An Afghan national has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle in 114 kgs of corals at the Indira Gandhi InternationalAirport (IGIA) here. The accused was intercepted by customs officials after his arrival from Kabul on Monday. "On personal and baggage ... Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
Beijing: China will ban the processing and sale of ivory for commercial purposes by the end of 2017, closing down the world's biggest ivory market, officials reported on Saturday. The State Council and the State Forestry Administration announced late Friday a ...Sify, 2 months ago
&& Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into whether government officials dined on pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal , at a banquet in Guangxi province in 2015. The investigation was prompted by a resurgence of social media ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
World Wildlife Day is celebrated every year on March 3 and this year the theme is ‘Listen to the Young Voices.' It is celebrated to mark the signing of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and FloraOne India, 2 weeks ago
It was a photograph that captured many hearts: an infant orangutan, enveloped in the arms of her rescuer, offering what looked like a thumbs-up gesture. “ Thumbs up.. I’m going to be OK ,” wrote the Daily Mail in a headline last week that ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
Chinese authorities have siezed over 1,600 pieces of crocodile skin and 500 kilogrammes of crocodile meat from a boat in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a media report said today. During a patrol on Tuesday, a group of coast guards boarded a ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
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