Tag Archives: bio-diversity

Tree planting on mother’s day

  360 trees of 10 different species were planted in Don Chao Poo Forest this morning. Today is a public holiday in Thailand — it is the Queen’s birthday and Mother’s Day is celebrated too. About 30 people of all … Continue reading

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Mahidol University Students in Don Chao Poo Forest

The Phana Macaque Project was very pleased and proud to host three students from Mahidol University for 10 weeks recently. The students were in Phana to get work experience for their third-year project. Arin Yotthonglang (“A”), Natchanok Pangsang (“Tai”) and … Continue reading

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Trees and Bees

Contibuted by Pensri Mahanil Whiting In April 2014 we found 8 beehives in Don Chao Poo Forest. It started when James, Pensri and some of her relatives went to Don Chao Poo to GPS map the location of the Yang … Continue reading

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Busy in the Forest

It is amazing how much a dedicated volunteer researcher can achieve in a short time. Laura Brodey was with us for just under three weeks but she left a substantial body of work behind her when she left earlier this … Continue reading

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Establishing the range of one troop of long-tailed macaques

One troop of long-tailed macaques living in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, Thailand, was chosen as a study into the ranging of the monkeys inside and outside the forest and the behaviours they evidenced during the course … Continue reading

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Monkeys and Mushrooms: A Day’s Work before Breakfast

I have been starting the day by visiting Phana Hospital for the past week. We have often heard that the hospital is somewhat plagued by monkeys but when we visit to count them we rarely see more than 4 or … Continue reading

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More forest fauna

Elizabeth has produced some more striking photographs of forest fauna. We are awaiting confirmed identification but in the meantime, enjoy the photos!                

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