Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:05
Learning to save our planet
From now until June 2, Singapore ArtScience Museum visitors will be able to explore the forests of Borneo or dive deep into the coastal seas of Southeast Asia with “REWILD Our Planet”, Singapore’s first Social Augmented Reality (AR) experience jointly developed by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Google, Netflix, the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands and PHORIA.
movie & TV
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:12
Community forest fires in Phayao now under control
Local residents joined authorities and rescuers in attempting to put out the fires in community forests in Phayao’s Muang district on Sunday night.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
Millions of rai of forested land destroyed by wildfires
Forest fires have destroyed more than 2.6 million rai of forests in nine northern provinces, the Mae Hong Son forest fire and haze control centre said on Friday.
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:00
Tree ‘fingerprinting’: a new weapon to defend forests
Scientists amass global database in fight against illegal logging
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: 'Smart Patrol' key to saving forests
THAILAND’S FOREST PROTECTION SYSTEM WITH GPS RECORDING WIDELY APPLAUDED
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
Plea to use pristine forests rejected
ENVIRONMENT Minister General Surasak Kanchanarat yesterday dismissed fresh calls from some forest community representatives for the utilisation of pristine forests excluded from the latest forestland survey and demarcation, arguing that possible changes in the modest way of living of forest dwellers could affect the forest ecosystem.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
L’Oreal scores high on environmental sustainability
L’Oreal has been recognised as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact nonprofit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP’s A List for climate change, water security and forests all three environmental themes covered by its scores.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
Report: Forest governance needed to ensure good cuts of greenhouse gases and healthy forests, says experts
SOMSAK SAE-LAO, an assistant village chief in the small Nan community of Pang Kob, still has no idea whether his villagers could be subject to any benefits for helping protect surrounding forest under a global scheme known as REDD+, if implemented here.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:47
Soldier drowns at Bang Lang Dam
A soldier from the Yala-based development corps drowned when his boat sank while returning to base after handing out necessities to indigenous people living in forests.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:20
Officials cut down 1,500 encroaching rubber trees in Nakhon Si Thammarat after court ruling
Some 1,500 six-year-old rubber trees in a 16-rai (2.5 hectares) plantation that encroached onto Huai Ta Luang Soi and Huai Ton Rian forests in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Tha Sala district were cut down on Tuesday after a court case reached its conclusion.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00
Saving forests must remain a focus for slowing climate change
Will Mekong region policymakers heed the clarion call by global scientists? Ask China.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:00
Muebon paints to save the rainforest
Renowned Thai street artist Muebon is joining a Greenpeace campaign to stop the destruction of rainforests for palm oil in neighbouring Indonesia, drawing a new mural called “Wings of Paradise” on the walls of the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:00
Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources
In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon forest have been chopped down, with photos to back it up.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
Thailand’s green cover in slow decline as 40% goal remains out of reach
THAILAND has been ambitiously aiming to have 40 per cent of its land turned into lush green forests, but this goal set in 1975 has yet to be accomplished.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
EXCLUSIVE: The half-century fight to save Huai Kha Khaeng: Honouring Seub’s legacy
“AT THE HEART of the success of wildlife conservation is the forest. With healthy forests and habitats, wild animals can survive. Such a principle is easily comprehensible even by those who do not have much knowledge.”