LONDON: The European Union’s suspension of sanctions against Burma, which will include lifting the prohibition on direct trade of timber and wood products to EU markets, should be an opportunity to introduce meaningful reform directly benefiting the country’s people. EU Continue Reading
Photo credit: Gerald Cubitt The Red Serow, Capricornis rubidus, is listed as ‘NEAR THREATENED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.
Photo credit: Rick Hudson The Myanmar River Turtle, Batagur trivittata, is listed as ‘ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM, but recent analysis suggests that it is now ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’.
Photo credit: Deparment of Fishery of Thailand The Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. A distinctive dolphin with a rounded head and no beak, this species is patchily Continue Reading
Photo credit: Merlin D. Tuttle Kitti’s Hog-nosed Bat, Craseonycteris thonglongyai, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Also known as the Bumblebee Bat, this tiny species from west-central Thailand and south-east Myanmar, is Continue Reading