APE Foundation

This article is an orphan, as no other articles link to it. Please introduce links to this page from related articles; try the Find link tool for suggestions. (November 2015)

APE Foundation

Association for Protection of the Environment

Founder
Saroch Deschusson
Dr. Narumol Plodtong
Oliver Price
Sarah Hopson

Type
Charitable foundation

Focus
Environmentalism

Location

Khlong Thom District, Krabi Province, Thailand

Area served

Khao Nor Chuchi tropical lowland forest situated in Khoa Pra-Bang Khram National Reserve Forest and Khao Pra-Brag Khram Wildlife Sanctuary

Method
Community work, research, education

Website
http://a-p-e.org

The Association for Protection of the Environment (APE) is an non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, and restoration of the environment, education about among other things permaculture and agroforestry
The group says its mission is “to protect the existing forest and wildlife, particularly in Khao Nor Chuchi Lowland Forest and to increase biodiversity in the area”. Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, deforestation and climate change.

Contents

1 History
2 Project area
3 Volunteer project
4 Current conservation approach
5 Work with governments
6 References
7 External links

History[edit]
APE was started in 2010, by a Thai and British group of conservation workers and volunteers who come from biology, forestry, design and teaching backgrounds. APE was born of there shared urge to prevent deforestation of the few remaining areas of primary forest, restore land cleared areas and protect wildlife in Thailand
Project area[edit]
APE is working in Khao Nor Chuchi [1] tropical lowland forest situated in Khoa Pra-Bang Khram National Reserve Forest and Khao Pra-Brag Khram Wildlife Sanctuary. Krabi Province has the last remaining areas of topical lowland forest in Thailand, these richly diverse areas are home to several endangered and threatened species such as bearcat, rufous-collared kingfisher and Gurney’s pitta
Volunteer project[edit]
Participants projects including teaching in schools, basic construction, planting trees, seed collections and community work.
Current conservation approach[edit]
Protect the existing forest and wildlife through education and research projects Encourage planting of native tree and plant species to increase biodiversity in the area Restore existing forest with help from groups like FORRU, OBC,[2] RSPB and BCS
현자타임