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The Chinese Hwamei is highly desired for its melodious song © Sunny Nelson, Lincoln Park Zoo.

International wildlife trade, avian influenza, organised crime and the effectiveness of CITES: The Chinese hwamei as a case study

Full citation Shepherd, Leupen, Siriwat and Nijman (2020) International wildlife trade, avian influenza, organised crime and the effectiveness of CITES: The Chinese hwamei as a case study. Global Ecology and Conservation, Vol. 23.

Previous Publications

 

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Sy, E. and Shepherd, C. R. (2020). Seizure analysis of Tokay Gecko in the Philippines. Journal of Nature Studies, Vol. 19.

Using intelligence to tackle the criminal elements of the illegal trade in Indian Star Tortoises Geochelone elegans in Asia

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Stoner, S. & Shepherd, C.R. (2020) Using intelligence to tackle the criminal elements of the illegal trade in Indian Star Tortoises Geochelone elegans in Asia. Global Ecology and Conservation, Vol. 23.

Note on the availability of Philippine Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis in online reptile markets

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Janssen and Sy (2020) Note on the availability of Philippine Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis in online reptile markets. The Palawan Scientist, In Press.

The trading in the Orange-spotted Bulbul Pycnonotus bimaculatus and Aceh Bulbul P. snouckaerti in Indonesia

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Leupen and Gomez (2019) The trading of the Orange-spotted Bulbul Pycnonotus bimaculatus and Aceh Bulbul P. snouckaerti in Indonesia. BirdingASIA Vol. 32, pp: 102–107.

Characterising Indonesia’s wild bird trade network from media-reported seizure incidents

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Indraswari, K., Friedman, R. S., Noske, R., Shepherd, C. R., Biggs, D., Connie Susilawati, C. and Wilson, C. (2020). It’s in the news: Characterising Indonesia’s wild bird trade network from media-reported seizure incidents. Biological Conservation 243.

Indonesia’s new protected species list a step back for marine mollusc conservation

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Nijman, V. and Shepherd, C. R. (2020). Indonesia’s new protected species list a step back for marine mollusc conservation. Tentacle, No. 28: 40-41.

Illegal trade of sun bear parts in the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak

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Gomez L., Shepherd C.R., Khoo M.S. (2020) Illegal trade of sun bear parts in the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak. Endangered Species Research 41:279-287.

Common Sun Skink Eutropis multifasciata (Kuhl 1820) sold for Traditional Medicine in Indonesia and potential conservation implications

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Gomez, L. and Janssen, J. (2019). Common Sun Skink Eutropis multifasciata (Kuhl 1820) sold for Traditional Medicine in Indonesia and potential conservation implications. Ethnobiology and Conservation, Vol. 8, DOI:10.15451/ec2019-11-8.14-1-8

Revealing the online trade of Sun Bears in Indonesia

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Gomez, L., Shepherd, C. R. and Morgan, J. (2019). Revealing the online trade of Sun Bears in Indonesia. Traffic Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp: 67 – 71

Bearly on the radar – an analysis of seizures of bears in Indonesia

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Gomez, L. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). Bearly on the radar – an analysis of seizures of bears in Indonesia. European Journal of Wildlife Research, Vol. 65 (6)

The role of Germany in the illegal global Pangolin Trade

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Heinrich, S. Koehncke, A. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). The role of Germany in the illegal global pangolin trade. Global Ecology and Conservation, Vol. 20

Evaluating the feasibility of pangolin farming and its potential conservation impact

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Challender, D. W. S., Sas-Rolfes, M. ‘T., Ades, G. W. J., Chin, J. S. C.,Ching-Min Sun, N., Chong, J. L., Connelly, E., Hywood, L., Luz, S., Mohapatra, R. K., de Ornellas,  P., Parker, K., Pietersen, D. W., Roberton, S. I., Semiadi, G., Shaw, D., Shepherd, C. R., Thomson,P., Wang, Y., Wicker, L., Wu, S. B. and Nash, H. C. (2019). Evaluating the feasibility of pangolin farming and its potential conservation impact. Global Ecology and Conservation, Vol. 20

The presence of protected reptiles from Sri Lanka in international commercial trade

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Janssen, J. and de Silva, A. (2019) The presence of protected reptiles from Sri Lanka in international commercial trade. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 31 No. 1, pp: 9-15.

A rapid assessment of the trade in Saiga Antelope horn in Peninsular Malaysia

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Gomez, L. and Krishnasamy, K. (2019) A rapid assessment of the trade in Saiga Antelope horn in Peninsular Malaysia. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 31 No. 1, pp: 35-38

Stronger International Regulations and Increased Enforcement Effort is needed to end the Illegal Trade in Otters in Asia

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Gomez, L. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). Stronger International Regulations and Increased Enforcement Effort is needed to end the Illegal Trade in Otters in Asia. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 36 (2): 71 – 76.

Improved Legislation and Stronger Enforcement Actions needed as the Online Otter Trade in Indonesia continues

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Gomez, L., Shepherd, C. R. and Morgan, J. (2019). Improved Legislation and Stronger Enforcement Actions needed as the Online Otter Trade in Indonesia continues. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 36 (2): 64 – 70.

