Analysis of a decade of trade of tortoises and freshwater turtles in Bangkok, Thailand

@article{Nijman2014AnalysisOA,
  title={Analysis of a decade of trade of tortoises and freshwater turtles in Bangkok, Thailand},
  author={Vincent Nijman and Chris R. Shepherd},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={309-318}
}
The illegal and unsustainable trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles in Asia is a clear impediment to their conservation, leading to steep population declines and what has become known as the Asian Turtle Crisis. We focus on the trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles for pets in one of Southeast Asia’s largest wildlife trading centres, the Chatuchak Market in Bangkok, Thailand. Between November 2004 and December 2013 we surveyed Chatuchak 12 times, recording all species and quantities of… CONTINUE READING

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