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News and Information on Birding Sites Throughout Thailand and the Andaman

There are 11 species of birds listed as "Critically Endangered" on the IUCN Redlist for Thailand. What are they, where are they found and can they still be seen in the country?

Categories: Conservation, Featured

In the wake of the Great Flood of 2011, the powers-that-be are looking to avoid a repeat of the multi-billion dollar disaster by constructing a network of dams, reservoirs and canals across the nation at the expense of our forests. -But is that really the solution or are we simply bypassing the root of the problem?

Categories: Conservation

The government’s rubber subsidy scheme has unmasked the primary issue leading to deforestation in the region –and the opportunity is ripe for the government to address the situation once and for all.

Categories: Conservation

Strange behavior from the hermit crabs on the Surin Islands reveals a popular pastime is threatening many species of terrestrial hermit crabs with early extinction. -Photos by Ike Suriwong

Categories: Conservation

The Demolisher is in Phuket and has threatened to raze a number of high-end resorts and hotels. -But is it all bark or will there be a bite this time?

Categories: Conservation

With places like Chatuchak and Minburi Weekend Market being closely monitored, wildlife traders have moved their stores to a new location: the Internet.

Categories: Conservation

Five elephants murdered in Kaeng Krachan National Park may appear to be a poaching spree, until something foul starts to smell in the Forestry Department.

Categories: Conservation

Talks within government point to a catastrophic event which will eliminate all the wader wintering sites in the inner gulf in ten years. -Is it time to start freaking out?

Categories: Conservation

An excerpt from an article in Bangkok Post highlights the possibility of a comeback for the Sarus Crane in Thailand. -Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

Categories: Conservation

While tigers have been hunted out in some parts of the country, other places are now worried about the potential of overcrowding. Article from Bangkok Post and photo courtesy of Animal Planet.

Categories: Conservation
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