Illegal wildlife trade – surveying open animal markets and online platforms to understand the poaching of wild cats

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Nijman, V., Morcatty, T., Smith, J. H., Atoussi, S., Shepherd, C. R., Siriwat, P., Nekaris. K. A. and Bergin, D. (2019). Illegal wildlife trade – surveying open animal markets and online platforms to understand the poaching of wild cats. Biodiversity, DOI: 10.1080/14888386.2019.1568915

Trade in Endangered and Critically Endangered Japanese herpetofauna endemic to the Nansei Islands warrants increased protection

 

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Janssen, J. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). Trade in Endangered and Critically Endangered Japanese herpetofauna endemic to the Nansei Islands warrants increased protection. Current Herpetology, 38(1), pp: 99–109.

A case for listing the Union Island Gecko Gonatodes daudini in the Appendices of CITES

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Shepherd, C. R., Janssen, J. and Noseworthy, J. (2019). A case for listing the Union Island Gecko Gonatodes daudini in the Appendices of CITES. Global Ecology and Conservation, 17 e00549.

Observations of trade in Spotted Crocias Laniellus albonotatus in Java, Indonesia

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Leupen, B. T. C. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). Observations of trade in Spotted Crocias Laniellus albonotatus in Java, Indonesia.Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp: 41-42.

Protection from exploitation needed for the endemic Sulawesi Bear Cuscus Ailurops ursinus in Indonesia

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Shepherd, C. R., Sy, E. Y., Janssen, J. and Morgan, J. (2018). Protection from exploitation needed for the endemic Sulawesi Bear Cuscus Ailurops ursinus in Indonesia. Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp: 30-35.

Trade and conservation efforts involving the Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor in Indonesia

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Shepherd, C. R. and Gomez, L. (2018). Trade and conservation efforts involving the Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor in Indonesia. Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp: 23-29.

Trade in White-rumped Shamas Kittacincla malabarica demands strong national and international responses

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Boyd T. C. Leupen, Kanitha Krishnasamy, Chris R. Shepherd, Serene C. L. Chng, Daniel Bergin, James A. Eaton, Dairysia Anthony Yukin, Sharon Koh Pei Hue, Adam Miller, K. Anne-Isola Nekaris, Vincent Nijman, Salman Saaban & Muhammed Ali Imron (2018). Trade in White-rumped Shamas Kittacincla malabarica demands strong national and international responses. Forktail, 34, pp 1-8.

Tackling Asia’s illegal trade in songbirds

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Shepherd, C. R. and Cassey, P. (2018). Tackling Asia’s illegal trade in songbirds. BC Birding, Vol. 28, No. 4: pp 21.

The Critically Endangered Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus lacks full legal protection in Indonesia – the main source of its problems

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Leupen, B. T. C. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). The Critically Endangered Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus lacks full legal protection in Indonesia – the main source of its problems. BirdingASIA 30; pp 12-15.

Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata receives formal protection in Indonesia, but Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus does not

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Gomez, L. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata receives formal protection in Indonesia, but Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus does not. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 35(2): 128 – 130.

Challenges in documenting trade in non-CITES listed species: A case study on crocodile skinks (Tribolonotus spp.)

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Janssen, J. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). Challenges in documenting trade in non-CITES listed species: A case study on crocodile skinks (Tribolonotus spp.). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, doi: 10.1016/j.japb.2018.09.003.

Trade in bears in Lao PDR with observations from market surveys and seizure data

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Gomez, L. and Shepherd, Chris R. (2018). Trade in bears in Lao PDR with observations from market surveys and seizure data. Global Ecology and Conservation 15 (2018) e00415.

Observations of illegal wildlife trade in Boten, a Chinese border town within a Specific Economic Zone in northern Lao PDR

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Krishnasamy, K., Shepherd, C. R., Or, O. C. (2018). Observations of illegal wildlife trade in Boten, a Chinese border town within a Specific Economic Zone in northern Lao PDR. Global Ecology and Conservation, 14, e00390.

In the market for extinction: birds for sale at selected outlets in Sumatra

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Chng, S. C. L., Shepherd, C. R. and Eaton, J. A. (2018). In the market for extinction: birds for sale at selected outlets in Sumatra. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 30 No. 1, pp: 15-22.

Observations of Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus in trade in bird markets in Java, Indonesia

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Shepherd, C. R., Morgan, J and Bouhuys, J. (2017). Observations of Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus in trade in bird markets in Java, Indonesia. Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2, pp: 30-31.

First record of international trafficking of Critically Endangered long-beaked echidnas (Zaglossus sp.)

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Shepherd, C. R. and Sy, E. Y. (2017). First record of international trafficking of Critically Endangered long-beaked echidnas (Zaglossus sp.). Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2, pp: 22-26.

The role of the Netherlands in the reptile trade

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Janssen, J. and Leupen, B.T.C. (2019). The role of the Netherlands in the reptile trade. Monitor Conservation Research Society, Canada.

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