Bheema, wanted in several cases, arrested

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.