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Wildlife Conservation in India

  • 13 Dec 2021
  • 4 min read

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According to the recent data by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and State Forest and Police Authorities, in the past three years (2018-2020), about 2054 cases were registered for killing or illegal trafficking of wild animals in India.

  • In order to control this, the WCCB has conducted a number of species-specific enforcement operations with coordination of State Enforcement Agencies.
  • WCCB is a statutory multi-disciplinary body established by the Government of India under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, to combat organized wildlife crime in the country. It has its headquarter in New Delhi.

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