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Impending extinction crisis of the world’s primates: Why primates matter
Impending extinction of the world’s primates due to human activities; immediate global attention is needed to reverse the trend. Nonhuman primates, our closest biological relatives, play importantExpand
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An overview of international wildlife trade from Southeast Asia
  • V. Nijman
  • Geography
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • 1 April 2010
Wildlife trade is the very heart of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development providing an income for some of the least economically affluent people and it generates considerable revenueExpand
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Conservation of the Javan gibbon Hylobates moloch: population estimates, local extinctions, and conservation priorities
The Javan gibbon is one of the rarest species of gibbons, restricted as it is to the western half of the densely populated island of Java, Indonesia. Based on a study from 1994-2002 it was found thatExpand
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Status reassessment of the gibbons: Results of the Asian Primate Red List Workshop 2006
The status of East Asian primate taxa was reassessed for the IUCN Red List at a workshop held from September 8 12, 2006, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This paper presents the results for the gibbons orExpand
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Tickled to Death: Analysing Public Perceptions of ‘Cute’ Videos of Threatened Species (Slow Lorises – Nycticebus spp.) on Web 2.0 Sites
Background The internet is gaining importance in global wildlife trade and changing perceptions of threatened species. There is little data available to examine the impact that popular Web 2.0 sitesExpand
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Molecular Identification of Birds: Performance of Distance-Based DNA Barcoding in Three Genes to Delimit Parapatric Species
Background DNA barcoding based on the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I gene (cox1 or COI) has been successful in species identification across a wide array of taxa but in some cases failedExpand
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Ecological niche modelling as a technique for assessing threats and setting conservation priorities for Asian slow lorises (Primates: Nycticebus)
Aim  Data on geographical ranges are essential when defining the conservation status of a species, and in evaluating levels of human disturbance. Where locality data are deficient, presence-onlyExpand
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Distribution and conservation of the proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in Kalimantan, Indonesia
The proboscis monkey Nasalis larvatus is endemic to the island of Borneo. A review of the species' distribution reveals that it occurs throughout Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo, from theExpand
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Exploring cultural drivers for wildlife trade via an ethnoprimatological approach: a case study of slender and slow lorises (Loris and Nycticebus) in South and Southeast Asia
Illegal and unsustainable trade in wildlife is a major conservation challenge. For Asian primates, economic and cultural traditions, and increased forest access mean that trade may have becomeExpand
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The trade in bear parts from Myanmar: an illustration of the ineffectiveness of enforcement of international wildlife trade regulations
We assessed the effectiveness of national and international wildlife trade regulations in Asia by surveying four wildlife markets in Myanmar for bears and bear parts. Bears are protected in MyanmarExpand
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