A Critical Analysis on the Impact of Poaching of Animals on Environment and the Laws Prohibiting it in India

  • Srinjoy Mitra
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  • Srinjoy Mitra

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India

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This study aims to highlight on the Harmful impact of Poaching of Animals on Environment, Biodiversity, Wildlife and Climate. It provides an idea of what are the primary reasons for poaching, talks about the current rules and legislation prohibiting Wildlife Poaching Activities in India and curbing Illegal Trade of Animal Body Parts. It also highlights the new steps and legislations introduced by the government and also elaborates on the competence of these laws.It gives the example of a landmark case which involved poaching and animal trafficking. It further gives some ideas and recommendations on what can be done to prevent poaching and strengthening the legal framework governing Poaching and Wildlife Trafficking. This study is therefore a critical analysis of what is already done with regard to prevention of poaching in India and what is still left to be done.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 1271 - 1278

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114452

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