This is how a king pin tiger smuggler ended up in jail

Inspector Sudarshan Panthee, 31, and Sub-Inspector Birendra Singh Johari, 40, last month did something not many police officers in Nepal have managed to do. Panthee and Johari received the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award from the United Nations for their role in arresting notorious wildlife smuggler Kunjok Chhiring Lama in June…

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Frontline forest staff need support

India has registered highest fatalities of frontline forest staff in the world. After learning this, a Supreme Court bench headed by the Chief Justice, recently urged the government to provide them arms, bulletproof vests and vehicles so that they can fight a powerful force involved in illegal wildlife trade worth…

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Bangladesh: Forest ministry rescues over 2,900 animals in drives in 2020

The government rescued 2,951 different species of wild animals throughout 2020 and released those to nature under its campaign to control wildlife crime in the country.

Besides, 46 criminals have been imprisoned and fined in different terms for their involvement in the trafficking of wild animals, informed Minister for Environment, Forests…