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Conservation - Asia


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Asian Elephant Art & Conservation Project
Asian Elephant Conservation Fund - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife administered fund offering grants for the conservation of wild Asian Elephants - site offers applications and summaries of past awarded projects

African Elephant Specialist Group (of IUCN) - excellent resource
Asian Elephant Research And Conservation Centre Sukumar founded
applied research and direct field conservation
Asian Elephant Specialist Group (of IUCN)
IUCN/SSC AfESG Guidelines for the in situ Translocation of African Elephants for Conservation Purposes
Elephant Listening Project at Cornell’s Bioacoustics Research Program - FAQ
Elephant Managers Association  (EMA) 
Elephant News from Save the Elephants email to subscribe
Elephant Voices Joyce Poole's extensive elephant communication research
Elephants Umbrella Fund - Rescues distressed individual elephants in SE Asia (9 & counting as of Jan. 2008)

European Elephant Manager and Keeper Association (EEKMA)  new link not found 2014
Friends of the Asian Elephant – Thailand
International Elephant Foundation  IEF)
Information Resources on Elephants -bibliography by U.S. Department of Agriculture,  Animal Welfare Information Center
Living with Elephants Foundation
The National Elephant Center: AZA zoo collaboration for elephant population management and research
National Elephant Institute - Thailand
Operation Noah's Ark - Angola The Kissama Foundation's Namibia/Botswana to Angola re-location of elephants
Savanna Elephant Vocalization Project (Joyce Poole) “goal is to be the best source of information on elephant communication available online”
Save the Elephants -
African elephant database plus news and more
Thai Elephant Conservation Center
Smithsonian National Zoo Asian Elephant Interactive GIS Atlas depicts the remaining habitat of Asian elephants, and allows you to zoom in on these regions. Also, if you choose the tab Identify, and click on an area, a box appears and tells you the region, size of region (in hectares), and country.
"Studying elephants” handbook The online edition of Studying Elephants is in PDF format, digitized and made available on the web with permission from the
African Wildlife Foundation - offered by the AfESG

Animal Movements And Disease Risk: A Workbook 2002 PDF
Bushmeat Action project
CITES web site
EarthTrends The environmental information portal
Fauna and Flora International (FFI) 
Cultural Survival - Environmental action and educational network, has an active campaign against deforestation in Indonesia
IUCN Red List of threatened and endangered species
IUCN reintroduction guidelines  New Guidelines on conservation translocations published by IUCN 2013
IUCN – SSC (Species Survival Commission)
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

Population Statistics - Here you will find a historical, demographical and statistical overview of the population of all the countries in the world, their administrative divisions and their important cities. by Jan Lahmeyer
Redefining Progress Shifting public policy to achieve a sustainable economy, a healthy environment and a just society
TRAFFIC  TRAFFIC's mission is to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature - Guide to Endangered and Threatened Animals (suggested by an inspired Earth Sciences Class!)

Wildlife Conservation Society  (WCS) 
Wildlife Disease Association
World Conservation Union (IUCN)
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) 
WWF (World Wildlife Fund) - US  
World Resources Institute  works closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain a healthy environment

Conservation - Asia
Asian Nature Conservation Foundation - ANCF, Bangalore, India.  working to stem declining natural landscape and biological diversity of India and other countries in tropical Asia, through systematic research and applied science.
FFI Asian Elephant Conservation Programme
The Indonesian Nature Conservation Database  weekly newsletter on Indonesian conservation issues
Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society
Tesso Nilo Flying Squads - WWF human-elephant conflict program in Sumatra
Taman Safari Indonesia (zoo in Indonesia active in conservation)
WildAid - ...when the buying stops, the killing can too...Major campaigns to save rhinos, elephants, sharks, ...
                  one of our favorite organizations
WWF Indonesia


AGRICOLA - The National Agriculture Library's free, searchable database; encompasses all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences. Includes both articles and books. - click here to learn more about using and accessing this resource (searching free but retrieval fees may apply for documents)
Alliance of Veterinarians for the Environment  (AVE) 
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV)
Animal Disease Info  Center for Food Security & Public Health Iowa State  Many PowerPoints - valuable resource
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) The USDA agency regulating the humane care of animals used in research, exhibition, and the wholesale pet trade.
Bacteriology resource
Center for Veterinary Medicine
This agency of the Food and Drug Administration regulates the manufacture and distribution of drugs, devices, and food additives given to animals.

Centers for Disease Control: Zoonotic Diseases An alphabetical listing of infections with fact sheets, articles from Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Emerging Infections Diseases Journal.
EAZWV – European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians
The Charles Louis Davis, D.V.M. Foundation is the largest organization in the world ... in the formal or informal, study, practice or teaching of ... Veterinary, Wildlife and Zoological Pathology ... A wealth of free pathology information ...
Engender Health course designed to strengthen infection prevention practices in low-resource settings.
Global Health Network University site features over 2000 lectures on human and veterinary topics including epidemiology, diseases, public health, veterinary preventive medicine, and veterinary virology

Immunology Resource
IUCN reintroduction guidelines  New Guidelines on conservation translocations published by IUCN 2013
Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals World Organization for Animal Health
MedVet Searchable database for veterinary journals which do not appear in PubMed. TOCs available, some abstracts; no full-text (except at discretion of publisher if directed to publisher's site).
The Merck Veterinary Manual - online
Net Vet Resources -
Office International des Epizootics
Open WEB Directory Project - Veterinary Medicine

Promed (emerging diseases) - a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.  Promed is an electronic outreach reporting system, open to all sources and free of political restraint.  (free)
A biomedical literature search tool for accessing literature citations and
linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers. From
the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Safe Capture Inc.
A collection of searchable databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals,
and related areas. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
USDA TB Guidelines (Tuberculosis) also in our Protocols Page)
Veterinary Care of African Elephants Direct download 59 page manual by J. G du Toit - slow opening
Virology labs, in the U.S. and other countries
Wildlife capture and care manual online

Wildlife Disease Association
Wildlife Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
WildPro Wildlife Information Network (WIN) is a veterinary science-based Charity whose mission is to provide information on the health and management of free-ranging and captive animals and emerging infectious diseases to wildlife professionals and decision-makers worldwide.
World Organization for Animal Health, Office International des Epizooties

World Wide Wounds is an Internet-only electronic woundcare journal. The mission of World Wide Wounds is to be the premier online resource for peer-reviewed information on dressing materials providing practical guidance on all aspects of wound management to health professionals worldwide. Veterinary information is included.


American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Argos satellite data collection system
  Worldwide tracking and environmental monitoring by satellite
Guggenheim Foundation
links to resources on risks and ethics for international conservation projects
Transparency International, the only international non-governmental organisation devoted to combating corruption, brings civil society, business, and governments together in a powerful global coalition

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