Wildlife

Saving Southeast Asia’s otters

One of Southeast Asia’s main treasures is its beautiful flora and fauna. Gifted with lush forests and beautiful waters, the region is blessed with diverse wildlife.

9 June 2018
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What will the fate of the Sumatran rhinos be?

While the Sumatran rhino, Dicerorhinus sumatrensis, once roamed the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in Bhutan and India, through Myanmar, Thailand, possibly to Vietnam and China, and south through the Malay Peninsula, the species in now found in dim

23 November 2017
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Southeast Asia – Gold mine for pangolin poachers

The pangolin is a mammal not known to many, yet it is the most trafficked animal in the world. Its large Keratin scales – which are hard and sharp – cover its skin help protect it from carnivorous predators such as tigers, lions and leopards.

3 November 2017
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Indonesia seized 101 pangolins on fishing boat

Indonesian authorities have seized more than 100 pangolins, all of them alive, an official said Wednesday, a haul of the critically endangered species that conservationists estimate to be worth about 1.5 million dollars.

25 October 2017
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ASEAN, a travel and tourism hub

Southeast Asia is a highly sought-after holiday destination for tourists and travellers from all across the world. The region, which is home to more than 630 million people, is geographically situated in the heart of Asia.

5 October 2017
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The wildlife butchers' club in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is labelled as a popular smuggling hub for illegal trading; whether it is human trafficking, drug abuse or illegal animal trade. These practices are driven by poor monitoring and law enforcements within the region.

13 September 2017
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