Global Park Defense Helps Acheive 300th Arrest of Illegal Loggers in Two Years in Thailand
Global Park Defense Helps Acheive 300th Arrest of Illegal Loggers in Two Years in Thailand
October 2, 2017
Troops, police and park officials arrested nine more Cambodian illegal loggers in Thap Lan World Heritage Park after they were captured committing the alleged crime by online cameras supported by Global Conservation detected alleged illegal activity and alerted officials.
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UNESCO World Heritage Parks Under Siege
July 20, 2017
Almost half (45%) of UNESCO World Heritage parks – the most ecologically important places on earth - are being plagued by the illegal wildlife trade; 74% of natural World Heritage sites identified by UNESCO as ‘in danger’ are threatened by wildlife poaching and illegal trade.
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Global Conservation Begins Support for Global Park Defense for Newly Created Cardamoms National Park in Cambodia
July 15, 2017
We are supporting Wildlife Alliance's critical work to protect the newest and largest National Park in Cambodia which has lost 70-80% of its forests nationwide in just 20 years
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UNESCO World Heritage Committee Keeps Leuser Ecosystem on World Heritage in Danger List
July 15, 2017
Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra, Indonesia has been on UNESCO’s “List of World Heritage in Danger’’ since 2011 due to ongoing destruction of its rainforest ecosystem.
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New Discovery of Second Tiger Population in Thailand Found in Thap Lan World Heritage Park
July 15, 2017
The world’s second breeding population of Indochinese tigers (Panthera tigris corbetti) was discovered May 2017 in Thailand’s Dong-Phayayen Khao Yai Forest Complex
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$250 Billion Market for Illegal Wildlife, Logging and Mining Is Destroying Our National Parks in Developing Countries
July 15, 2017
A 2017 United Nations report shows llegal logging, mining and wildlife poaching earned criminal gangs up to $258 billion last year
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Global Conservation Deploys new Mobile System for Marine Protected Area (MPA) Protection
July 14, 2017
Marine Monitor (M2) MPA Protection systems are being deployed by Global Conservation around the world against illegal fishing and wildlife poaching.
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2017 Progress Review - Leuser Ecosystem
July 6, 2017
Global Conservation has enabled strong progress towards Global Park Defense in 2017 focused on protecting the 1 Million Acres Bengkong Trumon Wildlife Sanctuary.
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First Mirador Jaguar Population and Density Study with Calakmul, Mexico
July 6, 2017
Global Conservation is launching the first ever transnational jaguar population study of the Mirador-Calakmul Biosphere.
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Global Conservation Funds New Park Rangers and Community Ecoguards for Mirador National Park, Guatemala
July 6, 2017
First Mirador park ranger teams now operational patrolling thousands of square miles against illegal hunting, wildlife poaching, looting of archaeological sites, illegal logging, and land clearing and invasions.
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Thap Lan National Park Rosewood and Wildlife Poacher Arrests Surpass 200 Since Beginning of 2016 Under Global Park Defense Prog
December 28, 2016
Thailand Department of Parks and Wildlife Using Global Park Defense Technologies to Tackle Massive Threat to Rangers and Last Intact Eastern Forests and Wildlife Habitats
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Leuser Ecosystem Faces New Challenge with Major New Geothermal Plant Being Proposed by Turkish Company – Hitay Holdings
December 28, 2016
Global Conservation Funds Local Legal Teams to Fight New Plans for Geothermal Plant and Major Roads That Would Destroy Heart of the Leuser National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Global Conservation Events - Saving Our Global Parks - New Strategies and Technolgoy for Park and Wildlife Protection
October 4, 2016
Saving Our Global Parks – Using Archaeology, Technology, Legal Campaigns and Policy for Effective Protection

Dr. Eric Dinerstein, Dr. Richard Hansen and Farwiza Farhan show us how a few great leaders can enable large-scale park and wildlife protection using proven technologies, economic models, and policy and legal strategies.
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Urgent Global Action Needed to Stop Extinction of Earth’s Last Megafauna
July 31, 2016
Global Conservation is focused on many of these highly endangered UNESCO World Heritage and National Parks to save intact megafauna and wildlife habitats across large areas of Asia, Latin America and Africa.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day
July 30, 2016
Global Conservation Supports Over 300 Rangers in the Field with Equipment and Training for Park and Wildlife Protection
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Global Conservation Sponsors World Ranger Congress for Training Park Rangers and Managers
July 7, 2016
Lead rangers for Mirador National Park sponsored for training in protection and management.
