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Petition: Stop the Mae Wong dam from destroying prime Tiger habitat.

An important plea is being circulated by Asian conservationists to support a campaign to save Mae Wong National Park in Thailand. Mae Wong NP is part of the Western Forest Complex of protected areas, which is an internationally important object […]

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As Thailand Floods Spread, Experts Blame Officials, Not Rains…

While not exactly equivalent to the disaster hitting SE Asia (which is being driven by monsoon flooding) the point I made in a piece back in May is

BirdLife: ‘State of Nepal’s Birds’ launched

From BirdLife International's Community website, 25 Sept 11:


A major new report has been published entitled State of Nepal’s Birds 2010. Produced by Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN; BirdLife

Vultures: a third of Indian pharmacies still selling diclofenac

Press-release from the RSPB and SAVE, 06 Sept 11:


Research reveals endangered vultures still in peril as pharmacies flout deadly drug ban - but best-ever year at captive breeding

Giant Ibis on YouTube

The Wildlife Conservation Society has uploaded a very interesting video to YouTube looking at conservation efforts to save the Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Thaumatibis gigantea around the

First signs that Diclofenac ban helping Asia’s vultures

From BirdLife Community website, 12 May 2011:

The ban on a veterinary drug which caused an unprecedented decline in Asian vulture populations has shown the first signs of


TN007 – Nial Moores, Birds Korea

A conversation with Nial Moores, Director of the NGO Birds Korea ("dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats in Korea and the wider Yellow Sea

Review: ‘The Jewel Hunter’, Chris Gooddie

I would guess that most birders at one time or another have played the "What family of birds do I most want to clean up?" game. For me

Emerald Dove, Singapore

The beautiful Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica is a widespread and fairly common resident, breeding in tropical southern Asia from the Indian subcontinent east to Indonesia and northern and

Bluebirds, Bitterns, and Blue Robins: birding Singapore in October

Back on my travels again after a short break at home, and I'm off East: to Singapore and then (for a whole day!) to Sydney, Australia. And the


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