Tag Archives: forest conservation

Termite migration in Don Chao Poo Forest

There is plenty of evidence of termite activity in Don Chao Poo Forest. There are many termite mounds, new and active ones as well as inactive ones. There is also plenty of evidence that termites can and do destrof trees … Continue reading

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Monkeys and Water

Chris Love was with us in Phana for about six months. He provided water for the monkeys almost every morning, first thing. He managed to combine that with taking some great photographs of the monkeys. Here are some which show … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Monks’ Retreat

  Every year at the end of December, Don Chao Poo Forest, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, is host to a 10-day retreat for several hundred monks and lay men and women. The monks come from all over Isan and … Continue reading

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Surveying the forest

Mahidol University (Amnatcharoen post-graduate campus) has been running an ambitious project under the patronage of the Crown Princess. The aim of the project is to conserve what is left of the forests in Isan, North-east Thailand; and the starting points … Continue reading

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