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Preparing for the Monks’ Retreat

Every year at the end of December, Don Chao Poo Forest, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, is host to a 10-day retreat for several hundred monks and lay men and women. 431 more words

Monkey Forest

Thai PBS discovers Phana

Back in December we were approached by a film company based in Ubon which had been commissioned by the TV channel Thai PBS to make a film of the Phana Monkey Project. 106 more words

Thai Monkeys

Nomadic Monkeys

Most of the approximately 1,000 long-tailed macaques that live in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, can be found in the forest itself. There are two or three places where visitors often provide them with food. 555 more words

Long-tailed Macaques

More Bins for Don Chao Poo Forest

Our efforts to reduce the amount of litter in Don Chao Poo have been somewhat successful though it is difficult to quantify it. Certainly litter is being picked up and removed more frequently by tetsaban staff and volunteers and the vendors have been encouraging visitors not to drop litter. 358 more words

Long-tailed Macaques

Monkey proof or monkey friendly?

Phana Monkey Project (through Don Chao Poo Research Centre) is providing waste bins to be placed in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, as part of the efforts to make the forest a cleaner and healthier environment for monkeys and humans alike. 346 more words

Long-tailed Macaques

Monkey-proof dustbins in Singapore and Phana

Waste disposal is a world-wide problem. Developed countries are having to reduce the frequency of garbage collection from households and businesses. Developing countries have to come to terms with the ever-increasing amount of garbage that their societies are producing and disposing of. 993 more words

Long-tailed Macaques