Organizations within the international conservation community are joining forces to minimize impending extinctions in Southeast Asia, where habitat loss, trade and hunting have contributed to a dramatic decline in wildlife. The coalition is aptly named ASAP, or the Asian Species Action Partnership, which has also received financial support from the EAZA IUCN SSC Southeast Asia Campaign. “ASAP began as a response to alarming results revealed in a 2008 comprehensive assessment for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species…
71 endemic Vietnamese pond turtles bred in Europe were brought home to the Turtle Conservation Centre (TCC) in Cuc Phuong National Park on August 19. The turtles, which were bred at Rotterdam Zoo in the Netherlands and Germany’s Munster Zoo are the first to be bred overseas and returned to Vietnam, opening up an opportunity for protecting and conserving critically endangered species in their homeland. The turtles have joined the more than 200 others already being kept at the TCC. All the turtles will be released…
On Saturday 20th July Annas Welsh Zoo (also known as Manor House Wildlife Park) is holding a fundraising evening for Southeast Asia. During the event Annas Welsh Zoo is selling raffle tickets, offering VIP animal experiences as prizes, Southeast Asian themed face painting, airbrush tattoos, Arts and Crafts activities, Food specials in the restaurant (Thai Green Curry or Indonesian Curry), several musicians play their best songs plus talks from expert guest speakers and keepers…
Six field conservation projects in Southeast Asia have been pre-selected for funding. If you want to know more about the projects click on the link below or go to the projects page directly.
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