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Blogs under category: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

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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Life’s little treasures: invertebrates under the sea

Posted on: 02.04.15 In: FFI US, Asia-Pacific & Australasia, Marine

Scientists have recently published a guide to Myanmar’s marine invertebrates, but what exactly are they and why should we care? Drawing on her own past experience, Fauna & Flora International’s Sarah Rakowski shares her thoughts…

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The wilting of safeguard policies?

As the World Bank prepares to update its Environmental Safeguard Policies, Pippa Howard asks if weak standards and poor enforcement are paving the way for companies to destroy biodiversity.

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Tree conservation for zoologists

As the Global Trees Campaign publishes a series of practical guidelines for tree conservation, Fauna & Flora International’s Dave Gill explains why we need to make these techniques more accessible to the wider conservation community.

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