plant species

  • Thailand News

    Facebook group blooms sharing poison plant pointers

    A Facebook group dedicated to identifying poisonous plants and trees has become an online sensation, amassing more than 250,000 members. The group’s popularity surged when a young man posted a picture of a leaf with the caption, “What is this plant? Touched it and it’s very itchy.” The image captured a beautiful green leaf with sharp hairs on both sides,…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s NSM Foundation uncovers five unique insect and one plant species

    The National Science Museum (NSM) Foundation in Thailand recently uncovered five unique insect species and a novel plant species, bolstering the nation’s strides in the arena of scientific discovery. The revelation was made public by NSM President, Assistant Professor Rawin Raviwongse, last Wednesday. The insect species discovered encompass three distinct earwig species, namely Mongolabis chiangmaiensis Nishikawa & Jaitrong, 2023; Mongolabis…

  • Guides

    Ecosystem under siege: Tackling invasive species in Thailand

    Thailand, a country celebrated for its rich biodiversity, faces a silent invasion. Non-native plants and animals, known as invasive species, are encroaching upon its ecosystems. These intruders pose a significant threat to local wildlife, agriculture, and the economy. In this article, we’ll delve into the challenges Thailand faces and the solutions being implemented to manage or remove these unwelcome guests.…

  • World News

    World’s largest seed bank races to save threatened plant species

    Tucked away beneath the English countryside, a vast collection of 40,000 wild plant species from around the globe is carefully preserved in bomb-proof frozen vaults. The Millennium Seed Bank (MSB), the world’s largest seed bank, is located south of London and is racing against time to save these seeds, as two out of five plant species face the threat of…