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Global Conservation Supports New SMART Patrols for Thap Lan World Heritage, Thailand
July 7, 2016
Last Chance for Tigers in Eastern Thailand. Less than 20 left in Dong Phayayen–Khao Yai Forest Complex, UNESCO World Heritage.
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Tiger Brokers Arrested by Leuser National Park Forest Rangers and Indonesian Police
June 1, 2016
Global Conservation support of the Gunung Leuser National Park’s SMART Ranger Patrols and WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit helping make protection for the Sumatran Tiger possible.
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Leuser Ecosystem Conservationist Farwiza Farhan Wins Whitley Awards for Nature
May 2, 2016
Global Conservation is proud to announce that our Leuser grantee Farwiza Farhan, co-founder of Forest, Nature and Environment of Aceh ( HAkA ), has won the prestigious Whitley Award that recognize the works of conservationists around the globe.
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Leuser Ecosystem - New Government Moratorium on Logging and Palm Plantations
April 20, 2016
Indonesia's Minister of the Environment and Forestry and Acehnese leaders declare moratorium on palm oil and mining expansion in the Leuser Ecosystem
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One Half of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat
April 19, 2016
One half of the world’s natural UNESCO World Heritage sites are considered threatened by “harmful industrial activity”, and are considered under “high threat” or “very high threat” of development.
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Leonardo DiCaprio visits Leuser Ecosystem - Supports New Megafuana Sanctuary
March 29, 2016
Leonardo DiCaprio visited the Leuser Ecosystem located in Aceh and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia
with fellow actors Adrien Brody and Fisher Stevens
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Newly Elected President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and President Morales Solis of Costa Rica Visit Mirador National Park
March 8, 2016
The president of Costa Rica, Guillermo Solis, with his wife Mercedes Peñas Domingo, took advantage of their stay in Guatemala to make several visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites in the country, travelling by helicopter to visit Mirador National Park.
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Community Leaders Blocking New Aceh Spatial Plan Revisions through Legal and Ministerial Channels
March 8, 2016
Global Conservation is supporting legal efforts, public relations and lobbying of the Indonesian government to block a new Spatial Plan proposed by the Governor of Aceh province. Currently, this spatial revision is in review by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of Indonesia and could lead to the rapid destruction of critical wildlife habitats and primary forests.
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Leuser Ecosystem - National Park Senior Team Receives SMART Ranger Patrol Training in Thailand
January 4, 2016
Global Conservation Supports Ranger Training for Leuser National Park Ranger Teams and Management in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand
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Thap Lan National Park – Epicenter in the War on Rosewood Poaching in Asia
December 19, 2015
Over the past five years, Thap Lan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site just 3-4 hours from Bangkok, has become the epicenter in the war on poaching of precious rosewood as well as wildlife in one of the last intact primary forests in Southeast Asia.
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Leuser Ecosystem - Racing Extinction of Our Last Mega Fauna Species
December 19, 2015
Global Conservation is supporting the work of FKL and HaKA to Save Leuser Ecosystem - the last bastion to save Big 4 Megafauna - Tigers, Rhino, Elephant and Orangutan - left in Asia.
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Guatemala Proposes Mirador National Park for UNESCO World Heritage at COP21 Paris
December 6, 2015
Mirador National Park is is under siege with massive fires encroaching on all sides. The government of Guatemala is seeking international support to save this priceless treasure to mankind.
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Rogue Oil Palm Company must pay $26m, rules Indonesia’s Supreme Court
November 30, 2015
Global Conservation support for Leuser Ecosystem protection enabled the arrest and successfully prosecution of one of Indonesia’s most notorious palm oil companies, resulting in a $26 million fine upheld in Indonesia’s Supreme Court, one of the first major rulings for illegal forest destruction upheld in the country’s history.
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Morgan Freeman Visits Mirador National Park - "The First of the Eight Wonders of the World" - Shines Light on Guatemala's May
November 25, 2015
Academy Award Winning Actor Recently Visited Mirador and Explored its Ancient sites and intact Tropical Forest and Wildlife Habitats
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Leuser Ecosystem: Tiger Poacher and Trader Arrested by Indonesian Police and Forest Rangers
November 25, 2015
Perpetrators arrested poaching and selling body parts of a Critically Endangered Sumatran tiger. Global Conservation is funding WCS-Indonesia for SMART Ranger Patrols in Leuser National Park.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Funds Leuser Ecosystem Megafauna Sanctuary
November 25, 2015
Global Conservation is Co-Funding HaKA and FKL, Local NGOs Working Tirelessly to Save Leuser Ecosystem
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