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Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB)

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 ..


South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN)

In April, 2016, the Union Cabinet had approved adopting and becoming a member of the Statute of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN), a regional inter-governmental body in combating wildlife crime in the region and beyond. By becoming member of SAWEN, India will strengthen its ties with the member countries for controlling the trans-boundary ..


2018 World Wildlife Day (WWD) observed on 3 March

The World Wildlife Day (WWD) is observed every year on March 3 to raise awareness about our planet’s flora and fauna. On this day, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was finalised & and the day has been celebrated as World Wildlife Day since 2014. CITES is ..


Chief Dave Cameron Award 2010 for WCCB

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 ..