Endangered Species in MyanmarThreatened Species in Myanmar
It' on the brink of extinction: The Indo-Burma Hotspot: a view of endangered species
Indo-Burma Bio-diversity Hotspot, which includes Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and parts of South China, is one of the richest and most endangered places in the world. Indo-Burma with its high proportion of endemic species of plants and animals and its restricted living space is one of the top 10 bio-diversity hot spots for irreplacability and the top 5 for threaten.
In Indo-Burma, the futures of many species and eco-systems are at stake. Just 5% of the area's habitats are deemed untouched and almost 37% of the region's main areas of biological diversity are not formally protected. Indo Burma is home to many endangered species, some of which have seldom been seen by humans.
These species are threatened by illicit trafficking in wild animals and the destruction of habitats. Because of its importance, the Indo-Burma Hotspot is a primary protected area. It is a grant scheme for civic organizations that carry out species and habitats protection schemes, prevent illicit trafficking in wild animals and promote the strengthening of the EU.
The aim is to strengthen the capacities of civic societies to promote nature conservancy in the Indo-Burma hotspot. Here is a look at some of the uncommon and endangered species of Indo-Burma hotspot that must be protected: The probably most iconical species in the Indo-Burma area, the river Saara or the "Asian unicorn", was only found in 1992, but is already on the verge of dying out.
Due to its rareness and indeterminacy, its present populations are not known; speculation is estimated at 70 to 700 people. It only occurs in the rain forests of the Annamite Mountains of Laos PDR and Vietnam, and the biggest danger is the hunt - the wildlife is caught as a by-catch in the intensive search for other species for China's medical or bushmeattrades.
Until the 1950', large flocks of Eld's stag species Rucervus evii sienis were seen in the meadows of Indo-Burma. Due to intensive hunt - because of its flesh as "medicine" and as a trophy (because of its antlers) - there are only few remaining species in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, where the species has recorded a dramatic decline in numbers of up to 90% since the last ten years.
Angling felines are found in parts of South and Southeast Asia, where they are typical in marshes and marshes. It is assumed that the general public even decreases with the help of cameras because of the very rare sittings. Wetland degradation is the greatest challenge, especially in Southeast Asia, where over 45% of the world' s most important wetland areas and 94% of the world' s most important wetland areas are regarded as endangered.
The Cambodian, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Vietnamese populations have declined rapidly due to hunt, unrest and forestation. By 2012, the populations of the gigantic ibid had been put at only 345 people. The trend points to a further reduction, especially with regard to climatic changes, which are believed to represent a long-term hazard to the species.
The present populations are not known, but the species has seen an estimate of more than 80% reduction over the last 21 years. In the past, they were eaten as high-quality edible food products, but they are also threatened by the depletion of habitats and a deterioration in the quality of life. Deliberate angling of this kind is now forbidden.
Spoonbill Stint hatches in Russia, follows a migration path along the west Pacific coasts (North and South Korea and Japan) and hibernates in the Wadden Sea, mainly in Southeast Asia. This means that fewer and fewer grown-ups can go back to the nesting areas and the species has an aging and strongly decreasing number.
Eurasian Red-headed Griffon and White-rumped Griffon both live in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia, they can be found mainly in Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. "However, since the 1990' s these buzzards have suffered a disastrous decline in number. The main cause in South Asia was the use of desiclofenac, a medicine for the treatment of pets, which was deadly to eggs that feed on the animal leftovers.
The main cause of its extinction in Southeast Asia is the absence of foods such as venison, boars and game. There is a small residential community in Myanmar in Southeast Asia and a small, large one that hatches in Cambodia and moves to wetland areas in Cambodia and Vietnam. The crane colonies are declining, mainly due to natural habitats being lost.
They are found mainly in south-east Asia's mouths and mangroves and in rivers. The Irrawaddy dolphin's three sub-populations, among them the Mekong and Ayeyarwady, are already threatened with extinction. 3. The habitat depletion and deterioration are also a great threat to this species.