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Snaring Crisis is Driving Asia’s Wildlife to Extinction

Driven by unsustainable levels of commercial hunting, Southeast Asia’s wildlife is facing an “extinction crisis” according to a recent article published in the journal Science, co-authored by Wildlife Alliance’s Thomas Gray. The principal hunting method used in Southeast Asia [...]

1 Patrol. 150 Snares. Evidence of a Conservation Crisis.

It has been called a crisis by experts across conservation the field and a day’s patrol with Wildlife Alliance rangers proves no different. On a single patrol, rangers from the Veal Pi station removed 150 snares from the [...]

Dr. Thomas Gray – The wildlife snaring crisis

Snares: silent killers of the forest Snares are one of the simplest but most effective hunting techniques practiced in the tropics and home-made wire or cable snares are the predominant form of hunting across large areas of Southeast Asia [...]

The wildlife snaring crisis: an insidious and pervasive threat to biodiversity in Southeast Asia

Illegal hunting for commercial purposes represents the greatest threat to the conservation of many of the iconic species which are the focus of global conservation efforts (Ripple et al. 2014, 2015). Hunting pressure is particularly severe in Southeast Asia [...]