Trade-driven extinctions and near-extinctions of avian taxa in Sundaic Indonesia

@inproceedings{Eaton2016TradedrivenEA,
  title={Trade-driven extinctions and near-extinctions of avian taxa in Sundaic Indonesia},
  author={James A. Eaton and Chris R. Shepherd and Frank E. Rheindt and S. van BALEN J. B. C. HARRIS and David S. Wilcove},
  year={2016}
}
There is growing concern over the impact of commercial trade (for pets, food, ornaments and medicines) on animal populations in South-East Asia, and over the number of species being pushed towards extinction as a consequence (Nijman 2010, Duckworth et al. 2012). Populations of numerous vertebrate taxa from fish to mammals are in serious decline in the wild owing to the pressure exerted on them by illegal and/or unsustainable legal trade, compounded by unchecked demand, weak legislation, lax… CONTINUE READING

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