Wildlife Crime Control Bureau Current Affairs, GK & News
The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau or WCCB is a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change set up in 2008 for curbing organised wildlife crime in India. Recently, the WCCB caught Wildlife Trafficking Syndicates in Jammu and Kashmir. It collaborated with the Jammu and Kashmir Police to seize illegal products from two offenders who partnered in the Illegal Wildlife Trade.
The INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization conducted Operation Thunder, 2020 in 103 countries. The operation was conducted against environmental crimes. About Operation Thunder The Operation Thunder was held between September 14, 2020 and October 11, 2020. It resulted in large seizures of protected forestry and wildlife specimen. This triggered arrests and investigations world-wide including ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Ahead of International Day of Biological Diversity (celebrated on 22 May), an awareness campaign was launched by the name of ‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ to be displayed at major airports across India. Key Highlights about Campaign Objective: To raise awareness on illegal wildlife trade To garner public support for conservation and protection of ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: AAI and GMR Group • Airports Authority of India • CITES • Dia Mirza • Forest and Climate Change • Ministry of Environment • Pangolin • Star Tortoise • Tiger • Tokay Gecko • UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador • United Nation Environment India • WCCB • Wildlife Crime Control Bureau • Wildlife Protection Act (WPA) 1972
WCCB is statutory multi-disciplinary body under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to combat organized wildlife crime in the country. It was established in June 2007 by amending the Wildlife (Protection) Act (WLPA), 1972, a special Act to protect the wildlife and fauna in the country. It is headquartered in New Delhi ..
WCCB (Wildlife Crime Control Bureau), selected for Chief Dave Cameron Award 2010 for distinction in Environmental Crimes Enforcement and Education by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Award is presented to full-service law enforcement agencies that work to put into effect environmental laws and educate the public Award will be presented to the ..