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Blogs under category: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Sea change – new hope for our neglected oceans

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has recently received a second substantial grant from the Arcadia Fund to support its marine conservation work. Here, Georgina Magin reflects on some of the programme’s successes over the last four years…

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World Turtle Day

Posted on: 23.05.16 In: Americas, Asia-Pacific & Australasia, Marine

To celebrate World Turtle Day Fauna & Flora International’s Alison Gunn and Kate West discuss how FFI are addressing some of the threats facing turtles in Nicaragua and Cambodia.

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Celebrating the Salon’s nomadic sea culture

Posted on: 09.05.16 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Earlier this year, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) helped to organise the Salon festival which celebrates the traditions and culture of Salon people in Langann Island, Myanmar. Here, Zau Lunn paints a picture…

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In search of the grey-shanked douc

Posted on: 15.03.16 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

FFI’s Alice Salaun-Carney describes her adventures exploring Vietnam’s forests looking for one of nature’s greatest gifts – the grey-shanked douc.

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“I caught crabs in Bali – but I don’t want to lose them”

Posted on: 01.02.16 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International’s Regional Director for Asia-Pacific, Dr Tony Whitten, discovered a new species of crab 20 years ago, but today it is in dire straits. Here, he explains how we can all lend a hand and send a bit of love the crab’s way before it’s too late.

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Restarting the regeneration game

Fauna & Flora International’s Dave Gill explains why a breakthrough by Guangxi Institute of Botany scientists could help save one of China’s most threatened tree species.

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How to find a fishing cat in Cambodia

Posted on: 26.08.15 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Cambodia’s Centre for Biodiversity Conservation team is trying to uncover the mystery of the evasive, Endangered fishing cat, which is under threat from snaring and trapping and habitat destruction. So are there fishing cats left in Cambodia? If so, how many and where do they live? Dr Nick Souter investigates…

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Celebrating seagrass and mangroves in Cambodia

Posted on: 23.06.15 In: General, FFI US, Asia-Pacific & Australasia, Marine

Through blistering sunshine and a tropical downpour the Fauna & Flora International (FFI) coastal and marine conservation team in Cambodia kept on smiling throughout World Oceans Day, 8 June 2015!

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In search of the Siamese crocodile

Posted on: 12.06.15 In: General, FFI US, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Community Development Advisor Gordon Homer describes in vivid detail a recent expedition to the remote Cardamom Mountains in Cambodia, where he and colleagues from FFI were searching for signs of the rare and elusive Siamese crocodile.

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Wooden personalities: how I learned that trees are totally remarkable

Marta Calix explains how her internship with the Global Trees Campaign has completely changed the way she looks at trees, and why each species is just as unique and fascinating as any mammal or bird…and just as worth saving.

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