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Thailand Wildlife’s Conservation Archive – supporting Thai conservation

Our aims are to make quality wildlife imagery available to those helping to support education concerning Thailand’s incredible bio-diversity; to assist in communicating the need to protect Thailand’s incredible natural heritage; and hopefully to help to inspire the next generation of Thai naturalists.

We believe that great wildlife images matter. Whether it’s for educational outreach, conservation reports, flyers, articles, books, exhibitions, websites or presentations – quality wildlife imagery is a key element in any conservation minded organisation’s communications effort. Today it is pictures, rather than words, that gets your message across.

World class education, research and campaigning deserves world class visual support and the nature photographers of “Thailand Wildlife” have consolidated their personal photographic archives in order to provide an open resource to help support conservation efforts in Thailand. Government agencies, educational institutions, international organisations, and wildlife NGOs can access and use our entire collection of images. There are no charges whatsoever to qualifying organizations (see “requirements” below). ThailandWildlife.com is a personal pro bono undertaking by its wildlife photographers to support Thailand on a personal level.

At the heart of ThailandWildlife.com is Thailand’s largest combined online image archive of high quality natural history images. Showcasing Thailand’s National Parks and incredible bio-diversity of wildlife and habitat.

There are two access levels with ThailandWildlife available to conservation/education entities in Thailand.

      1. Image access – any conservation or education organization meeting the requirements can apply for permission to download and use a single or multiple images in their project.
        1. Archive access – only select conservation organizations with high usage demands are given access to the full archive to download images as they require.


What are the “requirements”?

Frequently Asked Questions

Your establishment/office is one the following:

      1. The Department of National Parks.
      2. A DNP approved project.
      3. A Thai conservation foundation or NGO.
      4. An International Organisation (IO).
      5. A Thai educational establishment.

Your stated image usage is for a purpose which:

      1. Supports conservation in Thailand, or
      2. Supports wildlife awareness in Thailand, or
      3. Supports education of Thai children and/or students
      4. and is not for commercial gain.

And you agree to:

      1. Credit “Thailand Wildlife Collective” in all usages.
      2. Insert a link to “ThailandWildlife.com” in web usages
      3. Submit and abide by our simple License Terms.

Q. Do you give image usage rights to individuals as well as organizations?
A. No, at the present time we only provide images for organizations.

Q. How much do you charge for image usage?
A. Nothing, our aim is pro bono support to conservation organizations meeting our “requirements”.

Q. What if I want to buy image rights for commercial use?
A. No, we do not provide any commercial licensing at all.

Q. Who pays your photographers?
A. Our photographers pay 100% of everything themselves and provide their images as a way of helping Thailand support its incredible National Parks and bio-diversity.

Q. We have a project, can you take images for the project?
A. If you are willing for us to share the resulting pictures through our image archive then our photographers may consider it.

I meet the “requirements” above, so how do I request specific images?

  • Go to the conservation archive and register/open an account

  • Log into your account and create a “Lightbox”, then you can add specific images you want to the Lightbox

  • Share the Lightbox with “admin[at]thailandwildlife.com” (this is done using the “share” button in the Lightbox)

  • Download and complete the image request form (link lower down this page)

  • Send us the completed image request form (noting your Lightbox’s name)

  • We will review the form and Lightbox and send you download links

Go to the Conservation Archive
Download an Image Request Form
Question? Contact us now.

Who is using the Conservation Archive? Below is a selection of some recent uses of our conservation archive images to support wildlife conservation and/or awareness activities in Thailand by conservation entities.

Tiger article
Khao Sod Article on Tigers