Leopard Poacher Nabbed!

(25 February 2012) Mr. Anil Mishra and his colleagues from the Jharkhand Forest Department arrested a poacher and seized a leopard skin in the Naxalite affected Palamau Tiger Reserve. Says Mr. Mishra, “Our informer tipped us about some poaching activities in the area. We wanted to arrest the poacher as well as seize the skin to make the case stronger. I therefore, decided to act as the decoy...
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Wildlife Law Troubleshooting Seminar at Bhadra

(15 December 2012) The Wildlife Legal Help Center’s experts spent a day with 33 officers of Bhadra Tiger Reserve, Karnataka, troubleshooting their wildlife crime law problems. Hosted by the Karnataka Forest Department, the one day seminar brought together Forest Department officials prosecuting and investigating wildlife crime cases with the legal experts of Freeland Trust of India’s...
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Legal Experts Troubleshoot Wildlife Law Problems

 (17 November 2012) The Wildlife Legal Help Center’s experts spent a day with over 40 officers of Kudremukh Division, troubleshooting their wildlife crime law problems. Hosted by the Karnataka Forest Department, the one day seminarbrought together Forest Department officials prosecuting and investigating wildlife crime cases with the legal experts of Freeland Trust of India’s...
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Protected Area Managers Trained on Anti-Poaching

(April 10, 2012) Officials from 11 Asian countries trained together intensively for two weeks at Thailand’s  Khao Yai National Park during March to learn best-practice methods for strengthening forest and wildlife protection. Twenty-five protected area managers from the ASEAN and South Asia regions participated in the PROTECT (Protected area Operational and Tactical Enforcement Conservation...
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Global Investigators Meet to Stop Traffickers

(September 17, 2012) Over 30 law enforcement officers from Asia, Africa and the United States gathered to conduct joint training and operational planning aimed at dismantling criminal syndicates responsible for the ongoing slaughter of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other endangered species. The five day confidential session introduced new information and technology that facilitate cross-border...
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Forest Officers Trained on Anti-Poaching

22 Aug – 4 Sep, 2011 More than 50 forest officials  from Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Thailand trained together for two weeks under the guidance of experienced instructors at Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park’s Regional Nature Protection Training Center in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand. Designed to dramatically improve the security of Asia’s remaining forest...
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