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...
Maha Sarakham Thailand Elephant Tusks Conservation Center Auction-2

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...

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...
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
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...
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...
Thailand fishing nets gillnets cover coral reef nakhon si thammarat

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...
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...
PM2.5 Black Smoke Air Pollution Trucks Bangkok Thailand

Bangkok’s Bad Air Returns with PM2.5 Alert Today

Bangkok’s bad air will return in force today through Thursday as particulate matter 2.5 micrometers and smaller (PM2.5) will rise due to air stagnation,...
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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...
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...
Six Andaman National Parks Included in Unesco World Heritage Centre’s Tentative List

6 Thai National Parks on ‘Tentative’ List for UNESCO World Heritage...

Six Andaman Sea national parks nominated by Thailand for consideration as UNESCO world heritage sites have made the United Nations’ agency’s “tentative” list. Sunee Saksuea,...
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...
Snorkeling Diving Scuba Sea Turtle Conservation Center Thailand Sattahip Navy Thai

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...
Bryde's Whale Surat Thani Thailand Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park

Bryde’s Whale Returns to S. Thailand Marine National Park

A Bryde’s whale was spotted feeding at the edge of Surat Thani’s Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park Tuesday, illustrating how the marine ecosystem...
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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