Category Archives: Litter

Thai PBS discovers Phana

Back in December we were approached by a film company based in Ubon which had been commissioned by the TV channel Thai PBS to make a film of the Phana Monkey Project. They were with us for three full days … Continue reading

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Helping to keep the forest clean

This morning we were visited by a group of fourteen 4th year students from Ubon Ratchathani University. They are in the Agriculture Department but they came as part of their ‘Environmental Awareness’ programme. With their help we cleared the front … Continue reading

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Initial Assessment of Don Chao Poo

Initial Assessment of Don Chao Poo, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, Thailand Phana Monkey Project Researchers: E. Capp, R.L. Cope, C. O’Brien & R.J.Southon 1.1 Introduction Don Chao Poo, a sacred forest, is located in the Phana District of Amnat … Continue reading

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More Bins for Don Chao Poo Forest

Our efforts to reduce the amount of litter in Don Chao Poo have been somewhat successful though it is difficult to quantify it. Certainly litter is being picked up and removed more frequently by tetsaban staff and volunteers and the … Continue reading

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Monkey proof or monkey friendly?

Phana Monkey Project (through Don Chao Poo Research Centre) is providing waste bins to be placed in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, as part of the efforts to make the forest a cleaner and healthier environment for monkeys and humans … Continue reading

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Monkey-proof dustbins in Singapore and Phana

Waste disposal is a world-wide problem. Developed countries are having to reduce the frequency of garbage collection from households and businesses. Developing countries have to come to terms with the ever-increasing amount of garbage that their societies are producing and … Continue reading

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