19 Jun '11, 9pm

More illegal trade: Endangered Madagascar wildlife on sale in Thailand: @mongabay

More illegal trade: Endangered Madagascar wildlife on sale in Thailand: @mongabay

Endangered Madagascar wildlife on sale in Thailand Jeremy Hance mongabay.com June 19, 2011 This male Panther Chameleon, originating from Nosy Mangabe, Madagascar, was observed at a dealer’s house in Saraburi city, Thailand, January 2010. © M Todd/TRAFFIC. Conservation group TRAFFIC uncovered nearly 600 Madagascar reptiles and amphibians on sale in Thai markets, including endangered species and those banned for sale by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The animals, representing 24 reptiles species and 9 amphibians, are being sold for the international pet trade. "We know there is a significant ongoing illegal trade in protected species from Madagascar, mainly destined for Asia, which has been exacerbated by the current political situation in the country leading to weaker enforcement of existing laws and safeguarding...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0619-hance_malagasy_thailan...

Tweets

Endangered Animals: Rabbit Relief

Endangered Animals: Rabbit Relief

care2.com 19 Jun '11, 12pm

Separate multiple e-mail addresses by a comma. You can send up to 100 recipients. personal message Hello, I saw this on Ca...

New, 2010 annual report: we celebrated 20 years...

conservation.org 20 Jun '11, 5pm

Conservation International: 2010 in Review CI PH Cagayan Ridge Exploring to Benefit Communities — RAP's 20th Anniversary P...

Kenya Supersizes Wildlife Corridors to Provide ...

treehugger.com 18 Jun '11, 12pm

The $1 million project, supported by both The Nature Conservancy and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson , "has successfu...

Kenya Super-sizes Wildlife Corridors to Provide...

treehugger.com 18 Jun '11, 12pm

The $1 million project, supported by both The Nature Conservancy and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson , "has successfu...

Kenya Supersizes Wildlife Corridors to Provide ...

treehugger.com 18 Jun '11, 12pm

The $1 million project, supported by both The Nature Conservancy and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson , "has successfu...

Replay Sale Sale Starts Today at Suria KLCC

Replay Sale Sale Starts Today at Suria KLCC

shoppingnsales.com 24 Jun '11, 12am

This entry was posted on Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 6:58 am and is filed under apparels , ladies , Mega Sale 2011 , men , ...

Over 900 species added to endangered list during past year

Over 900 species added to endangered list durin...

enn.com 20 Jun '11, 12pm

RELATED ARTICLES In the News: Latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species released June 17, 2011 07:34 AM Sci...

WWF - Madagascar - Species: via @world_wildlife

worldwildlife.org 17 Jun '11, 10am

WWF works to establish protected areas and empower local communities to live in harmony with the wildlife that surrounds t...

ACTION ALERT: U.S.: Endangered Species Delisting Results in Massive Idaho Wolf Hunt! PLEASE SIGN

ACTION ALERT: U.S.: Endangered Species Delistin...

care2.com 19 Jun '11, 3pm

Wolves are an important part of the wildlife in the Yellowstone region and this irresponsible decision could threaten the ...

615 Species Discovered in Madagascar: (via @Wor...

worldwildlife.org 17 Jun '11, 12pm

WWF works to establish protected areas and empower local communities to live in harmony with the wildlife that surrounds t...

Your fave shoe sale just got better: added styl...

coach.com 23 Jun '11, 3pm

{"isBVEnabled":false, "isFBEnabled":false, "disclaimer":null, "style":"Q582", "isNew":false, "productName":"JAYME SNEAKER"...

With high-intensity fires raging in AZ, what is wildlife to do? Nesting birds may feel the heat more than most.

With high-intensity fires raging in AZ, what is...

nature.org 17 Jun '11, 6pm

Red Squirrel © George Andreijko Red squirrels that live in dense conifer habitat may be impacted both during the burn and ...

#Crocs Online Storewide #Sale: Shop at Crocs Singapore Online Store now and save! The more…

#Crocs Online Storewide #Sale: Shop at Crocs Si...

greatdeals.com.sg 24 Jun '11, 3am

now and save! The more you buy, the more you save: get 10% off any 2 pairs purchased, get 20% off any 3 pairs purchased an...

Two new populations of Endangered Western tragopan discovered

Two new populations of Endangered Western trago...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 4pm

Separate multiple e-mail addresses by a comma. You can send up to 100 recipients. personal message Hello, I saw this on Ca...

Smiling Tarsier Now Among the World's Most Endangered Species ~ ~ wow ~ #wildlife #biodiversity

Smiling Tarsier Now Among the World's Most Enda...

environmentalgraffiti.com 28 Jun '11, 5am

This smiling face is only smiling because it doesn't realize how critical its situation is. The Siau Island tarsier is thr...