Tiger geckos in Vietnam could be the next species sold into extinction, shows a new survey

  • Pensoft Editorial Team
  • Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment
  • April 1, 2019
  • The endemic reptiles are already proposed to be listed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora While proper information about the conservation status of tiger gecko species is largely missing, these Asian lizards are already particularly vulnerable to extinction, as most of them have extremely restricted distribution. Furthermore, […]

    Online sales of threatened cacti point to the Internet as an open door for illegal trade

  • Pensoft Editorial Team
  • Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment
  • October 6, 2016
  • International trade of wildlife on the Internet is highly unregulated and has become a threat for species survival. Threatened cacti are available on websites and shipped across countries without any legal documents to certify their trade is not a menace to population viability in the wild. Is this ignorance or unwillingness to comply with regulations? […]