Thai Authorities Seize Over 500 Unregistered Wild Animal Carcasses in Pathum Thani

Future Park, and Saraburi Road signs on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road (Highway 31), Pathum Thani
Future Park, and Saraburi Road signs on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road (Highway 31), Pathum Thani. Photo: Olga Ozik / Pixabay.

On November 29th, 2023, Thai Natural Resources and Environmental Crime Suppression Units (NED) and U.S. Marine and Wildlife animal officials captured a wildlife trader and [Read More…]

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking at Suvarnabhumi Airport Uncovered

Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, concourse building, section D, baggage screening prior to boarding
Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, concourse building, section D, baggage screening prior to boarding. Photo: Mattes. CC BY-SA 3.0.

BANGKOK (NNT) – A report from officials at the wildlife inspection point at Suvarnabhumi Airport has raised concerns about illicit live wildlife trafficking. This followed [Read More…]

Indian man caught with 200kg of animal parts at Suvarnabhumi airport

Luggage screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport (VTBS)
Luggage screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport (VTBS). Photo: Mattes.

An Indian national was arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi international airport on Tuesday morning for attempting to smuggle about 200kg of animal parts into Thailand. Indian [Read More…]

47 smuggled monkeys intercepted in Nakhon Ratchasima on their way to China via Lao

Road in Amphoe Non-Sung, Korat
Road in Amphoe Non-Sung, Nakhon Ratchasima Province. Photo: Talkrabb. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Thai wildlife officials and police intercepted a shipment of 47 macaque monkeys on a pickup truck this morning (Monday), at a checkpoint on Friendship highway [Read More…]

Eight national parks and wildlife sanctuaries to be closed due to forest fires

Forest fire in Mae Hong Son province, Northern Thailand
Forest fire in Northern Thailand. Photo: Takeaway. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Thailand’s Centre for Air Pollution Mitigation has asked the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation to close eight national parks and wildlife sanctuaries [Read More…]