The involvement of locals especially low income group and nature guide

The involvement of locals especially low income group

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The involvement of locals (especially low income group) and nature guide association in an informant network through a reward system or an incentive-driven approach (Hutton & Leader-Williams, 2003) may decelerate the pangolin trade. A bottom-up conservation strategies need to be develops to strengthen enforcement work at the ground level. Integration of plantation management practices, protected areas and forest reserves into a pangolin conservation plan. Given the fact that Malaysia has a large agricultural industry, the pangolin represents a potential bio-control agent for termites and ants (Wu et al ., 2002), which should be explored further to raise the profile of this animal and therefore receive attention for conservation measures and to raise awareness among the public. REFERENCES Bernard, H. R. (2006). Research Methods in Anthropology . 4th Edn. Altamira Press. CITES CoP 11 (2000). Amendments to Appendices I and II adopted at Conference of the Parties (CoP) 11. Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri (Kenya), 10-20 April 2000. . Viewed 5 August 2008. CITES Prop. 11.13 (2000). Proposals for Amendments of Appendices I and II. Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri (Kenya), 10-20 April 2000. . Viewed 5 August 2008. Goodman, I. A. (1961). ‘Snowball Sampling”. Annals of Mathematical Statistics 32:148-170. In: Heckathorn, D. D. (1997) Respondent-Driven Sampling: A new approach to the study of hidden populations Social Problems 44(2):174-199. Gaubert P. &, A. Antunes (2005). Assessing the taxonomic status of the Palawan pangolin Manis culionensis (Pholidota) using discrete morphological characters. Journal of Mammal 86:1068-1074. Hogan, R (2000). The wildlife trade: poacher or gamekeeper? . Viewed 5 August 2008.
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