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.”
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:00
Seeking peace with the pachyderms
Shrinking Thai forests have led to increased elephant-human conflict, while researchers explore ways to co-exist in harmony
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00
In the green and under the blue
A young actor seeks to pass on his passion for the forests and the sea by taking youngsters on environmental camps
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:24
Haze-choked Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai seal off forests
Mae Hong Son’s decision to bar entry to woodlands in a bid to curb forest fires and haze does not apply to local people who daily forage there for food and other necessities villagers, Deputy Governor Prachuap Ajarapong clarified on Monday.
Sun, 11 Mar 2018 01:00
How a wildlife corridor can save our precious elephants’ future
Senior wildlife ranger Prawut Prempree’s face becomes serious when he stares at a map showing how fragmented the forests around Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary have become due to the rapid expansion of human settlement and development and infrastructure projects.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:37
Phuket marina linked to Premchai faces encroachment investigation
Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta is subject to another encroachment investigation as a firm in which he is major shareholder is accused of encroaching on mangrove forests and the public sea in Phuket.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
Illegal poaching case against Premchai ‘needs to be transparent’
AUTHORITIES need to transparently litigate the illegal poaching case involving Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta or it will drain officers’ dedication to protect forests and anger the public.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00
Food war gulping down whole forests
Would it not just be simpler for your newspaper to put the usual five or six contributors who do nothing more than bait and goad each other with personal attacks in touch with each other – and free the letters column for the myriad of problems that exist in Thailand?
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:00
Fearless ranger committed to protecting forests
The man who led the park rangers team that arrested Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta and three others for illegal hunting has been hailed as an unsung hero who has taken on different influential figures in order to protect forests and wildlife.