• Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thai forest rangers train to tackle wildlife crime
    Nakhon Nayok - Camo-clad rangers ambush a camp in a lush Thai national park, kicking away a machete and a firearm and pinning two suspected poachers to the ground -- part of a training exercise to counter a lucrative wildlife trade.
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Forest rangers risk lives for a pittance  
    Park defenders deserve better pay and welfare benefits for policing country’s resources, say experts
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 06:00
    Fallen heroes of Thai conservation commemorated on World Ranger Day
    Work structure and benefits for forest rangers are being upgraded to help improve welfare and work conditions in what can be a dangerous job.
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:56
    Hailing our heroic forest rangers
    The SCG Foundation has announced a new collaboration with the Department of National Parks and partner organisations for the “Hands for Heroes” Project.
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:55
    Hailing our heroic forest rangers
    The SCG Foundation has announced a new collaboration with the Department of National Parks and partner organisations for the “Hands for Heroes” Project.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
    Forensic officers inspect ‘crime scene’ as Premchai could face animal cruelty charge
    A TEAM of forensic officers, police and forest rangers yesterday plotted a “crime scene” map at the campsite used by a construction mogul who is facing charges relating to alleged poaching in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, in order to establish how an endangered black leopard was killed.
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 18:46
    Bid to provide social security for forest rangers
    A social security system for forest rangers has been included as part of the forest reform plan under the natural resources and environment reform plan developed by the natural resources and environment reform committee, one of the 13 committees appointed under the national reform law.
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:00
    Logging suspects arrested after fatal shootout
    FOREST rangers have arrested three Vietnamese men suspected of intending to illegally log a strip of forest connecting Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary and Mae Wong National Park.
  • Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:54
    Run for rangers is not enough, say conservation groups
    The National Parks Department has stepped up its effort to improve social security and welfare for forest rangers with the introduction of the highly successful “Run for Rangers” marathon.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:55
    Healthier forests start with safer rangers: foundation statement
    In advance of World Ranger Day, July 31, the Seub Nakhasathien Foundation on Thursday proposed additional measures to take care of forest rangers and thereby increase forest protection.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Aug 2016 20:58
    107 forest rangers killed around the world last year
    THE International Ranger Federation (IRF) has released the updated report on the plight of forest rangers globally to mark World Ranger Day last Sunday. It said at least 107 rangers died in the line of duty last year, while many are still not covered by a
  • Tue, 05 Apr 2016 01:00
    Rangers armed with shotguns
    THE MINISTRY of Natural Resources and Environment is buying almost 4,000 more shotguns for its forest rangers to protect the country’s remaining rosewood trees and forest reserves.
  • Sun, 06 Dec 2015 01:00
    Hundreds of rubber trees removed from Krabi wildlife sanctuary
    MORE THAN 40 forest rangers and wildlife sanctuary officials yesterday teamed up to cut down rubber trees illegally planted at a wildlife sanctuary.
  • Sat, 04 Apr 2015 01:00
    Cranes help lift bears out of Tiger Temple
    FOREST RANGERS and wildlife protection officials yesterday retrieved six moon bears - a protected species - from dens at a famous temple in Kanchanaburi province known to tourists as the Tiger Temple, despite resistance by resident monks and their followe
  • Fri, 05 Sep 2014 01:00
    Forest officials get skills training
    An intense 15-day course is underway at a forestry office in Phitsanulok province to impart special and survival skills to forest rangers under a project aimed at making them as competent as US special operations personnel, office director Amorn Torcharoe
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