Union Island Gecko conservation, St Vincent & the Grenadines Environment Fund

Local Partner: Fauna and Flora International

Union Island geckos are at very high risk of extinction, mostly as a result of rampant poaching for the illegal pet trade. St Vincent & the Grenadines Environment Fund funded a project developed by Fauna and Flora International in collaboration with the St. Vincent Forestry Department to protect the habitat of this vulnerable species and to lobby locally and globally to include its trade on the international wildlife ban under the CITES agreement.