The recent findings by the conservationists revealed 221 Indochinese tigers are estimated to remain in Thailand and Myanmar.
Reports have shown that the Amazon Rainforest is being destroyed at a very speedy rate, and people might not be able to do anything to save it. It has been approximated that the rainforest suffers from deforestation and clearing for up to roughly 8,000 square kilometers every year. It is more worrying since there are very limited legislations and regulations that go after its protection and conservation.
Lumber Liquidators was recently caught illegally importing hardwood flooring made of trees collected from the habitats of engendered Siberian tigers and Amur leopards. The company has since plead guilty and has agreed to more than $13 million in fines.
Industrialization and farming concerns are forcing Borneo orangutans from their natural habitats and closer to human populations which leaves them increasingly vulnerable to poachers. In response, rehabilitation organizations like International Animal Rescue (IAR) are racing agaisnt the clock to rescue and care for sick orangutans that have nowhere else to turn.
Illegal logging is destroying ecologically important forests around the worl. Much of the timber is being used to produce expensive furniture and flooring.