UPSC Ecology And Environment Current Ecological Developments Question Bank Current Ecological Developments

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    Read the following statements regarding Operation Thunder Bird.
    (i) Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has launched the programme.
    (ii) It aims at preventing hunting of endangered birds.
    (iii) It is code-name of International Criminal Police
    Choose the correct option.

    A) (ii) and (iii)                    

    B) (i) and (iii)

    C) (i) and (iii)                     

    D) (i), (iii) and (iii)

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has the programme from January 30 to February 19, 2017 to end poaching of India's wildlife animals. It also had convened Operation Save Kurma, a species specific operation on turtles between 15 December 2016 and 30 January 2017. It is code-name of INTERPOL's (International Criminal Police Organization) multi-national and multi-species enforcement operation for wildlife protection.

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