War on gibbon exploitation in tourism has started!

War on gibbon exploitation in tourism has started!

STOP WILDLIFE EXPLOITATION FOR TOURISM On Saturday the 29th of August 2015 Officials of the Department of National Parks (DNP) led by Mr. Suwat Suksiri, head of the Thungthale non-hunting area, arrested two individuals with illegally obtained young gibbons. Both man, Mr Anand Nadee and Mr Bancha Songkhai, had illegally bought the white-handed gibbons from […]

Press release on 14 orangutans to be repatriated

Press release on 14 orangutans to be repatriated

14 ORANG-UTANS TO BE RETURNED TO INDONESIA Press release 14 orangutans to be repatriated from Thailand to Indonesia. THE REAL STORY Over the last 48 hours many stories have been posted by several media outlets on the repatriation of 14 orangutans that were smuggled into Thailand in 2007 and 2008. The Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand […]

Thailand destroys confiscated ivory

Thailand destroys confiscated ivory

THAI IVORY DESTROYED On Wednesday the 26th of August Thailand burned its confiscated ivory, that mostly originated from African elephants killed for this ivory in the last few years. This move by the authorities was a first positive step in the right direction of better enforcement to tackle the trade and killing of elephants and […]

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