KFBG Blog: China Eco Tales
Meet The Gaur – A Giant Wild Cattle and The Animal Kingdom’s Champion Bodybuilder
The new conservation project of the Kadoorie Conservation China Department aims to protect the Gaur (Bos gaurus) in Xishuangbanna in Yunnan. In a series of articles, we will introduce this magnificen...
Wild Cambodia Diaries 3
In the blink of an eye, our conservation project in Kratie province in north-eastern Cambodia has entered its fourth year.The 13,000-hectare and wildlife-rich plot of land has never failed to surpris...
Stretching the conversation about sustainable natural rubber
Nobody would raise an eyebrow if tyre manufacturers are hosting a conference to push for a sustainable and ethical rubber industry. After all, three thirds of global natural rubber are produced to ma...
Wild Cambodia Diaries 2
A typical field day wading through the thickets during the wet season My first experience in our team's wildlife surveys in Cambodia checked all the boxes for a spartan race. During a three-day visit...
Rare sighting: Flock of more than 100 hornbills spotted in Yunnan
China's largest flock of hornbills Asian hornbills often fly, feed and roost in flocks. In Thailand, researchers observed over 1,000 Wreathed Hornbill (Rhyticeros undulates) flying together to their ...
Two new records of Stripe-backed Weasel in Yunnan
Although the Stripe-backed Weasel (Mustela strigidorsa) is listed as Endangered on the China Species Red List, we know very little about this small carnivore's status across the country apart from a ...
Tracking the world’s rarest primate in the rainforests of Hainan
On the first morning monitoring Hainan Gibbons at Hainan Island's Bawangling National Nature Reserve, my team tracked the species' biggest family unit, Group C, in hopes of catching a glimpse of its ...
Rescued rare birds find new home in Cambodia
With the help of KFBG, our partner in Cambodia has recently transferred four rescued, globally threatened waterbirds known as the Asian Woollyneck (Ciconia episcopus) to the country's largest wildlif...
Hot off the press: Results of biodiversity survey of Yunnan’s Gaoligongshan Mountains
The internationally renowned Journal of Threatened Taxa just published a special edition on the results of our joint four-year biodiversity survey of Gaoligongshan Mountains (Tengchong Area) in Yunna...
KFBG participates in IUCN Red List evaluation for China’s lizard and gecko species
The conservation status for nearly 200 China's lizard species, which was assessed for the first time last year to help prioritise conservation action, have started to go live in phases on the IUCN Re...