Daily Archives: July 2, 2016


Good News! Report on Pangolin Poaching Jolts State into Action – India

Taking a serious note of the rising number of pangolin poaching cases, the state government has decided to launch a crackdown on poachers and traffickers. DNA had reported on Saturday how the illegal wildlife trade is thriving in the state. A huge collection of pangolin scales was also seized in Ratnagiri district recently. In July 2015, a huge stash of 44kg pangolin scales was recovered near Chiplun, and in February this year, 12kg scales were recovered […]


Good News! Villagers Involved in Pangolin Conservation – Nepal

Community forest users in Neelkantha Municipality of Dhading have launched an initiative to conserve endangered pangolins. Many villagers did not know that pangolin population was dying out until recently, said Bhakta Bahadur Shrestha, district chairman of Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal. “More people are aware of that fact these days. And they have made a point of saving the pangolin population,” he added. According to a recent study conducted by the World Wildlife Fund, […]