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Blogs under category: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

A damming issue: experiencing the complex problems of hydro-electricity in Cambodia.

Posted on: 12.08.11 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

In the second part of his blog about hydro-electric dams in Cambodia, Dr Stephen Browne writes about his recent visit to the Stung Atay Dam construction site where he experiences first-hand the interrelated issues associated with hydro-electric dams in Cambodia.

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Damn Dams? The dilemma of producing clean renewable electricity while considering social and environmental issues

Posted on: 05.08.11 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

The numerous hydro-electric dams planned for the Cardamom Mountains have been troubling Fauna & Flora International in Cambodia for many years. A recent opportunity to visit the dam construction on the Stung Atay (the Atay River) allowed Dr Stephen Browne, Asia Pacific Senior Programme Manager to experience the multi-faceted issues first hand.

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Searching for gibbons in the Heart of Borneo

Posted on: 02.08.11 In: FFI Australia, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International’s Ally Catterick headed into the forests of Kalimantan to see what all the noise was about…

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Cutting through the REDD tape of our first forest audit

With the heat turned up on the voluntary carbon market, Zoe Ryan blogs about the huge implications of the auditing process of the Danau Siawan peat swamp forest REDD project in Kalimantan…

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Biodiversity and Palm Oil – A Pressing Issue

Fauna & Flora International’s Agribusiness Programme Manager Anna Lyons ponders the main challenges the organisation faces when it comes to palm oil and how we are overcoming them.

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Why World Heritage Sites need stronger protection

With the annual UNESCO World Heritage Commission meeting coming to a close, Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard reflects on the need for better conservation of these globally important, supposedly protected areas.

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Heritage in Danger

Posted on: 23.06.11 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International’s Asia Pacific Regional Director, Tony Whitten, blogs from the 35th World Heritage Committee meeting in Paris…

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A day in the life of Dr Stephen Browne

Posted on: 27.05.11 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International’s Asia Pacific Regional Programme Manager Dr Stephen Browne blogs about gibbon conservation, a recent visit to the International Primatological Society Congress in Japan and the publication of the Gibbon Journal.

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Indigenous initiatives for a brighter environmental future

Posted on: 16.05.11 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International Australia’s Jody Gunn blogs about getting down to environmental business at the most recent Indigenous Forum…

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Visiting the UK: my first trip out of Cambodia

Posted on: 10.05.11 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Socheata Ke is the Research & Community Officer – Coastal & Marine Conservation Projects for Fauna & Flora International. Here she blogs on her recent trip to the UK which was both a chilly, yet warming experience…

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