• Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Climate change on track to reduce ocean wildlife by 17%
    Climate change is set to empty the ocean of nearly a fifth of all living creatures, measured by mass, by the end of the century, researchers have calculated.
    opinion
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:59
    Wildlife officers in gunfight with Cambodian illegal loggers in Si Sa Ket
    The chief of a wildlife sanctuary in Si Sa Ket’s Phu Sing district on Wednesday inspected three seized chainsaws used by illegal loggers who were in a shootout with officers on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:15
    Premchai convicted of bribery in poaching case, handed another year in jail
    Construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra was sentenced to one year in jail on Tuesday after being found guilty of trying to bribe officials while being arrested at the Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi early last year.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 21:30
    DNP confirms ban on motor races within wildlife sanctuaries
    A Facebook user, who had voiced objection to a motorcycle rally planned to be held this month in a national park in Tak’s Mae Ramat district, posted an update on Monday, thanking the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) for confirming that motor races were banned in national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 19:30
    Tycoon Premchai awaits 9am bribery verdict
    A COURT will on Tuesday rule on the bribery allegation against Thailand’s construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra, who has drawn intense negative publicity for allegedly hunting a black leopard.
    national
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 08:57
    DSI to look into disputed land on Koh Kradan
    THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation has joined prosecutors in inspecting some 10 plots of land, which were seized by the Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP)’s Phaya Sua taskforce a few years ago for overlapping the Chao Mai National Park.
    national
  • Mon, 20 May 2019 16:30
    Balancing on the edge
    The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) recently shared a picture of a wild elephant trying to make way for traffic on the edge of the Highway No 2090’s 48th kilometre marker.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 15:16
    Calls for forest closure to boost tiger numbers
    WICHIEN CHINNAWONG, chief of the Thung Yai Naresuan wildlife sanctuary in Kanchanaburi, plans to propose that the Department of National Park Wildlife and Plant Conservation close the Thung Yai forest for six months during the rainy season.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 14:10
    Rare serow rescued from Uthai Thani rice field
    An endangered 60-kilogram female serow that had wandered out of conserved forestland and onto people’s farms was rescued from a rice field in Uthai Thani’s Lan Sak district this week.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 19:00
    Forestry staff told to protect residents
    Forestry officials at the Royal Forestry Department (RFD) have been told to widen their duties beyond protecting trees and wildlife to assisting forest dwellers.
    national
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 15:32
    Malaysia destroys almost four tonnes of ivory
    Port Dickson, Malaysia - Malaysian authorities incinerated almost four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products worth about $3.2 million on Tuesday, as they crack down on rampant wildlife-smuggling across the country's borders.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:55
    Six Thai zoos feature Master Po Ping in campaign to raise awareness about illegal wildlife trade
    Six zoos across Thailand are hosting a campaign featuring Master Po Ping from the “Kung Fu Panda” movie series, in order to raise youth and family awareness about the illegal wildlife trade.
    national
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:30
    Slow loris released back into Phuket forest
    Officers from of the Khao Phra Thaeo Non-Hunting Area have helped release a slow loris back into the wild on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:27
    Gaur found dead in Prachin Buri
    A male gaur or Indian bison has been found dead in a eucalyptus plantation in Prachin Buri’s Na Dee district, the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department announced.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 17:00
    Phu Phan park patrol goes ‘smart’, captures poachers
    The Phu Phan National Park in Sakhon Nakhon has implemented tougher actions against wildlife poachers, having dispatched a “Smart Patrol” team who travel on foot while equipped with GPS devices to tag locations and satellite information usage, to more frequently check around park territory, said park head Pimol Eungphrombundit on Tuesday.
    national
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