During ISCP investigation wildlife trip in Borneo May 2017 so many wildlife trade still alive..like deer,sunbear,elephant ivory,leopard,pangolin,helmeted hornbill ivory and etc.

Specially the helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil ) is the most sad we have seen and also pangolin.

In the last five years the species has come under terrible new pressure from an exploding illegal demand for its ‘red ivory’. In January 2015 the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA 2015a) highlighted the threat, indicating that black market prices in China are up to five times higher than for elephant ivory, as increasingly affluent clients seek chic status-enhancing products. In May Hii (2015) published an interview with Yokyok (‘Yoki’) Hadiprakarsa, who originally studied hornbills with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), with OBC financial support (Hadiprakarsa et al. 2004); he has estimated that in 2013 at least 500 adult Helmete Hornbills were killed each month in West Kalimantan province alone (6,000 a year) and that between 2012 and 2014 the Indonesian authorities confiscated 1,111 Helmeted Hornbill casques en route to China. In June WCS (2015) reported the arrest on Sumatra of two dealers (Plates 6 & 7) who confessed to selling 124 casques in the previous six months to a Chinese middleman and were believed to have operated a ring of 30 hunters who poached birds in the island’s threatened Leuser ecosystem, including inside Gunung Leuser National Park. Bosco Chan (in litt. 2015) reports that for the last year or so a contact of his in the Chinese ivory trade has received hundreds of birds per month from Sumatra (Source reference from OBC publishing article:http://orientalbirdclub.org/…/2016/03/Helmeted-Hornbill-BA2… ).

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