DNA tests underway to identify origin of smuggled orang-utans
March 09 2009 21:30:32
The primates are seven times stronger than humans and more than five people were required to overpower just one orang-utan. Chloroform was needed for the bigger apes to reduce their pain and stress.
Dugong population under threat from commercial fishing
March 06 2009 15:50:50
Thailandís dugong population is now under threat. Trawling and fishing by push net has caused a dramatic and continuous decline in the marine animalís population.
A bad week for dwindling dugong population
February 24 2009 18:29:13
CAPE PANWA, PHUKET: A top marine mammal researcher is drawing up a national action plan for conserving the countryís dwindling population of dugong, three of which were found dead this week.
Hand Over of the Wild Animal and Marine Rescue clinic, Ranong
February 17 2009 01:28:18
Last year, WARF received a donation from the Deloitte Company to fund the building of the Wild Animal and Marine Rescue Clinic, at the Wild Animal Rescue and Education Centre in Ranong. We started to build the clinic in October 2008 and we finished around the end of December. more
February 08 2009 20:11:23
In the morning of December 15th, staff unexpectedly discovered Dao in the Payu groupís territory. Nuan, from the Payu group, had earlier been attacked by Dao, resulting in a broken right arm.
Visited of Deputy Permanent Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Ministry
February 08 2009 19:50:11
On 13th December Mr. Aphichai Chawacharernpan, the Deputy Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, came to Phuket and visited the GRP.
Planting Mangrove Forest
February 05 2009 05:19:37
On 7th December staff and volunteers joined the village in planting a new mangrove forest in the hope to restore the area, which had earlier been deforested for farming.
February 05 2009 05:13:17
February 05 2009 05:01:36
On the 5th and 9th December staff did a leaflet drop in Paklok and Paklongcheap village.
Jep, O, Jorn and Cop
February 03 2009 05:24:36
Jep was moved into Juveniles B group.
National Wildlife Protection Day
February 02 2009 22:43:46
WARF participated in the National Wildlife Protection Day, hosted by the National Park Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department during the 26 and 29 December 2008.