Field Day 12: Climbing High for Thai Shrimp Farming. [PHOTOS]

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Sometimes we can’t get everything we’re after while in the field. Take for instance, a dream to moto paraglide over fishing cat country to get an overall view of what’s going on here. You can see why I’d want to give it a go looking at Namfon Cutter’s kickass photo from a past flight. Thank … Continue reading

Field Day 8: Shrimp. Are you sure you want to eat that? [PHOTOS]

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For anyone whose been following CAT in WATER, you’ve probably heard us talk about shrimp farming before. Thai shrimp constitutes the single largest import of shrimp to U.S. markets (more than 35%). So if you’ve got shrimp in your freezer, there’s a pretty good chance it comes from Thailand. Shrimp farming is also the number … Continue reading

Five Amazing Moments From Fishing Cat Country Today [PHOTOS]

Dusky langurs shelter from the heat in the mangroves at the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park visitor's center. They are just about the sweetest animals you could hope to meet.

Dusky langurs shelter from the heat in mangrove forest at the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park visitor’s center. They are just about the sweetest animals you could hope to meet.  

The fishing cat wants to swim. Pass it on! (PHOTOS)

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Sob stories about endangered species are so 2011. So instead we’re sending you a tale about a CAT in WATER. A story about how community, photos and film are giving an endangered animal, the aptly named fishing cat, a chance at survival.    Around this time last year, my friend Joanna Nasar, and I decided … Continue reading