Illegal wildlife trade continues to flourish in Sumatra – And Needs to Cease

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Pangolin held captive as a pet at Limbat’s ‘zoo’ in Kandang, Aceh. Photo by Paul Hilton.

 

June 10, 2013 Mongabay

In a chilly rain on Sunday, in a town just a few kilometers beyond the edge of a protected Sumatran rainforest, a young orangutan sat perched on a piece of plywood and grabbed the metal wires of his tiny cage… http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0610-kellogg-aceh-wildlife-trade.html

 

June 12, 2013 Mongabay
TIGERS, ORANGUTANS, RHINOS: SUMATRA’S BIG MAMMALS ON EDGE OF EXTINCTION as deforestation, mining and palm oil concessions expand,.. http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0612-gen-sumatra-wildlife.html

 

LARGE-SCALE BIODIVERSITY IS VITAL TO MAINTAIN ECOSYSTEM HEALTH  http://sco.lt/666xPN\

 

 A PLAGUE OF DEFORESTATION SWEEPS ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA http://sco.lt/5sDv5F

 

 

 

 

 

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