A report by Akola Thompsom for Mongabay. In Guyana’s sprawling Kanuku mountain range, indigenous villagers partner with researchers, scientists and conservation groups for support and to build upon their knowledge and capacity for conservation work. With traditional territory stretching to the northern border of Brazil, the Yupukari, Wapishana, and Macushi indigenous groups take the lead […]

via A community in Guyana relies on indigenous knowledge in conservation — Repeating Islands

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Originally posted on Wild Snapshots: Some of the world’s most unique species are facing rapid population declines as the billion dollar illegal animal trade booms. If you’ve been to south east Asia, or even some areas of central and south America chances are you’ve seen monkeys, snakes or birds paraded around some of the biggest…

via More than tiger skins and ivory; illegal animal trade in Asia — The Jaguar

THIS BLOG TAKING A HOLIDAY BREAK…

until January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays! We wish all was well with the world’ wild animals…unfortunately not.