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GEF funding to support model management practices in Nam Et-Phou Louey NPA

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Saola still a mystery 20 years after its spectacular debut

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Saola still a mystery 20 years after its spectacular debut
(May 21, 2012) Hanoi, Vietnam –  Two decades after the sensational discovery of a new ungulate species called the saola, this rare animal remains as mysterious and elusive as ever. WWF, the Saola Working Group (SWG) of the IUCN Species SurvivalCommission and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) warn the species is sliding towards extinction because of intensive hunting pressure and poor reserve management.    A cousin of cattle but recalling anantelope in appearance, the saola was disc...

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WCS Helps Hatch Rare Siamese Crocodiles in Lao PDR

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WCS Helps Hatch Rare Siamese Crocodiles in Lao PDR
(August 30, 2011) New program focuses on saving Critically Endangered reptile and its wetland habitat NEW YORK (August 30, 2011)—Working with the government of Lao PDR, the Wildlife Conservation Society has helped to successfully hatch a clutch of 20 Siamese crocodiles, a species threatened across its range by hunting, habitat fragmentation and loss, and other factors. Hatched from eggs taken from the wild and incubated at the Laos Zoo, the baby crocodiles represent a success for a new program that work...

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Rare Animal Seen for the First Time in More than a Decade, in Laos

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Rare Animal Seen for the First Time in More than a Decade, in Laos
(September 05, 2010) One of the rarest and most mysterious animals in the world, the saola of Laos and Vietnam, has been seen by biologists for the first time in more than ten years.  The government of Lao PDR confirms that in late August villagers in Xaychamphon District of Bolikhamxay Province caught a saola, and were holding it in a pen in the forest.  The Lao government, in cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), immediately dispatched a technical team to examine the saola and release...

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ຕຳແໜ່ງວ່າງ: ຜູ້ປະສານງານໂຄງການ-ການທ່ອງທ່ຽວແບບອານຸລັກທຳມະຊາດ

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(February 11, 2010) ອະນຸລັກສັດປ່າ ປະຈຳລາວ ຕຳແໜ່ງວ່າງ ຜູ້ປະສານງານໂຄງການ-ການທ່ອງທ່ຽວແບບອານຸລັກທຳມະຊາດ   ອົງການອະນຸລັກສັດປ່າ ອະນຸລັກສັດປ່າ ແລະ ທີ່ຢູ່ອາໄສຂອງສັດປ່າໃນທົ່ວໂລກ. ພວກເຮົາໄດ້ປະຕິບັດ ໂດຍຜ່ານວິທະຍາສາດ, ການອະນຸລັກໂລກ, ການສຶກສາ ແລະ ການຄຸ້ມຄອງສວນສາທາລະນະດ້ານສັດປ່າທີ່ມີລະບົບການຄຸ້ມຄອງທີ່ໃຫຍ່ທີ່ສຸດໃນໂລກ ພ້ອມໆກັນນັ້ນບັນດາກິດຈະກຳຕ່າງໆກໍໄດ້ປ່ຽນແນວຄວາມຄິດໃນການມຸ່ງສູ່ທຳມະຊາດ ແລະ ຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອຜູ້ຄົນໃນການຈິນຕະນາການກ່ຽວກັບສັດປ່າ ແລະ ສ້າງໃຫ້ມະນຸດຢູ່ຮ່ວມກັນດ້ວຍຄວາມສາມັກຄີ. ອົງການອະນຸລັກສັດປ່າ ມີຄວາມມຸ່ງໝັ້ນໃນການປະຕິບັດໜ້...

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Job Vacancy: Marketing Planner

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(January 08, 2007) Job Vacancy Marketing PlannerJob PurposeThe purpose of this position is to support Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area (NEPL NPA) in promoting it as an ecotourism destination in order to increase revenue for both local communities and the park. The Nam Nern Night Safari is NEPL’s first ecotourism product, opened in 2010. In the 2012/13 tourist season, the Night Safari received 116 tourists over 45 groups with minimal marketing, generating $14,373 for the local population via wildlif...

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