Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Sea Cucumber Conservation Area in Lakshadweep


It's World Wildlife Day and I thought I'd share a rare bit of good news with you on this occasion. The Lakshadweep Islands administration has announced a conservation area for protecting sea cucumbers, which, despite having Schedule 1 protection under the WPA, are poached rampantly for export to China and South East Asia for food and use in Chinese medicine. 

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