Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade Crucial to Preserving Biodiversity

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, 13 October 2014 - For over five years, 33-year-old Maheshwar Basumatary, a member of the indigenous Bodo community, made a living by killing wild animals in the protected forests of the Manas National Park, a tiger reserve, elephant sanctuary and UNESCO World Heritage Site that lies on the India-Bhutan border.

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Last updated on 15 October 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping