India

Madhya Pradesh curbs pangolin smuggling to China with 82 arrests from 9 states

Madhya Pradesh which gained global notoriety for unabated poaching of tigers is now being lauded at international forums for its big breakthrough in busting the Indo-China pangolin smuggling syndicate. … Read More Madhya Pradesh curbs pangolin smuggling to China with 82 arrests from 9 states

India

Madhya Pradesh STF arrests kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling module

In a major breakthrough Madhya Pradesh forest’s special task force (STF) have arrested alleged kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling network from Assam.… Read More Madhya Pradesh STF arrests kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling module

India

Tiger poacher arrested from village in Madhya Pradesh

Dreaded tiger poacher Keru Chiyalal Rajgond was dramatically arrested from his residence in Biruhali, 15km from Katni, by a team of Madhya Pradesh forest officials and its state police at 5am on Wednesday.… Read More Tiger poacher arrested from village in Madhya Pradesh

Africa

Poachers in Zimbabwe killed 41 elephants using salt laced with cyanide

The poachers laced salt with cyanide and put it around large pools where the elephants normally went to drink water. When they died their tusks would then be cut off and taken back to their homes.… Read More Poachers in Zimbabwe killed 41 elephants using salt laced with cyanide

India

Pushed into a corner, Maoists turn to poaching to fund themselves

Pushed to a corner after “Operation Biswas”, a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police say.… Read More Pushed into a corner, Maoists turn to poaching to fund themselves