wildlife crimes

‘Lack of political will behind conservation woes’ (With Image)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lack of political will is adding to the survival woes of large Asiatic mammals, including rhinoceros, one of the most intriguing beasts in nature's life ... Read more...

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Woman gets five-year jail for trading in tiger parts


April 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A court in Uttar Pradesh has sentenced a woman to five years and three months of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs.50,000 for ... Read more...

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Wildlife trader gets six-year jail


August 25th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A city court here Wednesday sentenced wildlife trader Sansar Chand to six years imprisonment and fined him Rs.50,000 for possessing a leopard skin. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (Special ... Read more...

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Sniffer dogs to curb wildlife crime


July 30th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Dogs, specially trained to sniff out illegal wildlife products like tiger skins and bones, joined the forest departments of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Jharkhand Friday. The dogs ... Read more...

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South Africa sets up team to tackle wildlife poaching


April 18th, 2010 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 18 (IANS) The South African government has allocated two million rands (about $270,000) to set up a unit to tackle wildlife crimes, mainly rhino poaching in the country. Water ... Read more...

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Hi-tech system in place for monitoring tigers


April 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With the tiger population dwindling in the country, the Indian government Wednesday launched a hi-tech monitoring system to ensure transparency in tiger protection in the country. The ... Read more...

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