CITE commends India for tackling wildlife trade
Q. India was awarded certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal trade in which of the following?- Published on 04 Dec 17
a. Wild Plants
b. Wild Life
c. Rare Fossil Fuels
d. Rare Minerals
ANSWER: Wild Life
India was awarded certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade by Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
The award was given to Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) for its efforts in conducting and coordinating species-specific wildlife enforcement operation, codenamed 'Operation Save Kurma'.
It recognises exemplary enforcement action of WCCB's regional and global effort to combat illegal wildlife trade.