Pisit Charnsnoh

2004 Associate Laureate, Environment
Thailand, Born 1944

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Dugong miracle

May 12, 2010

Beneath translucent waters, once-ravaged seagrasses burgeon. Along the coast, devastated mangrove forests rise again. And inland, along the waterways that link mountain to sea, the first green shoots of renewal are springing up. Behind the miracle is one of the world’s vanishing marine mammals, the dugong,...

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Endangered species

May 12, 2010

Over several decades, these three Rolex Laureates have dedicated their time, energy and ingenuity to saving an endangered species Pisit Charnsnoh is expanding his work in Thailand to better protect his nation’s rich biodiversity. Read full article Michel Terrasse, French ornithologist and wildlife film-maker, takes...

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Rescuing Thailand’s natural riches

February 18, 2010

For many years, Pilai Poonswad and Pisit Charnsnoh, working separately in different parts of Thailand, have poured their time and resources into raising environmental awareness and rescuing two iconic species – the spectacular hornbill, for Poonswad, and the charismatic dugong, for Charnsnoh. Both have won Rolex Awards...

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