• Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:21
    Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics
    Faced with images of turtles smothered by plastic bags, beaches carpeted with garbage and islands of trash floating in the oceans, environmentalists say the world is waking up to the need to tackle plastic pollution at the source.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 02:00
    No decision yet on court buildings in Doi Suthep forest
    IT IS STILL unclear whether the buildings, initially planned as residences for court officials and judges, in Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep forestland will be torn down in response to calls from environmentalists.
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  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Experts seek strong regulations to protect parks from excesses
    BETTER CONTROLS and stronger regulations are necessary in national parks, especially since a large influx of tourists is expected during the high season, environmentalists warned recently.
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  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Road project in Kaeng Krachan park halted as environmentalists attack plan
    THE NATIONAL Parks Department has ordered suspension of the road surface improvement project planned for the damaged 18km asphalt route running to the famed Phanoen Thung mountain top in the heart of Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi province.
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  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:05
    Plans for world's largest ocean sanctuary in Antarctic blocked
    A plan to create the world's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctic waters was shot down when a key conservation summit failed to reach a consensus, with environmentalists on Saturday decrying a lack of scientific foresight.
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  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Road upgrade in Kaeng Krachan Park has nature lovers howling
    THE SUPPOSEDLY protected environment and biodiversity of Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi are being endangered by a concrete road soon to be built through the park’s jungle, environmentalists say.
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:40
    Environmentalists petition PM about biomass plant
    Some 100 members of a Lam Say Bai canal conservation group and allies on Wednesday filed a petition urging Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to call off the construction of a 61-megawatt biomass power plant in Tambon Nam Pleek of Amnat Charoen's Muang district and cancel its operating permit.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Top court invalidates ruling on fossil terrace
    Decision a setback for environmentalists and locals fighting EGAT mining activities
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  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 10:51
    Doi Suthep group converts protest rally into prayer meet for footballers
    A group of Chiang Mai people and environmentalists on Saturday cancelled their rally against justice officials occupying controversial residences and instead prayed for the 12 young footballers and their coach who have gone missing in a Chiang Rai cave.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:00
    Thailand becoming ‘garbage bin of world’
    Waste policies encourage wrong choices; reducing, reusing and recycling should come first, say environmentalists.
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  • Tue, 29 May 2018 05:00
    Nationwide inspections over e-waste disposal fears
    Environmentalists blame govt for causing toxic problem by undermining international agreement.
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  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 01:00
    Premchai probe ‘biased to help him’
    Students, environmentalists warn failure to speedily prosecute tycoon may be conspiracy
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:07
    Australia politician slammed for Facebook gun photo
    A conservative Australian politician who posted a photo of himself on Facebook holding a gun in a jibe at environmentalists was reported to police and slammed Monday as insensitive after a mass US school shooting.
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  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00
    Group calls for environment bill to be scrapped and redrafted
    ACADEMICS and environmentalists have urged the prime minister to revoke and redraft the current Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Bill, while more than 200 campaigners against the bill pledged to protest until they receive a satisfactory outcome from the government.
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  • Sat, 03 Jun 2017 01:00
    Dugong tracking project halted in face of opposition
    A dugong tracking project has been scrapped after complaints from local environmentalists, as the group claimed the tracking device harmed the mammals.
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