Genetic information can play a key role in the effort to conserve koalas and other species.
It's not just tourists. Donors, government officials, conservation presenters and celebrities must also model appropriate behavior with primates.
"It's not that people are indifferent; it's just that they don't even know about it."
To try to quell human-wildlife conflicts, many conservationists and governments have turned to financial compensation.
The mosquito-born disease has caused the population of the monkeys to plummet by a third.
"It is sad that our tigers’ future is uncertain, and we Malaysians are singularly responsible."