China strengthens fight against wildlife crime

Herd of elephants PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Herd of elephants PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

The deputy administrator of National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NPGA) in China, Peng Youdong has revealed that his country has made directives on strengthening endangered species conservation and combating wildlife crime.

Peng also said China had established a regulatory system based on the Wild Animal Protection Law, the Wild Plant Protection Regulations, and the Regulation on Import and Export of Endangered Species.

“Wildlife is a important part of the nature’s ecosystem, and it plays an irreplaceable role in maintaining national ecological security, promoting sustainable development and inheriting human culture,” he said.

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