Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:08
New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags
Wellington - New Zealand became the latest country Friday to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they will be phased out over the next year as a "meaningful step" towards reducing pollution.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 18:15
Massive, urgent action must address marine plastic pollution: world experts at Bangkok meet
Asian and European experts and agencies agreed at a meeting in Bangkok on Friday to work together to tackle the global issue of marine plastics pollution.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 18:40
Now 3800 places to drop off toxic and electronic waste in Bangkok
The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has prepared nearly 4,000 locations for Bangkok residents to safely drop off their toxic or electronic waste.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:01
Vatana gets jail sentence in Klong Dan case
The Supreme Court on Friday sentenced absconding former deputy interior minister Vatana Asvahame to three years in jail in connection with the Klong Dan scandal, reversing a verdict by the Appeals Court that had acquitted all the 18 defendants in the case.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:19
Adidas launches plastic campaign
Kicking off World Oceans Day, Adidas Thailand Co, Ltd hosted its first Run For The Oceans event at Chao Samran Beach in Phetchaburi Province, with the aim of saving the oceans from plastic pollution.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:42
Apple launches $300 mn 'green' fund for China suppliers
Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
Volvo’s Thai unit backs global beach clean-up campaign
VOLVO Car Thailand has joined Volvo’s global campaign on reducing plastic usage, removing plastic waste from the environment and increasing awareness for the crucial worldwide issue of seaborne microplastics pollution in the ocean.
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Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:44
Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study
Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
Beijing is tackling air pollution at street level
Beijing just announced a new policy to control the number of cars without local licences on the road in order to ease traffic and reduce air pollution.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
Officials take emergency steps as air pollution soars in Delhi
Pollution levels in India’s capital remained two times above the severe level last week, in what is the most polluted summer in recent years, forcing the authorities to take emergency measures, including shutting down all construction activities.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
Plastic, toxins found in Antarctica
In the latest depressing news about how we humans are destroying nature, Greenpeace reports that it discovered plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals during a recent expedition to the Antarctic. Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals.
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
Plastic pollution and unsustainable fishing practices a threat to many marine species; govt spending Bt1.2 bn under plan to tackle crisis.
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
A tough habit to kick
I’m very happy to hear that Thai industry has declared war on plastic pollution.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:28
Families in Phnom Penh call on authorites to stop Wat Ounalom cremations
The demand by the local residents was made following a cremation on Monday afternoon at the pagoda, located in Daun Penh district.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
Let’s move beyond sadness over whale’s death
The time for action on plastic pollution arrived long ago, and yet so little has been done