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  • An elephant investigates the bed of a pickup truck Photo: © IUCN / Bampen Chaiyarak

    Beloved no more: New study sheds light on human-elephant conflict in Thailand


    A new study conducted by the Thai foundation Bring the Elephant Home (BTEH) shows that certain types of deterrence measures could reduce human-elephant conflict (HEC) in Thailand, and save lives on both sides. The study’s findings suggest that people’s...

  • IUCN volunteers in Bay Canh islet, Con Dao National Park Photo: IUCN volunteers in Bay Canh islet, Con Dao National Park © IUCN Viet Nam

    Announcement of volunteers list for marine turtle conservation volunteer programme in Con Dao National Park


    On behalf of organizers, IUCN would like to express our sincere thanks for all applicants of marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2018 in Con Dao National Park.

  • Photo: Presentation on Traditional Fishers Knowledge by Mohsin Al Ameri - Fisher from Kenya © IUCN Cambodia/Pheakdey

    Sharing our Tonle Sap experience


    On May 28-30, Pheakdey Sorn, IUCN Cambodia’s Water & Wetlands Coordinator, participated in the Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods international conference in Halifax, Canada, organised by the Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) and the...

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