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Global impact of Wildlife and Animal Trafficking with special reference to Indian Perspective and International Regulatory Efforts: A Review

Author Affiliations

  • 1AICRP on Post Harvest Technology (ICAR), Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Chakgaria, Kolkata 700 094, WB, INDIA

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 1, Issue (4), Pages 18-19, May,24 (2013)


Animal trafficking includes the unlawful poaching, smuggling, transportation and distribution of the animals and theproducts and derivatives obtained from them for commercial purposes for human use. The whole market management oftrafficking is controlled and regulated both nationally and internationally. As per an estimate made by the Interpol, it hasbeen predicted that annually 10-20 billion US dollars is generated from such illegal activities.


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