24 Jan '12, 1pm

Pangolins imperiled by internet trade--are companies responding quickly enough?

Pangolins imperiled by internet trade--are companies responding quickly enough?

Over 20,000 pangolins illegally poached in Borneo (10/28/2010) Notebooks confiscated by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) reveal that 22,000 Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica ) were illegally poached from May 2007 to January 2009 in the Malaysian state in northern Borneo. The number, in fact, may be significantly higher since the logbooks didn't cover over a third of the time period. The logbooks were analyzed by TRAFFIC, an organization devoted to combating the illegal trade in wildlife. China seizes over 2,000 illegally trafficked pangolins (07/14/2010) Boarding a suspect fishing vessel in the early morning of June 6th, Chinese customs officials discovered 2,090 frozen pangolins and 92 cases of pangolin scales, weighing an astounding 3,960 pounds. Manned by five Chinese and one Malaysian national, the boat was awaiting instructions via satellite phone as to where to meet...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0123-hance_pangolins_alibab...

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