Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
Varanasi: The department of tourism has joined hands with the forest department to promote eco-tourism to help in conservation of forests and wildlife in Uttar Pradesh.
With poachers killing an elephant every 15 minutes on average, the pressure to shut down the legal trade in ivory is intensifying.
Evidence obtained by the Guardian shows how treasury coffers swelled with 2% tax on trades worth up to $45m including tigers, rhinos and elephants.
Bach brothers based in Vietnam and Thailand are responsible for smuggling thousands of tonnes of elephant ivory, rhino horn and other endangered species.
Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past 10 years according to a new study.
Head of Gabon’s National Park Agency argues that trafficking in ivory and other wildlife products can destabilise entire nations and fuel organised crime.
Release of floodwaters washed farmed non-native species into river, where they will compete with wild fish.
For more than 40 years people believed the elusive Bactrian deer was extinct in Afghanistan, unsurprising considering the conflict across the country in that time.
Iranian Cheetah Society says situation is critical as numbers of the subspecies continue to dwindle.