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Tiger Poachers Caught within One Week

Tiger Poachers Caught within One Week
News conference given by Pol. Maj. Somchit Thongthang, Commander of Uthai Thani Provincial Police and Mr. Thanya Nethithammakul, Deputy Director General of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department after 3 more tiger poachers got arrested on November 19, 2015. (Photo: Thairath Online) Police officers at Mae Sot – Tak highway checkpoint in Mae Sot District found tiger carcasses separated in different boxes hidden in the back seat of a car driven by Nipon Suksombot  together...

Tiger and Wildlife Conservation in Russian Far East

Tiger and Wildlife Conservation in Russian Far East
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Thailand joined a special lecture, “Using science to inform conservation of the Amur tiger”, given by Dr. Dale Miquelle, a director of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Russia at Sanga Sabhasri Auditorium, 60th Anniversary Building, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University on November 13, 2015. Dale has been leading research and conservation efforts on the Siberian tiger since 1992. The program is the world’s longest running field research project on tigers....

A Butchered Tiger from Huai Kha Khaeng

A Butchered Tiger from Huai Kha Khaeng
Show the markings on a butchered tiger compared with photographs taken from Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. (Photo courtesy of the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department) (Photo: Green News TV) There was a news conference on tiger found butchered at Mae Sot checkpoint on Mae Sot – Tak highway which given by Mr. Thanya Netithammakun, Deputy Director General of the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department last Friday 13th. The conclusion is, wildlife officers...

Tiger in Pieces Seized on Mae Sot – Tak Highway

Tiger in Pieces Seized on Mae Sot – Tak Highway
(Photo: Manager Online) Forestry officers together with officers from 4th Infantry Regiment Task Force arrested two suspects, Nipon Suksombot and Luethai Diawcharoen, drove a car rapidly on Mae Sot – Tak highway last night. Fresh meat, tiger skin and other parts were found at over 100 kg packed in two boxes hidden at the back seat. The first box contained only tiger meat while the other contained tiger head, skin and other organs, not to mention a big bag full of tiger bones. The cause of...

SMART Patrol Training and SMART Program Training in Sai Yok National Park

SMART Patrol Training and SMART Program Training in Sai Yok National Park
The SMART patrol training under “Law Enforcement Strengthening System for National Park Management” has been organized by Protected Area Regional Office 3 (Ban Pong). The aims of training are to enhance competency and skills of technology and equipment usage for patrol rangers together with using SMART Program (Spatial Monitoring And Reporting Tool) for patrol database management and patrol planning within their responsible areas. There are 2 trainings which are SMART patrol training for 53...