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Zimbabwean police on Tuesday arrested a local hunter who was linked to the killing of Cecil the lion in July on new charges of transporting 29 sable antelopes without a permit and as accomplice to

Rajasthan has less than 5% of the country's forest cover but when it comes to environment-related offences, particularly the number of crimes under the Forest Act and the Wildlife Protection Act, i

NEW DELHI: The city recorded the seventh-highest number of environment-related crimes in the country in 2014.

India had reported over 5,800 environment related crimes last year with maximum over 83% of it being recorded for violation of the Forest Act, 1927 where the offenders were booked for illegally cutting trees in forest areas and transiting forest produce without required permission. The figures of environment related crimes in the country, compiled for the first time by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of the home ministry, reveal that over 8,600 persons were arrested in connection with alleged violation of all these environment related laws in 2014.

Indonesian police have arrested four men for allegedly killing a Sumatran tiger and trying to sell its body parts, an official said on Monday, in the latest case of the critically endangered animal

CHINA has imposed punishment in 25,164 environmental violation cases in the first half of 2015, with 9,325 companies shut down, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said yesterday.

BEIJING - China has imposed punishment in 25,164 environmental violation cases in the first half of 2015, with 9,325 companies having their doors sealed, the Ministry of Environmental Protection sa

ORGANISED criminals including dynamite fishermen and poachers have their days numbered as government teams up with European Union and World Bank to contain spiraling environmental crime.

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