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Wildlife Police Hunt Poachers Who Killed 2 Tigers in Kanchanaburi

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation and police are hunting for five hunters who killed two tigers in the Thong Pha...
Thailand Bangkok Smog PM2.5 Air Pollution

Happy New Year Bangkok: Smog Back Until Tuesday

Bangkok’s Pollution Control Department said thick fine dust will blanket the capital region today through Monday due to a mass of stagnant air. Director-General Attapol...
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Giant Elephant Tusks to Go on Auction for ฿25 Million

The Chang Thongkhum elephant-conservation center will put a pair of elephant tusks up for online auction with the starting price of 25 million baht. Thanabadee...
Construction billionaire Premchai Karnasuta arrives at a court in Thong Pha Phum, a district of Thailand’s Kanchanaburi province where the nation’s highest court upheld his conviction on charges of hunting endangered wildlife,

Thailand’s Elite Laying Groundwork to Spring Billionaire Poacher Premchai from Prison

. Within hours of tycoon's sentencing, Corrections Department head began making excuses why he was too sick to serve.
Bangkok Thailand Smog PM2.5 Dust Smoke Air Pollution

PM2.5 Air Pollution Warning for Bangkok Wed-Sat.

Bangkok is expected to face increased air pollution next week  with authorities urging residents to wear face masks and avoid non-essential outdoor activities for...
The shower, named Geminid because it appears to originate from the constellation Gemini, lit up the sky with dozens of shooting stars per hour.

Geminid Meteorites Shower Thailand Early Tuesday

Stargazers will want to stay awake after midnight Monday to fully enjoy a celestial show by the Geminid meteor shower. The National Astronomical Research Institute...
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Thailand Presses Neighbors to Control Smoke

Officials from Thailand and three neighboring countries brainstormed how to better curb cross-border smoke and haze. Attapol Charoenchansa, director-general of the Pollution Control Department, led...
Thailand Mangrove Forest in Trat Province

Thailand to Plant More Mangroves to Combat Air Pollution

Thailand plans to increase the amount of land devoted to mangrove forests to combat air pollution. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Ministry of Natural...
An aerial view of Benjakitti Forest Park in November. More work remains to be done.

Largely Accessible Now, Expanded Banjakitti Park Set for Feb. Completion

Bangkok’s largest forest park in Klong Toei District is scheduled to be opened early next year. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha posted on his Facebook page...
Burmese workers sort freshly-landed fish at the public fishing port in Ranong

Thailand Moves to Bring Marine Conservation Efforts in Line with American...

Thailand is moving toward bringing its marine conservation and management practices in line with American laws in hopes of convincing the world the kingdom...

Thailand Puts Baht Before Mekong by Buying Power from Laos’ Chinese...

Gov't rejects concerns over hydroelectric projects that are destroying the Mekong River environment
Overtourism nearly destroyed Maya Bay. It will reopen after 3.5 years with tour boats limited. Photo by Humphrey Muleba on Unsplash

Thailand’s Maya Bay to Reopen Jan. 1 After 42-Month Closure

Thailand will reopen the famed Maya Bay in the Phi Phi Islands on Jan. 1 which has been closed since mid-2018 to recover from...
The wildlife of northern Thailand’s rivers and forests, including the near-threatened Eurasian otter, could be disrupted by more dams on the Mekong (Image: Alamy)

Mekong Dams Inflicting Untold Damage on N. Thailand Wildlife

Otters, fish and birds along the Ing and Ruak rivers face threats from hydropower dams on the Mekong, but understanding is lacking of the true impacts on the ecology of these Mekong tributaries
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TAT, Thai Navy to Stress Marine Safety, Conservation to Push Sustainable...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Royal Thai Navy will promote marine safety and conservation of marine natural resources to fuure tourists to further...
Khon Kaen Zoo Newborn Albino Barking Deer

Khon Kaen Zoo debuts albino barking deer cub

Khon Kaen Zoo has welcomed the latest member of the zoo’s animal family, with a newborn albino barking deer now ready to be admired...
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Thailand Takes Step Toward Carbon-Neutral Tourism; Aims for Net Zero Emissions

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive Thailand towards zero-emission tourism with seven partner public and private organizations. The...
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UNESCO Lists Chiang Mai’s Doi Chiang Dao as Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO is preparing to announce that Thailand’s Doi Chiang Dao, part of a karst geological mountain range in Chiang Mai Province, will be designate...

Rising Chao Phraya Prompts Flood Warnings

The Royal Irrigation Department warns of the rising level of the Chao Phraya River due to heavy downpours in the upper part of the...
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Scuba Divers, Navy Remove 550kg of Fishing Nets from S. Thailand...

Scuba diving volunteers and the Royal Thai Navy removed about 550 kilograms of fishing nets from coral reefs off the Koh Kra islands in...
UNESCO World Heritage Kaeng Krachan forest

UNESCO Dismisses Human-Rights Concerns, Names Kaeng Krachan World Heritage Site

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee on Monday agreed to list Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan forest complex as a world natural heritage site over the objections of...
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Bangkok, Chiang Mai Air to Worse with PM 2.5 Surge Through...

Already bad, Bangkok’s air is about to get worse with dangerous “PM 2.5” dust set to increase further in urban areas through Jan. 25,...
Green Sea Turtle Eggs found on Thailand Libong Island first time in 10 years

Sea Turtle Eggs Found on Trang Island for First Time in...

Villagers and local officials on Libong Island in Trang Province were delighted Monday to discover sea turtles were laying eggs there again for the...

Christmas Eve to Bring ‘Gift’ of Deadly PM 2.5 Smog to...

Construction halted, schools cancel outdoor activities Dec. 24-29
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Want to Solve Bangkok’s Bad Air? Get Cars Off Roads, Experts...

Environmental academics on Monday brainstormed ideas for how to mitigate Bangkok’s air-pollution disaster, agreeing that a limit on the number of vehicles on the...
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