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Italian-Thai boss charged with hunting in sanctuary

Italian-Thai boss charged with hunting in sanctuary
(February 06, 2018) A park ranger stands guard over Italian-Thai Development Plc president Premchai Karnasuta, sitting, and the other suspects at their hunting camp in Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi province. (Photos supplied by Piyarach Choncharoen)Construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta has been arrested for allegedly hunting wildlife in the World Heritage Thungyai Naresuan sanctuary in Kanchanaburi province. Park rangers arrested Mr Premchai, the 63-year-old president of the huge S...

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A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia

A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia
(January 31, 2018) (PHNOM PENH, Cambodia) — A forest protection ranger, a military police officer and a conservation worker have been killed in an ambush in northeastern Cambodia where illegal logging and smuggling are rife.Keo Sopheak, a senior environmental official in Mondulkiri province, said the three-person team was attacked late Tuesday afternoon after patrolling in the Keo Siema wildlife conservation sanctuary. The dead civilian was a Cambodian employee of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Soc...

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Call for Section 44 on illegal domestication of wild elephants

Call for Section 44 on illegal domestication of wild elephants
(October 11, 2016)   -   Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has invoked Section 44 of the interim charter to prevent the smuggling of wild elephants and unlawfully turning them into domesticated elephants...

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Burmese Star Tortoise Suspects Arrested After Facebook Investigation

Burmese Star Tortoise Suspects Arrested After Facebook Investigation
(December 31, 2015)   -   After receiving words from the Burmese government about 188 Burmese star tortoises which had gone missing from a wildlife sanctuary during the past...

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Tiger Poachers Caught within One Week

Tiger Poachers Caught within One Week
(November 24, 2015)   -   Police officers at Mae Sot – Tak highway checkpoint in Mae Sot District found tiger carcasses separated in different boxes hidden in the back...

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