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Blogs under category: General

Sumatra’s Tiger Saviours

Posted on: 26.03.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

With encouraging reports that Sumatran tiger numbers are increasing in some areas, wildlife photographer and field biologist Jeremy Holden shares his thoughts on the secret to this success.

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Would you like pork blood stew with your fertilised egg, Sir?

Posted on: 20.03.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International’s Dr Aldrin Mallari salutes the balut, and suggests lessons learnt from tasting and tolerance can be just as useful in conservation.

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When patience pays off

Posted on: 16.03.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

David de Beer – External Consultant to the Delegation of the European Union to Indonesia – shares some thoughts from his recent visit to Fauna & Flora International’s EU-funded Livelihood Programme for Community Rangers (one of a suite of projects known as Aceh Peace Process Support, or APPS).

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Mr What’s-His-Name

Posted on: 14.03.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Fauna & Flora International’s Tony Whitten, Regional Director of Asia-Pacific, continues his travels and blogs in the wake of Alfred Russel Wallace and encounters a dogged local conservationist.

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Far from the madding crowd: restored mangroves provide an oasis of calm in Jakarta

Posted on: 09.03.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

In the north of Jakarta mangroves are springing up once more, restoring a wasteland to its former, verdant glory. Dr Stephen Browne of Fauna & Flora International tells the story of this remarkable recovery, and explains what this means for both people and wildlife.

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There are many pieces in a monkey puzzle

Posted on: 06.03.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

In his latest blog, Dr Stephen Browne talks about the remarkable progress made towards conserving the recently discovered Myanmar snub-nosed monkey, and the work that still needs to be done.

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A conservation conundrum: people love nature but not protected areas

Posted on: 05.03.12 In: General

Dr Mark Infield, Fauna & Flora International’s Cultural Values Programme Director laments the lack of local support for protected areas, and points the finger – toward himself.

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I’m not really one to boast, but …

Dr Tony Whitten, Fauna & Flora International’s Asia-Pacific Director blogs about how REDD is providing the green light for Village Forests and local management in Indonesia

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The next generation of conservationists – working with elephants in Cambodia

Posted on: 20.02.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Phalla Leng, Fauna & Flora International’s Project Assistant with the Cambodian Elephant Conservation Group, and her Ministry of Environment counterpart Sovannak Keo, have teamed up to blog about their experiences in the field, working to save the Asian elephant.

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In the wake of Wallace – part two – birds of paradise

Posted on: 17.02.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

In the continuation of his blog on Alfred Russel Wallace, Fauna & Flora International’s Tony Whitten spends another day in paradise, retracing the steps of one of his conservation heroes.

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