Graphics Library >> Stolen Apes - The illicit trade in Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Bonobos and Orangutans

Collection: Stolen Apes - The illicit trade in Chimpanzees, Gori ...

Stolen Apes - The illicit trade in Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Bonobos and Orangutans
Stolen Apes - The illicit trade in Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Bonobos and Orangutans
The illegal trade in wildlife makes up one part of the multi-billion dollar business that is environmental crime and is increasingly being perpetrated at the cost of the poor and vulnerable.
Available online at: http://www.grida.no/publications/rr/apes
Main international routes for the illegal trafficking of great apes
In principle, wildlife smuggling is done in the following ways: • Transport over land by foot, horse, donkey, motorbike and other vehicles; • Transport by river by boats; • Transport by sea by vessels; • Transport b...
07 Oct 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
Great ape illegal trafficking “tariffs”
Prices for live great apes vary greatly according to where they are sold, initial cost to the seller, risk factors and bribes in shipping, the estimated economic status of the buyer and demand factors.
11 Mar 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
Orangutan range and population estimates
The orangutan is the only great ape found in Asia, and historically is thought to have once ranged across Indochina. Today, two distinct species are found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, respectively. The Bornean o...
11 Mar 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
Great apes range in Africa
There are two populations of Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei): one in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda (extending into the Sarambwe Forest in DR Congo), and the second in the Virunga Vo...
11 Mar 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
Great apes population estimates
All great ape species have experienced considerable declines in population size and range over the past few decades. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species lists all of t...
11 Mar 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal