Chelonian Research Monographs – Number 2
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Chelonian Research Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of Chelonian Research Monographs, published August 2000:
ASIAN TURTLE TRADE:
This timely and critically important volume documents the trade in non-marine chelonians for the Asian food and medicinal markets, presenting the results of a regional workshop on Asian turtle trade held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in December 1999. The 164-page volume is available in hard or soft cover and encompasses 22 papers by 45 contributors and includes over 50 full-color photographs.
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Table of Contents
The status of turtles in Asia.
An overview of Asian turtle trade.
Northeast Asia Region (China, Hong Kong, and
Conservation and trade of terrestrial and freshwater turtles and tortoises in the People¹s Republic of China.
Trade and conservation of turtles and tortoises in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People¹s Republic of China.
Current status and utilization of chelonians in Taiwan.
Turtle trade in northeast Asia: regional summary.
Indochina Region (Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam)
Overview of turtle trade in Cambodia.
Conservation status and trade of turtles in Laos.
Status and conservation of tortoises and freshwater turtles
Turtle trade in Indochina: regional summary.
South Asia Region (Bangladesh, India, and Myanmar)
Trade and conservation status of turtles and tortoises in Bangladesh.
Status information on the tortoises and freshwater turtles
Exploitation and conservation status of tortoises and freshwater turtles in Myanmar.
Turtle trade in south Asia: regional summary.
Southeast Asia Region (Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and Thailand)
Freshwater turtle and tortoise conservation and utilization
Export of live freshwater turtles and tortoises from North Sumatra and Riau, Indonesia: a case study.
Freshwater turtle and tortoise utilization and conservation status in Malaysia.
Conservation status of freshwater turtles in Papua New Guinea.
Conservation status, trade, and management of tortoises
and freshwater turtles in Thailand.
Turtle trade in southeast Asia: regional summary.
Conclusions and recommendations.
Recommended changes to 1996 IUCN Red List status of Asian turtle species.
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