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Harapan Rainforest through the lens

Mon, 13/09/2010
A film crew recently visited Harapan Rainforest to make a film. I was lucky to join them to learn about making the exciting conservation films we see on television or the internet.

IPs and logging

Tue, 31/08/2010
Haribon is in the process of completing a project called Golden Forests, Landscapes and Seascapes supported by the European Union and the Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Inter-nacional that aims to reduce deforestation.

BirdLife and CEPF expand funding opportunities for biodiversity conservation in the Indo-Burma Hotspot

Mon, 16/08/2010
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academic institutions, community groups and other civil society organisations working in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam have been given another opportunity to apply for funding to conserve the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot

‘We can hear the voice of the earth’ – Japan's touring photo exhibition

Fri, 06/08/2010
A new photo exhibition, with the theme ‘We can hear the voice of the earth’ is currently being held in Japan.

Birds of Agape

Thu, 05/08/2010
Was it a workshop cum birdwatching or birdwatching cum workshop? It happened last week at Agape Springs in Silang Cavite, a 10-hectare property crisscrossed by streams, owned by Dr. Gloria Caccam, a Haribon member.

New edition of The Babbler

Wed, 04/08/2010
BirdLife International in Indochina has released its quarterly newsletter, Babbler 34, for April - June 2010

Oversummering Spoon-billed Sandpiper discovered in Thailand

Fri, 30/07/2010
Photos confirming the first record of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper oversummering in its wintering grounds in Thailand has been made.

Rubber plantations are erasing Thailand's lowland forest

Fri, 23/07/2010
“Rubber plantations are like a creeping cancer for biodiversity-a sterile green blanket that holds almost no food for either insectivorous or fruit-eating birds. Expansion of rubber plantations will further exacerbate the ongoing decline in wild bird populations”

Indian Government should have listened to BNHS on Andhra power plant

Tue, 20/07/2010
The four lives lost in police firing at Sompeta in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India protesting against the thermal power plant by Nagarjuna Construction Company, would have been saved, had the government listened to the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS, BirdLife in India) report submitted in December 2009 concerning power plants in the wetlands of Srikakulam district.